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Definition of Illustrate

Illustrate

  1. To make clear, bright, or luminous.
  2. To set in a clear light; to exhibit distinctly or conspicuously.
  3. To make clear, intelligible, or apprehensible; to elucidate, explain, or exemplify, as by means of figures, comparisons, and examples.
  4. To adorn with pictures, as a book or a subject; to elucidate with pictures, as a history or a romance.
  5. To give renown or honor to; to make illustrious; to glorify.
  6. Illustrated; distinguished; illustrious.

Illustrate Quotations

An example I often use to illustrate the reality of vanity, is this: look at the peacock; it's beautiful if you look at it from the front. But if you look at it from behind, you discover the truth... Whoever gives in to such self-absorbed vanity has huge misery hiding inside them.
Pope Francis

To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.
Robert Burton

Occasionally projects just take off unexpectedly, sometimes you can work away at sketches and ideas for years before they are published. There are a number of authors I would be eager to illustrate.
John Howe

Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live, and illustrate the times.
Ben Jonson

Interesting phenomena occur when two or more rhythmic patterns are combined, and these phenomena illustrate very aptly the enrichment of information that occurs when one description is combined with another.
Gregory Bateson
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Illustrate Translations

illustrate in Dutch is veraanschouwelijken, illustreren
illustrate in Finnish is kuvittaa
illustrate in French is illustrez, illustrent, illustrer, illustrons
illustrate in German is veranschaulichen, veranschaulichen, illustriere
illustrate in Norwegian is illustrere, belyse
illustrate in Portuguese is ilustre
illustrate in Spanish is ilustrar
illustrate in Swedish is belysa, visa, illustrera

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