Definition of articulate
(Entry 1 of 2)
1a : expressing oneself readily, clearly, and effectively an articulate teacher also : expressed in such a manner an articulate argument
c : able to speak So furious was he that he was hardly articulate …— Arthur Conan Doyle
Definition of articulate (Entry 2 of 2)
1a : to give clear and effective utterance to : to put into words articulate one's grievances He found it hard to articulate his feelings.
b : to utter distinctly articulating each note in the musical phrase
c : to give definition to (something, such as a shape or object) Eight shades of gray were chosen to articulate different spaces.— Carol Vogel
d : to give shape or expression to (something, such as a theme or concept) a drama that uses eerie props to articulate a sense of foreboding
1 : to utter clear and understandable sounds
2 : to become united or connected by or as if by a joint Most bones articulate with other bones in one or more places.
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