Meaning of “upend” in the English Dictionary

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"upend" in British English

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upendverb [ T ]

uk /ʌpˈend/ us /ʌpˈend/

to push or move something so that the part that usually touches the ground is not touching the ground any more:

She upended the chessboard halfway through the game because she was losing.

(Definition of “upend” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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