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

    Etymology: From outstand, equivalent to .

  2. outstandingadjective

    distinguished from others by its superiority

    Etymology: From outstand, equivalent to .

  3. outstandingadjective

    projecting outwards

    Etymology: From outstand, equivalent to .

  4. outstandingadjective

    unresolved; not settled or finished

    Etymology: From outstand, equivalent to .

  5. outstandingadjective

    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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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. The FAA:

    We have tried to be flexible in writing these rules, we want to maintain today's outstanding level of aviation safety without placing an undue regulatory burden on an emerging industry.

  2. Stephen Spencer:

    This framework provides better financial terms for PREPA across the board - including lower interest rates, lower debt outstanding, and a longer and more flexible debt maturity profile.

  3. La Russa:

    It was a really good ballgame, lance was a stud again. It was outstanding and the guys kept at it.

  4. Jake Sullivan:

    Literally dozens of written requests for information are outstanding as we speak.

  5. Former President George W. Bush:

    President Trump has made an outstanding decision in Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, brett is a brilliant jurist who has faithfully applied the Constitution and laws throughout his 12 years on the D.C. Circuit.

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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