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Definition of articulate
1(of a person or a person’s words) having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently:an articulate account of their experiences 2having joints or jointed segments. Zoology denoting a brachiopod that has projections and sockets that form a hinge joining the two halves of the shell.
1 [with object] express (an idea or feeling) fluently and coherently:they were unable to articulate their emotions pronounce (something) clearly and distinctly:he articulated each word with precision [no object]:people who do not articulate well are more difficult to lip-read 2 [no object] form a joint:the mandible is a solid piece articulating with the head
) be connected by joints:the wing is articulated to the thorax