[ verb ] elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
"Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"
Used in print(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
However much we may have to criticize liberal theology 's constructive formulations , the theology we ourselves must strive to formulate can only go beyond liberalism , not behind it .
In affirming this we have already taken the decisive step in breaking the deadlock into which Bultmann 's attempt to formulate such a theology has led .(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
In_the_last_analysis , religion is the means of inducing , formulating , expressing , enhancing , implementing , and perpetuating man 's deepest experience - the religious .
[ verb ] put into words or an expression
"He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
Used in print(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)
Perhaps no church_father saw this concurrence of the unique and the universal as clearly , or formulated it as precisely , as Irenaeus .
[ verb ] come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
"excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
Used in print(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)
These countries must formulate a comprehensive , long-term program covering the objectives of both the private and the public sectors of the economy .
[ verb ] (chemistry) prepare according to a formula, of chemicals
Used in print(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)
No matter how they are formulated , a large_number of organic actives are simply not suitable for this application , since they do not give adequate soil removal .