verb (used with object), il·lumed, il·lum·ing. Archaic.
Origin of illume
Related Words for illumeedify, instruct, polish, illustrate, perfect, illumine, explain, gloss, better, enlighten, define, finish, elucidate, lighten, express, clarify, interpret, improve, expound, light
Examples from the Web for illume
Historical Examples of illume
Three candles that illume every darkness: truth, nature, knowledge.Ancient Irish Poetry
Can one illume a leaden sky,Or tear apart the shadowy veil Thicker than pitch, no star on high,Not one funereal glimmer pale?Baudelaire: His Prose and Poetry
I admired the condensed wisdom of this, but, like experience, it only serves to illume the path over which I have passed.Adopting An Abandoned Farm
All my faculties tend to self-preservation; there, they converge as rays in a focus; in that focus they illume and—they burn.A Strange Story, Complete
But, my young friend, it is not the light of the noon-day sun that ought to illume Christian charity.