Indeed, the pressure to stand out in a sea of standouts can be overwhelming.
The continent now has leaders who stand out as champions of development.
Nor is it so unusual looking that it would make you stand out on the street while hiding you from surveillance.
What stand out in my mind are the mirrored closets in her bedroom filled with shimmering, floaty evening gowns and caftans.
As Bell explains it, “If you have good muscle definition, waxing makes it stand out more.”
The real question at issue will then stand out in clear relief, and precision will be given to the entire discussion.
"stand out in front of him and hold his head down a bit;" this to the boy.
We want every fact to stand out like stars in a perfect night, without a cloud of doubt between you and the fact.
Mr. Cripps, will you be good enough to stand out of the way?
But the object that is to stand out from it, depends wholly on its light and shade for relief.
Old English standan (class VI strong verb; past tense stod, past participle standen), from Proto-Germanic *sta-n-d- (cf. Old Norse standa, Old Saxon and Gothic standan, Old High German stantan, Swedish stå, Dutch staan, German stehen), from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet).
Sense of "to exist, be present" is attested from c.1300. Meaning "to pay for as a treat" is from 1821. Phrase stands to reason (1620) is from earlier stands (is constant) with reason. Phrase stand pat is originally from poker (1882); stand down in the military sense of "go off duty" is first recorded 1916. Standing ovation attested by 1968; standing army is from c.1600.
"pause, delay," Old English, from the root of stand (v.). Meaning "place of standing, position" is from c.1300; figurative sense is from 1590s. Sense of "action of standing or coming to a position" is attested from late 14c., especially in reference to fighting. Meaning "raised platform for a hunter or sportsman" is attested from c.1400.
Sense of "stall or booth" is first recorded c.1500. Military meaning "complete set" (of arms, colors, etc.) is from 1721, often a collective singular. Sense of "standing growth of trees" is 1868, American English. Theatrical sense of "each stop made on a performance tour" is from 1896. The word was formerly also slang for "an erection" (1867).