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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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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
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Translations
رَسّام صور للكُتُب
ilustrátor-ka
illustratortegner
rajzoló
teiknari
ilustrátor
resimleyici

illustrator

[ˈɪləstreɪtəʳ] Nilustrador(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

illustrator

[ˈɪləstreɪtər] nillustrateur/trice m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

illustrator

nIllustrator(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

illustrator

[ˈɪləsˌtreɪtəʳ] nillustratore/trice
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
LAHORE -- The British Council exhibited the UK illustrators' work about children books titled 'Drawing Words' on Saturday at British Council Library section.
Initially I approached some of our pupil's favourite illustrators and asked them if they would be willing to decorate a pebble with a book character from one of their books and donate it to the library.
The World Illustration Awards are the most prestigious annual juried competition, open to illustrators from all over the world.
The Taipei Book Fair Foundation said a number of the competitors are well-known illustrators, including Teng Yu and Animo, whose works are regularly published in The Liberty Times Supplement.
They are calling for unpublished writers in fiction, non-fiction, and children's/Young Adult genres, as well as illustrators of children's picture books who consider themselves under-represented in publishing to apply.
The fifth year of the book festival in the Slovak capital offers, apart from local authors and illustrators, a host of foreign writers and illustrators, including exhibitions of two French illustrators.There are several festivals focusing on literature in Slovakia and one of them kicked off May 17 in the capital.
Summary: Biggest Emirati participation of illustrators taking place this year
1, students in Mundelein Elementary School District 75 had an opportunity to engage with authors and illustrators via live video chats.
Singapore's Asian Festival of Children's Content is dedicated to authors and illustrators and teachers for early literacy and showcases the latest children's titles in Asia.
And lots of interesting people, from artists to designers, illustrators to Illustrator Quentin Blake scientists and inventors will be getting involved.
The exercise, dedicated to the development of Qatari illustrators, was organised as part of the official Qatar-Germany 2017 Year of Culture programme.