# Meaning & Definition of Formula in English

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## Formula

/fɔrmjələ/

## noun

1. A group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

synonym:

- formula,
- expression

2. Directions for making something

synonym:

- recipe,
- formula

3. A conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle

synonym:

- formula

4. A representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements

synonym:

- formula,
- chemical formula

5. Something regarded as a normative example

- "The convention of not naming the main character"

- "Violence is the rule not the exception"

- "His formula for impressing visitors"

synonym:

- convention,
- normal,
- pattern,
- rule,
- formula

6. A liquid food for infants

synonym:

- formula

7. (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems

- "He determined the upper bound with descartes' rule of signs"

- "He gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials"

synonym:

- rule,
- formula

## Examples of using

The structural formula for water is H-O-H.

The chemical formula for water is H₂O.

The chemical formula for water is H-O-H.