stand out

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
To be obvious or conspicuous, in contrast to one's surroundings

The path led straight across the clearing into another forest, lying upon the verge of which I saw a bit of white. It appeared to stand out in marked contrast and incongruity to all its surroundings, and when I stopped to examine it, I found that it was a small strip of muslin--part of the hem of a garment.

be stubborn in resolution or resistance steer away from shore, of ships
If something stands out, it is much better or much more important than other things of the same kind. He played the violin, and he stood out from all the other musicians
be stubborn in resolution or resistance
distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math"
If something stands out, it is very noticeable. Every tree, wall and fence stood out against dazzling white fields
If something stands out from a surface, it rises up from it. His tendons stood out like rope beneath his skin = stick out
steer away from shore, of ships
be highly noticeable
be conspicuous, be noticeable; project, protrude; persist in one's opposition to something; maintain an offshore course (Nautical)
stand out in relief
(deyim) Appear or show very clearly and obviously

The mountain stood out in sharp relief against the evening sky.

An exceptional or noteworthy person or thing

This building is one of the city's architectural standouts.

Journalists use standout to refer to a person or thing that is much better than the other people or things involved in something. In the earlier rounds, Ferguson and Dickinson were the standouts. used about a person or thing in a group that is much better than all the rest
exceptional; noteworthy
{i} someone or something that is markedly superior than others
stand out