1. [ noun ] the part of a scene that is near the viewer
Related terms: view
2. [ verb ] move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
Synonyms: highlight play_up spotlight

"The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"

Related terms: background background emphasize highlight highlight highlighter
3. [ noun ] (computer science) a window for an active application
Related terms: window screen computer_science
Similar spelling:   foregrounding