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up•right



Pronunciation: (up'rīt", up-rīt'), [key]
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: an upright person.
4. being in accord with what is right: upright dealings.

n.
1. the state of being upright or vertical.
2. something standing erect or vertical, as a piece of timber.
3. an upright piano.
4. Usually, uprights. Chiefly Football.the goalposts.

adv.
in an upright position or direction; vertically.

v.t.
to make upright.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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