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English Language Learners Definition of illuminate. : to supply (something) with light : to shine light on (something) : to make (something) clear and easier to understand. See the full definition for illuminate in the English Language Learners Dictionary.
The Illuminati refers to several different groups. The name derives from the Latin illuminatur, which means “enlightened.” Let’s dispense with the Da Vinci Code version of the group, and move on to reality: The Bavarian Illuminati, a secret society that was founded in 1776, coalesced at the University of Ingolstadt.
In industrial facilities, they can also be artificially illuminated. Few writers better illuminate the mind's most disturbing corners. And it helps illuminate his uneasy relationship with his conservative colleagues. These examples are from corpora and from sources on the web.
— Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, 1 July 2021 The sunsets are something out of an impressionist painting—an explosion of orange, pink and purple illuminate the sky reflecting in the ocean dotted by the lush Catalinas islands.