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  • 1 stand|out — stand out or stand|out «STAND OWT», noun, adjective. U.S. –n. 1. a person or thing that is outstanding of its kind, especially in excellence: »Kudos…to the hostess who is ever on the lookout for goodies to make the cookout a stand out (New… …

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  • 2 stand-out — or stand|out «STAND OWT», noun, adjective. U.S. –n. 1. a person or thing that is outstanding of its kind, especially in excellence: »Kudos…to the hostess who is ever on the lookout for goodies to make the cookout a stand out (New Yorker). 2.… …

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  • 3 stand out — ► stand out 1) project or be easily noticeable. 2) be clearly better. Main Entry: ↑stand …

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  • 4 stand out — [v] be conspicuous, prominent attract attention, be distinct, beetle, be highlighted, be striking, bulge, bulk, catch the eye, emerge, jut, loom, overhang, poke, pouch, project, protrude, stick out; concept 716 Ant. obscure …

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  • 5 stand out — index project (extend beyond) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 stand out — v. 1) (D; intr.) ( to be clearly visible ) to stand out against (to stand out against a dark background) 2) (D; intr.) ( to be noticeable ) to stand out among, from, in (to stand out among the others; to stand out in a crowd; to stand out from… …

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  • 7 stand out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms stand out : present tense I/you/we/they stand out he/she/it stands out present participle standing out past tense stood out past participle stood out 1) to be easy to see or notice because of being different …

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  • 8 stand out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If something stands out, it is very noticeable. [V P] Every tree, wall and fence stood out against dazzling white fields... [V P] Grammatical errors are always obvious to me, spelling mistakes stand out. 2) PHRASAL VERB If… …

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  • 9 stand out — Syn: be noticeable, be visible, be obvious, be conspicuous, stick out, attract attention, catch the eye, leap out; informal stick/stand out a mile, stick/stand out like a sore thumb …

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  • 10 stand out — 1) his veins stood out Syn: project, stick out, bulge (out), be proud, jut (out) 2) she stood out in the crowd Syn: be noticeable, be visible, be obvious, be conspicuous, stick out, be striking, be di …

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  • 11 stand-out — /ˈstænd aʊt/ (say stand owt) Colloquial –noun 1. a person in a team, competition, etc., who impresses as having abilities greater than all the others. –adjective 2. outstanding; obvious: a stand out choice. 3. brilliant, excellent: a stand out… …

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  • 12 stand out — verb To be obvious or conspicuous, in contrast to ones surroundings. The path led straight across the clearing into another forest, lying upon the verge of which I saw a bit of white. It appeared to stand out in marked contrast and incongruity to …

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  • 13 stand-out — n. an extraordinary thing or person. □ Bob is a real stand out in our bowling league. □ This car is a real stand out as a speed machine …

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  • 14 stand out — to be easily seen or noticed. His bright red hair helps him stand out at comedy clubs. It simply stands out as an excellent school among many very good schools. Related vocabulary: stick out …

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  • 15 stand·out — /ˈstændˌaʊt/ noun, pl outs [count] US : a person or thing that is better or more important than the others in a group She is a standout among the available candidates. All the cameras we tested were good, but there was no real standout. often… …

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  • 16 stand out — phr verb Stand out is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑sweat, ↑vein …

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  • 17 stand out — be more noticeable in some way than those around one He likes to wear clothes that make him stand out from the crowd …

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  • 18 stand out — Synonyms and related words: aller sans dire, amount to something, appear, balk, be evident, be featured, be manifest, be no secret, be noticeable, be prominent, be revealed, be seen, be somebody, be something, be visible, beetle, bristle up, bulk …

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  • 19 stand out — verb 1. distinguish oneself (Freq. 4) She excelled in math • Syn: ↑excel, ↑surpass • Derivationally related forms: ↑excellent (for: ↑excel), ↑ …

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  • 20 stand out — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. be prominent, be conspicuous, emerge; see loom 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To curve outward past the normal or usual limit: bag, balloon, beetle, belly, bulge, jut, overhang, pouch, project, protrude,… …

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