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Overview of verb formulate

The verb formulate has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (8) explicate, formulate, develop

(elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis")

2. (4) invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge

(come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light")

3. (4) give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate

(put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees")

4. (1) formulate

(prepare according to a formula) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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