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articulate


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Articulate  \Ar*tic"u*late\,  a.  [L.  articulatus.  See 
  {Articulata}.] 
  1.  Expressed  in  articles  or  in  separate  items  or  particulars. 
  [Archaic]  --Bacon. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Articulate  \Ar*tic"u*late\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  animal  of  the  subkingdom  Articulata. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Articulate  \Ar*tic"u*late\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Articulated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Articulating}]. 
  1.  To  utter  articulate  sounds;  to  utter  the  elementary  sounds 
  of  a  language;  to  enunciate;  to  speak  distinctly. 
 
  2.  To  treat  or  make  terms.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  join  or  be  connected  by  articulation. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Articulate  \Ar*tic"u*late\,  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.  [Obs.] 
 
  3.  To  form  as  the  elementary  sounds;  to  utter  in  distinct 
  syllables  or  words  to  enunciate;  as  to  articulate 
  letters  or  language.  ``To  articulate  a  word.''  --Ray. 
 
  4.  To  express  distinctly;  to  give  utterance  to 
 
  Luther  articulated  himself  upon  a  process  that  hand 
  already  begun  in  the  Christian  church.  --Bibliotheca 
  Sacra. 
 
  To  .  .  .  articulate  the  dumb,  deep  want  of  the 
  people.  --Carlyle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  articulate 
  adj  1:  expressing  yourself  easily  or  characterized  by  clear 
  expressive  language;  "articulate  speech";  "an 
  articulate  orator";  "articulate  beings"  [ant:  {inarticulate}] 
  2:  consisting  of  segments  held  together  by  joints  [syn:  {articulated}] 
  [ant:  {unarticulated}] 
  v  1:  provide  with  a  joint,  as  of  two  pieces  of  wood  [syn:  {joint}] 
  2:  put  into  words  or  an  expression;  "He  formulated  his  concerns 
  to  the  board  of  trustees"  [syn:  {formulate},  {word},  {phrase}] 
  3:  speak,  pronounce,  or  utter  in  a  certain  way  "She  pronounces 
  French  words  in  a  funny  way";  "I  cannot  say  `zip  wire'" 
  [syn:  {pronounce},  {enounce},  {enunciate},  {say}] 
  4:  express  or  state  clearly  [syn:  {enunciate},  {vocalize}] 




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