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English verb: stand out

1. stand out (stative) be highly noticeable

Synonymsjump, jump out, leap out, stick out

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
It ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)appear, look, seem

2. stand out (stative) distinguish oneself

SamplesShe excelled in math.

Synonymsexcel, surpass

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Narrower (hyponym)exceed, excel at, go past, outrank, overstep, pass, rank, shine at, top, transcend

3. stand out (motion) steer away from shore, of ships

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)channelise, channelize, direct, guide, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steer

Domain categorynavigation, sailing, seafaring

4. stand out (competition) be stubborn in resolution or resistance

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)hold out, resist, stand firm, withstand

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