What is another word for highlight?

Synonyms for highlight

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term highlight.


  1. highlightnoun

    To be a highlight of.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. highlight, high spotnoun

    the most interesting or memorable part

    "the highlight of the tour was our visit to the Vatican"

    highlighting, high spot

  2. highlight, highlightingverb

    an area of lightness in a picture

    highlighting, high spot

  3. foreground, highlight, spotlight, play upverb

    move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

    "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"

    cozy up, play up, sidle up, suck up, cotton up, spotlight, foreground, shine up

  4. highlightverb

    apply a highlighter to one's cheeks or eyebrows in order to make them more prominent

    "highlight the area above your eyebrows"

    foreground, spotlight, play up

Matched Categories

How to pronounce highlight?

How to say highlight in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency


How to use highlight in a sentence?

  1. Christine Moutier:

    The lack of an association between deployment and suicide risk isn't surprising, at a very high level, these findings highlight the need for us to pay closer attention to what happens when people leave the military.

  2. Yuri Trutnev:

    Crises and market distortions highlight the need for diversification.

  3. Harvey Mason:

    We thought the timing was right, we saw an opportunity to do what the academy does — which is to highlight music, highlight the industry and highlight excellence in a bigger way. With the change in our voting structure, we don’t have the nomination review committee. This gives our voters an opportunity to have their voice heard, but also gives them a chance to have a bigger pool to draw from when it comes time to that one winner that takes home the Grammy.

  4. Antjuan Seawright:

    I think there was a real conversation tonight about approach, there was an elevated effort to highlight the pragmatic versus the progressive.

  5. Ryan Duguid:

    We wanted to highlight we wanted the right blend of lazy and highly intellectual, the laziness means they want the least-effort approach, but the intellect will ensure it's done the right way.

Translations for highlight

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تسليط الArabic
  • ressaltar, subratllar, emfasitzar, remarcar, marcar, llumCatalan, Valencian
  • zvýraznitCzech
  • Höhepunkt, markieren, beleuchten, hervorheben, HighlightGerman
  • realce, enfatizar, marcar, rizo, resaltarSpanish
  • برجسته, پررنگ, روشنPersian
  • painottaa, korostaa, tähdentää, korostus, kohokohtaFinnish
  • rehaut, moment le plus marquant, temps fort, surligner, instant le plus marquantFrench
  • मुख्य आकर्षणHindi
  • megjelöl, melír, kiemelHungarian
  • menyorotIndonesian
  • enfatizzare, mettere in evidenza, evidenziare, eventoItalian
  • miramiraMāori
  • hoogtepuntDutch
  • betone, utheve, markereNorwegian
  • realçar, enfatizarPortuguese
  • [[све́тлый]] [[уча́сток]], [[выдвига́ть]] [[на]] [[пе́рвый]] [[план]], вы́делиться, вы́делить, выделя́ть, выделя́ться, [[вы́двинуть]] [[на]] [[пе́рвый]] [[план]], подчёркивать, подчеркну́ть, [[основно́й]] [[моме́нт]]Russian
  • наглашавати, истицатиSerbo-Croatian
  • höjdpunkt, slingaSwedish
  • முன்னிலைப்படுத்தTamil
  • హైలైట్Telugu
  • 突出Chinese

Get even more translations for highlight »


Find a translation for the highlight synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"highlight." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 18 Aug. 2022. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/highlight>.

Discuss these highlight synonyms with the community:


    Are we missing a good synonym for highlight?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a human thesaurus?

    What's the synonym of twee?
    • A. tasteless
    • B. hopefully
    • C. precious
    • D. gift

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for highlight: