expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language
"articulate speech"; "an articulate orator"; "articulate beings"
consisting of segments held together by joints
provide with a joint
"the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"
give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate(verb)
put into words or an expression
"He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say(verb)
speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
"She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
unite by forming a joint or joints
"the ankle bone articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle bones"
articulate, enunciate, vocalize, vocalise(verb)
express or state clearly
expressed in articles or in separate items or particulars
jointed; formed with joints; consisting of segments united by joints; as, articulate animals or plants
distinctly uttered; spoken so as to be intelligible; characterized by division into words and syllables; as, articulate speech, sounds, words
an animal of the subkingdom Articulata
to utter articulate sounds; to utter the elementary sounds of a language; to enunciate; to speak distinctly
to treat or make terms
to join or be connected by articulation
to joint; to unite by means of a joint; to put together with joints or at the joints
to draw up or write in separate articles; to particularize; to specify
to form, as the elementary sounds; to utter in distinct syllables or words; to enunciate; as, to articulate letters or language
to express distinctly; to give utterance to
Origin: [L. articulatus. See Articulata.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
är-tik′ūl-āt, adj. distinct: clear.—v.t. to joint: to form into distinct sounds, syllables, or words.—v.i. to speak distinctly.—adv. Artic′ulately.—ns. Artic′ulateness; Articulā′tion, a joining as of the bones: part between two joints: distinctness, or distinct utterance: a consonant; Artic′ulator, one who articulates or speaks: one who articulates bones and mounts skeletons. [L. articulāre, -ātum, to furnish with joints, to utter distinctly. See Article.]
The numerical value of articulate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of articulate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.
All really great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.
She was the first young person who picked up the national spotlight, went on TV and was able to articulate her perspective and point of view with such innocence.
A solitary, unused to speaking of what he sees and feels, has mental experiences which are at once more intense and less articulate than those of a gregarious man.
There are singers and rappers but also professionals who have both the means and the ability to articulate a political discourse, that makes a difference. It gives them some clout.
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Translations for articulate
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- يتكلم بوArabic
- шарнирен, свързвам, произнасям ясно, членоразделен, съединявам, артикулирам, изяснявам, отчетлив, ставен, ясенBulgarian
- articulatCatalan, Valencian
- klar, artikulieren, redegewandt, ausdrücken, effektiv, betonenGerman
- articulado, claro, articular, vocalizar, elocuente, articularseSpanish
- artikuloida, ääntää selvästi, niveltääFinnish
- éloquente, articuler, clair, articulé, éloquentFrench
- siùbhlach, pongailScottish Gaelic
- artikulált, érthető, világosHungarian
- pandai berbicaraIndonesian
- chiaro, eloquenteItalian
- geärticuleerd, efficiënt, benadrukken, uitdrukken, duidelijk, articuleren, geleed, verzorgen, klaar, uitleggen, uitspreken, welbespraakt, gelede, taalvaardigDutch
- выразительный, членораздельныйRussian
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