Definitions of outstanding:
- adjective: owed as a debt
Example: "Outstanding bills"
- adjective: distinguished from others in excellence
Example: "Did outstanding work in human relations"
- adjective: having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
Example: "An outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"
- adjective: of major significance or importance
Example: "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th century"
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