formalise

Definitions of formalise
  1. verb
    make formal or official
    synonyms: formalize
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    types:
    ritualise, ritualize
    make or evolve into a ritual
    type of:
    adjudge, declare, hold
    declare to be
  2. verb
    declare or make legally valid
    synonyms: formalize, validate
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    Antonyms:
    annihilate, annul, avoid, invalidate, nullify, quash, void
    declare invalid
    types:
    ratify, sign
    approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
    co-sign, cosign
    sign jointly
    probate
    establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)
    type of:
    authorise, authorize, clear, pass
    grant authorization or clearance for
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