Synonyms for formation

Synonyms for (noun) formation

Synonyms: constitution, formation, establishment, organisation, organization

Definition: the act of forming or establishing something

Usage: the constitution of a PTA group last year; it was the establishment of his reputation; he still remembers the organization of the club

Similar words: start, commencement, beginning

Definition: the act of starting something

Usage: he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations


Synonyms: formation, shaping

Definition: the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

Similar words: fabrication, manufacture, manufacturing

Definition: the act of making something (a product) from raw materials

Usage: the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals; an improvement in the manufacture of explosives; manufacturing is vital to Great Britain


Synonyms: formation

Definition: creation by mental activity

Usage: the formation of sentences; the formation of memories

Similar words: creating by mental acts

Definition: the act of creating something by thinking


Synonyms: formation

Definition: a particular spatial arrangement

Similar words: placement, arrangement

Definition: the spatial property of the way in which something is placed

Usage: the arrangement of the furniture; the placement of the chairs


Synonyms: formation

Definition: an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

Usage: a defensive formation; a formation of planes

Similar words: arrangement

Definition: an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging

Usage: a flower arrangement


Synonyms: geological formation, formation

Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth

Similar words: physical object, object

Definition: a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

Usage: it was full of rackets, balls and other objects


Synonyms: formation

Definition: natural process that causes something to form

Usage: the formation of gas in the intestine; the formation of crystals; the formation of pseudopods

Similar words: natural action, natural process, action, activity

Definition: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

Usage: the action of natural forces; volcanic activity