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formulate

[ fawr-myuh-leyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF formulate

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORMULATE

"I haven't had time to formulate my ideas yet," Hewson urged.

He did not formulate the law in clear, set terms and moralise about it.

Before he could formulate a plan of action, the manape pressed the fatal button.

"Oh, it's too soon to formulate anything," he told her, with prepared readiness.

It may be helpful to formulate the common or lay interpretation of thoroughness.

How would you formulate the ideal for the vocational life of the factory worker?

Helpless, we may formulate as we will; but demonstrate we may not.

As he walked, he tried to formulate some plan for the future.

Formulate a statement as to why the "spirit" of the school is all-important.

He toiled in the daytime to formulate his thoughts for the evening.

WORD ORIGIN

1860, "to express in a formula," from formula + -ate. Related: Formulated; formulating.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FORMULATE

derive

verbdeduce a conclusion
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