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. outstandingadjective

    distinguished from others in excellence

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

  2. outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, strikingadjective

    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), undischargedadjective

    owed as a debt

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

  4. great, outstandingadjective

    of major significance or importance

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

GCIDE

  1. Outstandingadjective

    Conspicuously excellent; markedly superior; distinguished.

  2. Outstandingadjective

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

Wiktionary

  1. outstandingadjective

    prominent or noticeable; standing out from others

  2. outstandingadjective

    distinguished from others by its superiority

  3. outstandingadjective

    projecting outwards

  4. outstandingadjective

    unresolved; not settled or finished

  5. outstandingadjective

    owed as a debt

  6. Etymology: From outstand, equivalent to.

Wikipedia

  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 51 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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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  1. outstanding

    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

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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. Donald Trump:

    He's an outstanding intellect. An outstanding judge. Respected by everybody. Never even had a little blemish on his record. The FBI has I think gone through a process six times with him over the years where he went to higher and higher positions. He is somebody very special.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Shahira Knight has done a wonderful job as my legislative affairs director. Shahira Knight was outstanding for us and for our country and will be a tremendous success in the private sector.

  3. Levine Cava:

    Just last night, our building officer notified one of those properties, a building in northeast Dade, that four balconies must be immediately closed to residents due to safety conditions, we're taking swift action to immediately identify and address any outstanding issues with the buildings that have not yet completed their 40-year certification process -- that's our priority right now.

  4. Gareth Southgate:

    Bizarre game really, poor errors for the goals but really pleased with the composure we showed to come back from the early mistake with some devastating attacking play, the mistakes were obvious, the errors, we have to be better. The players don't really need me to tell them that. We have mentioned it. The outstanding part of our play was obvious and the errors were obvious too.

  5. Dusty Baker:

    He had outstanding control, he always has control, but tonight he had command. He threw some quality strikes. He’s getting better and better each outing.

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Translations for outstanding

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  • uitstaandeAfrikaans
  • معلقةArabic
  • pendent, excepcional, destacat, sobresortintCatalan, Valencian
  • fremragendeDanish
  • hervorstechend, ausstehend, hervorragend, herausragend, überstehend, hervorstehendGerman
  • εξαιρετικήGreek
  • elstaraEsperanto
  • excepcional, sobresaliente, pendiente, prominente, distinguido, destacado, extraordinarioSpanish
  • merkittävä, silmäänpistävä, maksamaton, esiinpistävä, erinomainen, huomattavaFinnish
  • débiteur, exceptionnel, saillant, hors pair, en suspensFrench
  • air lethScottish Gaelic
  • ard-yindyssaghManx
  • kiváló, megoldatlan, kiálló, kiemelkedőHungarian
  • luar biasaIndonesian
  • irrisolta, irrisolto, notevole, saliente, in pendenza, in sospesso, eccezionaleItalian
  • 傑出したJapanese
  • outstandingLatin
  • izcilsLatvian
  • kātuareheMāori
  • prominent, voortreffelijk, vooraanstaand, uitstaand, bijzonder, onopgelost, overhellendDutch
  • utstående, fremragende, uteståendeNorwegian
  • wybitny, doskonały, zaległy, znakomityPolish
  • saliente, destacado, excepcional, extraordinário, pendentePortuguese
  • extraordinareRomanian
  • знамени́тый, незауря́дный, выступа́ющий, неупла́ченный, выпира́ющийся, неопла́ченный, незако́нченный, невы́полненный, выдаю́щийся, торча́щийRussian
  • โดดเด่นThai
  • וואונדערבארYiddish

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