Formulate meaning

fôrmyə-lāt
The definition of formulate is to create a strategy or come up with a plan or idea, or to express an idea in a clear, concise way.

When you come up with a plan to solve a problem in your local schools, this is an example of a time when you formulate a plan.

When a chemical reaction is simple enough to be written out in a basic chemical equation, this is an example of a time when you formulate the reaction.

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To prepare according to a specified formula.
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To express (a theory, plan, etc.) in a systematic way.
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To work out or form in one's mind; devise, develop, contrive, etc.
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To express in or reduce to a formula.
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To prepare according to a specified formula.
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To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.
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Origin of formulate

  • From formula +‎ -ate

    From Wiktionary