HyperDic: articulate

English > 7 senses of the word articulate:
VERBpossessionarticulate, jointprovide with a joint
communicationarticulate, give voice, formulate, word, phraseput into words or an expression
communicationarticulate, pronounce, enounce, sound out, enunciate, sayspeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
stativearticulateunite by forming a joint or joints
communicationarticulate, enunciate, vocalize, vocaliseexpress or state clearly
ADJECTIVEallarticulateexpressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language / language
allarticulate, articulatedconsisting of segments held together by joints
articulate > pronunciation
Soundsaartih'kyahlaht; aartih'kyahley.t
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > articulate: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExpressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language / language.
Examples
  • "articulate speech"
  • "an articulate orator"
  • "articulate beings"
Narrowereloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spokenExpressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
speech-endowedcapable of speech
well-spokenspeaking or spoken fittingly or pleasingly
See alsocommunicative, communicatoryable or tending to communicate
spokenUttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech
Oppositeinarticulate, unarticulateWithout or deprived of the use of speech or words
Spanisharticulada, articulado
Catalanarticulat
Nounsarticulatenessthe quality of being facile in speech and writing
Adverbsarticulatelyin an articulate manner
articulatelywith eloquence
English > articulate: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningConsisting of segments held together by joints.
Synonymarticulated
NarrowerjointedHaving joints or jointed segments
Oppositeunarticulatednot consisting of segments that are held together by joints
Spanisharticulado
Catalanarticulat
English > articulate: 7 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningProvide with a joint.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymjoint
Categorycarpentry, woodworking, woodworkThe craft of a carpenter
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanisharticular, juntar
Nounsarticulationthe act of joining things in such a way that motion / motion is possible
articulation(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion / motion)
articulationthe shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
English > articulate: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningput into words or an expression.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsgive voice, formulate, word, phrase
Narroweraskdirect or put
dogmatize, dogmatisestate as a dogma
formularize, formulariseExpress as a formula
frame, redact, cast, put, couchformulate in a particular style or language
lexicalize, lexicalisemake or coin into a word or accept a new word into the lexicon of a language
Broaderexpress, show, evinceGive expression / expression to
Spanishformular
Catalanformular, redactar
Nounsarticulationexpressing in coherent verbal / verbal form
English > articulate: 7 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningspeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspronounce, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say
Entailstalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Narroweraspiratepronounce with aspiration
clickproduce a click
devoiceUtter with tense vocal chords
drawllengthen and slow down or draw out
explodeCause to burst as a result of air pressure
flappronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds
liltarticulate in a very careful and rhythmic way
lispspeak with a lisp
mispronounce, misspeakpronounce a word incorrectly
nasalize, nasalisepronounce with a lowered velum
nasalize, nasalisespeak nasally or through the nose
palatalize, palatalisepronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate
raisepronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth
retroflexarticulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate
rollpronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/
round, labialize, labialisepronounce with rounded lips
sibilatepronounce with an initial sibilant
stress, accent, accentuateput stress on
subvocalize, subvocalisearticulate without making audible sounds
syllabize, syllabiseUtter with distinct articulation of each syllable
trillpronounce with a trill, of the phoneme 'r'
twangpronounce with a nasal twang
vocalize, vocalise, vowelize, vowelisepronounce as a vowel
voice, sound, vocalize, vocaliseUtter with vibrating vocal chords
Spanisharticular, decir, declarar, hablar, pronunciar, sentenciar
Catalanarticular, declarar, parlar, pronunciar, sentenciar
Adjectivesarticulatory, articulativeof or relating to articulation
Nounsarticulationthe aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
articulationexpressing in coherent verbal / verbal form
articulatorsomeone who pronounces words
English > articulate: 7 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningUnite by forming a joint or joints.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"the ankle bone articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle bones"
Broaderconnect, link, link up, join, uniteBe or become joined or united or linked
English > articulate: 7 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningExpress or state clearly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsenunciate, vocalize, vocalise
Broaderstate, say, tellExpress in words / words
Spanisharticular, enunciar, vocalizar
Catalanenunciar
Adjectivesarticulativeof or relating to articulation
Nounsarticulationexpressing in coherent verbal / verbal form

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