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Synonyms for spotlightˈspɒtˌlaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. limelight, spotlight, glare, public eye(noun)

    a focus of public attention

    Synonyms:
    glare, spot, calcium light, spotlight, glower, limelight, brilliance, public eye, blaze

  2. spotlight, spot(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    smudge, bit, patch, dapple, office, speckle, pip, touch, place, limelight, daub, fleck, smear, maculation, public eye, slur, post, stain, position, smirch, glare, billet, blot, spotlight, spot, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  3. foreground, highlight, spotlight, play up(verb)

    move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

    Synonyms:
    cozy up, play up, sidle up, suck up, highlight, cotton up, spotlight, foreground, shine up

  4. spotlight(verb)

    illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater

    Synonyms:
    highlight, foreground, play up

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

headlamp, limelight, projector, focus, attention, light, projectors, vedette


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