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Meaning of ILLUSTRATIVE

Pronunciation:  i'lustrutiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  clarifying by use of examples
  2. [adj]  serving to demonstrate
 

ILLUSTRATIVE is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: demonstrative, exemplifying, informative, informatory, instructive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Il*lus"tra*tive\, a.
1. Tending or designed to illustrate, exemplify, or
   elucidate.

2. Making illustrious. [Obs.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: allegorizing, annotative, apish, clarifying, critical, delineatory, demonstrative, demythologizing, depictive, echoic, editorial, elucidative, embodying, enlightening, euhemeristic, exegetic, exemplificative, explaining, explanatory, explicative, explicatory, expositive, expository, figurative, glossarial, graphic, ideographic, illuminating, illuminative, illustrational, imitative, incarnating, limning, mimetic, mimish, onomatopoeic, personifying, pictographic, pictorial, portraying, rationalistic, rationalizing, representational, representative, representing, scholiastic, simulative, symbolizing, typifying, vivid
 

 

 

 

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