Articulate and Communicate


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Articulate verb – To convey in appropriate or telling terms.
Usage example: an essay that masterfully articulates the case for a greater commitment to space exploration

Communicate is a synonym for articulate in express topic. In some cases you can use "Communicate" instead a verb "Articulate", when it comes to topics like speech, words.
Nearby Words: articulation, articulated, articulately, articulating, articular
Synonyms for Articulate


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Communicate verb – To cause (something) to pass from one to another.
Articulate is a synonym for communicate in words topic. Sometimes you can use "Articulate" instead a verb "Communicate".
Nearby Words: communication, communicated, communicative, communicating, communicable
Synonyms for Communicate

Common collocations

desire articulate desire communicate desire
point articulate point communicate point
plan articulate plan communicate plan
story articulate story communicate story
Other nouns: findings, feelings, emotions, thoughts, ideas.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Fear Itself Cell Phones Are Useless: Seemingly played straight in "New Year's Day" and then subverted - The main character was a zombie all along so while she still remembered how to dial her friends phone numbers she couldn't articulate the words well enough to communicate with them.
  • On the other hand, Angelica, who is supposed to be 3, is able to communicate with the adults, and is far more articulate than a 3 year old should be.
  • Jommeke: Jommeke's pet parrot Flip is able to communicate in articulate sentences and converses with everybody.
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