stand out from the crowd

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of stand out from the crowd

:to be unusual in a good way
  • As a teacher, he always stood out from the crowd.
  • The high quality of these tools makes them stand out from the crowd.

Word by Word Definitions

stand play
  1. : to support oneself on the feet in an erect position

  2. : to be a specified height when fully erect

  3. : to rise to an erect position

  1. : a halt for defense or resistance

  2. : an often defensive effort of some duration or degree of success

  3. : a stop made to give a performance

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats

crowd play
  1. : to press on : hurry

  2. : to press close

  3. : to collect in numbers

  1. : a large number of persons especially when collected together : throng

  2. : the great body of the people : populace

  3. : most of one's peers

  1. : an ancient Celtic stringed instrument that is plucked or bowed —called also crwth

  2. : violin


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