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1. formal

adjective. ['ˈfɔrməl'] being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress).

Synonyms

  • stiff
  • dress
  • prescribed
  • semiformal
  • form-only
  • positive
  • white-tie
  • full-dress
  • titular
  • nominal
  • perfunctory
  • ceremonious
  • pro forma
  • formality
  • formalness
  • starchy
  • conventional
  • black-tie
  • buckram
  • ceremonial

Antonyms

  • informality
  • informal
  • ineffective
  • impotent

Etymology

  • formel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • formel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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  • marden
  • harden
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  • carden
  • barden

Example sentences of the word formal-garden


1. Noun Phrase
Create a well-organized look for a very formal garden.

2. garden

noun. ['ˈgɑːrdən'] a plot of ground where plants are cultivated.

Synonyms

  • plot of ground
  • sunken garden
  • flower garden
  • plot
  • kitchen garden
  • vegetable patch
  • orchard
  • patch
  • herb garden
  • pot farm
  • rockery
  • hop garden
  • plot of land
  • woodlet
  • market garden
  • hop field
  • formal garden
  • grove
  • vegetable garden
  • roof garden
  • landscaping
  • tea garden
  • rose garden
  • topiary
  • plantation

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • nondevelopment
  • animal
  • kingdom Animalia

3. garden

noun. ['ˈgɑːrdən'] a yard or lawn adjoining a house.

Synonyms

  • grounds
  • patio
  • curtilage
  • yard

Antonyms

  • mate
  • scavenger
  • head
  • fertilized egg

4. garden

noun. ['ˈgɑːrdən'] the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden.

Synonyms

  • flora
  • vegetation

Antonyms

  • animate being
  • pleurodont
  • giant

5. garden

verb. ['ˈgɑːrdən'] work in the garden.

Synonyms

  • landscape

Antonyms

  • sea animal
  • varment

6. formal

adjective. ['ˈfɔrməl'] characteristic of or befitting a person in authority.

Antonyms

  • mobile

Etymology

  • formel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • formel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. formal

adjective. ['ˈfɔrməl'] (of spoken and written language) adhering to traditional standards of correctness and without casual, contracted, and colloquial forms.

Synonyms

  • formality
  • formalness
  • rhetorical

Antonyms

  • informality
  • informal
  • irresolute
  • woman

Etymology

  • formel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • formel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. formal

noun. ['ˈfɔrməl'] a gown for evening wear.

Synonyms

  • dinner gown
  • evening clothes
  • formalwear
  • evening dress
  • dinner dress
  • evening gown
  • gown

Antonyms

  • stay
  • dress up
  • dress down
  • uglify

Etymology

  • formel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • formel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. formal

noun. ['ˈfɔrməl'] a lavish dance requiring formal attire.

Synonyms

  • cotilion
  • masquerade ball
  • prom
  • fancy-dress ball
  • promenade
  • dance
  • masked ball
  • cotillion

Antonyms

  • unsettled
  • arbitrary
  • irregular
  • neutral

Etymology

  • formel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • formel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. formal

adjective. ['ˈfɔrməl'] refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court.

Synonyms

  • dignified
  • stately

Antonyms

  • sober
  • sterile
  • powerless

Etymology

  • formel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • formel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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