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up·right

 (ŭp′rīt′)
adj.
1.
a. Being in a vertical position or direction: an upright post. See Synonyms at vertical.
b. Erect in posture or carriage: "She sat with grim determination, upright as a darning needle stuck in a board" (Harriet Beecher Stowe).
2. Adhering strictly to moral principles; righteous.
3. Designed with the pedals below the seat to allow an erect posture rather than a reclining one: an upright bike.
adv.
Vertically: walk upright.
n.
1. A perpendicular position; verticality.
2. Something, such as a goalpost, that stands upright.
3. An upright piano.
4. An upright bicycle.
tr.v. up·right·ed, up·right·ing, up·rights
To restore to an upright position: The tow truck uprighted the overturned tractor trailer.

up′right′ly adv.
up′right′ness n.

upright

(ˈʌpˌraɪt)
adj
1. vertical or erect
2. honest, honourable, or just
adv
vertically
n
3. (Building) a vertical support, such as a stake or post
4. (Instruments) short for upright piano
5. the state of being vertical
vb
(tr) to make upright
ˈupˌrightly adv
ˈupˌrightness n

up•right

(ˈʌpˌraɪt, ʌpˈraɪt)

adj.
1. erect or vertical, as in position or posture.
2. raised or directed vertically or upward.
3. adhering to rectitude; righteous, honest, or just.
4. being in accord with what is right.
n.
5. the state of being upright or vertical.
6. something standing erect or vertical, as a piece of timber.
7. Usu., uprights. goalposts.
8. an upright piano.
adv.
9. in an upright position or direction.
v.t.
10. to make upright.
[before 900]
up′right`ly, adv.
up′right`ness, n.

upright


Past participle: uprighted
Gerund: uprighting

Imperative
upright
upright
Present
I upright
you upright
he/she/it uprights
we upright
you upright
they upright
Preterite
I uprighted
you uprighted
he/she/it uprighted
we uprighted
you uprighted
they uprighted
Present Continuous
I am uprighting
you are uprighting
he/she/it is uprighting
we are uprighting
you are uprighting
they are uprighting
Present Perfect
I have uprighted
you have uprighted
he/she/it has uprighted
we have uprighted
you have uprighted
they have uprighted
Past Continuous
I was uprighting
you were uprighting
he/she/it was uprighting
we were uprighting
you were uprighting
they were uprighting
Past Perfect
I had uprighted
you had uprighted
he/she/it had uprighted
we had uprighted
you had uprighted
they had uprighted
Future
I will upright
you will upright
he/she/it will upright
we will upright
you will upright
they will upright
Future Perfect
I will have uprighted
you will have uprighted
he/she/it will have uprighted
we will have uprighted
you will have uprighted
they will have uprighted
Future Continuous
I will be uprighting
you will be uprighting
he/she/it will be uprighting
we will be uprighting
you will be uprighting
they will be uprighting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been uprighting
you have been uprighting
he/she/it has been uprighting
we have been uprighting
you have been uprighting
they have been uprighting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been uprighting
you will have been uprighting
he/she/it will have been uprighting
we will have been uprighting
you will have been uprighting
they will have been uprighting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been uprighting
you had been uprighting
he/she/it had been uprighting
we had been uprighting
you had been uprighting
they had been uprighting
Conditional
I would upright
you would upright
he/she/it would upright
we would upright
you would upright
they would upright
Past Conditional
I would have uprighted
you would have uprighted
he/she/it would have uprighted
we would have uprighted
you would have uprighted
they would have uprighted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.upright - a vertical structural member as a post or stakeupright - a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights"
pillar, column - (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
goalpost - one of a pair of posts (usually joined by a crossbar) that are set up as a goal at each end of a playing field
jamb - upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame
post - an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
scantling, stud - an upright in house framing
scape, shaft - (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
stile - an upright that is a member in a door or window frame
structural member - support that is a constituent part of any structure or building
2.upright - a piano with a vertical sounding boardupright - a piano with a vertical sounding board
forte-piano, piano, pianoforte - a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
spinet - a small and compactly built upright piano
Adj.1.upright - in a vertical positionupright - in a vertical position; not sloping; "an upright post"
vertical, perpendicular - at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height"
2.upright - of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"
righteous - characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice; "the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16
3.upright - upright in position or postureupright - 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"

upright

upright

adjective
1. At right angles to the horizon or to level ground:
2. Directed or pointed upward:
3. Having or marked by uprightness in principle and action:
Translations
دِعامَة قائِمَهعَمُودِيّمستقيممُنْتَصِب، قائِمنَزيه، مُسْتَقيم وَشَريف
čestnýrovněsloupeksvislevzpřímeně
lodretopretretskaffenstolpe
pystyssä
uspravno
pillér
heiîarlegurstoîuppréttur, beinn, lóîréttur
まっすぐ上に
수직으로
statramstis
balstsgodīgsstateniskstaisnīgstaisns
pokončenpokonci
upprätt
ที่ตั้งขึ้น
dikdik durandikey destekdürüstnamuslu
thẳng đứng

