stand out from the pack

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of stand out from the pack

:to be different from others
  • One writer stands out from the pack.

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

pack play
  1. : a bundle arranged for convenience in carrying especially on the back

  2. : a group or pile of related objects

  3. : a number of individual components packaged as a unit

  1. : to make into a compact bundle

  2. : to fill completely

  3. : to fill with packing

  1. : to influence the composition of so as to bring about a desired result

  2. : to arrange (the cards in a pack) so as to cheat

  1. : intimate


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