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tr.v. il·lu·mi·nat·ed, il·lu·mi·nat·ing, il·lu·mi·nates
1. To provide or brighten with light.
2. To decorate or hang with lights.
a. To make understandable; clarify: "Cleverly made attacks can ... serve to illuminate important differences between candidates" (New Republic).
b. To enlighten intellectually or spiritually; enable to understand: "I greatly misdoubt the accuracy of this ... Can you illuminate me?" (Charles Darwin).
4. To adorn (a page of a book, for example) with ornamental designs, images, or lettering in brilliant colors or precious metals.
5. To expose to or reveal by radiation.
n. (-nĭt)
One who has or professes to have an unusual degree of enlightenment.

[Middle English illuminaten, from Latin illūmināre, illūmināt- : in-, in; see in-2 + lūmināre, to light up (from lūmen, lūmin-, light; see leuk- in Indo-European roots).]

il·lu′mi·nat′ing·ly adv.


1. lit up
2. decorated with lights
3. (Journalism & Publishing) (of a letter, page, etc) decorated by the application of colours, gold, or silver
4. (Art Terms) (of a letter, page, etc) decorated by the application of colours, gold, or silver
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.illuminated - provided with artificial light; "illuminated advertising"; "looked up at the lighted windows"; "a brightly lit room"; "a well-lighted stairwell"
light - characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
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[ɪˈluːmɪneɪtɪd] adj (= lit up) [place, building] → illuminé(e)
illuminated sign → enseigne lumineuseilluminated manuscript nmanuscrit m enluminé


[ɪˈluːmɪˌneɪtɪd] adj
a. (sign, advertising) → luminoso/a
b. (manuscript) → miniato/a


(iˈluːmineit) verb
to light up. The gardens were illuminated by rows of lamps.
ilˈluminated adjective
(of a manuscript) decorated with ornamental lettering or illustrations.
ilˈluminating adjective
helping to make something clear. an illuminating discussion.
ilˌlumiˈnation noun
1. the act of illuminating.
2. (in plural) the decorative lights in a town etc. Go to Blackpool and see the illuminations.