HyperDic: stand_out

English > 4 senses of the expression stand out:
VERBstativestand out, leap out, jump out, jump, stick outbe highly noticeable / noticeable
stativestand out, excel, surpassdistinguish oneself
motionstand outsteer away from shore, of ships
competitionstand outbe stubborn in resolution or resistance
English > stand out: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe highly noticeable / noticeable.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; It ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsleap out, jump out, jump, stick out
Broaderlook, appear, seemGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
See alsostandbe in some specified state or condition
Spanishdestacar, sobresalir
Catalancantar, destacar, sobresortir
English > stand out: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningdistinguish oneself.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsexcel, surpass
Narrowerexceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, topBe superior or better than some standard
rank, outrankTake precedence or surpass others in rank
shine at, excel atBe good at
See alsostandbe in some specified state or condition
Spanishaventajar, descollar, destacarse, destacar, distinguirse, resaltar, sobrepasar, sobresalir
Catalandescollar, distingir-se, excel·lir, sobrepassar, sobresortir
English > stand out: 4 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningSteer away from shore, of ships.
PatternSomething ----s
Categoryseafaring, navigation, sailingThe work of a sailor / sailor
Broadersteer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelisedirect the course
Catalanfer-se a la mar
English > stand out: 4 senses > verb 4, competition
MeaningBe stubborn in resolution or resistance.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderresist, hold out, withstand, stand firmstand up or offer resistance / resistance to somebody or something
Spanishinsistir
Catalaninsistir

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