Synonyms and Antonyms for formal

1. formal (adj.)

being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)

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2. semi-formal (adj.)

moderately formal; requiring a dinner jacket

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3. formal (adj.)

characteristic of or befitting a person in authority

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4. formal (adj.)

(of spoken and written language) adhering to traditional standards of correctness and without casual, contracted, and colloquial forms

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6. formal (adj.)

logically deductive

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7. formal (adj.)

refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court

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8. formal (adj.)

represented in simplified or symbolic form

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9. formal (n.)

a lavish dance requiring formal attire