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1. illustrate

verb. ['ˈɪləˌstreɪt'] clarify by giving an example of.

Synonyms

  • instance
  • exposit
  • elaborate
  • lucubrate
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • dilate
  • expatiate
  • exemplify
  • expound

Antonyms

  • obfuscate
  • generalize
  • starve
  • reduce

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Rhymes with Illustrate

  • administrate
  • airfreight
  • arbitrate
  • birthrate
  • calibrate
  • carbohydrate
  • castrate
  • celebrate
  • concentrate
  • consecrate
  • demonstrate
  • denigrate
  • disintegrate
  • emigrate
  • frustrate
  • gyrate
  • hydrate
  • immigrate
  • infiltrate
  • infiltrate

How do you pronounce illustrate?

Pronounce illustrate as ˈɪləˌstreɪt.

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Sentences with illustrate


1. Verb, base form
Make sure each child in the group has the chance to illustrate at least one page of the story.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Later in the story, provide supporting information and examples that illustrate the points made.

Quotes about illustrate


1. When I teach the formal curriculum, I have the chance to think about it ahead of time. I can rehearse it. I can illustrate it with self-deprecating humor and humble-sounding personal disclosure. I can try to make it comes out just right.
- John Ortberg

2. To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.
- Robert Burton

3. You are the storyteller and the editor of your book of life. So write tales of imagination, tragedy, and adventure and illustrate it with the colors of beauty.
- Debasish Mridha

2. illustrate

verb. ['ˈɪləˌstreɪt'] depict with an illustration.

Synonyms

  • render
  • show
  • depict

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • improperness
  • unseemliness
  • impropriety

3. illustrate

verb. ['ˈɪləˌstreɪt'] supply with illustrations.

Synonyms

  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • plain
  • decrease
  • deflate
  • narrow
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