ar·ti·cle n1 a: a separate and usu. numbered or otherwise marked section (as of a statute, indictment, will, or other writing)b: a separate point, charge, count, or clausec: a condition or stipulation in a document (as a contract)2: a document setting forth the terms of an agreement— usu. used in pl.article s of merger
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
effect, item, lifeless object, material, material object, matter, object, particular object, res, subject, substance, thing
(distinct section of a writing) noun
chapter, clause, contractual clause, division, item, portion, provision, proviso, res, section, subject, term of reference
associated concepts: article in a statute, paragraph of a statute, subdivision of a statute
canon, caput, condicio, dictated term, dogma, mandate, maxim, principle, requirement, rubric, set of terms, tenet
associated concepts: articles of incorporation
chapter (division), clause, condition (contingent provision), instrument (tool), item, law, member (constituent part), pandect (treatise), particular, product, report (detailed account), story (narrative), subheading, title (division)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.One clause or paragraph of a legal document.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
A paragraph or section of any writing, such as a portion of a corporate charter (called articles of incorporation), a will, or different sections of a statute.Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.Category: Representing Yourself in CourtCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
n.1 A separate and distinct part of a written instrument, such as a contract, statute, or constitution, that is often divided into sections.2 A written instrument, containing a series of rules and stipulations that are each designated as an article.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
n.a paragraph or section of any writing such as each portion of a will, corporate charter (articles of incorporation), or different sections of a statute.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.