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format

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of format

  1. 1 the way in which something is sized, arranged, or organized <the book's format is very user-friendly> Synonyms arrangement, configuration, conformation, formation, layout, setout, setup Related Words design, plan, scheme; composition, constitution, getup, makeup; build, construction, structure

  2. 2 the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged <this abstract painter bases the format of his works on color and its subtle gradations and not line or form> Synonyms arrangement, configuration, constellation, design, form, composition, getup, layout, makeup, ordonnance, patternRelated Words motif, theme





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