Definitions for uprightˈʌpˌraɪt, ʌpˈraɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upright, vertical(noun)

    a vertical structural member as a post or stake

    "the ball sailed between the uprights"

  2. upright, upright piano(adj)

    a piano with a vertical sounding board

  3. upright, unsloped(adj)

    in a vertical position; not sloping

    "an upright post"

  4. good, just, upright(adj)

    of moral excellence

    "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"

  5. erect, vertical, upright(adj)

    upright in position or posture

    "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"

Wiktionary

  1. upright(Noun)

    Any vertical part of a structure, especially one of the goal posts in sports.

  2. upright(Noun)

    A word clued by the successive initial, middle, or final letters of the cross-lights in a double acrostic or triple acrostic.

  3. upright(Noun)

    An upright piano.

  4. upright(Adverb)

    in or into an upright position

  5. upright(Adjective)

    Vertical; erect.

    I was standing upright, waiting for my orders.

  6. upright(Adjective)

    Greater in height than breadth.

  7. upright(Adjective)

    Of good morals; practicing ethical values.

  8. Origin: From upriht, from up + riht

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upright(adj)

    in an erect position or posture; perpendicular; vertical, or nearly vertical; pointing upward; as, an upright tree

  2. Upright(adj)

    morally erect; having rectitude; honest; just; as, a man upright in all his ways

  3. Upright(adj)

    conformable to moral rectitude

  4. Upright(adj)

    stretched out face upward; flat on the back

  5. Upright(noun)

    something standing upright, as a piece of timber in a building. See Illust. of Frame

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upright

    up′rīt, adj. right or straight up: in an erect position: adhering to rectitude: honest: just.—adv. vertically.—advs. Uprigh′teously (obs.), in an upright or just manner; Up′rightly, in an upright manner: honestly.—n. Up′rightness.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upright in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upright in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Oscar Arias:

    The effect of one upright individual is incalculable.

  2. Aesop:

    The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.

  3. Femi Afolabi:

    A respectable man like General Buhari, I'm sure he can win, he's upright, disciplined and against corruption.

  4. Thomas à Kempis:

    If your heart were sincere and upright, every creature would be unto you a looking-glass of life and a book of holy doctrine.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Standing upright is not a talent because a brainless wooden beam can stand upright too! The important thing is to be flexible!

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Translations for upright

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مستقيمArabic
  • খাড়াBengali
  • dret, dempeus, recteCatalan, Valencian
  • vzpřímenýCzech
  • aufrecht, hochkantGerman
  • pystyFinnish
  • intègreFrench
  • זקוףHebrew
  • retto, integro, in piedi, in posizione verticale, in verticale, eretto, onesto, dritto, virtuosoItalian
  • قیتKurdish
  • matatika, turuturu, matika, tūtikaMāori
  • achter elkaar, oprecht, overeindDutch
  • íntegroPortuguese
  • отвесный, подпорка, стойка ворот, вертикально, колонна, стоя, пианино, честный, стоймя, прямой, вертикальный, прямо, стойкаRussian

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