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Definition 1: be stubborn in resolution or resistance - [verb of competition]

(stand out is a kind of ...) stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

Definition 2: steer away from shore, of ships - [verb of motion]

(stand out is a kind of ...) direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

(stand out belongs to category ...) the work of a sailor

Definition 3: distinguish oneself - [verb of stative]

Samples where stand out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She excelled in math

Synonyms for stand out in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of stand out ) be superior or better than some standard

"She exceeded our expectations" "She topped her performance of last year"

(... is a kind of stand out ) take precedence or surpass others in rank

(... is a kind of stand out ) be good at

"She shines at math"

Definition 4: be highly noticeable - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for stand out in the sense of this definition

(stand out is a kind of ...) give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

"She seems to be sleeping" "This appears to be a very difficult problem" "This project looks fishy" "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"

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