outstand

[ out-stand ]
/ ˌaʊtˈstænd /
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verb (used without object), out·stood, out·stand·ing.

to be prominent.

verb (used with object), out·stood, out·stand·ing.

to stay or remain beyond: to outstand the hour.

Nearby words

  1. outspent,
  2. outspoken,
  3. outspokenly,
  4. outspread,
  5. outsprint,
  6. outstanding,
  7. outstandingly,
  8. outstare,
  9. outstation,
  10. outstay

Origin of outstand

First recorded in 1565–75; out- + stand

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British Dictionary definitions for outstood

outstand

/ (ˌaʊtˈstænd) /

verb -stands, -standing or -stood

(intr) to be outstanding or excel
(intr) nautical to stand out to sea
(tr) archaic to last beyond
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