Definitions for: Outstanding


[adj] 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"
[adj] of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th century"
[adj] owed as a debt; "outstanding bills"; "the amount still owed"; "undischarged debts"
[adj] distinguished from others in excellence; "did outstanding work in human relations"; "an outstanding war record"



Webster (1913) Definition: Out*stand"ing, a.
That stands out; undischarged; uncollected; not paid; as,
outstanding obligations.

Revenues . . . as well outstanding as collected. --A.
Hamilton.

Synonyms: conspicuous, great, major, obvious, owed, owing(p), prominent, salient, spectacular, striking, superior, undischarged, unpaid

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