Definition of Illustrative

1. Adjective. Clarifying by use of examples.

Exact synonyms: Exemplifying
Similar to: Informative, Informatory
Derivative terms: Illustrate



2. Adjective. Serving to demonstrate.
Exact synonyms: Demonstrative
Similar to: Informative, Instructive
Derivative terms: Demonstrate, Demonstrate, Demonstrative, Illustrate

Definition of Illustrative

1. a. Tending or designed to illustrate, exemplify, or elucidate.

Definition of Illustrative

1. Adjective. Demonstrative, exemplative, showing an example or demonstrating. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Illustrative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Illustrative

illusiveness
illusivenesses
illusorily
illusoriness
illusorinesses
illusory
illuster
illustrable
illustrate
illustrated
illustrates
illustrating
illustration
illustrational
illustrations
illustrative (current term)
illustratively
illustrator
illustrators
illustratory
illustre
illustrious
illustriously
illustriousness
illustrous
illutation
illutations
illuvia
illuvial
illuviate

Literary usage of Illustrative

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1. Howard Pyle: A Record of His Illustrations and Writings by Willard Samuel Morse, Gertrude Brincklé (1921)
"1908 EDRIC AND SYLVAINE Brian Hooker 1 Edric the singerl с 4.9 x 7.7 2 illustrative border with title с 4.9 x 7.9 3 illustrative border, left-hand page с ..."

2. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1844)
"Ballad illustrative of Romeo and Juliet. In " Romeo and Juliet," act iv. sc. 5, Peter, after urging the musicians to play the tune of " Heart's Ease," ..."

3. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1844)
"Ballad illustrative of Romeo and Juliet. In " Romeo and Juliet," act iv. sc. 5, Peter, after urging the musicians to play the tune of " Heart^s Ease," ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1832)
"Cases illustrative of the Application of Physiological Medicine to the Diseases of Louisiana, with Remarks. By EDWARD H. BARTON, MD of St. Francisville, ..."

5. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1833)
"Artis Logics Rudimenta, with illustrative Observa- tions on each Section. ... A Treatise on Logic on the Basis of Aldrich, with illustrative Notes by the ..."

6. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1910)
"illustrative MATERIAL FOR DOMESTIC SCIENCE. Successful teaching in domestic science depends to a considerable degree upon the use of suitable illustrative ..."

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