verb (used with object), high·light·ed, high·light·ing.
- highland park,
- highlands, the,
- highlight halftone,
- highly strung
Origin of highlight
Examples from the Web for highlighted
Time and again, he has highlighted my scholarship and I have never felt that he has short-changed me.Can Fareed Zakaria Survive A Plagiarism Firestorm?|Lloyd Grove|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, they highlighted Stewart's discussion of her character's motivation.The Right-Wing Crusade Against KStew: How Fear Factories Like Breitbart and Fox Distort News|Marlow Stern|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So why not test the waters with a potential partner by hinting at something currently highlighted in the mainstream media?
Fifty-five-year-old Svetlana also was worried about the threat of violence but highlighted economic worries as deciding her vote.
The Department of Defense highlighted March as the first month without any U.S. combat deaths in Afghanistan.
Typographical problems have been changed and these are highlighted, as are changes made to standardise some hyphenation.
Typographical inconsistencies have been changed and are highlighted.Legends & Romances of Brittany|Lewis Spence
Typographical corrections listed at the end of this version are highlighted in light green.
Corrections to typographical errors are highlighted like this; mouse over to see details.The Court Houses of a Century|Kenneth W. McKay
As sequential tasks are completed, the consecutive days are highlighted.Sequential Problem Solving|Fredric Lozo
1650s, originally of paintings, "the brightest part of a subject," from high (adj.) + light (n.). The figurative sense of "outstanding feature or characteristic" is from 1855. The verb is from 1861. Hairdressing sense is 1941 (n.), 1942 (v.). Related: Highlighted; highlighting.