Synonyms for formulate

Synonyms for (verb) formulate

Synonyms: develop, formulate, explicate

Definition: elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses

Usage: Could you develop the ideas in your thesis

Similar words: theorise, theorize, suppose, hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, conjecture

Definition: to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

Usage: Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps


Synonyms: phrase, word, give voice, articulate, formulate

Definition: put into words or an expression

Usage: He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees

Similar words: show, evince, express

Definition: give expression to

Usage: She showed her disappointment


Synonyms: devise, contrive, excogitate, forge, formulate, invent

Definition: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort

Usage: excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

Similar words: create by mental act, create mentally

Definition: create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands


Synonyms: formulate

Definition: prepare according to a formula

Similar words: create from raw material, create from raw stuff

Definition: make from scratch