Definitions for illustrationˌɪl əˈstreɪ ʃən

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  1. illustration(noun)

    artwork that helps make something clear or attractive

  2. exemplification, illustration(noun)

    showing by example

  3. example, illustration, instance, representative(noun)

    an item of information that is typical of a class or group

    "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10"

  4. illustration(noun)

    a visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject more pleasing or easier to understand

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. illustration(Noun)

    The act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct.

  2. illustration(Noun)

    That which illustrates; a comparison or example intended to make clear or apprehensible, or to remove obscurity.

  3. illustration(Noun)

    A picture designed to decorate a volume or elucidate a literary work.

  4. illustration(Noun)

    A calculated prevision of insurance premiums and returns (life insurance)

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Illustration(noun)

    the act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct

  2. Illustration(noun)

    that which illustrates; a comparison or example intended to make clear or apprehensible, or to remove obscurity

  3. Illustration(noun)

    a picture designed to decorate a volume or elucidate a literary work

  4. Origin: [L. illustratio: cf. F. illustration.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Illustration

    An illustration is a depiction.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'illustration' in Nouns Frequency: #1746


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