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1. articulate

adjective. ['ɑːrˈtɪkjəˌleɪt, ɑːrˈtɪkjələt'] expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language.

Synonyms

  • smooth-spoken
  • well-spoken
  • communicatory
  • eloquent
  • silver-tongued
  • fluent
  • speech-endowed
  • facile
  • communicative
  • spoken

Antonyms

  • uncommunicative
  • inarticulate
  • implode
  • applaud

Etymology

  • articulatus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word articulate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Stress your ability to be concise, articulate and to adapt your communication style to your specific audience.

2. Verb, base form
Educate individuals until they can enthusiastically articulate what your company has to offer.

3. Adjective
An online dating site can be a useful platform to meet articulate and interesting people in your area.

Quotes containing the word articulate


1. Here is just the beginning of a list of skills that exam results cannot possibly hope to reflect: interpersonal skills, the ability to entertain, how articulate we are as speakers, our ability to work as part of a team, the ability to deal with challenges and invention.
- Alexandra Adornetto

2. You do have a story inside you; it lies articulate and waiting to be written — behind your silence and your suffering.
- Anne Rice

3. Poetry is often the art of overhearing yourself say things you didn't know you knew. It is a learned skill to force yourself to articulate your life, your present world or your possibilities for the future.
- David Whyte

2. articulate

verb. ['ɑːrˈtɪkjəˌleɪt, ɑːrˈtɪkjələt'] put into words or an expression.

Synonyms

  • express
  • phrase
  • show
  • dogmatise
  • couch
  • dogmatize
  • give voice
  • ask
  • frame
  • put
  • lexicalise
  • redact
  • evince
  • word
  • formulate
  • formularize
  • cast
  • formularise

Antonyms

  • square
  • angular
  • praise
  • top

Etymology

  • articulatus (Latin)

3. articulate

verb. ['ɑːrˈtɪkjəˌleɪt, ɑːrˈtɪkjələt'] provide with a joint.

Synonyms

  • joint
  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • thin
  • reduce
  • exact

Etymology

  • articulatus (Latin)

4. articulate

verb. ['ɑːrˈtɪkjəˌleɪt, ɑːrˈtɪkjələt'] speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way.

Synonyms

  • lisp
  • explode
  • enunciate
  • accent
  • speak
  • misspeak
  • palatalise
  • subvocalize
  • vowelise
  • voice
  • round
  • roll
  • mispronounce
  • verbalize
  • click
  • vocalize
  • verbalise
  • sibilate
  • trill
  • nasalize
  • say
  • aspirate
  • palatalize
  • devoice
  • labialise
  • talk
  • enounce
  • labialize
  • vowelize
  • sound
  • sound out
  • mouth
  • stress
  • pronounce
  • accentuate
  • utter
  • nasalise
  • raise
  • subvocalise
  • lilt
  • retroflex
  • syllabise
  • vocalise
  • syllabize
  • drawl
  • flap

Antonyms

  • voice
  • specify
  • passive voice
  • active voice

Etymology

  • articulatus (Latin)

5. articulate

adjective. ['ɑːrˈtɪkjəˌleɪt, ɑːrˈtɪkjələt'] consisting of segments held together by joints.

Synonyms

  • jointed

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • prove

Etymology

  • articulatus (Latin)

6. articulate

verb. ['ɑːrˈtɪkjəˌleɪt, ɑːrˈtɪkjələt'] express or state clearly.

Synonyms

  • enunciate
  • vocalize
  • tell
  • vocalise
  • say

Antonyms

  • foreground
  • close up
  • whisper
  • shout

Etymology

  • articulatus (Latin)

7. articulate

verb. ['ɑːrˈtɪkjəˌleɪt, ɑːrˈtɪkjələt'] unite by forming a joint or joints.

Synonyms

  • unite
  • link
  • link up
  • join

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • malfunction
  • stand still
  • stay

Etymology

  • articulatus (Latin)
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