Associations to the word «Highlight»


HIGHLIGHT, noun. An area or a spot in a drawing, painting, or photograph that is strongly illuminated.
HIGHLIGHT, noun. An especially significant or interesting detail or event.
HIGHLIGHT, noun. (cosmetology) A strand or spot of hair dyed a different color than the rest.
HIGHLIGHT, verb. (transitive) To make prominent; emphasize.
HIGHLIGHT, verb. (transitive) To be a highlight of.
HIGHLIGHT, verb. (transitive) To mark (important passages of text), e.g. with a fluorescent marker pen or in a wordprocessor, as a means of memory retention or for later reference.
HIGHLIGHT, verb. (transitive) To dye (part of the hair) a different color than the rest.

Dictionary definition

HIGHLIGHT, noun. The most interesting or memorable part; "the highlight of the tour was our visit to the Vatican".
HIGHLIGHT, noun. An area of lightness in a picture.
HIGHLIGHT, verb. Move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics".
HIGHLIGHT, verb. Apply a highlighter to one's cheeks or eyebrows in order to make them more prominent; "highlight the area above your eyebrows".

Wise words

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