illume


il·lume

verb \i-ˈlüm\
il·lumedil·lum·ing

Definition of ILLUME

transitive verb

Examples of ILLUME

  1. <a favorite line of an Eastern Church hymn reads, through fast-closed doors Thou camest Thy Disciples to illume>
  2. <during the vigil service the church's Gothic interior was illumed by the light of hundreds of tapers>

First Known Use of ILLUME

1602

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