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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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?

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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. Thomas Cook:

    Delaware disputes the allegations in those suits and, to bring some clarity to this issue, filed an action in the U.S. Supreme Court last week to resolve the outstanding legal question.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I fully agree with the famous quote by Sir Isaac Newton, one of the genius scientists and a great philosopher: “I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.” In my view, this quote and underlying thought process are the best examples of humility and modesty as much as the self-realization attained by a brilliant mind. When we think about our accomplishments, no matter how huge those are in quantity or how outstanding in quality, we realize and appreciate that the great ocean of truth still lays all undiscovered, yet awaiting millions and trillions of seekers like us, who are yet to arrive in next generations. Newton's thoughtful quote, that honest truth, certainly brings us back to reality, and down to earth, lest we forget.

  3. Michael Hecht:

    In terms of economic development, Jindal was an outstanding governor.

  4. Jack King:

    In Mercury, Gemini and Apollo, we had outstanding leadership and outstanding management.

  5. Johanna Cervone:

    On Tuesday Election Night, the Gillum for Governor campaign operated with the best information available about the number of outstanding ballots left to count, since that time, it has become clear there are many more uncounted ballots than was originally reported. Our campaign, along with our attorney Barry Richard, is monitoring the situation closely and is ready for any outcome, including a state-mandated recount.

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
  • 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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