Articulate in a sentence as a verb

- This young guy was very articulate; I like him.

Can you articulate why you responded in this way?

It's a safe bet that if you can't articulate the position you're arguing against, you don't understand it well.

This leaves lots of room for whatever position you want to articulate—it just requires conscious care.

I highly recommend both for a read and a watch, and both will articulate the case far superior to anything I would be able to write here.

Articulate in a sentence as an adjective

This is an articulate, succinct article that clearly outlines the concern without any FUD or name-calling.

It is difficult to explain/articulate, especially since it happened such a long time ago and I'm working from memory, though.

Where has it failed?All in all, I was somewhat disappointed, especially given the well qualified and articulate author.

I hope that, regardless of where they stand on the piracy issue, HN users can be a little more articulate about why piracy is or is not permissible and stop referring to it inaccurately.

But this community is so relentlessly introspective, communicative, articulate, well-equipped, and outright successful.

Articulate definitions


provide with a joint; "the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"

See also: joint


put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"

See also: formulate word phrase


speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"

See also: pronounce enounce enunciate


unite by forming a joint or joints; "the ankle bone articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle bones"


express or state clearly

See also: enunciate vocalize vocalise


expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language; "articulate speech"; "an articulate orator"; "articulate beings"


consisting of segments held together by joints

See also: articulated