Articulate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɑːrˈtɪkjʊleɪt|  American pronunciation of the word articulate
Brit.  |ɑːˈtɪkjʊleɪt|  British pronunciation of the word articulate
- provide with a joint (syn: joint)
- put into words or an expression (syn: formulate, phrase, word)
- speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way (syn: enounce, enunciate, pronounce, say)
- unite by forming a joint or joints
- express or state clearly (syn: enunciate, vocalize)
- expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language
- consisting of segments held together by joints (syn: articulated)


She's an intelligent and articulate speaker.

He was very articulate about his feelings on the subject.

The baby is beginning to form articulate words and phrases.

He had some trouble articulating his thoughts.

We disagree with the views articulated by the administration.

a theory first articulated by ancient philosophers

the bones that articulate with the clavicle

I found it difficult to articulate my feelings.

Secret whispers of sorrow which may never be uttered in articulate and audible words.

Many people are unable to articulate the unhappiness they feel.

He was so drunk that he could barely articulate his words.

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

His enunciation is perfectly articulate.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: articulate
he/she/it: articulates
present participle: articulating
past tense: articulated
past participle: articulated
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