English - Vietnamese Dictionary
illustrate /i'ləstreit/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- minh hoạ, làm rõ ý (bài giảng... bằng tranh, thí dụ...)
- in tranh ảnh (trên báo chí, sách)
- illustrated magazine: báo ảnh
- (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) soi sáng, chiếu sáng, làm sáng tỏ
- (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) làm nổi tiếng, làm rạng danh
+clarify by giving an example of
+depict with an illustration
+supply with illustrations
Advanced English Dictionary
1 instance, exemplify, demonstrate:
Let me illustrate my point with the following example.
2 picture, illuminate, grangerize; decorate, embellish, emblazon, ornament, adorn:
We are looking for an artist to illustrate the book.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [VN] [usually passive] ~ sth (with sth) to use pictures, photographs, diagrams, etc. in a book, etc: an illustrated textbook + His lecture was illustrated with slides taken during the expedition.
2 to make the meaning of sth clearer by using examples, pictures, etc: [VN] To illustrate my point, let me tell you a little story. + Last year's sales figures are illustrated in Figure 2. [also V wh-]
3 to show that sth is true or that a situation exists
[VN] The incident illustrates the need for better security measures. [also V wh-, V that]
1 put pictures in sth
heavily, lavishly, richly | fully | attractively, beautifully, delightfully, handsomely, superbly
The new edition is heavily illustrated with photographs of aircraft.
2 make sth clear using examples/pictures
amply | admirably, aptly, neatly, nicely, well
The dire consequences of chronic underfunding are nowhere better illustrated than in the nation's schools.
| perfectly | merely, simply
His question merely illustrates his ignorance of the subject.
| clearly, dramatically, graphically, strikingly, vividly | brutally, starkly, tragically
The case tragically illustrates the dangers of fireworks.
VERB + ILLUSTRATE
Two examples serve to illustrate this point.
| be chosen to, be designed to, be intended to
a way of illustrating to the chairman the folly of his decision
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