Verb > Highlight

Verb > Highlight

(+ object)

1 a : to make or try to make people notice or be aware of (someone or something) : to direct attention to (someone or something)

Unfortunately, the media insisted upon highlighting his troubled past.

The speech highlighted (=emphasized) the importance of improving education in rural communities.

1 b : to be a very interesting, exciting, or important part of (something)

Our trip was highlighted by a great jazz concert we attended.

2 : to mark (something, such as text) with a bright color

The students highlighted important vocabulary words in their textbooks.

Important names and dates in each chapter are highlighted.

(computers) Use your mouse to highlight the text that you want to revise.