What does Illustration mean?

Definitions for Illustration
ˌɪl əˈstreɪ ʃənIllus·tra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. illustrationnoun

    artwork that helps make something clear or attractive

  2. exemplification, illustrationnoun

    showing by example

  3. example, illustration, instance, representativenoun

    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. illustrationnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. illustrationnoun

    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. illustrationnoun

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

  3. illustrationnoun

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

  4. illustrationnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illustrationnoun

    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

    Etymology: [L. illustratio: cf. F. illustration.]

  2. Illustrationnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. illustratio: cf. F. illustration.]

  3. Illustrationnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. illustratio: cf. F. illustration.]

Freebase

  1. Illustration

    An illustration is a depiction.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Illustration in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Illustration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Illustration in a Sentence

  1. Ebo Entsuah:

    People have called me names because I'm not the illustration of what they want to see in a candidate.

  2. Sirine Shebaya:

    We filed litigation for a group of nine people who are medically vulnerable that we were trying to get out of detention and unfortunately, at the time, the judge didn't see things our way and didn't grant the release, the circumstances at Farmville right now are a perfect illustration of the ways in which the ongoing transfers that ICE has insisted on continuing are contributing to the spread of coronavirus.

  3. Democratic National Committee:

    It's a great illustration of' Distracting Donald.' This was one of the lowest moments in the history of the American presidency -- that press conference, trump blinked this week. He's Putin's poodle. And that's the reality.

  4. Philip Athill:

    In those days, there was a belief that illustration showed how the clothes should be worn better than photography, the magazines were split evenly between photographs and illustration. It was the golden age of fashion illustration.

  5. Michelle Krebs:

    The auto industry is a perfect illustration of the K-shaped recovery.

Images & Illustrations of Illustration

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