Synonyms for formula

Synonyms for (noun) formula

Synonyms: convention, formula, pattern, normal, rule

Definition: something regarded as a normative example

Usage: the convention of not naming the main character; violence is the rule not the exception; his formula for impressing visitors

Similar words: practice

Definition: knowledge of how something is usually done

Usage: it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner


Synonyms: formula, rule

Definition: (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems

Usage: he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs; he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials

Similar words: procedure, process

Definition: a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

Usage: the procedure of obtaining a driver's license; it was a process of trial and error


Synonyms: formula, expression

Definition: a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

Similar words: mathematical statement

Definition: a statement of a mathematical relation


Synonyms: formula

Definition: a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle

Similar words: statement

Definition: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

Usage: according to his statement he was in London on that day


Synonyms: recipe, formula

Definition: directions for making something

Similar words: direction, instruction

Definition: a message describing how something is to be done

Usage: he gave directions faster than she could follow them


Synonyms: chemical formula, formula

Definition: a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements

Similar words: statement

Definition: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

Usage: according to his statement he was in London on that day


Synonyms: formula

Definition: a liquid food for infants

Similar words: milk

Definition: any of several nutritive milklike liquids