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Verb: stand out  stand awt
  1. Be highly noticeable
    - leap out, jump out, jump, stick out
     
  2. Distinguish oneself
    "She stood out in maths";
    - excel, surpass, rule
     
  3. (seafaring) steer away from shore, of ships
     
  4. Be stubborn in resolution or resistance

Derived forms: standing out, stood out, stands out

See also: stand

Type of: appear, channelise [Brit], channelize, direct, dispute [archaic], guide, head, hold out, look, maneuver [US], manoeuver [non-standard], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], point, resist, seem, stand firm, steer, withstand