give light to; throw light on
ornament (buildings, streets, etc.) with lights for a special occasion
"This lamp lightens the room a bit"
"Could you clarify these remarks?"
"Clear up the question of who is at fault"
Striking a match, he illuminated the melancholy place.
出自： Conan Doyle
Philip produced an electric flashlight..to illuminate their way.
出自： J. C. Powys
The Waterloo victory, for which Dublin illuminated herself.
出自： E. Bowen
For an instant a look of pure delight illuminated that lean, sombre face.