verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR upright
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Think upright, eye level with your computer, and with your back fully supported.
It will usually be a classic upright, without the ability to transform to a handheld, and with very few additional tools or features.Best cordless vacuum: Suck up debris without getting yourself tangled|Charlotte Marcus|January 19, 2021|Popular Science
Very often back problems are caused by a lack of core stability—your core being the muscles around your abdomen that keep you upright.Best office chair: Get comfy, stay productive with our office furniture picks|PopSci Commerce Team|January 11, 2021|Popular Science
It provides a base to transfer power between the upper and lower body and gives you the stability to move swiftly and stay upright in unpredictable terrain.
Instead of lugging a heavy upright vacuum out of the closet, you just pop this one off its wall charger and go to town.
As I tried to get upright, I realized with horror that the blood was my own.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He slept in an upright position in a custom armchair, so the reasons for his lying down to sleep are open to speculation.
They look like evil corn silos or upright storm sewers or a trio of escaped steroidal church organ pipes wearing party hats.
So why not keep all passengers in the ‘upright position’ when they fly?
In a dim backroom of a mud hut in Save, 82-year-old Teresa Nyirabutunda sits propped upright in bed by her daughter, Francine.
In shape it is curved, like those things for candles attached to upright pianos, but with a weighted foot to hold it firm.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Mrs. Ducksmith, who had sat with overwhelmed head in her hands, started bolt upright, and looked at him like one thunderstruck.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
He had a flashlight gun in his right hand, and a photographer's tripod was propped upright between his knees.
The sick woman had raised herself upright, and was stretching her arms towards them.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
The boiler was of six wrought-iron upright tubes, one within the other.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
British Dictionary definitions for upright
Derived forms of uprightuprightly, adverbuprightness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with upright
see bolt upright.