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Synonyms of outstanding in English:


  • 1 an outstanding painter
    excellent, marvelous, magnificent, superb, fine, wonderful, superlative, exceptional, first-class, first-rate
    smashing, brilliant
    [Antonyms] mediocre
  • 2 the outstanding decorative element in this presentation
    remarkable, extraordinary, exceptional, striking, eye-catching, arresting, impressive, distinctive, unforgettable, memorable, special, momentous, significant, notable, noteworthy
    informal out of this world
    [Antonyms] unexceptional
  • 3 how much work is still outstanding?
    to be done, undone, unattended to, unfinished, incomplete, remaining, pending, ongoing
    [Antonyms] finished
  • 4 outstanding debts
    unpaid, unsettled, owing, past due, owed, to be paid, payable, due, overdue, undischarged, delinquent
    [Antonyms] paid
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