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    Articulate

    What does it mean.

    He is an articulate man.

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    [Not a teacher]

    Someone eloquent and endowed with the power of speech.
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    Re: Articulate

    Quote Originally Posted by José Manuel Rosón Bravo View Post
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    Someone eloquent and endowed with the power of speech.
    Do they mean the same?

    He is an articulate man. - He is an eloquent man.

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    "Eloquent" has a sense of being powerful and persuasive that "articulate" does not.

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    Re: Articulate

    Kotfor, after 370 posts, I'm sure you're aware of the OneLook site. If not, you need to bookmark it immediately. It's free.

    What does it mean?

    He is an articulate man.
    Before asking questions like this, please give us reason to believe that you have made some effort to find out the answer for yourself.

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    Re: Articulate

    Quote Originally Posted by Kotfor View Post
    What does it "He is an articulate man" mean?
    Please see my amendment to the construction of your question.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "Eloquent" has a sense of being powerful and persuasive that "articulate" does not.
    Obviously most words have their specific meaning and usage, and you are right in your comment, but I knew "eloquent" as a synonym of articulate, and I see that many thesaurus include it among other synonyms of articulate.

    Please have a look at these:

    http://www.thesaurus.com/browse/articulate
    http://www.merriam-webster.com/thesa...5Badjective%5D
    http://www.synonym.com/synonyms/articulate/
    http://www.urbandictionary.com/defin...erm=Articulate

    Anyway, to define the word without including synonyms, possible synonyms or related words, just "endowed with the power of speech".
    José Manuel Rosón Bravo

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    Quote Originally Posted by José Manuel Rosón Bravo View Post
    Obviously most words have their specific meaning and usage, and you are right in your comment, but I knew "eloquent" as a synonym of articulate, and I see that many thesaurus include it among other synonyms of articulate.

    Please have a look at these:

    http://www.thesaurus.com/browse/articulate
    http://www.merriam-webster.com/thesa...5Badjective%5D
    http://www.synonym.com/synonyms/articulate/
    http://www.urbandictionary.com/defin...erm=Articulate

    Anyway, to define the word without including synonyms, possible synonyms or related words, just "endowed with the power of speech".
    So, in fact, your post at #2 was not at all helpful; giving, as it did, the misleading information that it had the one meaning that you attributed to it.

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    Re: Articulate

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    So, in fact, your post at #2 was not at all helpful; giving, as it did, the misleading information that it had the one meaning that you attributed to it.
    Is "eloquent" a synonym of "articulate" or not?

    Obviously, all synonyms have specific meaning and implications, but they are synonyms because they mean pretty much the same thing with only a tiny difference or because they converge on a same meaning.

    If so, my first post includes a synonym in the description as a way of facilitating its understanding, where the two of them refer to an effective user of language.
    José Manuel Rosón Bravo

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