To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.
put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
Create something in a precise form, express clearly and exactly.
Design, compose, put together
to put together the details of a plan
elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"
come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
prepare according to a formula
Develop or devise.