Upright in a sentence as a noun

An athlete will be upright, with the slightest of forward leans.

If the boat flips - you better hold your breath and start swimming and hope it comes back upright.

But a few internal and external factors seems to have kept the ship upright.

And if you cut them down, and you're just the man to do it, do you really think you could stand upright in the winds that would blow then?

"The upright sprinting phase is where the athlete tries to maintain the speed they built up during the drive phase until the end of the race.

Upright in a sentence as an adjective

This is called the transition phase - where the sprinter's body moves to from this leaning drive phase into the tall and upright sprinting phase.

And since there is no forward momentum, there is no centripital force, which makes it more difficult to remain upright on rollers than on pavement.

And it's a mediocre laptop that can't stay upright on an actual person's lap, and has a relatively small display for a computer that is meant to be placed on a flat surface.

Iranians call it Halal, Americans call it counter-terrorism and intellectual property, others call it enforcement of rightous morals, upright character, national concensus, surprise non-consensual posterior-sex or whatever label one assigns to power-grab.

Upright definitions


a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights"

See also: vertical


a piano with a vertical sounding board


in a vertical position; not sloping; "an upright post"

See also: unsloped


of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"

See also: good just


upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"

See also: erect vertical