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 for Upright
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Upright \Up"right`\, n.
     1. Something standing upright, as a piece of timber in a
        building. See Illust. of Frame.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Basketwork) A tool made from a flat strip of steel with
        chisel edges at both ends, bent into horseshoe, the
        opening between the cutting edges being adjustable, used
        for reducing splits to skeins. Called in full upright
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     3. (Football) the vertical part of a goalpost, especially the
        part above the horizontal bar; as, a field goal directly
        between the uprights.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Upright \Up"right`\, a. [AS. upright, uppriht. See Up, and
     Right, a.]
     1. In an erect position or posture; perpendicular; vertical,
        or nearly vertical; pointing upward; as, an upright tree.
        [1913 Webster]
              With chattering teeth, and bristling hair upright.
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              All have their ears upright.          --Spenser.
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     2. Morally erect; having rectitude; honest; just; as, a man
        upright in all his ways.
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              And that man [Job] was perfect and upright. --Job i.
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     3. Conformable to moral rectitude.
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              Conscience rewards upright conduct with pleasure.
                                                    --J. M. Mason.
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     4. Stretched out face upward; flat on the back. [Obs.] " He
        lay upright." --Chaucer.
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     5. (Golf) Designating a club in which the head is
        approximately at a right angle with the shaft.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     Upright drill (Mach.), a drilling machine having the
        spindle vertical.
        [1913 Webster]
     Note: This word and its derivatives are usually pronounced in
           prose with the accent on the first syllable. But they
           are frequently pronounced with the accent on the second
           in poetry, and the accent on either syllable is
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: in a vertical position; not sloping; "an upright post"
             [syn: upright, unsloped]
      2: of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just
         cause"; "an upright and respectable man" [syn: good,
         just, upright]
      3: 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" [syn: erect, vertical, upright] [ant:
      n 1: a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball
           sailed between the uprights" [syn: upright, vertical]
      2: a piano with a vertical sounding board [syn: upright,
         upright piano]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  244 Moby Thesaurus words for "upright":
     Christian, Klavier, Samson post, Steinway, angelic, arrowlike,
     at attention, azimuth circle, baby grand, baluster, balustrade,
     banister, base, blameless, bolt upright, caryatid, cast up,
     cembalo, clarichord, clavicembalo, clavichord, clavicittern,
     clavicymbal, clavicytherium, clavier, clean, colonnade, column,
     concert grand, conscientious, cottage piano, couched harp,
     creditable, dado, dead straight, decent, die, direct, doorjamb,
     doorpost, downright, dulcimer harpsichord, elevate, elevated,
     endways, endwise, equitable, erect, erectly, estimable, ethical,
     even, exalted, exemplary, fair, flat, footstalk, full of integrity,
     gatepost, godly, good, grand, grand piano, hammer dulcimer,
     harmonichord, harpsichord, high, high-minded, high-principled,
     highly respectable, hitching post, honest, honorable, horizontal,
     immaculate, impartial, in a line, incorruptible, inviolate,
     irreproachable, jack, jamb, just, king post, law-abiding,
     law-loving, law-revering, level, lift up, lifted, lineal, linear,
     lofty, manichord, manichordon, manly, melodion, melopiano,
     milepost, monochord, moral, mullion, newel-post, noble, normal,
     on end, on stilts, orthodiagonal, pair of virginals, parlor grand,
     pedestal, pedicel, peduncle, perpendicular, perpendicularly,
     pianette, pianino, piano, piano-violin, pianoforte, pier, pilaster,
     pile, piling, pillar, pitch, plinth, plumb, pole, post, principled,
     pure, queen-post, raise, raise aloft, raise up, raised, rampant,
     rear, rear aloft, rearing, rectilineal, rectilinear, reputable,
     respectable, right, right angle, right on end, right-minded,
     righteous, ruler-straight, saintlike, saintly, scrupulous,
     seraphic, set up, shaft, signpost, smooth, snubbing post, socle,
     sostinente pianoforte, spinet, spotless, square piano, staff,
     stainless, stalk, stanchion, stand, stand upright, stand-up,
     standard, standing up, stem, sterling, stile, stilted, straight,
     straight-cut, straight-front, straight-side, straight-up,
     straightforward, streamlined, subbase, sublime, surbase, true,
     true-dealing, true-devoted, true-disposing, true-souled,
     true-spirited, truehearted, trunk, trustworthy, unbending, unbent,
     unblemished, unbowed, unbroken, uncorrupt, uncorrupted, uncurved,
     undefiled, undeflected, undeviating, undistorted, unimpeachable,
     uninterrupted, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, unswerving,
     untarnished, unturned, up, up on end, upcast, upend, upended,
     upflung, upheave, uplift, uplifted, upraise, upraised, uprear,
     upreared, upright piano, uprighteous, uprightly, upstanding,
     upstandingly, upthrown, upwards, vertical, vertical circle,
     violin piano, virginal, virtuous, worthy, yeomanly

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