1. To provide or brighten with light.
  2. To decorate or hang with lights.
  3. To make understandable; clarify: “Cleverly made attacks can... serve to illuminate important differences between candidates” (New Republic).
  4. To enlighten intellectually or spiritually; enable to understand.
  5. To endow with fame or splendor; celebrate.
  6. To adorn (a page of a book, for example) with ornamental designs, miniatures, or lettering in brilliant colors or precious metals.
  7. To expose to or reveal by radiation.
  8. To become a saint in the ChurchOfVirus (See Illumination).

All but the last definition from interwikiDictionary:illuminate.

Last edited on Monday, September 1, 2003 6:52:07 am.