highlight

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhaɪlaɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhaɪˌlaɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hīlīt′)


Inflections of 'highlight' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
highlights
v 3rd person singular
highlighting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
highlighted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
highlighted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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highlight

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [day's, year's, game's, festival's, evening's] highlights
  2. (was) one of the (day's) highlights
  3. was (definitely) a highlight for me
  4. was an unexpected highlight
  5. what was your favorite highlight?
  6. [watch, recap] the (game) highlights
  7. [watch] the highlights of the game
  8. a highlight of the [day, trip, class, vacation]
  9. highlights from the [day]
  10. the highlights and shadows
  11. [put, paint] the highlight on [the apple, her forehead]
  12. [put] the highlights in last
  13. [bright, blond, natural] highlights
  14. the highlights are too [bright, dark]
  15. [brown] hair with (blond) highlights
  16. had highlights (put) in her hair
  17. bring out the highlights in your hair
  18. had my highlights done
n as adj
  1. a highlight reel
  2. highlight footage
  3. in the highlight and shadow areas
v
  1. highlight the [paragraph, text, keywords]
  2. highlight [important, confusing] information
  3. highlight and [bold, underline]
  4. highlighted with [yellow, green]
  5. highlighted in [yellow]
  6. highlight to [show, indicate, provide, help]
  7. highlight the [key, major] points
  8. highlight your [ideas, opinions]
  9. highlights the need [for, to]
  10. highlighting the [importance, necessity, dangers] (of)
  11. highlight their [concerns, success]
  12. highlighting the [potential, fact, role]
  13. highlight your hair
  14. have your hair highlighted
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