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Synonyms for upright
ˈʌpˌraɪt, 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"

    Synonyms:
    upright piano, vertical

    Antonyms:
    inclined, horizontal, unrighteous

  2. upright, upright piano(adj)

    a piano with a vertical sounding board

    Synonyms:
    upright piano, vertical

    Antonyms:
    horizontal, unrighteous, inclined

  3. upright, unsloped(adj)

    in a vertical position; not sloping

    "an upright post"

    Synonyms:
    good, unsloped, vertical, erect, just

    Antonyms:
    inclined, horizontal, unrighteous

  4. good, just, upright(adj)

    of moral excellence

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

    Synonyms:
    dear, good, beneficial, in effect(p), unspoiled, skillful, sound, secure, serious, effective, salutary, in force(p), vertical, skilful, practiced, equitable, estimable, expert, just, erect, proficient, full, honest, unsloped, respectable, undecomposed, unspoilt, fair, ripe, safe, adept, honorable, dependable, well(p), right, near

    Antonyms:
    horizontal, inclined, unrighteous

  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"

    Synonyms:
    just, vertical, good, perpendicular, erect, tumid, unsloped

    Antonyms:
    inclined, horizontal, unrighteous

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. upright

    One who is honest in the ordinary sense acts or is always disposed to act with careful regard for the rights of others, especially in matters of business or property; one who is honorable scrupulously observes the dictates of a personal honor that is higher than any demands of mercantile law or public opinion, and will do nothing unworthy of his own inherent nobility of soul. The honest man does not steal, cheat, or defraud; the honorable man will not take an unfair advantage that would be allowed him, or will make a sacrifice which no one could require of him, when his own sense of right demands it. One who is honest in the highest and fullest sense is scrupulously careful to adhere to all known truth and right even in thought. In this sense honest differs from honorable as having regard rather to absolute truth and right than to even the highest personal honor. Compare CANDID; JUSTICE.

    Synonyms:
    candid, equitable, fair, faithful, frank, genuine, good, honest, honorable, ingenuous, just, sincere, straightforward, true, trustworthy, trusty

    Antonyms:
    deceitful, dishonest, disingenuous, faithless, false, fraudulent, hypocritical, lying, mendacious, perfidious, traitorous, treacherous, unfaithful, unscrupulous, untrue

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. upright

    Synonyms:
    vertical, erect, perpendicular, honest, honorable, pure, principled, conscientious, just, fair, equitable

    Antonyms:
    inverted, inclined, dishonest, dishonorable, corrupt, unprincipled, unconscientious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. upright(a.)

    Synonyms:
    erect, perpendicular, vertical, plumb, on end

  2. upright(a.)

    Synonyms:
    honest, just, honorable, conscientious, virtuous, good, pure, straightforward, not mean, not base

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. upright(a)

    Synonyms:
    erect, perpendicular, vertical, honorable, honest

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "upright":

    vertical, arco, arc, sissy, rear, fair, straight, vertically

How to pronounce upright?

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How to say upright in sign language?

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How to use upright in a sentence?

  1. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    Tis the upright mind that holds true sovereignty.

  2. Eleftherios Synadinos:

    The message of Leonidas - Molon Labe( Come and get it) - is as timely today as ever for everything tormenting Greece, we're not like everyone else with heads bowed down. We're upright, we're standing and the message will be delivered on Sept. 20... We must not surrender arms. We must not back down.

  3. Daniel Webster:

    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future lives and crimes to society.

  4. Zeresenay Alemseged:

    Understanding if climbing was part of a species' adaptation and to what extent are crucial, that tells us a lot about its ecology and the type of selection forces that were acting on it. The new study supports many previous studies that the foot in A. afarensis was adapted for upright walking and was largely human-like. It also reveals that a few features, especially mobility, are a bit different.

  5. Oscar Arias:

    The effect of one upright individual is incalculable.


Translations for upright

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مستقيمArabic
  • খাড়াBengali
  • dret, dempeus, recteCatalan, Valencian
  • vzpřímenýCzech
  • aufrecht, hochkantGerman
  • pystyFinnish
  • intègreFrench
  • זקוףHebrew
  • jujurIndonesian
  • 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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