What does upstanding mean?

Definitions for upstanding
ʌpˈstæn dɪŋup·stand·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upstanding, solidadjective

    meriting respect or esteem

    "an upstanding member of the community"


  1. upstanding

    Upstanding refers to a person who is honest, respectable and behaves in a moral and ethical manner. This term often used to describe someone who demonstrates integrity, responsibility, or shows respect for the rights and freedoms of others. It can also refer to something that is erect or standing upright.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upstanding in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upstanding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of upstanding in a Sentence

  1. Cecily Steinmetz:

    I would just hope that he has learned his lesson, not to deceive people like that. I was also about to believe him about everything due to his position. I mean, I would think that that would be a very upstanding person, and a very honest person, and that is how he presented himself. And I would just hope that this does n’t happen to any other women in the future. Just the lies and promising things that are never going to happen. There’s just no reason to drag people and their children into that.

  2. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco:

    The reputation was there that you're not dealing with the most upstanding of elected officials.

  3. Nicklaus Children:

    The people in the best position to judge him are those who've worked with him for years and supervised him, and they obviously came to a different conclusion than the people you've spoken with, he's never been in trouble ; he's a veteran, a graduate of Yale University, an upstanding member of society and a very decent person all around.

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