Meaning of illustrate
Pronunciation: (il'u-strāt", i-lus'trāt), [key]
— v., -trat•ed, -trat•ing.
- to furnish (a book, magazine, etc.) with drawings, pictures, or other artwork intended for explanation, elucidation, or adornment.
- to make clear or intelligible, as by examples or analogies; exemplify.
- to enlighten.
- to clarify one's words, writings, etc., with examples: To prevent misunderstandings, let me illustrate.
- illustrate (Thesaurus)