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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Formulate  \For"mu*late\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Formulated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Formulating}.] 
  To  reduce  to  or  express  in  a  formula;  to  put  in  a  clear  and 
  definite  form  of  statement  or  expression.  --G.  P.  Marsh. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  formulate 
  v  1:  elaborate,  as  of  theories  and  hypotheses;  "Could  you  develop 
  the  ideas  in  your  thesis"  [syn:  {explicate},  {develop}] 
  2:  come  up  with  [syn:  {invent},  {contrive},  {devise},  {excogitate}, 
  {forge}] 
  3:  put  into  words  or  an  expression;  "He  formulated  his  concerns 
  to  the  board  of  trustees"  [syn:  {word},  {phrase},  {articulate}] 
  4:  prepare  according  to  a  formula,  of  chemicals 




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