[ih-loo-suh-ree, -zuh-] /ɪˈlu sə ri, -zə-/
causing ; deceptive; misleading.
of the nature of an ; unreal.
producing, produced by, or based on illusion; deceptive or unreal
1590s, from French illusorie, from Late Latin illusorius “ironical, of a mocking character,” from illus-, past participle stem of Latin illudere “mock at,” literally “to play with,” from assimilated form of in- “at, upon” (see in- (2)) + ludere “to play” (see ludicrous).
1. . 2. . abbreviation 1. illustrated 2. illustration
[il-uh-streyt, ih-luhs-treyt] /ˈɪl əˌstreɪt, ɪˈlʌs treɪt/ verb (used with object), illustrated, illustrating. 1. to furnish (a book, magazine, etc.) with drawings, pictures, or other artwork intended for explanation, elucidation, or adornment. 2. to make clear or intelligible, as by examples or analogies; exemplify. 3. Archaic. to enlighten. verb (used without object), illustrated, illustrating. 4. to […]
[il-uh-strey-tid] /ˈɪl əˌstreɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. containing pictures, drawings, and other : an illustrated book. noun 2. British. a magazine or newspaper regularly containing many photographs or drawings. [il-uh-streyt, ih-luhs-treyt] /ˈɪl əˌstreɪt, ɪˈlʌs treɪt/ verb (used with object), illustrated, illustrating. 1. to furnish (a book, magazine, etc.) with drawings, pictures, or other artwork intended for […]
[il-uh-strey-shuh n] /ˌɪl əˈstreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. something that , as a picture in a book or magazine. 2. a comparison or an example intended for explanation or corroboration. 3. the act or process of illuminating. 4. the act of clarifying or explaining; elucidation. 5. Archaic. illustriousness; distinction. /ˌɪləˈstreɪʃən/ noun 1. pictorial matter used to […]