Formulate - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort (syn: contrive, devise, excogitate, forge, invent)
- put into words or an expression (syn: articulate, phrase, word)
a plastic specially formulated to resist high temperatures
...the doctor was trying to formulate a good way to tell her that she would need surgery...
He was formulating his theory.
He formulated Labour Party education policy in 1922.
Darwin formulated the theory of natural selection.
We are studying the situation but have not formulated any response yet.
He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees
present participle: formulating
past tense: formulated
past participle: formulated