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upend

up·end

upend

 
pronunciation:
uhp end
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: upended, upending, upends
definition 1: to set or stand on end.
similar words:
right
definition 2: to upset or cause to topple over.
similar words:
overthrow, overturn, tip, upset
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become turned on one end; be upended.
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