verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR upright
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Example sentences from the Web for upright
With hardly a trace of hesitation, the presumably upright judge decides to cover up his son’s crime.Bryan Cranston returns to TV in ‘Your Honor,’ but this grim tale is easily dismissed|Hank Stuever|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
Apple engineered a cantilevered arm on its Magic Keyboard that can firmly hold an iPad Pro or iPad Air at any angle, from upright to reclined, depending on your task or seating arrangement.
In addition to the typical upright position, the seat can lean back to a luxurious 60 degrees.
Gravestones have been set upright, trees planted, benches installed.In Glover Park, an old Catholic cemetery gets new life|John Kelly|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
He commends a variety named Shalimar, with an upright growth habit and bluish needles.Winter wonders: Conifers revive the sleeping garden. But remember, less is more.|Adrian Higgins|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
On another there is a crown resting upon a pedestal, and the words "Si recte facias" (If you do uprightly).Caricature and Other Comic Art|James Parton.
But no—Clara was actually walking steadily and uprightly beside Heidi.Heidi|Johanna Spyri
His face was worn and haggard; latterly his head had not been carried so uprightly as of old.Desperate Remedies|Thomas Hardy
The others conduct themselves piously and uprightly, with the two exceptions of Philip and Ludovic Siliniac.Letters of John Calvin, Volume II (of 4)|Jules Bonnet
They seem to breathe rich promises of that full fruition to which our own lives shall come if we live them well and uprightly.The Quiver, 11/1899|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for upright
Derived forms of uprightuprightly, adverbuprightness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with upright
see bolt upright.