Outstanding meaning

out-stăndĭng, outstăn-
Outstanding means unpaid.

An example of something outstanding is a bill from two years ago that you keep forgetting to pay.

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Excellent or exceptionally good.

An outstanding essay that received an A+.

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That have been issued and sold: said of stocks and bonds.
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Exceptionally good; distinguished from others by its superiority.
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Noticeable or conspicuous.
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Unpaid; uncollected.
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The definition of outstanding is something that is very good or very noticeable, making it more obvious than another.

An example of something outstanding is a wine that is noticeably better at a tasting.

An example of something outstanding is a sculpture that is hard to miss.

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Unusually fine, admirable, enjoyable, etc.
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Prominent or noticeable; standing out from others.
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Owed as a debt.
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Still in existence; not settled or resolved.

Outstanding debts; a long outstanding problem.

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Publicly issued and sold.

Outstanding shares of stock.

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Projecting.
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Prominent; distinguished; conspicuous.
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Unfulfilled; unsettled.
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Origin of outstanding