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ILLUSTRATIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does illustrative mean? 

ILLUSTRATIVE (adjective)
  The adjective ILLUSTRATIVE has 2 senses:

1. clarifying by use of examples
2. serving to demonstrate

  Familiarity information: ILLUSTRATIVE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ILLUSTRATIVE (adjective)


Sense 1illustrative [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Clarifying by use of examples

Synonyms:

exemplifying; illustrative

Similar:

informative; informatory (providing or conveying information)


Sense 2illustrative [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Serving to demonstrate

Synonyms:

demonstrative; illustrative

Similar:

informative; instructive (serving to instruct of enlighten or inform)


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