## Definition of formula

**:**a set form of words for use in a ceremony or ritual

**:**a conventionalized statement intended to express some fundamental truth or principle especially as a basis for negotiation or action

**:**recipe

- The product is made using a secret formula that the company refuses to reveal.

**:**prescription

**:**a milk mixture or substitute for feeding an infant

**:**a general fact, rule, or principle expressed in usually mathematical symbols

**:**a symbolic expression of the chemical composition or constitution of a substance

**:**a group of symbols (such as letters and numbers) associated to express facts or data (such as the number and kinds of teeth in the jaw) concisely

**:**a combination of signs in a logical calculus

**:**a customary or set form or method allowing little room for originality

- All her books were written according to a familiar formula.