Synonyms of spotlight


1. limelight, spotlight, glare, public eye, prominence

usage: a focus of public attention; "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency"

2. spotlight, spot, lamp

usage: a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer


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. spotlight, light, illume, illumine, light up, illuminate

usage: illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater

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Definition and meaning of spotlight (Dictionary)