Formulate and Verbalize


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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

Verbalize and formulate are semantically related in express topic. In some cases you can use "Verbalize" instead a verb "Formulate", when it comes to topics like articulate.
Nearby Words: formula, formulation, forming, formulating
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Verbalize verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Usage example: couldn't quite verbalize the cause of his mental distress

Formulate and verbalize are semantically related in articulate topic. Sometimes you can use "Formulate" instead a verb "Verbalize".
Nearby Words: verbalise, verbal, verbalization, verbalism, verbally
Synonyms for Verbalize
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