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Meaning of "articulate" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ARTICULATE

From Latin articulāre to divide into joints.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ARTICULATE

articulate  [ɑːˈtɪkjʊlɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ARTICULATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Articulate is a verb and can also act as an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb articulate in English.

WHAT DOES ARTICULATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Articulate

Articulate may refer to: ▪ Articulate!, a board game in which players describe words from different categories ▪ Articulate brachiopods, brachiopods with toothed hinges and simple opening and closing muscles ▪ Articulate sign, a sign of the zodiac that facilitates speaking and communication ▪ Articulate sound, to move the tongue, lips, or other speech organs in order to make speech sounds ▪ Articulated vehicle, a vehicle which has a pivoting joint in its construction...

Definition of articulate in the English dictionary

The first definition of articulate in the dictionary is able to express oneself fluently and coherently. Other definition of articulate is having the power of speech. Articulate is also distinct, clear, or definite; well-constructed.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ARTICULATE

PRESENT

Present
I articulate
you articulate
he/she/it articulates
we articulate
you articulate
they articulate
Present continuous
I am articulating
you are articulating
he/she/it is articulating
we are articulating
you are articulating
they are articulating
Present perfect
I have articulated
you have articulated
he/she/it has articulated
we have articulated
you have articulated
they have articulated
Present perfect continuous
I have been articulating
you have been articulating
he/she/it has been articulating
we have been articulating
you have been articulating
they have been articulating
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I articulated
you articulated
he/she/it articulated
we articulated
you articulated
they articulated
Past continuous
I was articulating
you were articulating
he/she/it was articulating
we were articulating
you were articulating
they were articulating
Past perfect
I had articulated
you had articulated
he/she/it had articulated
we had articulated
you had articulated
they had articulated
Past perfect continuous
I had been articulating
you had been articulating
he/she/it had been articulating
we had been articulating
you had been articulating
they had been articulating
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will articulate
you will articulate
he/she/it will articulate
we will articulate
you will articulate
they will articulate
Future continuous
I will be articulating
you will be articulating
he/she/it will be articulating
we will be articulating
you will be articulating
they will be articulating
Future perfect
I will have articulated
you will have articulated
he/she/it will have articulated
we will have articulated
you will have articulated
they will have articulated
Future perfect continuous
I will have been articulating
you will have been articulating
he/she/it will have been articulating
we will have been articulating
you will have been articulating
they will have been articulating
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would articulate
you would articulate
he/she/it would articulate
we would articulate
you would articulate
they would articulate
Conditional continuous
I would be articulating
you would be articulating
he/she/it would be articulating
we would be articulating
you would be articulating
they would be articulating
Conditional perfect
I would have articulate
you would have articulate
he/she/it would have articulate
we would have articulate
you would have articulate
they would have articulate
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been articulating
you would have been articulating
he/she/it would have been articulating
we would have been articulating
you would have been articulating
they would have been articulating
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you articulate
we let´s articulate
you articulate
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to articulate
Past participle
articulated
Present Participle
articulating
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ARTICULATE


aciculate
əˈsɪkjʊlɪt
apiculate
əˈpɪkjʊlɪt
auriculate
ɔːˈrɪkjʊlɪt
biauriculate
ˌbaɪɔːˈrɪkjʊlɪt
canaliculate
ˌkænəˈlɪkjʊlɪt
corbiculate
kɔːˈbɪkjʊlɪt
denticulate
dɛnˈtɪkjʊlɪt
funiculate
fjʊˈnɪkjʊlɪt
geniculate
dʒɪˈnɪkjʊlɪt
immaculate
ɪˈmækjʊlɪt
inarticulate
ˌɪnɑːˈtɪkjʊlɪt
multarticulate
ˌmʌltɑːˈtɪkjʊlɪt
particulate
pɑːˈtɪkjʊlɪt
pediculate
pɪˈdɪkjʊlɪt
reticulate
rɪˈtɪkjʊlɪt
scrobiculate
skrəʊˈbɪkjʊlɪt
straticulate
strəˈtɪkjʊlɪt
testiculate
tɛˈstɪkjʊlɪt
turriculate
tʌˈrɪkjʊlɪt
unguiculate
ʌŋˈɡwɪkjʊlɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ARTICULATE

articled
articled clerk
articles
articles of association
Articles of Confederation
Articles of War
articulable
articulacy
articular
articulated
articulated lorry
articulated vehicle
articulately
articulateness
articulation
articulative
articulator
articulatory
articulatory loop
articulatory phonetics

WORDS THAT END LIKE ARTICULATE

accumulate
calculate
chocolate
circulate
congratulate
consulate
cumulate
ejaculate
emulate
formulate
insulate
manipulate
modulate
populate
postulate
reformulate
regulate
simulate
speculate
stimulate
stipulate

Synonyms and antonyms of articulate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ARTICULATE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «articulate» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of articulate

Translation of «articulate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ARTICULATE

Find out the translation of articulate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of articulate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «articulate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

善表达的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

que se expresa bien
570 millions of speakers

English

articulate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुखर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

توضيح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сформулировать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

articulado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গ্রন্থিবদ্ধ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

qui s´exprime bien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengartikulasikan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

redegewandt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

優れた表現力のある
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

분명한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Articulate
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புகுத்துவதற்கான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्पष्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ifade
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

che si esprime bene
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

artykułować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сформулювати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

articula
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αρθρώσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verwoord
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

artikulera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

artikulere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of articulate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ARTICULATE»

The term «articulate» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.428 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ARTICULATE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «articulate» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «articulate» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about articulate

