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Definition of "stand out" []

  • To be obvious or conspicuous, in contrast to one's surroundings. (verb)

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Use "stand out" in a sentence
  • "What made this episode stand out was that Brzezinski went out of his way to highlight his position publicly, to represent himself as seeking to toughen the administrations policyeven when the president was on the other side."
  • "Blackening the edges, for example, will make the shape stand out more clearly, especially against the white walls of a gallery."
  • "The chief characteristic is the fact that the breach has created a background against which all values and all perpetuations of the union now stand out more consciously and clearly."