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Definition 1: set, turn, or stand on end - [verb of contact]

Samples where upend or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • upend the box and empty the contents

(upend is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

Definition 2: become turned or set on end - [verb of motion]

Samples where upend or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the airplanes upended

(upend is a kind of ...) turn from an upright or normal position

"The big vase overturned" "The canoe tumped over"

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