Another word for illustrate
To make clear by illustration
exemplify, demonstrate, explain, elucidate, illuminate, picture, represent, delineate, portray, depict, give an example, instance, give evidence, give particulars, cite a case in point, allegorize, attest, show, evidence, give a for-instance*; see also draw 2, explain, paint 1.
To adorn with illustrations
Another word for illustrateverb
To demonstrate and clarify with examples:exemplify, instance. See show
To serve as an example, image, or symbol of:epitomize, exemplify, represent, stand for, symbol, symbolize, typify. See substitute
To make clear or clearer:clarify, clear (up), elucidate, illuminate. Idiom: shed (or throw) light on (or upon). See clear