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upend

verb

Definition of UPEND

1
to achieve a victory over <the team won the division play-offs, but was upended in the final championship game>
Antonyms lose (to)
2
to fix in an upright position <we had to upend the sofa in order to fit it into the elevator>
Related Words brace, buttress, prop (up), shore (up), support; boost, crane, elevate, heave, heft, heighten, hike, hoist, jack (up), lift, perk (up), pick up, up, uphold, uplift

March 30, 2015
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