What does article mean?

Definitions for article
ˈɑr tɪ kəlar·ti·cle

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word article.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. article(noun)

    nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication

  2. article(noun)

    one of a class of artifacts

    "an article of clothing"

  3. article, clause(noun)

    a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)

  4. article(verb)

    (grammar) a determiner that may indicate the specificity of reference of a noun phrase

  5. article(verb)

    bind by a contract; especially for a training period

Wiktionary

  1. article(Noun)

    A part or segment of something joined to other parts, or, in combination, forming a structured set.

  2. article(Noun)

    A story, report, or opinion piece in a newspaper, magazine, journal, internet etc.

  3. article(Noun)

    A member of a group or class

    an article of clothing

  4. article(Noun)

    An object.

    a sales article

  5. article(Noun)

    A part of speech that indicates, specifies and limits a noun (a, an, or the in English). In some languages the article may appear as en ending (e.g. definite article in Swedish) or there may be none (e.g. Finnish, Estonian).

  6. article(Noun)

    A section of a legal document, bylaws, etc.

  7. article(Noun)

    A person.

  8. article(Noun)

    A wench. A prime article. A handsome girl.

    She's a prime article (whip slang), she's a devilish good piece, a hell of a goer.

  9. article(Verb)

    To study or train to become qualified, especially in the legal profession.

  10. article(Verb)

    To bind by articles of apprenticeship.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Article(noun)

    a distinct portion of an instrument, discourse, literary work, or any other writing, consisting of two or more particulars, or treating of various topics; as, an article in the Constitution. Hence: A clause in a contract, system of regulations, treaty, or the like; a term, condition, or stipulation in a contract; a concise statement; as, articles of agreement

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. , fr. a root ar to join, fit. See Art, n.]

  2. Article(noun)

    a literary composition, forming an independent portion of a magazine, newspaper, or cyclopedia

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. , fr. a root ar to join, fit. See Art, n.]

  3. Article(noun)

    subject; matter; concern; distinct

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. , fr. a root ar to join, fit. See Art, n.]

  4. Article(noun)

    a distinct part

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. , fr. a root ar to join, fit. See Art, n.]

  5. Article(noun)

    a particular one of various things; as, an article of merchandise; salt is a necessary article

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. , fr. a root ar to join, fit. See Art, n.]

  6. Article(noun)

    precise point of time; moment

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. , fr. a root ar to join, fit. See Art, n.]

  7. Article(noun)

    one of the three words, a, an, the, used before nouns to limit or define their application. A (or an) is called the indefinite article, the the definite article

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. , fr. a root ar to join, fit. See Art, n.]

  8. Article(noun)

    one of the segments of an articulated appendage

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. , fr. a root ar to join, fit. See Art, n.]

  9. Article(noun)

    to formulate in articles; to set forth in distinct particulars

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. , fr. a root ar to join, fit. See Art, n.]

  10. Article(noun)

    to accuse or charge by an exhibition of articles

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. , fr. a root ar to join, fit. See Art, n.]

  11. Article(noun)

    to bind by articles of covenant or stipulation; as, to article an apprentice to a mechanic

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. , fr. a root ar to join, fit. See Art, n.]

  12. Article(verb)

    to agree by articles; to stipulate; to bargain; to covenant

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. , fr. a root ar to join, fit. See Art, n.]

Freebase

  1. Article

    An article is a word that is used with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun, in some languages extending to volume or numerical scope. The articles in the English language are the and a/an, and some. 'An' and 'a' are modern forms of the Old English 'an', which in Anglian dialects was the number 'one' and survived into Modern Scots as the number 'ane'. Both 'on' and 'an' survived into Modern English, with 'one' used as the number and 'an' as an indefinite article. Traditionally in English, an article is usually considered to be a type of adjective. In some languages, articles are a special part of speech, which cannot easily be combined with other parts of speech. It is also possible for articles to be part of another part of speech category such as a determiner, an English part of speech category that combines articles and demonstratives. In languages that employ articles, every common noun, with some exceptions, is expressed with a certain definiteness, just as many languages express every noun with a certain grammatical number. Every noun must be accompanied by the article, if any, corresponding to its definiteness, and the lack of an article itself specifies a certain definiteness. This is in contrast to other adjectives and determiners, which are typically optional. This obligatory nature of articles makes them among the most common words in many languages—in English, for example, the most frequent word is the.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Article

    ärt′i-kl, n. a separate element, member, or part of anything: a particular substance: a single clause or term: a distinct point in an agreement, or an agreement looked at as complete, as in 'articles of apprenticeship,' &c.: rules or conditions generally: a section of any document: a literary composition in a journal, newspaper, encyclopædia, &c., treating of a subject distinctly and independently: (gram.) the name given to the adjectives the (definite article) and a or an (indefinite article).—v.t. to draw up or bind by articles: to indict, charge with specific accusations: bind by articles of apprenticeship.—adj. Artic′ular, belonging to the joints.—Articles of association, regulations for the business of a joint-stock company registered under the Companies Acts; Articles of faith, binding statement of points held by a particular Church; Articles of war, code of regulations for the government and discipline of the army and navy.—In the article of death (L. in articulo mortis), at the point of death.—Lords of the Articles, a standing committee of the Scottish parliament who drafted the measures to be submitted.—The Thirty-nine Articles, the articles of religious belief finally agreed upon by the entire bishops and clergy of the Church of England in 1562. [L. articulus, a little joint—artus, a joint.]

