illume

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il·lume

 (ĭ-lo͞om′)
tr.v. il·lumed, il·lum·ing, il·lumes
To illuminate.

[Short for illumine (probably on the model of French verbs in -lumer, to light up, such as allumer, to light).]

illume

(ɪˈluːm)
vb
(tr) a poetic word for illuminate
[C17: shortened from illumine]

il•lume

(ɪˈlum)

v.t. -lumed, -lum•ing.
to illuminate.
[1595–1605; short for illumine]

illume


Past participle: illumed
Gerund: illuming

Imperative
illume
illume
Present
I illume
you illume
he/she/it illumes
we illume
you illume
they illume
Preterite
I illumed
you illumed
he/she/it illumed
we illumed
you illumed
they illumed
Present Continuous
I am illuming
you are illuming
he/she/it is illuming
we are illuming
you are illuming
they are illuming
Present Perfect
I have illumed
you have illumed
he/she/it has illumed
we have illumed
you have illumed
they have illumed
Past Continuous
I was illuming
you were illuming
he/she/it was illuming
we were illuming
you were illuming
they were illuming
Past Perfect
I had illumed
you had illumed
he/she/it had illumed
we had illumed
you had illumed
they had illumed
Future
I will illume
you will illume
he/she/it will illume
we will illume
you will illume
they will illume
Future Perfect
I will have illumed
you will have illumed
he/she/it will have illumed
we will have illumed
you will have illumed
they will have illumed
Future Continuous
I will be illuming
you will be illuming
he/she/it will be illuming
we will be illuming
you will be illuming
they will be illuming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been illuming
you have been illuming
he/she/it has been illuming
we have been illuming
you have been illuming
they have been illuming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been illuming
you will have been illuming
he/she/it will have been illuming
we will have been illuming
you will have been illuming
they will have been illuming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been illuming
you had been illuming
he/she/it had been illuming
we had been illuming
you had been illuming
they had been illuming
Conditional
I would illume
you would illume
he/she/it would illume
we would illume
you would illume
they would illume
Past Conditional
I would have illumed
you would have illumed
he/she/it would have illumed
we would have illumed
you would have illumed
they would have illumed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.illume - make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"
lighten up, lighten - become lighter; "The room lightened up"
floodlight - illuminate with floodlights
spotlight - illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater

illume

verb
1. To provide, cover, or fill with light:
2. To enable (one) to understand, especially in a spiritual sense:
References in classic literature ?
You do not ask the lamp to burn when the match has not illumed the flame; do not ask me to live amidst noise and merriment.
In particular, this is what is at stake in the final lines of the sixth stanza: "They know that never joy illumed my brow / Unlinked with hope that thou wouldst free / This world from its dark slavery, That thou .
And first, a wildly murmuring wind 'gan creep Shrill to his ringing ear; then tapers bright, With instantaneous gleam, illumed the vault of night.
He came, I suggest, to lament the emergence of the genii from a lamp that had once illumed his political, literary, and social outlook.