Part of speech: noun

That which illustrates; an example or a picture.

Part of speech: noun

The act or art of illustrating.

Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun

Illustrator or illustrater.

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Usage examples "illustration":

  1. Take one case as an illustration. - "Love's Final Victory", Horatio.
  2. Every insect will require a somewhat different treatment, owing to its different habit, but the plan indicated in the illustration should, in the main, be followed. - "Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects", C. V. Riley.
  3. These studies show a wide range of knowledge of the subject, precise investigation, abundant power of illustration, and hearty enthusiasm.... - "Our Journey to the Hebrides", Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell.