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  Definition of articulate
  1. express or state clearly
  2. 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?"
  3. put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
  4. provide with a joint; "the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"
  5. expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language; "articulate speech"; "an articulate orator"; "articulate beings"
  6. consisting of segments held together by joints
Similar Words: enunciate, vocalize, vocalise, pronounce, enounce, sound out, say, give voice, formulate, word, phrase, joint, articulated

 

See Also: communicative, communicatory, spoken

 

Hyponyms: twang, devoice, raise, lilt, palatalize, palatalise, nasalize, nasalise, mispronounce, aspirate, voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise, retroflex, subvocalize, subvocalise, syllabize, syllabise, drawl, round, labialize, labialise, lisp, stress, accent, accentuate, vowelize, vowelise, click, trill, sibilate, flap, explode, roll, ask, lexicalize, lexicalise, dogmatize, dogmatise, formularize, formularise, frame, redact, cast, put, couch

 

Entailments: talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise

 

Derivational Morphology: enunciation, diction, articulation, voice, articulator, pronunciation, orthoepy, idiom, idiomatic expression, phrasal idiom, set phrase, phrase, wording, phrasing, phraseology, choice of words, verbiage, word, formulation, expression, conceptualization, conceptualisation, join, joint, juncture, junction, articulatio, jointer, jointer plane, jointing plane, long plane

 

Anagrams: reticulate, auriculate

 

 
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