Synonyms and Antonyms for formation

1. formation (n.)

an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

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2. re-formation (n.)

forming again (especially with improvements or removal of defects); renewing and reconstituting


3. back-formation (n.)

a word invented (usually unwittingly by subtracting an affix) on the assumption that a familiar word derives from it

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4. formation (n.)

the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

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6. formation (n.)

a particular spatial arrangement

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8. formation (n.)

natural process that causes something to form

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9. formation (n.)

creation by mental activity

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