Definitions for outstandingˌaʊtˈstæn dɪŋ

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  1. outstanding(adj)

    distinguished from others in excellence

    "did outstanding work in human relations"; "an outstanding war record"

  2. outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, striking(adj)

    having a quality that thrusts itself into attention

    "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"

  3. outstanding, owing(p), undischarged(adj)

    owed as a debt

    "outstanding bills"; "the amount still owed"; "undischarged debts"

  4. great, outstanding(adj)

    of major significance or importance

    "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey"

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  1. Outstanding(a.)

    Conspicuously excellent; markedly superior; distinguished.

  2. Outstanding(a.)

    So prominent so as to attract notice; conspicuous; usually but not always in a good sense.

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. outstanding(Adjective)

    prominent or noticeable; standing out from others

  2. outstanding(Adjective)

    distinguished from others by its superiority

  3. outstanding(Adjective)

    projecting outwards

  4. outstanding(Adjective)

    unresolved; not settled or finished

  5. outstanding(Adjective)

    owed as a debt

  6. Origin: From outstand, equivalent to .

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  1. Outstanding

    "Outstanding" is a song originally performed by The Gap Band and written by member Raymond Calhoun. The song originally appeared on the group's platinum-selling 1982 album Gap Band IV. It is one of their signature songs and biggest hits, reaching the number one spot on the U.S. R&B Singles Chart in February 1983. "Outstanding" peaked at number fifty-one on the Hot 100.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outstanding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3282

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outstanding' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3885

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outstanding' in Adjectives Frequency: #443


Translations for outstanding

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  • uitstaandeAfrikaans
  • pendent, destacat, sobresortint, excepcionalCatalan, Valencian
  • herausragend, hervorstechend, ausstehend, überstehend, hervorragend, hervorstehendGerman
  • elstaraEsperanto
  • destacado, extraordinario, excepcional, sobresaliente, pendiente, distinguido, prominenteSpanish
  • erinomainen, silmäänpistävä, huomattava, maksamaton, esiinpistävä, merkittäväFinnish
  • saillant, en suspens, débiteur, hors pairFrench
  • air lethScottish Gaelic
  • ard-yindyssaghManx
  • kiálló, megoldatlan, kiválóHungarian
  • irrisolta, notevole, eccezionale, in sospesso, in pendenza, saliente, irrisoltoItalian
  • izcilsLatvian
  • kātuareheMāori
  • prominent, overhellend, onopgelost, bijzonder, uitstaand, vooraanstaandDutch
  • fremragende, utestående, utståendeNorwegian
  • doskonały, znakomity, zaległyPolish
  • saliente, extraordinário, pendente, excepcional, destacadoPortuguese
  • extraordinareRomanian
  • незауря́дный, выступа́ющий, неупла́ченный, выпира́ющийся, неопла́ченный, невы́полненный, выдаю́щийся, знамени́тый, торча́щий, незако́нченныйRussian

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