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illustrate

verb

1 illustrate

Clarify by giving an example of.

synonyms: exemplify, instance.

Roget 522: interpret, explain, define, construe, translate, render; do into, turn into; transfuse the sense of.    find out etc. 480.1 the meaning of, etc. ... show more

Roget 554: represent, delineate; depict, depicture; portray; take a likeness, catch a likeness etc. n.; hit off, photograph, daguerreotype; snapshot; ... show more

Roget 847: ornament, embellish, enrich, decorate, adorn, bead, beautify, adonize.    smarten, furbish, polish, gild, varnish, whitewash, ... show more

Roget 82: conform to, conform to rule; accommodate oneself to, adapt oneself to; rub off corners.    be regular etc. adj.; move in a groove; follow observe the rules, go by the rules, bend to the rules, obey the rules, obey the precedents; ... show more



2 illustrate

Depict with an illustration.

3 illustrate

Supply with illustrations.

Dutch: illustreren, verluchten


Moby thesaurus: account for, adorn, adumbrate, allegorize, approve, argue, attest, bespeak, betoken, body forth, breathe, call to mind, cite, cite a particular, clarify, clear up, connote, crack, decipher, decorate ... show more.

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