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illustrates, 3rd person singular present; illustrated, past tense; illustrated, past participle; illustrating, present participle;
  1. Provide (a book, newspaper, etc.) with pictures
    • - the guide is illustrated with full-color photographs
  2. Explain or make (something) clear by using examples, charts, pictures, etc
    • - the results are illustrated in Figure 7
  3. Serve as an example of
    • - a collection of pieces that illustrate Bach's techniques

  1. exemplify: clarify by giving an example of
  2. depict with an illustration
  3. An illustration is a displayed visualization form presented as a drawing, painting, photograph or other work of art that is created to elucidate or dictate sensual information (such as a story, poem or newspaper article) by providing a visual representation graphically.
  4. To shed light upon; to illuminate; To clarify something by giving, or serving as, an example or a comparison; To provide a book or other publication with pictures, diagrams or other explanatory or decorative features
  5. (illustrated) Decorated with pictures or other features usually for the purpose of clarifying the context.
  6. (Illustrates) over 3,700 words in full color, each defined in contex
  7. (Illustrating) Rue de la Contrescarpe, Petit Arcenal, Porte St Antoine, Rue du Rempart, Rue Jean Beau-sire, Rue des Tournelles, Ste Marie, H. de Maienne
  8. A question which asks you to illustrate usually requires you to explain or clarify your answer to the problem by presenting a figure, picture, diagram, or concrete example.
  9. The skill of giving examples to describe something.
  10. It’s miserable to get done with your sermon study and then have to find illustrations. If the week was too busy, you end up skipping them. So I try to illustrate as I go. ...
  11. A similar instruction to ‘explain’ whereby you are asked to show the workings of something, making use of definite examples and statistics if appropriate to add weight to your explanation.
  12. v.  supply with pictures, diagrams, etc
  13. Investigation of Lipid Level Management Using Coronary Ultrasound to Assess Reduction of Atherosclerosis by CETP Inhibition [using torcetrapib] and HDL Elevation
  14. Make clear and explicit by the discussion of concrete examples.
  15. to explain or highlight something using relevant evidence/descriptors.
  16. to create designs and pictures for books, magazines, or other print or electronic media to make clear or explain the text or show what happens in a story.
  17. give examples to make clear what you are trying to say.
  18. explain the topic clearly, then quote examples and actual evidence which is relevant to it. This is not a term which demands personal opinion.
  19. Explain something clearly by presenting concrete examples.
  20. To make clear through drawings or diagrams
  21. Similar to 'explain' (see above) but probably asking for the quoting of specific examples or statistics or the drawing of maps, graphs, sketches, etc.
  22. September 1, 1995 Zondervan
  23. 1. To provide a book or periodical with pictures. 2. To make clear by using examples, charts, etc.