Editors Contribution

  1. article

    A specific element of a document, contract, treaty, constitution, law or legislation.

    The articles of association were easy, simple and accurate

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  
  2. article

    A variety of communication, data, information, facts, proof, research and statistics to create intelligent, informed communication of current, proactive, positive and important things in life within a specific community, society, region, country, europe or internationally.

    The news articles help to create information, intelligence and positive, inspiring articles to inspire people for change.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'article' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1537

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'article' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2134

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'article' in Nouns Frequency: #465

How to pronounce article?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say article in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of article in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of article in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of article in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Paine:

    What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly... it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as Freedom should not be highly rated.

  2. Republican Collins:

    The report doesn't say Congress should investigate obstruction now. It says Congress can make laws about obstruction under Article I powers.

  3. Akram Al Deek:

    Notes To Self: 1.The falling of autumn leaves is not your fault. 2.Stop piling candles for decoration. They are meant to be burnt. 3.Silence has a voice of its own. Listen to your own silence. 4.A piece of advice from a divorced and a formerly political prisoner: “to be successful, avoid two things: women and politics!” 5.A semi-colon is the middle finger in a sentence when writing fiction. 6.Be sadist when you write. Good things come out of your character only when bad things happen to them. 7.A comedian once said: if you are looking for sympathy in life, you will only find it in the dictionary between shit and syphilis. 8.No expectations. Just instincts. 9.Undergraduate degrees of creative writing are rubbish. They are vehicles of producing mass ignorance. Because if undergraduates want to become writers, they have to spend their twenties reading excessively first. 10.Every time you get rejected by a publisher, be thankful. It is a boost for your ego to keep going forward. It is a second chance to reflect, write, and edit. It is a rebirth. It is similar to being given the question-sheet in an exam to revisit your answers before you submit your paper. 11.You are fake and hypocritical when you write for fame or political purpose. These are exterior. Honest and free writing is interior: that is when you write for yourself. 12.Mark things in green. It is the colour of grace, hope and nature. Red is bloody and fascist. 13.Reason, not need. - King Lear 14.Your body is roughly 72 per cent water. Keep hydrated. 15.Read alone. Write alone. Eat accompanied. 16.Do not drive all the time. Cycle when possible. 17.More radio. Less TV. 18.Read more. Write less. Writing comes later. 19.Sing to a mirror. 20.Re-paint your walls. 21.Read an article or summarise a short story a day. 22.Learn a new word a day too. 23.Become drunk with poetry. 24.Watch foreign films. 25.Buy mother a piece of jewellery with first salary. 26.Publish a book before you are 30. 27.Practice poetry. For fun. 28.Have a tattoo you will regret. 29.Put that bloody mobile phone down! Do not become a machine driven by machines! 30.Speak less. Listen more.

  4. Ana Suda:

    He looked at me, and he asked me where I was born, so, I look at him, and I say, 'Are you serious?' He's like, 'I am very serious.'/* global CNN, Modernizr */'use strict';CNN.INJECTOR.executeFeature('video').then(function () {CNN.VideoPlayer.handleUnmutePlayer = function handleUnmutePlayer(containerId, dataObj) {'use strict';var playerInstance,playerPropertyObj,rememberTime,unmuteCTA,unmuteIdSelector = 'unmute_' + containerId,isPlayerMute;dataObj = dataObj || {};if (CNN.VideoPlayer.getLibraryName(containerId) === 'fave') {playerInstance = FAVE.player.getInstance(containerId) || null;} else {playerInstance = containerId }isPlayerMute = (typeof dataObj.muted === 'boolean') ? dataObj.muted : false;if (CNN.VideoPlayer.playerProperties }if (playerPropertyObj.mute playerInstance.unmute();if (unmuteCTA.length > 0) {unmuteCTA.removeClass('video__unmute--active').addClass('video__unmute--inactive');unmuteCTA.off('click');rememberTime = 0;if (rememberTime 0) {$vidEndSlate.find('.l-container').html('');$vidEndSlate.removeClass('video__end-slate--inactive').addClass('video__end-slate--active');}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: 'none',video: 'us/2018/05/22/border-patrol-speaking-spanish-panel-lemon-ctn-sot.cnn',width: '100%',height: '100%',section: 'domestic',profile: 'expansion',network: 'cnn',markupId: 'body-text_29',theoplayer: {allowNativeFullscreen: true},adsection: 'const-article-inpage',frameWidth: '100%',frameHeight: '100%',posterImageOverride: {.

  5. Quentin Tarantino:

    Quentin Tarantino pushed back at Thurman’s claims on Monday and said Quentin Tarantino never forced Uma Thurman to drive the car and did not angrily confront Uma Thurman about it as Uma Thurman had claimed in the Times article. I ’m sure I was n’t in a rage and I was n’t livid. I did n’t go barging into Uma’s trailer, screaming at her to get into the car, i can imagine maybe rolling my eyes and thinking, we spent all this money taking this stick shift Karmann Ghia and changing the transmission, just for this shot.

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