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formalize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of formalize

  1. 1 to make agree with a single established standard or model we'll need to formalize our research results before we submit our study for review Synonyms of formalize standardize, homogenize, normalize, regularizeWords Related to formalize codify, marshal (also marshall), methodize, order, organize, systematize, systemize; average, equalize, even; square; accredit, certify; control, govern, regulate, rule; conciliate, conform, coordinate, harmonize, integrate, reconcile, synthesizeNear Antonyms of formalize customize, individualize, tailor

  2. 2 to give official acceptance of as satisfactory the plan has yet to be formalized by the city council Synonyms of formalize accredit, approbate, authorize, clear, confirm, finalize, approve, homologate, OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, warrantWords Related to formalize accept, acknowledge, affirm; certify, endorse (also indorse), validate; bless, canonize, sanctify; initial, rubber-stamp, sign, sign off (on); allow, enable, legalize, license (also licence), pass, permit; reapproveNear Antonyms of formalize ban, enjoin, forbid, illegalize, interdict, prohibit, proscribe; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook; rebuff, rebut, refuse, spurnAntonyms of formalize decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, reject, turn down, veto



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