upright

[ˈʌpraɪt]
A. ADJ
1. (lit) → derecho, recto
2. (fig) → honrado, íntegro
B. ADVerguido, derecho, recto
to hold o.s. uprightmantenerse erguido
to sit bolt uprightsentarse muy derecho, sentarse muy erguido
C. N
1. (= post) → montante m, poste m; (= goalpost) → poste m
2. (= piano) → piano m vertical or recto
D. CPD upright piano Npiano m vertical or recto

upright

[ˈʌpraɪt]
adj
[posture, stance] → droit(e)
to stand upright → se tenir droit(e)
to sit upright → s'asseoir bien droit(e)
(in vertical position)droit(e)
(= honest) [person] → droit(e), honnête
an upright citizen → un honnête citoyen
nmontant mupright piano npiano m droitupright vacuum cleaner naspirateur-balai m

upright

adj
(= erect)aufrecht; (= vertical) postsenkrecht; upright chairStuhl m; upright vacuum cleanerBürst(staub)sauger m; upright freezerGefrierschrank m
(fig: = honest) person, characteraufrecht, rechtschaffen
adv (= erect)aufrecht, gerade; (vertical) → senkrecht; to hold oneself uprightsich gerade halten; to pull somebody/oneself uprightjdn/sich aufrichten
n
(= post)Pfosten m
(= piano)Klavier nt

upright

[ˈʌpˌraɪt]
1. adj
a. (posture) → ritto/a, eretto/a; (post) → verticale
b. (fig) → retto/a, onesto/a
2. advdritto/a
to stand upright (person) → stare dritto/a (object) → essere in posizione verticale
3. n
a. (post) → supporto verticale; (of door, window) → montante m
b. (piano) → pianoforte m verticale or a mezza coda

upright

(ˈaprait) adjective
1. (also adverb) standing straight up; erect or vertical. He placed the books upright in the bookcase; She stood upright; a row of upright posts.
2. (of a person) just and honest. an upright, honourable man.
noun
an upright post etc supporting a construction. When building the fence, place the uprights two metres apart.

upright

عَمُودِيّ vzpřímeně opret aufrecht όρθια erguido pystyssä droit uspravno verticalmente まっすぐ上に 수직으로 rechtop stående pionowo verticalmente вертикальный upprätt ที่ตั้งขึ้น dik thẳng đứng 笔直

upright

adj erguido
References in classic literature ?
BY a route obscure and lonely, Haunted by ill angels only, Where an Eidolon, named NIGHT, On a black throne reigns upright, I have reached these lands but newly From an ultimate dim Thule - From a wild weird clime that lieth, sublime, Out of SPACE - out of TIME.
But it is a terrible ordeal for a man to stand upright on his two legs unswaying, and decide that in all the universe he finds for himself but one freedom--namely, the anticipating of the day of his death.
And this most upright existence, the ego--it speaketh of the body, and still implieth the body, even when it museth and raveth and fluttereth with broken wings.
I was dreadfully frightened, and so giddy that I clung to him with both hands, and said, "If you would kindly please to let me keep upright, sir, perhaps I shouldn't be sick, and perhaps I could attend more.
Remember that as surely as we one day swung down out of the trees and walked upright, just as surely, on a far earlier day, did we crawl up out of the sea and achieve our first adventure on land.
But it soon had to repent of its boasting, for a hurricane arose which tore it up from its roots, and cast it a useless log on the ground, while the little Reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
And I shall dare to say this also, that to have them and always to observe them is injurious, and that to appear to have them is useful; to appear merciful, faithful, humane, religious, upright, and to be so, but with a mind so framed that should you require not to be so, you may be able and know how to change to the opposite.
When Claude and Quasimodo went out together, which frequently happened, and when they were seen traversing in company, the valet behind the master, the cold, narrow, and gloomy streets of the block of Notre-Dame, more than one evil word, more than one ironical quaver, more than one insulting jest greeted them on their way, unless Claude Frollo, which was rarely the case, walked with head upright and raised, showing his severe and almost august brow to the dumbfounded jeerers.
The Saw-Horse now became quiet, and held its legs rigid; so that Tip, after several efforts, was able to roll him over and set him upright.
There's one, anyhow," replied the donkey, sitting upright on its haunches and waving a hoof toward Button-Bright.
Peters afterwards went back to England, and was chaplain to Oliver Cromwell; but Grandfather did not tell the children what became of this upright and zealous man at last.
The hole was just big enough to permit them to walk upright, although the Scarecrow, being much the taller of the party, often had to bend his head to keep from hitting the top.