1. (of a person) sitting or standing with the back straight.
    "an upright posture"
    upright · erect · vertical · plumb · upended · on end · rearing ·
    straight (up and down) · perpendicular · on one's feet · not yet reaped · rampant
    flat · lying down · seated
    • placed in a vertical position.
      "upright stone slabs"
    • (of a piano) having vertical strings.
      vertical · perpendicular · plumb · straight (up) ·
      straight up and down · bolt upright · erect · on end · standing up · rearing · rampant · on one's feet
    • greater in height than breadth.
      "an upright freezer"
    • denoting a device designed to be used in a vertical position.
      "an upright vacuum cleaner"
    • denoting a chair with a straight back and typically no arms.
  2. strictly honourable or honest.
    "an upright member of the community"
  1. in or into an upright position.
    "she was sitting upright in bed"
uprights (plural noun)
  1. a post or rod fixed vertically, especially as a structural support.
    "the stone uprights of the parapet"
  2. an upright piano.
    "a first-class upright that would satisfy an amateur pianist"
Old English upriht, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch oprecht and German aufrecht (see up, right).
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How to use upright in a sentence?
upright cleaners have a motorized head which beats the carpet to loosen the dirt.
if you bottle-feed, make sure your baby is sitting upright while drinking.
at the dress rehearsal, he was so ripped he couldn't stand upright.
a first-class upright that would satisfy an amateur pianist.
tilting the camera causes convergence of upright lines.
flat handlebars give a more upright seating position.
bring the thumb and pinkie up until they are upright.
I managed with difficulty to struggle upright.
an upright member of the community.
the stone uprights of the parapet.
he hauled his tired bones upright.
figures incised on upright stones.
she was sitting upright in bed.
she sat bolt upright in bed.
an upright vacuum cleaner.
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How to say upright in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)regop
Arabic (NOUN)تستقيم, منتصبا, مستقيما, عموديا
Bangla সোজা
Bosnian (Latin) uspravno
Bulgarian (NOUN)изправен, греда
Cantonese (Traditional) 直立
Catalan (ADJECTIVE)vertical
Chinese Simplified 直立
Chinese Traditional 直立
Croatian (NOUN)uspravno
Czech (NOUN)vzpřímeně, ve svislé poloze, volně stojící, svisle, zpříma
Danish (NOUN)oprejst, højkant, lodret
Dutch (NOUN)rechtop, staande
(ADJECTIVE)opstaande, rechte, oprecht
Estonian (NOUN)püsti, sirgelt
Fijian dodonu
Filipino matuwid
Finnish (NOUN)pystyssä, pianiino, suorassa
French (ADJECTIVE)verticale, dressées
(NOUN)debout, verticalement
German (NOUN)aufrecht, stehend, senkrecht
Greek (NOUN)όρθια, όρθιο, κατακόρυφα, όρθιων
(ADJECTIVE)όρθιες, όρθιους
Haitian Creole moun ki mache dwat
Hebrew (ADJECTIVE)זקוף
Hindi (ADJECTIVE)ईमानदार
Hmong Daw tsa
Hungarian (NOUN)egyenesen
(ADJECTIVE)függőleges, álló, felfelé
Icelandic (NOUN)uppréttur
Indonesian (NOUN)tegak
Italian (NOUN)montante, dritto, verticalmente, trolley, eretto
(ADJECTIVE)verticale, eretta, retta, retto
Japanese (NOUN)直立, アップライト, 直立物, 縦置き, 真っ直ぐ, 真っすぐ, 垂直, まっすぐ
Kiswahili (ADJECTIVE)mwelekevu
Korean (ADJECTIVE)직립, 강직, 수직
(NOUN)똑바로, 직립을, 직
Latvian (NOUN)stāvus, vertikāli, stalts, piecelties, kājās, sēdus, taisni
(ADJECTIVE)stāvām, saslējusies, taisns, vertikālā
Lithuanian (NOUN)stačiai, vertikaliai
Malagasy lehilahy
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)tegak, menegak
Maltese wieqaf
Norwegian Bokmål oppreist
Persian (NOUN)درست, نشسته, ایستاده
Polish (NOUN)pionowo, podporą, prosto
Portuguese (NOUN)ereto, verticalidade, na posição vertical, ereta, monoteísta
(ADJECTIVE)eretas, vertical
Querétaro Otomi jar nt'o̲t'e vertical
Romanian (NOUN)verticală
Russian (NOUN)вертикально, чистосердечно, отвесный
(ADJECTIVE)чистосердечные, вертикальное, прямостоячие
Samoan amiotonu
Serbian (Cyrillic) усправни
Serbian (Latin) uspravni
Slovak (NOUN)vzpriamene, stojace
(ADJECTIVE)vzpriamenej, zvislej
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)pokonci
(NOUN)pokončno, vzravnano
Spanish (ADJECTIVE)vertical, erguidos, recto, erectas
(NOUN)montante, erguida, verticalmente, incorporó
Swedish (NOUN)upprätt, uprighten
(ADJECTIVE)upprätta, stående
Tahitian parau-tia
Tamil நிமிர்ந்து
Telugu నిటారుగా
Thai เหล็กกระดูกงู
Tongan angatonu
Turkish (NOUN)dik
Ukrainian (NOUN)прямостоячий, вертикально, піаніно
Urdu راستباز
Vietnamese (NOUN)thẳng
Welsh unionsyth
Yucatec Maya tu posición verticales
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