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Definition of "up-end" [up-end]

  • To turn (something) upside down, to invert (something). (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "up-end" in a sentence
  • "You don't need to up-end your makeup bag completely; just invest in a face savers like a cream luminizer, some brow powder, and the right blush."
  • "Fortunately, I saw a bamboo pole, floating on the surface several hundred feet away, suddenly up-end and start a very devil's dance."
  • "A great cake had driven its nose into the bed of the river thirty feet below and was struggling to up-end."