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 Meanings and Examples of FORMULATE
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 v.  decide upon and express in words
Classic Sentence:
1  It seemed to him that he had an answer to this question; but he had not time to formulate it to himself before he went into the nursery.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 18
2  Mrs. Fisher's unconventionality was, after all, a merely superficial divergence from an inherited social creed, while the manners of the Gormer circle represented their first attempt to formulate such a creed for themselves.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
3  He lay down, tucked his fore hoofs beneath him, shut his eyes, and with a hard effort managed to formulate his thoughts.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
4  This idea, while darkening his brow, drew several sighs from him, and caused him to formulate to himself a few vows of vengeance.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
5  The young lady who thus formulated her admiration of her brilliant friend did not, in her own person, suggest such happy possibilities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
6  The Duchess, who seldom explained herself, had not formulated her objection beyond saying: "She's rather a bore, you know."
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
7  And it was his idea, vaguely formulated, that his corpse would be for those eyes a great and salt reproach.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 22
8  In his methodical brain there were distinctly formulated certain aspects of peasant life, deduced partly from that life itself, but chiefly from contrast with other modes of life.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 1
9  Let us assume that this program was possible and had then been formulated, and that Alexander had acted on it.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER I
10  Her formulations were not pat solutions but visions of a tragic futility.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
11  Gregory was formulating his theory, which was almost exactly what Holmes had foretold in the train.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
12  There were only thoughts clearly expressed in words, thoughts that someone was uttering or that he himself was formulating.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence:
1  The deputy prime minister, Abdullah Badawi had to formulate Malaysia's response to the US-led invasion of Iraq, deal with the outbreak of the SARS virus and keep watch while the courts heard an appeal by his jailed predecessor Anwar Ibrahim.
2  The researcher is there to help the agency formulate the right strategy and the right advertising solution.
3  He formulated a plan of attack.
4  He formulated the concept of imaginary time.
5  This new kitchen cleaner is formulated to cut through grease and dirt.
6  Little by little, he formulated his plan for escape.
7  Resource allocation is also relevant, particularly where charging policies are formulated on a means-tested basis.
8  We are studying the situation but have not formulated any response yet.
9  In comparative politics, the political scientist compares countries in an effort to verify the theories that have been formulated.
10  Many institutions are formulating guidelines to insure the protection of the rights of persons housed by that institution.