VS.

Standing vs. Outstanding

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Standingadjective

Erect, not cut down.

Outstandingverb

present participle of outstand

Standingadjective

Performed from an erect position.

‘standing ovation’;

Outstandingadjective

prominent or noticeable; standing out from others

Standingadjective

Remaining in force or status.

‘standing committee’;

Outstandingadjective

exceptionally good; distinguished from others by its superiority

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Standingadjective

Stagnant; not moving or flowing.

‘standing water’;

Outstandingadjective

projecting outwards

Standingadjective

Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting.

‘a standing colour’;

Outstandingadjective

unresolved; not settled or finished

Standingadjective

Not movable; fixed.

‘a standing bed, distinguished from a trundle-bed’; ‘the standing rigging of a ship’;

Outstandingadjective

owed as a debt

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Standingnoun

Position or reputation in society or a profession.

‘He does not have much of a standing as a chemist.’;

Outstandingadjective

That stands out; undischarged; uncollected; not paid; as, outstanding obligations.

‘Revenues . . . as well outstanding as collected.’;

Standingnoun

Duration.

‘a member of long standing’;

Outstandingadjective

Conspicuously excellent; markedly superior; distinguished.

Standingnoun

The act of a person who stands, or a place where someone stands.

‘I will provide you and your fellows of a good standing to see his entry’;

Outstandingadjective

So prominent so as to attract notice; conspicuous; usually but not always in a good sense.

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Standingnoun

(sports) The position of a team in a league or of a player in a list.

‘After their last win, their standing went up three places.’;

Outstandingadjective

distinguished from others in excellence;

‘did outstanding work in human relations’; ‘an outstanding war record’;

Standingnoun

(British) Room in which to park a vehicle or vehicles

Outstandingadjective

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 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’;

Standingnoun

(legal) The right of a party to bring a legal action, based on the relationship between that party and the matter to which the action relates.

‘He may be insulting, a miserable rotter and a fool, but unless he slanders or libels you, or damages your property, you do not have standing to sue him.’;

Outstandingadjective

of major significance or importance;

‘a great work of art’; ‘Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th century’;

Standingnoun

The location on a street where a market trader habitually operates.

Outstandingadjective

owed as a debt;

‘outstanding bills’; ‘the amount still owed’; ‘undischarged debts’;

Standingadjective

Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn.

Outstandingadjective

exceptionally good

‘the team's outstanding performance’;

Standingadjective

Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water.

Outstandingadjective

clearly noticeable

‘works of outstanding banality’;

Standingadjective

Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color.

Outstandingadjective

not yet paid, resolved, or dealt with

‘Julian's outstanding debts’; ‘much of the work is still outstanding’;

Standingadjective

Established by law, custom, or the like; settled; continually existing; permanent; not temporary; as, a standing army; legislative bodies have standing rules of proceeding and standing committees.

Outstanding

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‘Outstanding’;

Standingadjective

Not movable; fixed; as, a standing bed (distinguished from a trundle-bed).

Standingnoun

The act of stopping, or coming to a stand; the state of being erect upon the feet; stand.

Standingnoun

Maintenance of position; duration; duration or existence in the same place or condition; continuance; as, a custom of long standing; an officer of long standing.

‘An ancient thing of long standing.’;

Standingnoun

Place to stand in; station; stand.

‘I will provide you a good standing to see his entry.’; ‘I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing.’;

Standingnoun

Condition in society; relative position; reputation; rank; as, a man of good standing, or of high standing.

Standingnoun

social or financial or professional status or reputation;

‘of equal standing’; ‘a member in good standing’;

Standingnoun

the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position

Standingadjective

having a supporting base;

‘a standing lamp’;

Standingadjective

(of fluids) not moving or flowing;

‘mosquitoes breed in standing water’;

Standingadjective

not created for a particular occasion;

‘a standing committee’;

Standingadjective

maintaining an erect position;

‘standing timber’; ‘many buildings were still standing’;

Standingadjective

executed in or initiated from a standing position;

‘a standing ovation’; ‘race from a standing start’; ‘a standing jump’; ‘a standing ovation’;

Standingadjective

(of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs;

‘standing room only’; ‘a standing ovation’;

Standingadjective

permanent;

‘a standing army’;

Standingadjective

not cut down;

‘standing timber’; ‘uncut trees’;

Standing

Standing, also referred to as orthostasis, is a human position in which the body is held in an upright () position and supported only by the feet. Although seemingly static, the body rocks slightly back and forth from the ankle in the sagittal plane.

‘orthostatic’;

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