Definitions of article

  1. To stipulate.
  2. To bind by written agreement, as an apprentice.
  3. To draw up or bind by articles.
  4. To bind by or set forth in articles.
  5. To agree by articles; to stipulate; to bargain; to covenant.
  6. To draw up in distinct particulars; to bind by articles of agreement; to accuse or charge by an exhibition of articles.
  7. To bind by conditions; to stipulate.
  8. one of a class of artifacts; " an article of clothing"
  9. nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
  10. ( grammar) a determiner that may indicate the specificity of reference of a noun phrase
  11. bind by a contract; especially for a training period
  12. 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.
  13. A literary composition, forming an independent portion of a magazine, newspaper, or cyclopedia.
  14. Subject; matter; concern; distinct.
  15. A particular one of various things; as, an article of merchandise; salt is a necessary article.
  16. Precise point of time; moment.
  17. 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.
  18. One of the segments of an articulated appendage.
  19. To formulate in articles; to set forth in distinct particulars.
  20. To accuse or charge by an exhibition of articles.
  21. To bind by articles of covenant or stipulation; as, to article an apprentice to a mechanic.
  22. A single clause, item, or particular, as in a contract or treaty; a prose composition, complete in itself, in a newspaper, magazine, or work of reference; as, an article on peace; a material thing, as one of a class; as, an article of clothing; an item; any of the words a, an, and the used before nouns and substantives to define or limit their application.
  23. A separate element, member, or part of anything: a particular substance: a single clause, or term: ( gram.) one of the particles, an or a and the.
  24. A condition; an item or thing. In gram., a, an, and the.
  25. A particular thing; item; proposition.
  26. An essay; paper.
  27. One of a class of limiting adjectives, as a, an, and the.
  28. A single particular in a statement, treaty, contract, or account; a point of faith; a distinct part; a separate substance or commodity; a contribution to a pediodical; that part of a stalk or stem which is between two joints; a word used before nouns, to limit or define their application. In the article of death, at the moment of death. Articles of war, a military code.
  29. A clause or item; a particular thing; a contribution in a periodical; in gram., a word put before a noun to point it out and limit its application.