Upright Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Upright? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Related sentences, Example sentences, Derivations, How to pronounce? Synonyms, Words starting with Upright, Words ending with Upright, Antonyms and more...

Upright meaning

Word: Upright

How to pronounce: ˈʌpraɪt

Adjective

Definitions:

1. (of a person) sitting or standing with the back straight.

2. (of a person or their behavior) strictly honorable or honest.

Example sentences: "An upright member of the community"

Adverb

Definitions:

1. In or into a vertical position.

Example sentences: "She was sitting upright in bed"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A post or rod fixed vertically, especially as a structural support.

Example sentences: "The stone uprights of the parapet"

2. An upright piano.

Example sentences: "A first-class upright that would satisfy an amateur pianist"


Synonyms:

vertical

plumb

perpendicular

straight

right

honest

upstanding

vertically

righteous

virtuous

stand up straight

rack

standing

just

decent

respectable

moral


Derivations:

uprightly

uprightness


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Upright in Other Languages...

Spanish: Vertical

German: Aufrecht

French: Debout

Italian: Verticale

Turkish: Dik


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