Adjective "Illustrating" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Illustrating


    Definition:

    1. to furnish (a book, magazine, etc.) with drawings, pictures, or other artwork intended for explanation, elucidation, or adornment.

    2. to make clear or intelligible, as by examples or analogies; exemplify.

    3. Archaic. to enlighten. verb (used without object), illustrated, illustrating.

    4. to clarify one's words, writings, etc., with examples: To prevent misunderstandings, let me illustrate.

    Origin:
    illustrate

    Examples:

    "substitutions can be illustrating."

    "manies can be illustrating."