Thesaurus > Related Words: spotlight

  Words related to spotlight

Related / Similar Words: spot, limelight, glare, public eye, foreground, highlight, play up

 

Definition:
  • a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer;
  • a focus of public attention; "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency";
  • illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater;
  • move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker''s distinguished career in linguistics";

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    Member Meronyms: theater light

     

    Derivational Morphology: foreground, highlight, play up, spot, limelight, glare, public eye, highlighter, high spot, highlighting

     

    Anagrams: stoplight

     

     
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