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il·lus·trate

 (ĭl′ə-strāt′, ĭ-lŭs′trāt′)
v. il·lus·trat·ed, il·lus·trat·ing, il·lus·trates
v.tr.
1.
a. To clarify or explain, as by the use of examples or comparisons: The mayor illustrated the problem with an anecdote.
b. To serve as an example or clarification of: a story that illustrates a broader social problem.
2. To provide (a text) with explanatory or decorative images: illustrated the book with colorful drawings.
3. Obsolete To light up; illuminate.
v.intr.
To present a clarification, example, or explanation.

[Latin illūstrāre, illūstrāt- : in-, in; see in-2 + lūstrāre, to make bright; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.]

il′lus·trat′a·ble adj.
il′lus·tra′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.illustrator - an artist who makes illustrations (for books or magazines or advertisements etc.)illustrator - an artist who makes illustrations (for books or magazines or advertisements etc.)
artist, creative person - a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
commercial artist - an illustrator who is supported by advertising
Translations
رَسّام صور للكُتُب
ilustrátor-ka
illustratortegner
rajzoló
teiknari
ilustrátor
resimleyici

illustrator

[ˈɪləstreɪtəʳ] Nilustrador(a) m/f

illustrator

[ˈɪləstreɪtər] nillustrateur/trice m/f

illustrator

nIllustrator(in) m(f)

illustrator

[ˈɪləsˌtreɪtəʳ] nillustratore/trice

illustrate

(ˈiləstreit) verb
1. to provide (a book, lecture etc) with pictures, diagrams etc.
2. to make (a statement etc) clearer by providing examples etc. Let me illustrate my point; This diagram will illustrate what I mean.
ˈillustrated adjective
having pictures etc. an illustrated catalogue.
ˌilluˈstration noun
1. a picture. coloured illustrations.
2. an example.
3. the act of illustrating.
ˈillustrative (-strətiv) , ((American) iˈlastrətiv) adjective
ˈillustrator noun
a person who draws pictures etc for books etc.
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