Definition (noun): an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence

Definition (noun): a short musical passage

Definition (noun): an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up

Definition (noun): dance movements that are linked in a single choreographic sequence

Definition (verb): put into words or an expression

Example: He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees

Definition (verb): divide, combine, or mark into phrases

Example: phrase a musical passage