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out·stand·ing

outstanding

 
 
pronunciation:
aUt staen dIng
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: standing out from others because of high quality; excellent.
He is an outstanding friend.
synonyms:
excellent, marvelous, splendid, superb, superior
antonyms:
average
similar words:
ace, banner, capital, exceptional, fantastic, great, lead, star, super, terrific
definition 2: not paid; yet to be settled.
My new salary will help me take care of my outstanding bills.
synonyms:
remaining, unsettled
similar words:
due, overdue
derivation: outstandingly (adv.)