Meaning of ARTICLE in English

ARTICLE

noun a distinct part.

2. article ·noun precise point of time; moment.

3. article ·noun subject; matter; concern; distinct.

4. article ·noun one of the segments of an articulated appendage.

5. article ·noun to accuse or charge by an exhibition of articles.

6. article ·noun to formulate in articles; to set forth in distinct particulars.

7. article ·noun to bind by articles of covenant or stipulation; as, to article an apprentice to a mechanic.

8. article ·noun a literary composition, forming an independent portion of a magazine, newspaper, or cyclopedia.

9. article ·noun a particular one of various things; as, an article of merchandise; salt is a necessary article.

10. article ·vi to agree by articles; to stipulate; to bargain; to covenant.

11. article ·noun one of the three words, a, an, the, used before nouns to limit or define their application. a (or an) is called the indefinite article, the the definite article.

12. article ·noun a distinct portion of an instrument, discourse, literary work, or any other writing, consisting of two or more particulars, or treating of various topics; as, an article in the constitution. hence: a clause in a contract, system of regulations, treaty, or the like; a term, condition, or stipulation in a contract; a concise statement; as, articles of agreement.

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