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Verb: illustrate  'i-lu,streyt
  1. Clarify by giving an example of
    - exemplify, instance
     
  2. (art) depict with an illustration
     
  3. Supply with illustrations
    "illustrate a book with drawings"

Derived forms: illustrated, illustrating, illustrates

Type of: adorn, beautify, decorate, depict, dilate, elaborate, embellish, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, flesh out, grace, lucubrate [archaic], ornament, picture, render, show

Encyclopedia: Illustrate