Formal and Informal Words List

Formal and Informal words list in English pdf! Below is the list of formal and informal words list in English with infographics and PDF.

Formal and Informal Words List

Below is the list of 300+ formal and informal word examples:

Away  —> Absent

Settle for  —> Choose

Free  —>  Liberate

Explain  —>  Disclose

Also  —>  In addition, additionally

Refer to  —>  Consult

Hurt  —>  Damage, harm

But  —> However,

Go down  —>  Decrease

Bad  —> Negative

Danger  —>  Peril

Sweat  —>  Perspiration

Ease  —>  Facilitate

Maybe  —> Perhaps

Give out  —>  Distribute

Tell  —> Inform

Go against  —>  Oppose

Tired  —>  Exhausted/ Fatigued

Describe —>  Depict

Old  —> Elderly

Hurry  —> Haste, hasten

Mend  —>  Repair

Informal  —>  Formal

Good for  —>  Beneficial

Avoid —>  Evade

Sick  —>  Ill

Rich  —>  Wealthy

Hurry  —>  Haste, hasten

Get by  —>  Survive

Use  —>  Utilize

At Once  —> Immediately

Dirty/ polluted  —> Contaminated

Make up —>  Fabricate

Put/ set down  —>  Deposit

Look for  —>  Seek

Put off  —> Postpone

Can  —>  Is capable of

Ask  —>  Enquire

Formal and Informal Examples – Infographics

Formal and Informal Examples

Ask for  —>  Request

Shorten  —> Decrease

Ask Out —> Invite

Kidding  —>  Jesting

Anyway  —> Nevertheless

Tough  —>  Difficult

Rich  —> Wealthy

Marvelous  —>  Exceptional

Break off  —> Suspend/adjourn

Dad  —>  Father

Make up  —>  Invent

Go out of  —> Exit

Look up to —>  Respect

Afraid —>  Fearful

Naked  —> Nude

See  —>  Perceive

See  —>  Observe

Mad  —>  Insane

Fork out   —>  Pay (money)

Free  —>  Release

Go up  —> Increase

Seem  —> Appear

Point out  —> Indicate

Avoid  —>  Evade

Try out  —>  Test

Better —>  Improved

Give  —>  Donate

Block  —> Undermine

Say sorry  —>  Apologies

A Bit  —> A Little

Buy  —> Purchase

Build  —> Construct

Mainly  —>  Principally

Look into  —>  Investigate

Brave  —>  Courageous

Danger  —> Peril

Give  —>  Provide

Seem  —> Appear

Laid back  —>  Relaxed

Look into —>  Investigate

Go  —> Depart

Break down  —>  Fail/Collapse

Wrong  —>  Incorrect

Fork out  —> Pay (money)

