Synonyms of 'illuminate'
to light upNo streetlights illuminate the street.
to make easily understoodThe instructors use games to illuminate the subject.
He explained the process to us in simple terms.
The judge has to interpret the law as it's being passed.
A bank spokesman was unable to clarify the situation.
Their aim is to enlighten the public about the situation.
shed light on,
He refused to elucidate the reasons for his decision.
scholars who seek to explicate religious texts
give insight into
to decorate with lightsmedieval illuminated manuscripts
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in the sense of adorn
Several oil paintings adorn the walls.
in the sense of brighten
to make or become bright or brighter
Her tearful eyes brightened with interest.
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Thesaurus for illuminate from the Collins English Thesaurus