Synonyms of formation in English:

formation


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noun

1‘they are trying to date the formation of the island's sand ridges’

SYNONYMS
emergence, coming into being, genesis, development, evolution, origination, shaping, generation
ANTONYMS

destruction, disappearance

2‘the formation of a new government’

SYNONYMS
establishment, setting up, start, getting going, initiation, institution, founding, foundation, inception, creation, inauguration, organization, building, construction, installation, planting
ANTONYMS

dissolution

3‘the aircraft were flying in tight formation’

SYNONYMS
configuration, arrangement, pattern, array, alignment, positioning, disposition, order, ordering, organization, design, marshalling, grouping, layout, format