Illustration Definition

ĭlə-strāshən
illustrations
noun
illustrations
An illustrating or being illustrated.
Webster's New World
An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear.
Webster's New World
A picture, design, diagram, etc. used to decorate or explain something.
Webster's New World
Illumination.
American Heritage
A calculated prevision of insurance premiums and returns (life insurance)
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Illustration

Noun

Singular:
illustration
Plural:
illustrations

Origin of Illustration

  • From Middle French illustration, from Latin illūstrātiō, from illūstrō (“I illustrate”).

    From Wiktionary

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