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Definition of 'outstanding'

Adjective

  1. distinguished from others in excellence; "did outstanding work in human relations"; "an outstanding war record"
  2. 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"
       Synonyms: prominent salient spectacular striking
  3. owed as a debt; "outstanding bills"; "the amount still owed"; "undischarged debts"
       Synonyms: owed owing undischarged
  4. of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey"
       Synonyms: great


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