Synonyms of highlight


1. highlight, high spot, detail, particular, item

usage: the most interesting or memorable part; "the highlight of the tour was our visit to the Vatican"

2. highlight, highlighting, light, lightness

usage: an area of lightness in a picture


1. foreground, highlight, spotlight, play up, bring out, set off

usage: move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"

2. highlight, make up

usage: apply a highlighter to one's cheeks or eyebrows in order to make them more prominent; "highlight the area above your eyebrows"

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Definition and meaning of highlight (Dictionary)