Definition of Outstanding

1. Adjective. Distinguished from others in excellence. "An outstanding war record"

Similar to: Superior



2. Adjective. Having a quality that thrusts itself into attention. "A striking resemblance between parent and child"
Exact synonyms: Prominent, Salient, Spectacular, Striking
Similar to: Conspicuous
Derivative terms: Salience, Saliency, Spectacle, Strikingness

3. Adjective. Owed as a debt. "Undischarged debts"
Exact synonyms: Owing, Undischarged
Similar to: Unpaid

4. Adjective. Of major significance or importance. "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey"
Exact synonyms: Great
Similar to: Important, Of Import
Derivative terms: Greatness

Definition of Outstanding

1. a. That stands out; undischarged; uncollected; not paid; as, outstanding obligations.

Definition of Outstanding

1. Adjective. prominent or noticeable; standing out from others ¹

2. Adjective. distinguished from others by its superiority ¹

3. Adjective. projecting outwards ¹

4. Adjective. unresolved; not settled or finished ¹

5. Adjective. owed as a debt ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outstanding

1. outstand [v] - See also: outstand

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outstanding

outsprings
outsprint
outsprinted
outsprinting
outsprints
outsprung
outsquawk
outsquawked
outsquawking
outsquawks
outstable
outstabled
outstables
outstabling
outstand
outstanding (current term)
outstandingly
outstands
outstank
outstare
outstared
outstares
outstaring
outstart
outstarted
outstarting
outstarts
outstate
outstated
outstates

Literary usage of Outstanding

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1. Report by Colorado, Division of Finance, Dept. of Finances and Taxation (1908)
"General revenue warrants outstanding ... Certificates of indebtedness outstanding ... Estimated interest on outstanding warrants ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"... other said valid outstanding bonds of the said Paris and Decatur Railroad Company, any exchange or cancellation thereof to the contrary notwithstanding; ..."

3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1852)
"Amount outstanding of the several issues prior to 22d July, 1846, as Amount outstanding of the issue of 22d July, 1846, as per records of this office 17300 ..."

4. A Treatise on the Action of Ejectment and Concurrent Remedies for the by Martin L. Newell (1892)
"A Trespasser Cau Not Plead an outstanding Title. —The defense of an outstanding title in a third person must be pleaded by the defendant in defense of his ..."

5. Annual Report by New Jersey Civil Service Commission (1910)
"The figures given are for the actually outstanding debt of the corporation аз a whole; they are not segregated according to state lines nor with regard to ..."

6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1909)
"While § 5214 and the other sections contained in the title in which it is found leave no doubt that 5214 was intended to deal with the outstanding ..."

7. Forms of Judgments and Orders in the High Court of Justice and Court of by Henry Wilmot Seton, Cecil Clare Marston Dale, W. Clowes, Great Britain Court of Appeal (1893)
"Inquiry as to outstanding Estate, and as to taking Proceedings. AN inquiry what parts, if any, of the testator's said personal estate are outstanding and ..."

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