Synonyms for outstanding

Synonyms for (adjective) outstanding

Synonyms: striking, prominent, outstanding, spectacular, salient

Definition: having a quality that thrusts itself into attention

Usage: 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

Similar words: conspicuous

Definition: obvious to the eye or mind

Usage: a tower conspicuous at a great distance; wore conspicuous neckties; made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening


Synonyms: outstanding, great

Definition: of major significance or importance

Usage: a great work of art; Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey

Similar words: important, of import

Definition: of great significance or value

Usage: important people; the important questions of the day


Synonyms: outstanding, owing, undischarged

Definition: owed as a debt

Usage: outstanding bills; the amount still owed; undischarged debts

Similar words: unpaid

Definition: not paid

Usage: unpaid wages; an unpaid bill


Synonyms: outstanding

Definition: distinguished from others in excellence

Usage: did outstanding work in human relations; an outstanding war record

Similar words: superior

Definition: of high or superior quality or performance

Usage: superior wisdom derived from experience; superior math students