from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To state as or reduce to a formula.
- transitive v. To express in systematic terms or concepts.
- transitive v. To devise or invent: formulate strategy.
- transitive v. To prepare according to a specified formula.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To reduce to or express in a formula; state in a precise and comprehensive or systematic form.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
- v. put into words or an expression
- v. elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
- v. prepare according to a formula
From formula + -ate (Wiktionary)