What does illume mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. light, illume, illumine, light up, illuminateverb

    make lighter or brighter

    "This lamp lightens the room a bit"


  1. illumeverb

    To throw or spread light upon; to make light or bright; to illuminate; to illumine.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Illumeverb

    Etymology: illuminer, French.

    When yon same star, that's westward from the pole,
    Had made his course t' illume that part of heav'n,
    Where now it burns. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.

    The mountain's brow,
    Illum'd with fluid gold, his near approach
    Betoken. James Thomson, Summer.


  1. illume

    To illume means to illuminate or shed light on something. This term is typically used in a metaphorical sense, such as illuminating the understanding or providing enlightenment or knowledge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illumeverb

    to throw or spread light upon; to make light or bright; to illuminate; to illumine

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. illuminer. See Illuminate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Illume

    See Illumine.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of illume in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of illume in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of illume in a Sentence

  1. Emily Dickinson:

    The abdication of belief makes the behavior small -- better an ignis fatuus than no illume at all.

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    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
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