HyperDic: illustrate

English > 3 senses of the word illustrate:
VERBcommunicationillustrate, exemplify, instanceclarify by giving an example of
creationillustratedepict with an illustration
creationillustratesupply with illustrations
illustrate > pronunciation
Soundsih'lahstrey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > illustrate: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningclarify by giving an example of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsexemplify, instance
Broaderelaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilateadd details, as to an account or idea
Spanishejemplificar, ilustrar, ofrecer como ejemplo
Catalanexemplificar
Adjectivesillustrativeclarifying by use of examples
Nounsillustrationan item of information that is typical of a class or group
illustrationshowing by example
English > illustrate: 3 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningdepict with an illustration.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
Broaderpicture, depict, render, showshow in, or as in, a picture / picture
Spanishilustrar
Catalanil·lustrar
Adjectivesillustrativeserving to demonstrate
Nounsillustrationa visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject / subject / subject more pleasing or easier to understand
illustrationartwork that helps make something clear or attractive
English > illustrate: 3 senses > verb 3, creation
MeaningSupply with illustrations.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"illustrate a book with drawings"
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Spanishilustrar
Catalanil·lustrar
Nounsillustrationa visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject / subject / subject more pleasing or easier to understand
illustrationartwork that helps make something clear or attractive
illustratoran artist who makes illustrations (for books / books or magazines or advertisements etc.)

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