illustrative

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adjective il·lus·tra·tive \i-ˈlə-strə-tiv also ˈi-lə-ˌstrā-\

Definition of illustrative

  1. :  serving, tending, or designed to illustrate illustrative examples art that is illustrative of provincial life

illustratively

adverb

Examples of illustrative in a sentence

  1. an illustrative analogy in which the relationship between God and humanity is likened to that between a shepherd and his flock

1643

First Known Use of illustrative

1643


ILLUSTRATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

illustrative

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adjective il·lus·tra·tive \i-ˈlə-strə-tiv also ˈi-lə-ˌstrā-\

Definition of illustrative for English Language Learners

  • : used to illustrate or explain something

  • : serving as an example of something


ILLUSTRATIVE Defined for Kids

illustrative

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adjective il·lus·tra·tive \i-ˈlə-strə-tiv\

Definition of illustrative for Students

  1. :  serving as an example an illustrative story



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