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?"
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
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
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
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.
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
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How to use articulate in a sentence?
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.
I had no idea what that was so I went down to Chinatown and got myself a copy out of curiosity. with all due respect to my generation back in the 60s, the kids today are much more articulate.
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.
It allows us to better articulate who has a problem and who doesn't, and it takes it out of the hands of the client or the culture or the church and puts it squarely on the science, it tells us that this is unrelated to sexual orientation or gender identity, and we didn't have that before. It takes out all that judgment.
I had to resign myself, many years ago, that I'm not too articulate when it comes to explaining how I feel about things. But my music does it for me, it really does.
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- 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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