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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. Phil Davis:

    I'm Phil Davis. I write about this stuff -- not necessarily to this extent, but shootings and death -- all the time, but as much as I'm going to try to articulate how traumatizing it is to be hiding under your desk, you don't know until you're there and you feel helpless.

  2. Carol Schweitzer:

    Dominant pollen that was found on this young lady’s clothing was oak, in addition, there was a lot of spruce and hemlock and those three pollens the researcher was able to articulate were from the northeastern U.S., probably in a very heavy forest area.

  3. Charles Murray:

    Educated citizens can give reasons for their beliefs and can defend intellectually the positions they hold. That requires that we understand and articulate the positions with which we disagree.

  4. Robert Mueller:

    You could be smart, aggressive, articulate, indeed persuasive, but if you are not honest, your reputation will suffer, and once lost, a good reputation can never, ever be regained. The saying goes: If you have integrity, nothing else matters, and if you do not have integrity, nothing else matters.

  5. California Sen. Barbara Boxer:

    Oh, she's bouncing for sure. But, you know, she's bouncing because she really is very articulate, she's very good with words, (but) I think when people see her deeds and see her mean-spiritedness, she won't be on the top anymore.


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
  • artikulereNorwegian
  • articulaRomanian
  • выразительный, членораздельныйRussian
  • 說出Chinese

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