Last modified on 12 July 2014, at 21:08

upstanding

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From up- +‎ standing.

AdjectiveEdit

upstanding (comparative more upstanding, superlative most upstanding)

  1. honest; reputable; respectable
    An upstanding merchant will exchange a faulty product.

Etymology 2Edit

From upstand.

AdjectiveEdit

upstanding (comparative more upstanding, superlative most upstanding)

  1. standing up
    Please be upstanding for His Worship the Mayor.

VerbEdit

upstanding

  1. Present participle of upstand.

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