Illuminate synonyms and antonyms

ĭ-lo͝o'mə-nāt'

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To start to burn; be ignited or kindled:
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To give light to; illuminate.
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To shine brightly; flash
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To raise to a higher moral, social, or cultural level or condition
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To make or become bright or brighter.
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To illuminate with a spotlight.
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To cause to glow; light up.
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(Intransitive) To engage in joyful activity in appreciation of an event.
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To improve electronically the quality or clarity of (a photograph or other image) as by means of a computer
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To lay open the meaning of; to explain or discuss at length; to clear of obscurity; to interpret.
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To mark (important passages of text) with a usually fluorescent marker as a means of memory retention or for later reference.
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To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
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To soften, moderate or blunt; to make dull, stupid, or sluggish; to stupefy.
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To envelop, enfold, entangle, or embarrass.
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To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.
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(Ergative) To grow clear or bright; to clear up.
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To give the light of fact and knowledge to; free from ignorance, prejudice, or superstition
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To offer reasons for the actions, beliefs, or remarks of (oneself).
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To shoot (a device that launches a projectile or a pulse of stream of something).
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Glow is defined as to give off a light or heat, or to show good health or happiness.
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To throw rays of light upon; to illuminate; to brighten; to adorn with luster.
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To cloud, obscure, or perplex; to render less clear or intelligible.
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Obscure is defined as to make confusing or hard to see.
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A visible body of very fine water droplets or ice particles suspended in the atmosphere at altitudes ranging up to several miles above sea level. Clouds are formed when air that contains water vapor cools below the dew point.
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To remove (objects or obstructions):
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To explain or clarify something:
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To clarify something by giving, or serving as, an example or a comparison.
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To illuminate.
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(Intransitive) To become light, to brighten.
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(Intransitive) Of stormy weather, to dissipate, to become calm.
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To coat something with crystals, especially with sugar
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(UK) Alternative spelling of crystallize.
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(Rare) Alternative spelling of crystallize.
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(UK) Alternative spelling of crystallize.
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(Idiomatic) To correct or rectify.
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To explain the meaning of:
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To decorate or adorn; especially, to decorate a Christmas tree.
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Decorate is defined as to change or add something to make it more beautiful, or to give a medal to someone.
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To set fire to; cause to burn
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To set fire to; ignite.
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To expose involvement in a convoluted matter.
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To cause to learn by example or experience:
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Ornament is defined as to decorate or make beautiful.
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Find another word for illuminate. In this page you can discover 51 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for illuminate, like: light, illumine, lighten, uplift, brighten, spotlight, emblaze, celebrate, enhance, expound and highlight.