|1.||[ verb ] speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way|
|Synonyms:||say pronounce enunciate sound_out enounce|
"She pronounces French words in a funny way" "I cannot say `zip wire'" "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
|Related terms:||stress explode voice drawl raise syllabize aspirate sibilate subvocalize lilt twang round palatalize devoice click trill mispronounce flap explode roll vocalize lisp subvocalise nasalise retroflex articulator enunciation pronunciation pronunciation talk|
|2.||[ verb ] put into words or an expression|
|Synonyms:||formulate phrase word give_voice|
"He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
|Related terms:||express frame ask dogmatize formularize lexicalize word word articulation formulation conceptualization wording|
|3.||[ verb ] provide with a joint|
"the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"
|Related terms:||supply carpentry articulation articulation jointer|
|4.||[ adjective ] expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language|
"articulate speech" "an articulate orator" "articulate beings"
|Related terms:||inarticulate eloquent speaking well-spoken well-spoken pronounced articulated spoken communicative|
|5.||[ adjective ] consisting of segments held together by joints|
|Related terms:||unarticulated jointed|
|6.||[ verb ] express or state clearly|
|Synonyms:||enunciate vocalise vocalize|
|Related terms:||state enunciation|