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Definitions and Synonyms of article | Another word for article | What is article?

Definition 1: one of a class of artifacts - [noun denoting tops]

Samples where article or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an article of clothing

(article is a kind of ...) a man-made object taken as a whole

(... is a kind of article ) an article that is offered for sale

(... is a kind of article ) an article that is fragile and easily broken

"pack the breakables separately"

(... is a kind of article ) a small inexpensive mass-produced article

(... is a kind of article ) (usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items

"buttons and needles are notions"

(... is a kind of article ) articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'

Definition 2: nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication - [noun denoting communication]

(article is a kind of ...) an artistic or literary composition

"he wrote an interesting piece on Iran" "the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests"

(article is a kind of ...) prose writing that is not fictional

(... is a kind of article ) an article giving opinions or perspectives

(... is a kind of article ) a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine

"they ran a feature on retirement planning"

(... is a kind of article ) an article published in a magazine

(... is a kind of article ) an article reporting news

(... is a kind of article ) a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication

(... is a kind of article ) a scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses

"he has written many scientific papers"

(... is a kind of article ) an article in a newspaper or magazine or journal that represents opinions and ideas and discussion rather than bare facts

Definition 3: (grammar) a determiner that may indicate the specificity of reference of a noun phrase - [noun denoting communication]

(article is a kind of ...) one of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases

(... is a kind of article ) a determiner (as `the' in English) that indicates specificity of reference

(... is a kind of article ) a determiner (as `a' or `some' in English) that indicates nonspecific reference

(article belongs to category ...) the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

Definition 4: a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for article in the sense of this definition

(article is a kind of ...) a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

"he always turns first to the business section" "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"

(... is a kind of article ) a clause that is appended to a legislative bill

(... is a kind of article ) a clause that used to be part of the contract with a professional athlete extending the contract for a year beyond its expiration

"the reserve clause was used to bind players to a particular ball club"

(... is a kind of article ) an inconspicuous clause in a document or bill that affects its meaning in a way that is not immediately apparent

"when I demanded my money he showed me the joker in the contract"

(... is a kind of article ) a clause in a contract that provides for an increase or a decrease in wages or prices or benefits etc. depending on certain conditions (as a change in the cost of living index)

(... is a kind of article ) a clause in an insurance policy that provides for double the face value of the policy in the case of accidental death

(... is a kind of article ) a clause in an insurance policy that relieves the insurer of responsibility to pay the initial loss up to a stated amount

(... is a kind of article ) a clause in a contract providing for arbitration of disputes arising under the contract

(... is part of article) writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)

(article belongs to category ...) a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law

Definition 5: bind by a contract; especially for a training period - [verb of communication]

(article is a kind of ...) bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted

"He's held by a contract" "I'll hold you by your promise"

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