formal - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate formal

formal is hyphenated as for-mal

How to pronounce formal

formal is pronounced ´fŏːr măl

Number of syllables in formal

The number of syllables in formal is 2

What part of speech in formal?

formal can be a noun or an adjective

How common in the word formal?

formal is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does formal convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'formal'

bow, din, dinner, education, even, garden, manner, name, occasion, report, request, room, statement, training, way

Common collocations before 'formal'

after, any, before, being, did, gave, little, made, make, much, need, never, only, will, without

Words with similar spelling to formal

format, formol, formyl, normal

Synonyms of 'formal'

accepted, adjectival, adverbial, architectonic, architectural, attributive, authorized, bloated, bombastic, businesslike, celebration, comme il faut, conditional, conventional, convocation, copulative, correct, courtly, customary, decent, definite, earnest, edificial, elephantine, evening dress, exercise, explicit, express, fixed, forced, formality, formative, formulaic, formulary, function, functional, graduation, grim, heavy, honorific, inflated, inflexible, initiation, inkhorn, intransitive, Latinate, legal, limited, meet, methodical, nominal, nominative, normal, observance, office, official, old-fashioned, orderly, orthodox, participial, performance, plastic, precise, professed, pronominal, proper, pro forma, regalia, regular, reserved, right, routine, seemly, serious, service, set, so-called, solemn, solemnity, somber, square, standard, stately, steady, straight, stuffy, substantive, superficial, supposed, surface, systematic, thoughtful, traditional, transitive, usual, would-be, tectonic, tagmemic, syntactic, symmetrical, swollen, structural, strict, strait-laced, stilted, stiff, staid, soi-disant, sobersided, sober-minded, sober, self-styled, self-important, sedate, sacramental, ritual, rite, rigid, punctilious, prim, pretended, pontifical, ponderous, pompous, pedantic, outward, ostensible, organic, old-world, mummery, morphotic, morphological, lumbering, long-faced, liturgy, leaden, lawful, labored, knightly, inaugural, impersonal, hypocoristic, harmonious, habitual, grave, grandiloquent, gassy, gallant, full dress, flatulent, extrinsic, exacting, exact, distant, diminutive, dignified, de rigueur, demure, decorous, cumbrous, conjunctive, conformable, commencement, cognominal, chivalrous, chivalric, ceremony, ceremonious, ceremonial, byname, baptismal, awkward, well-ordered, weighty, verbal, unwieldy, uniform, unchanging, unbending, tuxedo, turgid, tumid, titular

Common Verb Collocations of formal

base, be, begin, can, do, end, enter, establish, file, follow, give, go, have, hold, include, issue, lead, lodge, make, may, need, provide, receive, send, should, sign, take, will, write, use

Common Conjunction Collocations of formal

and, both, but, either, neither, nor, or, yet, Nor

Lists containing formal

Common collocations of 'training'
Common collocations of 'occasion'
Common collocations before 'education'
Common collocations of 'education'
Common collocations of 'ceremony'
Common collocations of 'greeting'
Common collocations of 'portrait'
Common collocations of 'Dylan'
Common collocations before 'introduction'
Common collocations of 'introduction'
Common collocations of 'complaint'
Common collocations of 'imperial'
Common collocations before 'estimate'
Common collocations of 'estimate'
Common collocations before 'penguin'
Common collocations of 'din'
Common collocations of 'groom'
Common collocations before 'summons'
Common collocations of 'summons'
Common collocations before 'declaration'
Common collocations of 'declaration'
Common collocations of 'acknowledgment'
Common collocations of 'withdrawal'
Common collocations before 'membership'
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Common collocations before 'elegance'
Common collocations of 'elegance'
Common collocations before 'attire'
Common collocations of 'attire'
Common collocations of 'educational'
Common collocations before 'deference'
Common collocations of 'deference'
Common collocations before 'legislation'
Common collocations of 'legislation'
Common collocations of 'politeness'
Common collocations before 'informal'
Common collocations of 'informal'
Common collocations of 'credibility'
Common collocations before 'Maxwell'
Common collocations of 'Maxwell'
Common collocations before 'requirement'
Words with similar spelling to format
Words with similar spelling to formol
Words with similar spelling to formyl
Synonyms of 'accepted'
Synonyms of 'aloof'
Synonyms of 'architectural'
Synonyms of 'awkward'
Synonyms of 'baptismal'
Synonyms of 'bloated'
Synonyms of 'bombastic'
Synonyms of 'businesslike'
Synonyms of 'celebration'
Synonyms of 'ceremonial'
Synonyms of 'ceremonious'
Synonyms of 'ceremony'
Synonyms of 'chill'
Synonyms of 'chivalrous'
Synonyms of 'civil'
Synonyms of 'commencement'
Synonyms of 'conditional'
Synonyms of 'conventional'
Synonyms of 'convocation'
Synonyms of 'correct'
Synonyms of 'courtly'
Synonyms of 'cumbrous'
Synonyms of 'de rigueur'
Synonyms of 'decent'
Synonyms of 'decorous'
Synonyms of 'demure'
Synonyms of 'dignified'
Synonyms of 'diminutive'
Synonyms of 'distant'
Synonyms of 'earnest'
Synonyms of 'elephantine'
Synonyms of 'elevated'
Words with similar spelling to normal
Common collocations of 'tiresome'
Common collocations of 'aesthetic'
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Common collocations of 'equality'
Common collocations of 'briefing'
Common collocations of 'Valentine'
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Common collocations of 'announcement'
Synonyms of 'exercise'
Synonyms of 'extrinsic'
Synonyms of 'flatulent'
Synonyms of 'forced'
Synonyms of 'formality'
Synonyms of 'formative'
Synonyms of 'formulary'
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