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articulate in WordNet English dictionary
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articulate in Webster's English dictionary
- Distinctly uttered; spoken so as to be intelligible; characterized by division into words and syllables; as, articulate speech, sounds, words.
- Expressed in articles or in separate items or particulars.
- Jointed; formed with joints; consisting of segments united by joints; as, articulate animals or plants.
- An animal of the subkingdom Articulata.
- To join or be connected by articulation.
- To treat or make terms.
- To utter articulate sounds; to utter the elementary sounds of a language; to enunciate; to speak distinctly.
- To draw up or write in separate articles; to particularize; to specify.
- To express distinctly; to give utterance to.
- To form, as the elementary sounds; to utter in distinct syllables or words; to enunciate; as, to articulate letters or language.
- To joint; to unite by means of a joint; to put together with joints or at the joints.
Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, Public Domain
articulate in English Wiktionary
- (adjective) clear, effective
- (adjective) especially, speaking in a clear or effective manner
- (adjective) able to bend or hinge at certain points or intervals
- (verb) To make clear or effective.
- (verb) To speak clearly; to enunciate.
- (verb) To explain; to put into words; to make something specific.
- (verb) To bend or hinge something at intervals, or to allow or build something so that it can bend.
- (verb) (music) to attack a note, as by tonguing, slurring, bowing, etc.
- (verb) (anatomy) to form a joint or connect by joints
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'articulate' English examples of use
More examples for 'articulate'
- an articulate orator
- articulate beings
- articulate speech
- gutturally articulated
- he argued articulately for his plan
- the ankle bone articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle bones
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