Synonyms for illustration:
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
demonstration, exemplification (noun)
drawing, artwork that assists explanation (noun)
example, instance, exemplification, representative.
effigy, facsimile, likeness, duplication, cartoon, representation, rendering, cast, analogy, picture, carving, impression, miniature, image, imitation, bust, depiction, portrayal, pastiche, approximation, silhouette, drawing, metaphor, idol, figurine, copy, model, replica, statue, snapshot, photograph, outline.
Other synonyms and related words:
plate, interpretation, illumination, trophy, mark, object lesson, indicator, exposition, enucleation, lesson, explication, demonstration, icon, art, prototype, frontispiece, representative, construction, deterrent example, tableau, fable, suggestion, parable, clarification, scent, engraving, case, remark, trail, allegory, example, congresswoman, elucidation, sign, pointer, decipherment, explanation, exemplar, typification, voice, comparison, congressman, spokesperson, view, exercise, fiction, good example, sample, simile, figure, instance, exegesis, interpreter.
Usage examples for illustration:
- Those who wish to know what Mrs. Glenarm was like, have only to go out and stop at any bookseller's or news- vendor's shop, and there they will see her in the first illustration, with a young woman in it, which they discover in the window. - "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.
- " Yes," said Lucy, inclined to smile at her friend's illustration of the truth. - "Waihoura, the Maori Girl", W.H.G. Kingston.