Hindi translation of 'illuminate'
Word forms: illuminates, illuminating, illuminated
2. transitive verb
1. transitive verb
To illuminate something means to shine light on it and make it brighter.[written]प्रकाशित करनाप्रदीप्त करनाज्योतित करना
The walls were illuminated by moonlight.
illumination uncountable nounप्रदीपन mnप्रकाश mnस्पष्ट mn
...the days before illumination by electricity.
2. transitive verb
If you illuminate something that is difficult to understand, you make it clearer by explaining it or giving examples.[formal]स्पष्ट करनाप्रकाश डालनारौशनी डालनाव्याख्या करना
The instructors use games to illuminate their subject.
illuminating adjectiveस्पष्ट समझ में आने वालाज्ञानवर्धकशिक्षाप्रदव्याख्यात्मक
This is a most illuminating book.
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Example Sentences Including 'illuminate'
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He could see the faint glow of white as the moon gathered its energy to rise and illuminate the night.FLASH POINT (2004)
There was just enough dawn light to illuminate the retreating skin of water that shadowed each dead wave.A MEANS TO EVIL (2004)
He struck a match, and held it at arm's length flickering and guttering, trying to illuminate the space he was in.THE LEGEND OF CAPTAIN SPACE (2004)
Then he picked up the Grail, holding the torch to illuminate it, looking at it properly now.THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)
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British English: illuminate VERB
To illuminate something means to shine light on it and to make it brighter and more visible.
No streetlights illuminated the street.
Translation of illuminate from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary