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Definition 1: having a quality that thrusts itself into attention - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where outstanding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for outstanding in the sense of this definition

(outstanding is similar to ...) obvious to the eye or mind

"a tower conspicuous at a great distance" "wore conspicuous neckties" "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"

Definition 2: of major significance or importance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where outstanding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for outstanding in the sense of this definition

(outstanding is similar to ...) of great significance or value

"important people" "the important questions of the day"

Definition 3: distinguished from others in excellence - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where outstanding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • did outstanding work in human relations
  • an outstanding war record

(outstanding is similar to ...) of high or superior quality or performance

"superior wisdom derived from experience" "superior math students"

Definition 4: owed as a debt - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where outstanding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • outstanding bills
  • the amount still owed
  • undischarged debts

Synonyms for outstanding in the sense of this definition

(outstanding is similar to ...) not paid

"unpaid wages" "an unpaid bill"

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