New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: uptight · outright · alright · bright · fright · plight · right · copyright · sprightly · airtight
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upright

1. adjective vertical2. adjective (of person) straight-backed 3. adjective of shape4. adjective honest, trustworthy5. adverb in/into vertical position6. adverb in/into straight-backed position7. noun SPOR post8. noun MUS upright piano 1 adjective verticalingearach adj1  c m uthe barrels are stowed in an upright position coinnítear na bairillí ina seasamhit encourages upright growth in plants cuidíonn sé le plandaí fás suas díreachupright stones clocha atá ina seasamh 2 adjective (of person) straight-backed díreach adj1  c m uhe was a tall upright figure duine ard díreach a bhí ann
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3 adjective of shapean upright fridge-freezer cuisneoir-reoiteoir ard 4 adjective honest, trustworthyionraic adj1díreach adj1  c m umacánta adj3  c m uhe's an upright person is duine ionraic é, is duine díreach é 5 adverb in/into vertical positiongo hingearachina sheasamhit should be placed upright in the pot ba cheart é a chur ina sheasamh sa phota 6 adverb in/into straight-backed positionhe stood upright sheas sé suas díreachI can't sit upright in the chair níl mé ábalta suí suas díreach sa chathaoir 7 noun SPOR postcuaille masc4posta masc4  c m uhe hit the upright bhuail sé an cuaille 8 noun MUS upright pianopianó ingearach

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