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10 QUOTES WITH «ARTICULATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word articulate.
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Floyd Abrams
So sometimes the facts are good and sometimes the facts are bad, the important thing from the point of view of a principle as broad and important as freedom of speech is that the courts articulate and set forth in a very protective way what those principles are.
2
Noah Baumbach
Being articulate, my parents could make anything sound reasonable.
3
Ann Beattie
I feel that these stories are being written to articulate certain confusions and disappointments, and I do mean to shake up the reader, and I do hope they're on target.
4
Polly Berrien Berends
The parent is the strongest statement that the child hears regarding what it means to be alive and real. More than what we say or do, the way we are expresses what we think it means to be alive. So the articulate parent is less a telling than a listening individual.
5
Peter Berg
What first caught my eye about Rihanna was an interview she did with Diane Sawyer after the Chris Brown incident, where she was very articulate, very poised, obviously a smart girl who talked about a very traumatic experience.
6
Philip E. Berger
My colleagues have expressed confidence in my ability to articulate our conservative message and to provide new focus to our efforts in the General Assembly.
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Astrid Berges-Frisbey
When I'm working on my characters, that's something I pay a lot of attention to: how their body works, how they move, how they articulate.
8
Gordon Bethune
Somebody who knows what they're doing, who has a good track record, they come across as very articulate, bright and looking for a challenge - that's absolutely my kind of hire.
9
John Boozman
I like some of the young guys like Senator Thune. He's a guy that looks good. He's very articulate, he's very smart, and he truly is a public servant.
10
David Bowie
I'm not very articulate.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ARTICULATE»

Discover the use of articulate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to articulate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Articulate While Black: Barack Obama, Language, and Race in ...
In Articulate While Black, two renowned scholars of Black Language address language and racial politics in the U.S. through an insightful examination of President Barack Obama's language use-and America's response to it.
H. Samy Alim, Geneva Smitherman, 2012
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It's the Way You Say It: Becoming Articulate, Well-Spoken, ...
Dr. Carol Fleming provides detailed advice and scores of exercises for • Understanding how others hear you • Dealing with specific speech problems • Varying your vocal patterns to make your speech more dynamic • Using grammar and ...
Carol A. Fleming, 2013
3
Essential Articulate Studio '09
Provides instructions on using Articulate Studio '09 to create informational and instructional materials.
Patti Shank, Jennifer Bircher, 2009
4
The Articulate Mammal: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics
This Routledge Classics edition includes a new foreword by the author. ‘An excellent and very welcome guide to psycholinguistics...highly recommended.’ The Washington Post A classic in its field for almost forty years, The Articulate ...
Jean Aitchison, 2011
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Learning Articulate Storyline
This book provides one-on-one tutoring to help you quickly get up to speed with the basics while also learning how to best apply Storyline features in the context of the work you do.If you're an e-learning developer, writer, designer, ...
Stephanie Harnett, 2013
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The Articulate Classroom: Talking and Learning in the ...
First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Prue Goodwin, 2013
7
The Articulate Body: The Physical Training of the Actor
This book attempts to re-think and analyse a contemporary actor's physical needs, looking at the actor's physical training not as a series of skills, but as a skill in itself, specific to the actor.
Anne Dennis, 2002
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Articulate Objects: Voice, Sculpture and Performance
These are just some of the questions brought up by this unique and unusual collection of essays, which presents subjects and categories often overlooked by the disciplines of art history, visual culture, theatre history and comparative ...
Aura Satz, Jon Wood, 2009
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The Articulate Advocate: New Techniques of Persuasion for ...
Questions that lawyers face daily, such as What do I do with my hands? Aren’t gestures distracting? How do I remember everything? and I tend to talk so fast—how can I slow down? are among the questions addressed in this handbook.
Brian K. Johnson, Marsha Hunter, 2009
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Articulate Images: The Sister Arts from Hogarth to Tennyson
Rich with historical and cultural value, these works are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.
Richard Wendorf, 1983

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ARTICULATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term articulate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Just Say No
It has taken further-left upstart parties, such as Syriza in Greece and Podemos in Spain, to articulate the popular revulsion against eight years of ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
2
We Must Put an End to Gender Conversion Therapy for Kids
Statutes to ban conversion therapy can be written to clearly articulate that we are not discouraging therapists from working with youth to explore ... «Wired, Jul 15»
3
My friend died of cancer. Six months later, I met her widower's new …
At the funeral, Alberto gave the most passionate and articulate eulogy I had ever witnessed. I was dumbfounded. It was Tammy who had been ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
4
How to Separate Yourself From the Competition
... a “unique selling proposition,” but in a competitive marketplace where it seems everything's been done, it can sometimes be hard to articulate ... «Entrepreneur, Jul 15»
5
Hours After Exit, Varoufakis Emerges as #MinisterOfAwesome
... as suggestions of other people — specifically Professor Steven Keen, “a very vocal and articulate supporter of Varoufakis,” said Mr. Maunder, ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
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Even scoliosis couldn't stop Olympic medalist Natalie Coughlin
That's when I lose the ability to articulate my spine. It actually went undiagnosed for a long time. I was 30 when I finally got a doctor to X-ray me. «ESPN, Jul 15»
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Michael Douglas' sensitive new role: promoting Jewish identity
Israel's responsibility is to articulate and clarify that narrative what their next steps are going to be." Douglas spoke of the region as if he were a ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
8
When we blame tech for everything, capitalism gets off the hook
... otherwise entirely reasonable, with excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to articulate arguments well, fall into the blaming tech trap. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
9
Children lobby for the Medical University of South Carolina on …
“They're articulate and they're sincere and they know what a difference good health care for children can make,” Votava said. And the ... «Charleston Post Courier, Jul 15»
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Two Current Fronts of the American Health Care Wars: Hepatitis C …
Otherwise an articulate critic of corporate for-profit medicine, he can't help but feel as if he just won the lottery. Hepatitis C is a disease that ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Articulate [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/articulate>. Apr 2020 ».
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