Definition of Formation:

  1. Creation; establishment. Since the formation of the club in September, we have gained a total of 50 members..

  2. A formal arrangement of aircraft in flight or troops.

  3. Visual representation; arrangement or pattern. The marching band moved into formation to spell out the football teams name..

  4. An assemblage of rocks or series of strata having some common characteristic.

  5. The action of forming or process of being formed.

  6. A structure or arrangement of something.

Synonyms of Formation

Configuration, Arrangement, Pattern, Array, Alignment, Positioning, Disposition, Order, Ordering, Organization, Design, Marshalling, Grouping, Layout, Format, Platonic form, Platonic idea, Accumulation, Acronym, Acrostic, Aesthetic form, Allocation, Allotment, Anatomy, Appearance, Apportionment, Archetype, Architectonics, Architecture, Arrangement, Array, Arraying, Art form, Assemblage, Assembly, Avyayibhava, Back formation, Build, Building, Buildup, Cast, Casting, Clipped word, Close formation, Collation, Collocation, Combination, Composition, Compound, Concord, Configuration, Conformation, Conjugate, Constitution, Construction, Conversion, Crafting, Craftsmanship, Creation, Crystallization, Cultivation, Cut, Deployment, Design, Development, Devising, Display, Disposal, Disposition, Distribution, Dvandva, Dvigu, Echelon, Effectuation, Efformation, Elaboration, Embodiment, Endocentric compound, Erection, Establishment, Exocentric compound, Extraction, Fabric, Fabrication, Fashion, Fashioning, Figuration, Figure, Forging, Form, Format, Formation flying, Formature, Forming, Formulation, Foundation, Founding, Frame, Framing, Generation, Genesis, Genre, Getup, Grouping, Growing, Handicraft, Handiwork, Harmony, Harvesting, Impression, Inauguration, Inception, Incorporation, Inner form, Installation, Institution, Junction, Layout, Lineup, Machining, Make, Makeup, Making, Manufacture, Manufacturing, Marshaling, Materialization, Matrix, Milling, Mining, Mixture, Modality, Mode, Model, Modeling, Mold, Molding, Morphogenesis, Morphogeny, Order, Ordering, Organic structure, Organism, Organization, Organizing, Paronym, Pattern, Patterning, Peace, Physique, Piecing together, Placement, Plan, Prefabrication, Preparation, Processing, Producing, Production, Proportion, Prototype, Putting together, Quiet, Quietude, Raising, Realization, Refining, Regimentation, Regularity, Routine, Sculpture, Set, Set-up, Setting-up, Setup, Shape, Shaping, Significant form, Smelting, Spoonerism, Stamp, Structure, Structuring, Style, Symmetry, Syneresis, Syntax, Synthesis, System, Tatpurusha, Tectonics, Texture, Tissue, Tranquillity, Turn, Type, Uniformity, Warp and woof, Weave, Web, Word form, Workmanship, Emergence, Coming into being, Genesis, Development, Evolution, Origination, Shaping, Generation

How to use Formation in a sentence?

  1. Using analogous colors would have broken down the cohesive whole into smaller but related parts like strata in a rock formation.
  2. A cloud formation.
  3. The formation of the Great Rift Valley.
  4. A battle formation.

Meaning of Formation & Formation Definition