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"
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
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"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
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How to use upright in a sentence?
It’s not just that standing and sitting upright looks better. When you slouch forward at your desk, you are putting almost twice as much strain on the disks than if you were sitting straight up.
Bravery is to remain standing upright on his own toe before the wife and Slavery is to keep going down on own knees to bow before her in his life.
I first met her during a protest in 2012 and she was sitting up straight even in the rain as she spoke about her struggle, upright, dignified - that's how she always was, first as a victim and later as a human rights activist. She's a role model I respect the most.
So they hear a noise and they look back and there’s Canley. He’s walking down, upright, not running, walks over the little berm, picks up the first guy, throws him over his shoulder and walks back, so there’s two independent eyewitnesses on this. ... Canley says to them, individually, ‘Keep down, there’s a lot of incoming.’.
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
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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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