n.1.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.
2.A literary composition, forming an independent portion of a magazine, newspaper, or cyclopedia.
3.Subject; matter; concern; distinct.
This last article will hardly be believed.
- De Foe.
4.A distinct part.
5.A particular one of various things; as, an article of merchandise; salt is a necessary article.
6.Precise point of time; moment.
7.(Gram.) 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.
8.(Zool.) One of the segments of an articulated appendage.
Articles of Confederation
the compact which was first made by the original thirteen States of the United States. They were adopted March 1, 1781, and remained the supreme law until March, 1789.
Articles of impeachment
an instrument which, in cases of impeachment, performs the same office which an indictment does in a common criminal case.
Articles of war
rules and regulations, fixed by law, for the better government of the army.
In the article of death
at the moment of death; in the dying struggle.
Lords of the articles
(Scot. Hist.) a standing committee of the Scottish Parliament to whom was intrusted the drafting and preparation of the acts, or bills for laws.
The Thirty-nine Articles
statements (thirty-nine in number) of the tenets held by the Church of England.
v. t.1.To formulate in articles; to set forth in distinct particulars.
[imp. & p. p. Articled ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Articling ( ).]
2.To accuse or charge by an exhibition of articles.
3.To bind by articles of covenant or stipulation; as, to article an apprentice to a mechanic.
v. i.1.To agree by articles; to stipulate; to bargain; to covenant.
Noun1.Articlearticle - nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
2.article - one of a class of artifacts; "an article of clothing"
3.article - a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
Synonyms: clause
4.article - (grammar) a determiner that may indicate the specificity of reference of a noun phrase
Verb1.article - bind by a contract; especially for a training period
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artichoke heart
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article of clothing
article of commerce
article of faith
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