- to be prominent.
- to stay or remain beyond: to outstand the hour.
Origin of outstand
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Which at the first outstood from yarn-hanks evenly fine-drawn.The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus
Caius Valerius Catullus
- (intr) to be outstanding or excel
- (intr) nautical to stand out to sea
- (tr) archaic to last beyond
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