What does Outstanding mean?

Definitions for Outstanding
ˌaʊtˈstæn dɪŋOut·stand·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Outstanding.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

GCIDE

  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.

Wiktionary

  1. outstanding(Adjective)

    prominent or noticeable; standing out from others

    Etymology: From outstand, equivalent to .

  2. outstanding(Adjective)

    distinguished from others by its superiority

    Etymology: From outstand, equivalent to .

  3. outstanding(Adjective)

    projecting outwards

    Etymology: From outstand, equivalent to .

  4. outstanding(Adjective)

    unresolved; not settled or finished

    Etymology: From outstand, equivalent to .

  5. outstanding(Adjective)

    owed as a debt

    Etymology: From outstand, equivalent to .

Freebase

  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.

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    Song lyrics by outstanding -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by outstanding on the Lyrics.com website.

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

How to pronounce Outstanding?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Outstanding in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Outstanding in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Outstanding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Outstanding in a Sentence

  1. Yakima County Sheriffs Office:

    Currently there are no further suspects or persons of interest outstanding.

  2. Yukiya Amano:

    The agency is ready to accelerate resolution of all outstanding issues.

  3. Serena Williams:

    I'm feeling pretty good. I haven't had any problems yet. I think a lot of the top players are losing, but they're losing to girls that are playing outstanding, if anything, it shows me every moment that I can't underestimate any of these ladies. They are just going out there swinging and playing for broke.

  4. Bob Corker:

    I want to thank Sen. Coons for displaying statesmanship, it shows that senators at the right time can do outstanding things.

  5. Muhammad Fawad:

    We sent our kids to this school because it is known for its high standards and quality of education.... My son was a brilliant student and even a few weeks back he was awarded a gold medal for his excellent midterm results. Yesterday we watched the news on TV and as five of our kids were studying there we got so worried and upset for the safety of our children, we were told that a bullet hit him from the back, tearing his heart. Asad was an outstanding student and wanted to be a pilot but his soul flew from his body before he could fly a plane.

Images & Illustrations of Outstanding

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Translations for Outstanding

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  • uitstaandeAfrikaans
  • معلقةArabic
  • pendent, destacat, sobresortint, excepcionalCatalan, Valencian
  • fremragendeDanish
  • herausragend, hervorstechend, ausstehend, überstehend, hervorragend, hervorstehendGerman
  • εξαιρετικήGreek
  • elstaraEsperanto
  • destacado, extraordinario, excepcional, sobresaliente, pendiente, distinguido, prominenteSpanish
  • erinomainen, silmäänpistävä, huomattava, maksamaton, esiinpistävä, merkittäväFinnish
  • saillant, en suspens, débiteur, hors pair, exceptionnelFrench
  • air lethScottish Gaelic
  • ard-yindyssaghManx
  • kiálló, megoldatlan, kiváló, kiemelkedőHungarian
  • luar biasaIndonesian
  • irrisolta, notevole, eccezionale, in sospesso, in pendenza, saliente, irrisoltoItalian
  • 傑出したJapanese
  • outstandingLatin
  • izcilsLatvian
  • kātuareheMāori
  • prominent, overhellend, onopgelost, bijzonder, uitstaand, vooraanstaand, voortreffelijkDutch
  • fremragende, utestående, utståendeNorwegian
  • doskonały, znakomity, zaległy, wybitnyPolish
  • saliente, extraordinário, pendente, excepcional, destacadoPortuguese
  • extraordinareRomanian
  • незауря́дный, выступа́ющий, неупла́ченный, выпира́ющийся, неопла́ченный, невы́полненный, выдаю́щийся, знамени́тый, торча́щий, незако́нченныйRussian
  • โดดเด่นThai
  • וואונדערבארYiddish

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