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formal

formal as in a lavish dance requiring formal attire

    Synonyms

    • ballform into a ball by winding or rolling; round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; a solid projectile that is shot by a musket; an object with a spherical shape; the people assembled at a lavish formal dance; one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; a spherical object used as a plaything; United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989) ; a compact mass; a lavish dance requiring formal attire ; a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass; a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; a pitch that is not in the strike zone
    formal as in a gown for evening wear

      Synonyms

      • dinner dressa gown for evening wear
      • dinner gowna gown for evening wear
      • evening gowna gown for evening wear
      formal as in being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)
      • "pay one's formal respects"
      • "formal dress"
      • "a formal ball"
      • "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"
      • "a formal education"
      formal as in characteristic of or befitting a person in authority
      • "formal duties"
      • "an official banquet"
      formal as in (of spoken and written language) adhering to traditional standards of correctness and without casual, contracted, and colloquial forms
      • "the paper was written in formal English"
      formal as in represented in simplified or symbolic form

        Synonyms

        • conventionalfollowing accepted customs and proprieties; conforming with accepted standards; (weapons) using energy for propulsion or destruction that is not nuclear energy; unimaginative and conformist; represented in simplified or symbolic form ; in accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past; rigidly formal or bound by convention
        • schematicdiagram of an electrical or mechanical system ; represented in simplified or symbolic form
        formal as in logically deductive
        • "formal proof"
        formal as in refined or imposing in manner or appearance
        • "befitting a royal court"
        • "a courtly gentleman"

        Synonyms

        • courtlyrefined or imposing in manner or appearance
        • statelyimpressive in appearance; of size and dignity suggestive of a statue ; refined or imposing in manner or appearance