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  Words related to upright

Related / Similar Words: upright piano, vertical, unsloped, erect, straight, unbent, unbowed, good, just, virtuous, standing

 

Definition:
  • a piano with a vertical sounding board;
  • a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights";
  • in a vertical position; not sloping; "an upright post";
  • 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";
  • erect in posture; "behind him sat old man Arthur; he was straight with something angry in his attitude"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back";
  • of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"; "the life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous"- Frederick Douglass;
  • maintaining an erect position; "standing timber"; "many buildings were still standing";

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    Hyponyms: spinet, column, pillar, jamb, post, scantling, stud, shaft, scape, stile

     

    Attributes: position, posture, attitude

     

    Part Meronyms: goalpost

     

     
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