verb (used with object), spot·light·ed or spot·lit, spot·light·ing.
verb (used without object), spot·light·ed or spot·lit, spot·light·ing.
Origin of spotlight
Related Words for spotlightinglimelight, publicity, light, notoriety, fame, highlight, publicize, accentuate, illuminate, interest, flashlight, floodlight, feature
Examples from the Web for spotlighting
Contemporary Examples of spotlighting
Never did Glee lose its commitment to spotlighting sensitive issues.'Glee' 100th Episode: The Sad Ballad of an Elderly Trainwreck
March 19, 2014
Eleanor Clift on how they are spotlighting cuts in GOP districts.Republicans Feeling Sequester Pain as Democrats Highlight Local Cutbacks
March 12, 2013
CORNISH: Now, what about some of the other business people Romney is spotlighting?The Big Lie Debunked
July 26, 2012
While spotlighting several Patriot memes, the first book in the trilogy has an almost militant multicultural drumbeat.The Patriot Movement’s New Bestseller Tests Their Anti-Racism
June 8, 2012
Tricia Romano talks to a producer about spotlighting the issue—and the backlash.Sesame Street's Hunger Crusade
October 8, 2011
verb -lights, -lighting, -lit or -lighted (tr)
see in the limelight (spotlight); steal the show (spotlight).