a vertical structural member as a post or stake
"the ball sailed between the uprights"
upright, upright piano(adj)
a piano with a vertical sounding board
in a vertical position; not sloping
"an upright post"
good, just, upright(adj)
of moral excellence
"a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"
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"
Any vertical part of a structure, especially one of the goal posts in sports.
A word clued by the successive initial, middle, or final letters of the cross-lights in a double acrostic or triple acrostic.
An upright piano.
in or into an upright position
I was standing upright, waiting for my orders.
Greater in height than breadth.
Of good morals; practicing ethical values.
Origin: From upriht, from up + riht
in an erect position or posture; perpendicular; vertical, or nearly vertical; pointing upward; as, an upright tree
morally erect; having rectitude; honest; just; as, a man upright in all his ways
conformable to moral rectitude
stretched out face upward; flat on the back
something standing upright, as a piece of timber in a building. See Illust. of Frame
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.
The numerical value of upright in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of upright in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of upright in a Sentence
The effect of one upright individual is incalculable.
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
A respectable man like General Buhari, I'm sure he can win, he's upright, disciplined and against corruption.
If your heart were sincere and upright, every creature would be unto you a looking-glass of life and a book of holy doctrine.
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
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- dret, dempeus, recteCatalan, Valencian
- aufrecht, hochkantGerman
- retto, integro, in piedi, in posizione verticale, in verticale, eretto, onesto, dritto, virtuosoItalian
- matatika, turuturu, matika, tūtikaMāori
- achter elkaar, oprecht, overeindDutch
- отвесный, подпорка, стойка ворот, вертикально, колонна, стоя, пианино, честный, стоймя, прямой, вертикальный, прямо, стойкаRussian
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