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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To make clear or explain by using examples.

Usage examples (38)
  • Census figures illustrate how the city has grown.
  • illustrate a book with drawings
  • The book and its title illustrate both the ridiculous and pleasurable nature of words.
  • I look for synonyms, find none, but along the way I decide that "illustrate" is a better word than "way," and change that. for more
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