HyperDic: upend

English > 2 senses of the word upend:
VERBmotionupendbecome turned or set on end
contactupendset, turn, or stand on end
English > upend: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningBecome turned or set on end.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the airplanes upended"
Broaderoverturn, turn over, tip over, tump overTurn from an upright or normal position
Nounsupendingturning upside down
English > upend: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningset, turn, or stand on end.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"upend the box and empty the contents"
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Nounsupendingturning upside down

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