upright ADJECTIVE 1) vertical; erect. 2) greater in height than breadth. 3) strictly honourable or honest. 4) (of a piano) having vertical strings.
ADVERB in or into an upright position.
NOUN 1) a vertical post, structure, or line. 2) an upright piano.
DERIVATIVES uprightly adverb uprightness noun.

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