stand out

stand out  {v.}
1. To go farther out than a nearby surface; protect.
A mole stood out on her cheek.
Compare: STICK OUT (1b).
2. To be more noticeable in some way than those around you; be higher, bigger, or better.
Fred was very tall and stood out in the crowd.
John stood out as a track star.
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