Synonyms for formationfɔrˈmeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. formation(noun)

    an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  2. formation, shaping(noun)

    the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

    Synonyms:
    establishment, shaping, formation, constitution, organization, geological formation, organisation, defining

  3. constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisation(noun)

    the act of forming or establishing something

    Synonyms:
    fundamental law, constitution, establishment, physical composition, composition, formation, organization, system, shaping, governance, governing body, ecesis, make-up, validation, institution, makeup, organic law, brass, administration, geological formation, arrangement, organisation

  4. geological formation, formation(noun)

    (geology) the geological features of the earth

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, formation, organisation

  5. formation(noun)

    a particular spatial arrangement

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  6. formation(noun)

    natural process that causes something to form

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  7. formation(noun)

    creation by mental activity

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

Wiktionary

  1. formation(noun)

    Synonyms:
    tactical formation, battle formation, task force, brigade group, combat team, battle group

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. formation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    creation, production


Translations for formation

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • формиране, строй, формация, образуванеBulgarian
  • formigoEsperanto
  • muodostelma, muodostaminen, muodostus, muodostuma, koulutusFinnish
  • izglītībaLatvian
  • formazzjoniMaltese
  • formatie, vorming, rotsformatieDutch
  • formasjonNorwegian
  • formaçãoPortuguese
  • формация, образование, формирование, конструкция, создание, обучение, структура, стройRussian
  • నిర్మాణం, ఏర్పాటుTelugu

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