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. 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.

  2. Toru Yoshikawa:

    As a latecomer, we don't have outstanding mortgages under threat to be taken by rivals, the negative interest rate policy is tailwind for us.

  3. Brian Fallon:

    Hillary Clinton is deeply troubled by the shooting of Laquan McDonald and the outstanding questions related to both the shooting and the video, mayor Emanuel's call for a task force to review practices of the Chicago Police Department is an important step, but given the gravity of this tragic situation, she supports a full review by the Department of Justice.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I am proud alumnus of RIS a.k.a. ISc, and have excellent experience of the outstanding education that I received from amazingly knowledgeable Professors, during my two years of B.Sc. (Chemistry and Physics) - in 1974 through 1976. We were extremely fortunate to be taught by some of the best Professors and great scientists in India. Some of the names that come to my mind are, Drs Merchant, Usgaonkar, Galgali, KM Joshi, Vidya Joshi, BC Haldar, Darshane, Katti, Kulkarni and many more. Those were surely the most wonderful years of my academic and social upbringing in India. I am thankful to ISc and all brilliant Professors at ISc, for gifting us with the remarkable knowledge, and installing the love and passion for Science in our young minds. Thank you, RIS.

  5. Bob Corker:

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

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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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