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Articulate

Ar`tic´u`late
a.1.Expressed in articles or in separate items or particulars.
2.Jointed; formed with joints; consisting of segments united by joints; as, articulate animals or plants.
3.Distinctly uttered; spoken so as to be intelligible; characterized by division into words and syllables; as, articulate speech, sounds, words.
Total changes of party and articulate opinion.
- Carlyle.
n.1.(Zool.) An animal of the subkingdom Articulata.
v. i.1.To utter articulate sounds; to utter the elementary sounds of a language; to enunciate; to speak distinctly.
[imp. & p. p. Articulated ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Articulating ( )]
2.To treat or make terms.
3.To join or be connected by articulation.
v. t.1.To joint; to unite by means of a joint; to put together with joints or at the joints.
2.To draw up or write in separate articles; to particularize; to specify.
3.To form, as the elementary sounds; to utter in distinct syllables or words; to enunciate; as, to articulate letters or language.
4.To express distinctly; to give utterance to.
To . . . articulate the dumb, deep want of the people.
- Carlyle.
Verb1.articulate - provide with a joint; "the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"
Synonyms: joint
2.articulate - put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
3.articulate - 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?"
4.articulate - express or state clearly
Adj.1.articulate - expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language; "articulate speech"; "an articulate orator"; "articulate beings"
Antonyms:
inarticulate, unarticulate - without or deprived of the use of speech or words; "inarticulate beasts"; "remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommital"; "inarticulate with rage"; "an inarticulate cry"
2.articulate - consisting of segments held together by joints
Synonyms: articulated
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