Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If you illustrate something, you draw a picture of it, or you explain it.

Examples: (verb) As a painter, he was asked to illustrate many book and album covers. (verb) His speech illustrated the problems of transmigration affecting the country. (verb) This graph illustrates the change in price.

Synonyms: verbs: display, describe, highlight.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 A

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