Synonyms for spotlight

Synonyms for (noun) spotlight

Synonyms: spot, spotlight

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

Similar words: lamp

Definition: an artificial source of visible illumination


Synonyms: public eye, limelight, spotlight, glare

Definition: a focus of public attention

Usage: he enjoyed being in the limelight; when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency

Similar words: prominence

Definition: the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent

Synonyms for (verb) spotlight

Synonyms: spotlight

Definition: illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater

Similar words: light, light up, illume, illuminate, illumine

Definition: make lighter or brighter

Usage: This lamp lightens the room a bit


Synonyms: play up, spotlight, foreground, highlight

Definition: move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

Usage: The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics

Similar words: set off, bring out

Definition: direct attention to, as if by means of contrast

Usage: This dress accentuates your nice figure!; I set off these words by brackets