1 elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis" [syn: explicate, develop]
2 come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light" [syn: invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, forge]
3 put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees" [syn: give voice, word, phrase, articulate]
4 prepare according to a formula
- To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.
To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression
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