Get  —> Obtain

Live —>  Reside

Set out  —>  Display

Fall out —>  Quarrel

Good looking  —> Attractive

Give out —>  Distribute

Eager —>  Avid

Point out  —>  Indicate

Childish  —> Infantile

Say sorry —>  Apologise

Thanks  —> Gratitude

Wait for  —>  Await

Ask out  —>  Invite

Okay, ok  —>  Acceptable

Expect  —>  Anticipate

Break out  —> Erupt

Block  —>  Undermine

Climb  —>  Ascend

Death —>  Demise

Describe  —>  Depict

Explain  —> Disclose

Think of  —>  Conceive

Wrong —>  Incorrect

Ask For —>  Request

Say no  —>  Reject

Iron out  —>  Solve/overcome

Keep  —>  Preserve

Need  —> Require

Big/Large —>  Enormous

Set up  —> Establish

Hit out at  —> Criticise

Look at —>  Regard

Friendly  —> Amiable

Call on  —>  Visit

Good  —> Positive

At First —>  Initially

Childish  —>  Immature

Hopeless —>  Futile

Death  —>  Demise

Lead to —>  Cause

Worse  —> Inferior

Right  —> Correct

Avoid —> Evade

Beat up  —>  Assault

So —>  Therefore

In charge of —>  Responsible

Say no —>  Reject

Get  —>  Obtain

Start/ Begin  —>  Commence

Use  —> Utilize

Sight  —>  Vision

Pick up  —>  Collect

Talk about  —> Discuss/consider

Use/Eat  —>  Consume

Hurt  —> Damage

Formal and Informal Examples – Infographics

Formal and Informal Examples

Take out —>  Remove

Pay back  —>  Repay

A lot of  —>  Numerous

Put up with  —>  Tolerate

Get  —> Receive

Stubborn  —> Obstinate

Rack up  —>  Accumulate

Bring in  —>  Introduce

Fight  —>  Combat

Can Is  —> capable of

A bit  —>  A little

Right  —>  Correct

Look at  —>  Regard

Big/Large  —>  Enormous

Pin down —>  Determine

Round  —>  Circular

Enough  —> Sufficient

Expect  —> Anticipate

Climb —>  Ascend

End  —>  Terminate

Again & again  —>  Repeatedly

Throw out  —>  Eject

Empty  —>  Vacant

Whole —>  Entire/Complete

Deal with  —>  Manage

Marvelous —>  Exceptional

Go out of  —>  Exit

Break out  —>  Erupt

Leave out  —> Omit

Make out  —>  Discern

Ask —> Enquire

Rack up —>  Accumulate

Dim  —>  Indistinct

Chance  —>  Opportunity

Try  —> Endeavour

Call on —>  Visit

Old  —>  Elderly

Drop out  —> of Withdraw (from)

Deal with  —>  Handle

End  —>  Terminate/ Finish

Keep —>  Preserve

Try  —>  Endeavour

Chance —>  Opportunity

Imagine —>  Envisage

Next/later  —> Subsequently

Let  —>  Permit

Tell  —>  Inform

Go through —>  Examine

Worse  —>  Inferior

Put off  —>  Postpone

Really big  —>  Considerable

Come up  —> to Reach/attain

Clear  —>  Transparent

Put up with  —> Tolerate

Book  —>  Reserve

Examples of Formal and Informal Words – Infographics

Formal and Informal Examples

Let  —> Permit

Stubborn  —>  Obstinate

Cheap  —> Inexpensive

Come after  —> Follow

Check  —>  Verify

Round  —> Circular

Go against —>  Oppose

Go before  —>  Precede

Tough  —> Difficult

Enjoyment  —>  Gratification

Get  —>  Receive

Deal with —>  Handle

Remove  —> Eliminate

Help  —>  Assist

Bright/smart —>  Intelligent

Break off  —>  Suspend/adjourn

Brave —>  Courageous

Mend  —> Repair

Over  —>  At an end

Look up to  —>  Respect

Check  —> Verify

Boss  —> Employer

Good looking  —>  Attractive

Complex  —>  Convoluted

Call off  —>  Cancel

Sight —>  Vision

Look like  —>  Resemble

Beat up —>  Assault

Funny  —>  Humorous, amusing

Iron out  —> Solve/overcome

Refer to  —> Consult

Go ahead  —> Proceed

Here  —> Present

Test  —> Experiment

Fight  —> Combat

Help —>  Assist

Good for —>  Beneficial

Live  —>  Reside

Come in  —>  Enter

Go up  —>  Increase

Link up  —>  Connect

Clothes  —> Garment

Build  —>  Construct

Think about  —>  Consider

Better —> Improved

Give —>  Donate

Talk into  —>  Persuade

At once  —>  Immediately

Go away  —>  Leave/ depart

Older  —>  Senior

Leave out  —>  Omit

Lack  —> Deficiency

Lack   —>  Deficiency

Need  —>  Request

Hungry  —>  Famished

Put in  —>  Insert

Test  —>  Experiment

Laid back —>  Relaxed

Young  —>  Youthful

Show  —>  Demonstrate

Bring in —>  Introduce

Blow up  —>  Explode

Lively  —>  Energetic

Blow up —>  Explode

Drop out of  —>  Withdraw (from)

