Definition and Meanings for articulate
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Part of Speech of articulate
adjective, noun, intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, transitive verb
Etymology of articulate
Meaning of articulate
- expressed in articles or in separate items or particulars.
- jointed; formed with joints; consisting of segments united by joints; as, articulate animals or plants.
- distinctly uttered; spoken so as to be intelligible; characterized by division into words and syllables; as, articulate speech, sounds, words.
- an animal of the subkingdom articulata.
as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to utter articulate sounds; to utter the elementary sounds of a language; to enunciate; to speak distinctly.
- to treat or make terms.
- to join or be connected by articulation.
as transitive verb
- to joint; to unite by means of a joint; to put together with joints or at the joints.
- to draw up or write in separate articles; to particularize; to specify.
- to form, as the elementary sounds; to utter in distinct syllables or words; to enunciate; as, to articulate letters or language.
- to express distinctly; to give utterance to.