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formulate

for·mu·late

formulate

 
pronunciation:
form y leIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: formulated, formulates, formulating
definition 1: to state in precise or systematic terms.
similar words:
frame
definition 2: to devise, invent, or develop in a clear or methodical way.
 
similar words:
design, devise, frame, invent, lay, plan
definition 3: to express or represent as a formula.
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derivations: formulable (adj.), formulation (n.), formulator (n.)
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