Lively  —> Energetic

Ease  —> Facilitate

Pin down  —>  Determine

Get out  —>  Escape

Seem  —>  Appear

Break down —>  Fail/Collapse

Go away —>  Leave/ depart

Wood  —> Timber

Need  —>  Require

Want  —> Desire

Bad  —>  Negative

Dare  —>  Challenge

Formal and Informal Words List – Infographics

Formal and Informal Examples

Eager  —>  Avid

Stop  —>  Cease

Free  —> Liberate

Put in  —> Insert

Next/later  —>  Subsequently

Older —>  Senior

In charge of  —>  Responsible

Come in  —> Enter

Dirty/ polluted  —>  Contaminated

Start/ Begin  —> Commence

Take out  —>  Remove

Go through  —>  Examine

Let  —> Allow

Go before —>  Precede

Empty  —> Vacant

Come up to  —>  Reach/attain

Throw away  —>  Discard

Hopeless  —>  Futile

Look for  —> Seek

Dad  —> Father

Young —>  Youthful

End  —> Terminate/ Finish

Job  —> Occupation

Speed up  —> Accelerate

Set out  —> Display

Go after  —>  Pursue

Friendly  —>  Amiable

Get away —>  Elude

Get by —>  Survive

Tired —>  Exhausted/ Fatigued

Mad  —> Insane

Go down  —> Decrease

Pay back —>  Repay

Go on  —>  Continue

See —>  Observe

Get away  —>  Elude

Sick —>  ill

Catch up  —>  Understand

Lucky  —> Fortunate

Put/ set down —>  Deposit

Go ahead  —>  Proceed

Good  —>  Positive

Go  —>  Depart

At first  —>  Initially

Hungry —>  Famished

Dim  —> Indistinct

Lucky  —>  Fortunate

Try out  —> Test

Happy  —> Pleased

Talk into  —> Persuade

Buy  —>  Purchase

Idea  —>  Notion

Throw away  —> Discard

Job  —>  Occupation

Complex  —> Convoluted

Fall out  —>  Quarrel

Away  —>  Absent

But  —>  However

Choose —>  Select

Let  —>  Allow

Live  —> Reside

Give up —>  Quit

Get out  —> Escape

End  —> Terminate

Clear  —> Transparent

Want/ hope —>  Desire

Call off  —> Cancel

Speed up  —>  Accelerate

Mainly —>  Principally

Idea  —> Notion

Cheap  —>  Inexpensive

Think about —>  Consider

Go on  —> Continue

Over At an  —> end

Thanks  —>  Gratitude

In the end  —>  Finally

Boss  —>  Employer

Kids  —> Children

Stop  —> Cease

Show  —> Demonstrate

Enough  —>  Sufficient

Wood  —>  Timber

Settle for  —>  Choose

Dare  —> Challenge

Make up  —>  Fabricate

Come after  —>  Follow

Here  —>  Present

Also In  —> Addition,

Really big —>  Considerable

Kidding  —> Jesting

Bright/smart  —>  Intelligent

Say  —> Express

Throw  —> out Eject

Sweat  —> Perspiration

Whole  —>  Entire/Complete

Go after  —> Pursue

Okay, ok —>  Acceptable

Lucky —>  Fortunate

 

Deal  —> with Manage

Remove  —>  Eliminate

Look like —>  Resemble

Think of  —>  Conceive

Lead to  —>  Cause

Help  —>  Aid/ Assist

Say  —>  Express

Afraid  —>  Fearful

Imagine  —>  Envisage

Clothes  —>  Garment

Want/ hope   —>  Desire

Wait for  —> Await

Talk about  —>  Discuss/consider

Anyways  —>  Nevertheless

Enjoyment  —> Gratification

Childish  —>  Infantile

Happy  —>  Pleased

Maybe  —>  Perhaps

Pick up  —> Collect

So  —>  Therefore

Kids  —>  Children

Again & Again   —> Repeatedly

Choose  —>  Select

Naked  —>  Nude

By  —>  By means of

Find out  —>  Learn/Discover

Hit out at  —>  Criticise

Small  —>  Diminutive

Small —>  Diminutive

A Lot Of  —> Numerous

Give up  —>  Quit

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