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1. [s] 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 trait

2. [s] of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th century"

3. [s] owed as a debt; "outstanding bills"; "the amount still owed"; "undischarged debts"

4. [s] distinguished from others in excellence; "did outstanding work in human relations"; "an outstanding war record"

similar words

1. [a] conspicuous

2. [a] obvious

3. [a] major

4. [a] unpaid

5. [a] superior

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