Synonyms of illuminate in English:

illuminate


See definition of illuminate

verb

1‘the bundle of clothes was illuminated by the officer's torch’

SYNONYMS
light, light up, throw light on, cast light upon, brighten, make brighter, shine on, flood with light, floodlight, irradiate
literary illumine
ANTONYMS

darken

2‘the manuscripts are illuminated in brilliant inks’

SYNONYMS
decorate, illustrate, embellish, adorn, ornament, enhance, emblazon, highlight

3‘documents often illuminate people's thought processes’

SYNONYMS
clarify, elucidate, explain, reveal, make clear, shed light on, cast light on, give insight into, clear up
make explicit, spell out, explicate, expound, rationalize
ANTONYMS

conceal, confuse