WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
il•lu•mine /ɪˈlumɪn/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object], -mined, -min•ing. 
  1. to illuminate.
il•lu•mi•na•ble, adj. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
il•lu•mine  (i lo̅o̅min),USA pronunciation v.t., v.i.,  -mined, -min•ing. 
  1. to illuminate.
il•lumi•na•ble, adj. 
  • Latin illūmināre to light up, equivalent. to il- il-1 + lūmin- (stem of lūmen) light + -ā- thematic vowel + -re infinitive suffix
  • Middle English illuminen 1300–50

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illumine /ɪˈluːmɪn/ vb
  1. a literary word for illuminate
Etymology: 14th Century: from Latin illūmināre to make light; see illuminate

ilˈluminable adj

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