verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Words nearby upend
Example sentences from the Web for upended
When Herzog appeared in 1964, it upended our ideas about what novels could accomplish.American Dreams: Saul Bellow’s Masterpiece of Lamentation|Nathaniel Rich|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It upended the normal social order, but over the course of the Summer Project, the new social order held.The 1964 Miss. Freedom Summer Protests Won Progress At a Bloody Price|Nicolaus Mills|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last week, outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a war hawk, was upended in a surprise primary loss.
Then, in 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court upended two centuries of precedent.
The corporate media has been upended, at long last…by the authoritarian media.Great and Fake: The Wild Absurdity Of Iranian And Russian State Media|Michael Moynihan|January 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A nose orifice, with two protruding brown eyes above it was set outward on stems, and an upended slit of a mouth.Wandl the Invader|Raymond King Cummings
Then we sat on our blankets, our moccasins steaming on upended sticks before the fire, and had our evening smoke.Lost Face|Jack London
With a sudden gesture, he upended it, dumping its contents on the flat, wooden surface of the table.Despoilers of the Golden Empire|Gordon Randall Garrett
Too high for me to reach, I presently found a large box which I upended cautiously until it lay beneath the port.The Pirate of Panama|William MacLeod Raine
At last the seemingly interminable forest ended and the girl sank wearily down on an upended suitcase.Twelve Times Zero|Howard Carleton Browne