Translation of enlighten in Spanish:

enlighten

ilustrar, v.

Pronunciation: /ɛnˈlaɪtn//ɪnˈlʌɪt(ə)n//ɛnˈlʌɪt(ə)n//ɪnˈlaɪtn/

transitive verb

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    (people/population) ilustrar formal
    Religion iluminar
    would you care to enlighten me? ¿te importaría explicarme?
    • I tried to enlighten him as to the true state of affairs traté de explicarle cuál era realmente la situación
    • Could anyone enlighten me here or give me any more information?
    • Despite this, I'm still considering my response to it, but rest assured I will enlighten you all with my insights in the near future.
    • Roger was enlightened on the subject and had much to say.
    • I later became friendly with a remarkable and very enlightened woman who taught me lots about life.
    • This should further enlighten scientists' understanding of the causes of sudden infant deaths, according to the authors.
    • Some believed enlightened leaders could simply educate the working class to understand the need for socialism.
    • Still, I was wondering if any readers might know more details, and enlighten me on the subject.
    • He is not just another man in the long line of religious teachers, he is just another spiritual master enlightened by knowledge, or another prophet in the long line of prophets.
    • Please enlighten me on this subject as I am in need of clarification.
    • I think it is my responsibility to enlighten people on a spiritual level.
    • Perhaps someone out there could enlighten me with regard to the following situation that my 17-year-old son finds himself in.
    • If I'm enlightening anyone or educating anyone, it's by way of the story itself.
    • The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world.
    • The letter writer apparently lacks some understanding about the education system today and I'd like to provide him with some information that may enlighten him.
    • I sometimes wonder if that knowledge would enlighten me, make things clearer.
    • Solid has gone on a spiritual pilgrimage to some mountainous area in Tibet to enlighten his inner-self, and spend plenty of time learning the ancient martial arts techniques with a load of orange-robed monks.
    • The Spirit washes over us, enlightens us, breathes into our souls, descends without our bidding, sets us on fire.
    • At its best, it enchants and enlightens us, enriching our spiritual lives.
    • As you stand firm in whatever trials you are facing, the Holy Spirit will be present with you to enlighten you, to strengthen you, and to draw you closer to himself.
    • There was no flash of light; no sudden enlightening; but I began to feel a peace I had never had.
    • I've been less interested in influencing events and the ministers who make them than in enlightening readers who may want to understand what is going on.
    • I don't understand this statement… can you please enlighten me?
    • She hopes the book and documentary will enlighten people and teach them something about themselves and their relationships.
    • He says he's going to enlighten me about his plan to reform Social Security.
    • Perhaps Professor George could enlighten me on the subject.
    • Thanks for educating and enlightening me.
    • Mrs Annan says she had no knowledge of those allegations and Dame Augusta did not enlighten her.
    • So feel free to enlighten me if you can provide any authoritative information.