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up·end

 (ŭp-ĕnd′)
v. up·end·ed, up·end·ing, up·ends
v.tr.
1. To stand, set, or turn on one end: upend an oblong box.
2. To invalidate, destroy, or change completely; overthrow: upended a popular legend.
3. To win victory over; defeat.
v.intr.
To be upended.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.upending - turning upside downupending - turning upside down; setting on end
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
overturn, turnover, upset - the act of upsetting something; "he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed"
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