1. a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

Similar word(s): expression

Definition categories: communication

2. directions for making something

Similar word(s): recipe

Definition categories: communication, direction, instruction

3. a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle

Definition categories: communication, statement

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

Definition categories: communication, statement

5. something regarded as a normative example

- his formula for impressing visitors

Similar word(s): convention, normal, pattern, rule

Definition categories: thought, practice

6. a liquid food for infants

Definition categories: food, milk

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

- he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials

Similar word(s): rule

Definition categories: thought, procedure, process

Sentences with formula as a noun:

- is a formula for finding the roots of the quadratic equation ax2 + bx + c = 0.

- H2O is the formula for water (Dihydrogen monoxide)

- The company's winning formula includes excellent service and quality products.

- The formula of the rocket fuel has not been revealed.