Luminate vs. Illuminate

By Jaxson

  • Luminate

    Luminate is a contemporary Christian music band from Tyler, Texas. The band members are Samuel Hancock on vocals, Cody Clark on guitar, Dustin DeLong on keys and vocals, Dusty Jakubik on bass, and Aaron Matthew on drums. The band released their debut studio album under the Sparrow Records label on January 25, 2011 called Come Home. The album Come Home was nominated for the Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year at the 43rd GMA Dove Awards. The bands’ second album is Welcome to Daylight, which was released under the Sparrow label on August 28, 2012, and has seen chart success. The first single from the album “Banner of Love” has seen success on the charts, as well, and was released on July 24, 2012.

  • Luminate (verb)

    To illuminate.

  • Illuminate (verb)

    To shine light on something.

  • Illuminate (verb)

    To decorate something with lights.

  • Illuminate (verb)

    To clarify or make something understandable.

  • Illuminate (verb)

    To decorate the page of a manuscript book with ornamental designs.

  • Illuminate (verb)

    To make spectacular.

  • Illuminate (verb)

    To glow; to light up.

  • Illuminate (verb)

    To be exposed to light.

  • Illuminate (verb)

    To direct a radar beam toward.

  • Illuminate (noun)

    Someone thought to have an unusual degree of enlightenment.

  • Illuminate (adjective)


  • Illuminate (verb)

    light up

    “a flash of lightning illuminated the house”

    “his face was illuminated by a smile”

  • Illuminate (verb)

    decorate (a building or structure) with lights for a special occasion.

  • Illuminate (verb)

    decorate (a page or initial letter in a manuscript) with gold, silver, or coloured designs.

  • Illuminate (verb)

    help to clarify or explain

    “a most illuminating discussion”

Oxford Dictionary

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