HyperDic: upright

English > 5 senses of the word upright:
ADJECTIVEallupright, unslopedin a vertical position
allupright, good, justof moral excellence
allupright, erect, verticalupright in position or posture
NOUNartifactupright, verticala vertical structural member as a post or stake
artifactupright, upright pianoa piano with a vertical sounding board
upright > pronunciation
Soundsahpray't; ah'pray.t
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > upright: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIn a vertical position; not sloping.
Example"an upright post"
Broadervertical, perpendicularAt right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line
Spanishderecho, erguido, vertical
Nounsuprightnessposition at right angles to the horizon
Adverbsuprightlyin an upright position
English > upright: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf moral excellence.
Example "an upright and respectable man"
Synonymsgood, just
BroaderrighteousCharacterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice
Spanishhonrado, justo, recto
Catalanhonrat, just, recte
Nounsuprightnessrighteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest
Adverbsuprightlyin an honorable manner
English > upright: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningupright in position or posture.
Example "he sat bolt upright"
Synonymserect, vertical
Attribute ofposition, posture, attitudeThe arrangement of the body and its limbs
Narrowererectilecapable of being raised to an upright position
fastigiateHaving clusters of erect branches (often appearing to form a single column)
orthostaticpertaining to an upright standing posture
passantIn walking position with right foreleg raised
rampant, rearingrearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile
semi-climbingOf plants that are semi-climbers
semi-erectOf plants that are partly erect
semi-uprightOf animals that are partly erect
stand-uprequiring a standing position
standingHaving a supporting base
statantStanding on four feet
straight, unbent, unbowedErect in posture
Oppositeunerectnot upright in position or posture
Spanisherecto, vertical
Nounsuprightnessthe property of being upright in posture
English > upright: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA vertical structural member as a post or stake.
Example"the ball sailed between the uprights"
Part ofgoalpostOne of a pair of posts (usually joined by a crossbar) that are set up as a goal at each end of a playing field
Narrowercolumn, pillar(architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
jambupright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame
postAn upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
scantling, studAn upright in house framing
shaft, scape(architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
stileAn upright that is a member in a door or window frame
Broaderstructural membersupport that is a constituent part of any structure or building
Spanishelemento vertical
English > upright: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA piano with a vertical sounding board.
Synonymupright piano
NarrowerspinetA small and compactly built upright piano
Broaderpiano, pianoforte, forte-pianoA keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
Spanishpiano vertical
Catalanpiano vertical

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