n. A joint connecting two parts of the body.n. One of the parts thus connected; a jointed segment or part.n. In botany, the name formerly given to that part of a stalk or stem which is between two joints.n. A separate member or portion of anything. In particular— A clause, item, point, or particular in a contract, treaty, or other formal agreement; a condition or stipulation in a contract or bargain: as, articles of association; articles of apprenticeship.n. A distinct proposition in a connected series; one of the particulars constituting a system: as, the Thirty-nine Articles; the articles of religion.n. A separate clause or provision of a statute: as, the act of the six articles (see below).n. A distinct charge or count: as, articles of impeachment.n. A distinct item in an account or a list.n. One of a series of regulations: as, the articles of war.n. A literary composition on a specific topic, forming an independent portion of a book or literary publication, especially of a newspaper, magazine, review, or other periodical: as, an article on war, or on earthquakes and their causes.n. A material thing as part of a class, or, absolutely, a particular substance or commodity: as, an article of merchandise; an article of clothing; salt is a necessary article.n. A particular immaterial thing; a matter.n. A concern; a piece of business; a subject. A point or nick of time joining two successive periods; a juncture; a moment; the moment or very moment.n. The number 10, or any number ending in a cipher.n. In grammar, a word used attributively to limit the application of a noun to one individual or set of individuals, and also to indicate whether the noun used signifies indefinitely one or any one of the class which it names, or definitely a specific object of thought.To state in detail; particularize; specify.To accuse or charge by an exhibition of articles or accusations.To bind by articles of covenant or stipulation: as, to article an apprentice.To agree by articles; stipulate.n. That part of the proceedings which corresponds to the charge in our English bill in chancery to set aside a deed. The answer is called articles approbatory.