Definition of ILLUME

to provide (someone) with moral or spiritual understanding <a favorite line of an Eastern Church hymn reads, through fast-closed doors Thou camest Thy Disciples to illume>
to supply with light <during the vigil service the church's Gothic interior was illumed by the light of hundreds of tapers>
Near Antonyms dim, dull, obscure; cover, shroud, veil; douse (also dowse), extinguish, put out, quench, snuff (out)

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