Definition of ILLUSTRATE

to show or make clear by using examples <she illustrated her point with a story about her experiences as a field anthropologist>
to supplement with pictorial matter for the purpose of explanation or decoration <lavishly illustrated the monograph on Caravaggio with color plates>
Related Words image, picture, visualize
to make plain or understandable <the recent devastating fire illustrates the need for improved safety codes>
Antonyms obscure

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