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 upright upright

adj

  • upright in position or posture  ( erect, upright, vertical )
    upright in position or posture
     an erect stature
    an erect stature
     erect flower stalks
    erect flower stalks
     for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression
    for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression
     a column still vertical amid the ruins
    a column still vertical amid the ruins
     he sat bolt upright
    he sat bolt upright
  • noun

  • a piano with a vertical sounding board  ( upright, upright piano )
    a piano with a vertical sounding board
  • a vertical structural member as a post or stake  ( upright, vertical )
    a vertical structural member as a post or stake
     the ball sailed between the uprights
    the ball sailed between the uprights
  • adj

  • ( ) in a vertical position; not sloping  ( unsloped, upright )
    in a vertical position; not sloping
     an upright post
    an upright post
  • ( ) of moral excellence  ( good, just, upright )
    of moral excellence
     a genuinely good person
    a genuinely good person
     a just cause
    a just cause
     an upright and respectable man
    an upright and respectable man


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