verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR upright
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Origin of upright
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OTHER WORDS FROM upright
Example sentences from the Web for upright
Years ago, Domokos had won renown by proving the existence of the Gömböc, a curious three-dimensional shape that swivels into an upright resting position no matter how you push it.Scientists Uncover the Universal Geometry of Geology|Joshua Sokol|November 19, 2020|Quanta Magazine
He learned the flute and the upright bass — using fishing line for the strings — from other uncles, and his father taught him to play the tres, a small Cuban guitar.Candido Camero, ‘father of modern conga drumming,’ dies at 99|Matt Schudel|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Store your toothbrush upright in a cool, dry place to prevent bacteria from growing.When to replace smoke detectors, sponges, pillows and more, according to experts|Daniel Bortz|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
These qualities are not only essential for Nordies but anyone who wants to move fast, stay upright, and play outside in unpredictable terrain.
Make sure each can is sitting upright on the canning rack, and keep at least a half an inch of space between each jar.
To live at all, he must run in debt; and to his uprightness debt seemed little less than a crime.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
No man was more highly respected for unswerving integrity, and uprightness of purpose, than Robert Banks, of Detroit.
This may have its difficulties at a future day; but I make none, knowing the uprightness of my intentions.The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)|A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
I felt what I owed to the daughter, whose steadfast uprightness was a perfect contrast to the base monoeuvres of the mother.
I have always considered M. de Malesherbes as a man whose uprightness was proof against every temptation.
British Dictionary definitions for upright
Derived forms of uprightuprightly, adverbuprightness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with upright
see bolt upright.