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Synonyms for articulate
ɑrˈtɪk yə lɪt; -ˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. articulate(adj)

    expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language

    "articulate speech"; "an articulate orator"; "articulate beings"

    Synonyms:
    articulated

    Antonyms:
    unarticulate, speechless, silent, mute, dumb, inarticulate, unspoken, tongue-tied, voiceless, aphonic, unarticulated, wordless, incoherent, tongueless, aphasic

  2. articulated, articulate(verb)

    consisting of segments held together by joints

    Synonyms:
    articulated

    Antonyms:
    aphonic, unarticulated, mute, unspoken, dumb, voiceless, inarticulate, aphasic, silent, tongueless, unarticulate, tongue-tied, incoherent, wordless, speechless

  3. joint, articulate(verb)

    provide with a joint

    "the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"

    Synonyms:
    phrase, joint, sound out, say, formulate, give voice, enounce, vocalise, enunciate, word, vocalize, pronounce

    Antonyms:
    inarticulate, speechless, unarticulate, unarticulated, silent, aphasic, mute, unspoken, dumb, tongue-tied, incoherent, tongueless, wordless, aphonic, voiceless

  4. give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate(verb)

    put into words or an expression

    "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"

    Synonyms:
    sound out, devise, enounce, explicate, say, develop, excogitate, enunciate, joint, phrase, pronounce, vocalise, invent, contrive, vocalize, word, forge, formulate, give voice

    Antonyms:
    dumb, unarticulated, voiceless, speechless, inarticulate, incoherent, tongueless, aphasic, mute, unspoken, silent, aphonic, wordless, tongue-tied, unarticulate

  5. 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?"

    Synonyms:
    tell, sound out, state, enounce, enjoin, label, formulate, suppose, enunciate, joint, read, feel out, say, pronounce, vocalise, give voice, allege, vocalize, aver, word, check out, judge, order, phrase

    Antonyms:
    dumb, tongue-tied, unarticulate, tongueless, aphasic, mute, incoherent, unarticulated, wordless, voiceless, silent, aphonic, unspoken, inarticulate, speechless

  6. articulate(verb)

    unite by forming a joint or joints

    "the ankle bone articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle bones"

    Synonyms:
    phrase, joint, sound out, say, formulate, give voice, enounce, vocalise, enunciate, word, vocalize, pronounce

    Antonyms:
    silent, unarticulate, wordless, unspoken, speechless, voiceless, aphasic, mute, aphonic, tongueless, unarticulated, tongue-tied, inarticulate, dumb, incoherent

  7. articulate, enunciate, vocalize, vocalise(verb)

    express or state clearly

    Synonyms:
    sound out, enounce, sound, say, phonate, formulate, vowelize, enunciate, joint, voice, phrase, pronounce, vocalise, give voice, vocalize, word, vowelise

    Antonyms:
    wordless, mute, tongueless, dumb, aphonic, silent, incoherent, voiceless, inarticulate, unspoken, aphasic, tongue-tied, unarticulate, speechless, unarticulated

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. articulate

    To utter is to give forth as an audible sound, articulate or not. To talk is to utter a succession of connected words, ordinarily with the expectation of being listened to. To speak is to give articulate utterance even to a single word; the officer speaks the word of command, but does not talk it. To speak is also to utter words with the ordinary intonation, as distinguished from singing. To chat is ordinarily to utter in a familiar, conversational way; to chatter is to talk in an empty, ceaseless way like a magpie.

    Synonyms:
    announce, chat, chatter, converse, declaim, declare, deliver, discourse, enunciate, express, pronounce, say, speak, talk, tell, utter

    Preposition:
    Speak to (address) a person; speak with a person (converse with him); speak of or about a thing (make it the subject of remark); speak on or upon a subject; in parliamentary language, speak to the question.

Editors Contribution

  1. make (oneself) understood

    to put into words.

    a new born baby may display emotions with a smile, or by crying, but as yet they are unable to articulate there feelings.

    Submitted by rinat on November 10, 2015  
  2. make public

    Submitted by anonymous on December 30, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. articulate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    jointed, articulated. distinctly uttered

  2. articulate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    utter distinctly (as respects the elementary sounds), PRONOUNCE, ENOUNCE, speak

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    express, formulate, articulated, define, enunciate

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How to use articulate in a sentence?

  1. Lindsey Graham:

    Here's what I predict. I think the nominee of our party is going to adopt my plan when it comes time to articulate how to destroy ISIL, we've fallen short here, but the fight continues. To those who are doing the fighting, I want to be your voice. To those in the Republican Party who want to win, check my plan out. Hillary, if you get to be President, I'll help you where I can. I hope you're not. But if you are, I'll be there to help you win a war we can't afford to lose.

  2. Bonnie Bowes:

    She was extremely frail and she was burned, but yet could very clearly articulate what happened, where she was, fear, everything that you would expect, i’m so proud of her and I know one day I’ll see her, although my heart will be forever broken without her.

  3. Limpsync:

    Music helps us to both articulate & express our emotions in a manner that's publicly acceptable.

  4. Rachel Walton:

    Stephanie Mines is brilliant in her ability to articulate the complexities of shock and trauma, along with the framework for healing that she has developed. This makes her classes deeply gratifying and inspiring. I now have invaluable tools that support me in caring for myself, as well as skills and a new perspective that helps me in my care of others.

  5. Ben Locke:

    When you put those two together, what they're really reflecting is students are more willing than ever to articulate being overwhelmed and to take that out on themselves, either through self-injury or through talking about the possibility of suicide or thinking actively about that and that plays out in all areas of university life, so universities are coping with the consequences of these kinds of behaviors and thoughts in ways that we haven't necessarily seen historically on a much greater scale.


Translations for articulate

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  • يتكلم بوArabic
  • шарнирен, свързвам, произнасям ясно, членоразделен, съединявам, артикулирам, изяснявам, отчетлив, ставен, ясенBulgarian
  • articulatCatalan, Valencian
  • artikulovatCzech
  • klar, artikulieren, redegewandt, ausdrücken, effektiv, betonenGerman
  • αρθρώνωGreek
  • articulado, claro, articular, vocalizar, elocuente, articularseSpanish
  • بیانPersian
  • artikuloida, ääntää selvästi, niveltääFinnish
  • éloquente, articuler, clair, articulé, éloquentFrench
  • siùbhlach, pongailScottish Gaelic
  • artikulált, érthető, világosHungarian
  • հոդաբաշխArmenian
  • pandai berbicaraIndonesian
  • artikularIdo
  • chiaro, eloquenteItalian
  • geärticuleerd, efficiënt, benadrukken, uitdrukken, duidelijk, articuleren, geleed, verzorgen, klaar, uitleggen, uitspreken, welbespraakt, gelede, taalvaardigDutch
  • articulaRomanian
  • выразительный, членораздельныйRussian
  • 說出Chinese

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