Formulate and Utter


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Formulate verb – To convey in appropriate or telling terms.
Usage example: the doctor was trying to formulate a good way to tell her that she would need surgery

Utter and formulate are semantically related. in express topic. In some cases you can use "Utter" instead a verb "Formulate".
Nearby Words: formula, formulation, forming, formulating
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Utter verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Usage example: never uttered a single comment at the meeting

Formulate and utter are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Formulate" instead a verb "Utter".
Nearby Words: utterly, utterance, uttered, uttering
Synonyms for Utter

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phrase formulate phrase utter phrase
sentence formulate sentence utter sentence
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