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Definition of upend verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

upend

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ʌpˈend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌpˈend//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they upend
BrE BrE//ʌpˈend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌpˈend//
 
he / she / it upends
BrE BrE//ʌpˈendz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌpˈendz//
 
past simple upended
BrE BrE//ʌpˈendɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌpˈendɪd//
 
past participle upended
BrE BrE//ʌpˈendɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌpˈendɪd//
 
-ing form upending
BrE BrE//ʌpˈendɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌpˈendɪŋ//
 
 
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upend somebody/something to turn somebody/something upside down The bicycle lay upended in a ditch. They sat on upended wooden boxes.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: upend