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Meaning of HIGHLIGHT

Pronunciation:  'hI`lIt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an area of lightness in a picture
  2. [n]  the most interesting or memorable part; "the highlight of the tour was our visit to the Vatican"
  3. [v]  move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"

HIGHLIGHT is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: foreground, high spot, highlighting, play up, spotlight
 Antonyms: background, downplay, play down
 See Also: bring out, detail, item, light, lightness, particular, set off



Thesaurus Terms
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