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articulate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of articulate

  1. able to express oneself clearly and well <the television crew covering the science fair were looking for photogenic and articulate students to explain their projects on the air> Synonyms eloquent, fluent, silver-tongued, well-spoken Related Words facile, glib, smooth-tongued, voluble; expressive, outspoken, verbal, vocal; blabby, chatty, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, verbose; unfaltering, unhesitating Near Antonyms faltering, halting, hesitant, maundering, mumbling, muttering, sputtering, stammering, stumbling, stuttering; mute, speechless, tongueless, tongue-tied, voiceless Antonyms inarticulate, ineloquent, unvocal




articulate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of articulate

  1. 1 to utter clearly and distinctly <uses a very measured tone and articulates every syllable when issuing scoldings> Synonyms enunciate Related Words express, pronounce, say, speak, talk, tell, utter, verbalize, vocalize, voice; speak out, speak up Near Antonyms falter, grunt, halt, hesitate, maunder, splutter, sputter, stammer, stumble, stutter; mouth, mumble, murmur, mutter, whisper; breathe, drawl, gasp

  2. 2 to convey in appropriate or telling terms <an essay that masterfully articulates the case for a greater commitment to space exploration> Synonyms phrase, clothe, couch, express, formulate, put, say, state, wordRelated Words craft, frame; hint, imply, insinuate, intimate, suggest; paraphrase, rephrase, restate, reword, summarize, translate; communicate, disclose, speak, talk, tell, utter, verbalize, vocalize; describe, render, write up

  3. 3 to express (a thought or emotion) in words <I'm not articulating my thoughts very well> Synonyms say, bring out, enunciate, pass, speak, state, talk, tell, utter, verbalize, vocalizeRelated Words air, discuss, give, look, share, sound, vent, ventilate, voice; blabber, bolt, blurt, get off, shoot; advertise, announce, blaze, broadcast, declare, post, proclaim, promulgate, publicize, publish; affirm, allege, assert, aver, avouch, avow; breathe, chirp, drawl, gasp, lip, mouth, murmur, purr, shout, splutter, spout, whisper; clothe, couch, formulate, formulize, phrase, put, word; comment, pipe up (with), remark; rip (out), snarlNear Antonyms stifle, suppress





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