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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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