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hilite (plural hilites)

  1. Informal spelling of highlight.
    The hilite of the show. The hilite of my summer holiday.

Usage notes[edit]

In computing, especially for GUI objects and HTML scripting, the spelling "hilite" is more common due to often being natively used by objects and languages.


hilite (third-person singular simple present hilites, present participle hiliting, simple past and past participle hilited)

  1. Informal spelling of highlight.
    The Board also wish to hilite that the copy of the Sales & Purchase Agreeement is available for inspection.
    You can hilite the text with your mouse, then right-click to copy it.