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1. upend

verb. set, turn, or stand on end.

Synonyms

  • place
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise

Etymology

  • end (English)
  • ende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • up- (English)

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2. upend

verb. become turned or set on end.

Synonyms

  • tump over
  • turn over
  • tip over

Antonyms

  • desynchronize
  • blur
  • desynchronise
  • winterize

Etymology

  • end (English)
  • ende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • up- (English)

Example sentences of the word upend


1. Verb, base form
Bag the whole thing up in a large transparent plastic bag, use a large plastic tray or lid, or upend a deep glass bowl or baking dish over the top.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
In their rummaging, they commonly upend trash cans, root through dumpsters, tear through compost piles, rip up gardens and root around in potted plants.

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