The definition of upright is something or someone who is strictly honest, or something that is vertical or erect.(adjective)
Upright is defined as something done in a vertical position.(adverb)
A vase that was upside down but that is now turned right-side-up and vertical is an example of a vase that is standing upright.
See upright in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE upriht: see up & right
See upright in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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