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I much prefer working with kids whose life could be completely upended by a reading of a book over a weekend. You give them a book to read - they go home and come back a changed person. And that is so much more interesting and exciting.
Russell Banks

Meaning of "upended" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UPENDED

upended  [ˌʌpˈendɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UPENDED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Upended is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UPENDED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of upended in the English dictionary

The definition of upended in the dictionary is turned or set on end.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UPENDED


bended
ˈbendɪd
blended
ˈblɛndɪd
bonded
ˈbɒndɪd
branded
ˈbrændɪd
candid
ˈkændɪd
descended
dɪˈsendɪd
expanded
ɪkˈspændɪd
extended
ɪkˈstɛndɪd
intended
ɪnˈtɛndɪd
landed
ˈlændɪd
minded
ˈmaɪndɪd
recommended
ˌrɛkəˈmɛndɪd
rounded
ˈraʊndɪd
splendid
ˈsplɛndɪd
unapprehended
ˌʌnæprɪˈhendɪd
unended
ʌnˈendɪd
unmended
ʌnˈmendɪd
unoffended
ˌʌnəˈfendɪd
unsuspended
ˌʌnsəˈspendɪd
wounded
ˈwuːndɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UPENDED

updated
updater
Updike
updive
updrag
updragging
updraught
updraw
updry
upend
upfield
upfill
upflashing
upfling
upflow
upfold
upfollow
upfront
upfurl
upgang

WORDS THAT END LIKE UPENDED

distended
inextended
offended
open-ended
overextended
single-ended
stranded
unamended
unattended
unblended
undefended
undescended
unexpended
unextended
unfriended
unintended
unrecommended
untended
well-attended
well-defended
well-recommended

Synonyms and antonyms of upended in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «upended» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UPENDED

Find out the translation of upended to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of upended from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «upended» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

颠覆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

puesto patas arriba
570 millions of speakers

English

upended
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

upended
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قلبت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

перевернул
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

upended
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

upended
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bouleversé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tersinggung
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hochkant
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

upended
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

뒤집힌다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Upended
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

upended
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

upended
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वाढलेले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

upended
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

capovolto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

upended
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перевернув
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

imbogatit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

upended
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

upended
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

högkant
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

upended
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of upended

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UPENDED»

The term «upended» is regularly used and occupies the 95.232 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UPENDED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about upended

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QUOTES WITH «UPENDED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word upended.
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Russell Banks
I much prefer working with kids whose life could be completely upended by a reading of a book over a weekend. You give them a book to read - they go home and come back a changed person. And that is so much more interesting and exciting.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UPENDED»

Discover the use of upended in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to upended and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Upended: How Following Jesus Remakes Your Words & World
Connect... Influence… Love… In a way that overturns the world's assumptions.
Jedd Medefind, Erik Lokkesmoe, 2012
2
Upended Sugarloaf
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.The Upended Sugarloaf (in German: Der Umgest lpte Zuckerhut) is an iconic half-timbered house in the city of ...
Lambert M Surhone, Mariam T Tennoe, Susan F Henssonow, 2011
3
The Tea Party: America Upended
The Tea Party Movement is not a political party.
Pro W Lawrence Lipton, W. Lipton, 2014
4
The Ancient Maya
There are over 800 identified and catalogued Maya glyphs, but the final number has yet to be determined. Some glyphs are known by nicknames based on appearance; for example, the main sign in Figure 3.16a is known as the " upended ...
Robert J. Sharer, Loa P. Traxler, 2006
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Jesus - a Summing Up
If such upended persons are not as 'insane' themselves, they are at least sufficiently anti-'outsane' as to be distinct from those who, in metachemistry or chemistry, would be 'outsane' and therefore either unequivocally or equivocally, ...
John O'Loughlin, 2011
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Samuel Beckett--humanistic Perspectives
Judith E. Dearlove "Syntax Upended in Opposite Corners": Alterations in Beckett's Linguistic Theories Throughout his career, Samuel Beckett's style, mood, and attitudes toward art change. These changes are related to, and grow out of, ...
Morris Beja, S. E. Gontarski, Pierre A. G. Astier, 1983
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The Art of Fielding: A Novel
Written with boundless intelligence and filled with the tenderness of youth, The Art of Fielding is an expansive, warmhearted novel about ambition and its limits, about family and friendship and love, and about commitment--to oneself and to ...
Chad Harbach, 2011
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Dancing in the Flames: Spiritual Journey in the Novels of ...
Chapter. IV. “Upended. among. these. roses”. Damage. and. Hope. for. Healing. in. Family. Linen. In New Woman New Earth, Rosemary Ruether explains how patriarchal religion split apart the “unities of mother religion into an absolute ...
Linda Byrd Cook, 2009
9
A Sociable God
Hence the furor surrounding Barbara Ehrenreich's May 2004 Los Angeles Times editorial, ''Feminism's Assumptions Upended,'' which was subtitled ''A Uterus Is Not a Substitute for a Conscience.'' Feminism, in promoting nonhierarchy as the ...
Ken Wilber, 2005
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Our Mothers, Our Powers, Our Texts: Manifestations of Àjé ...
Many elders asserted that the upended pots were "catching" the sounds of worship, which is shrewd and practical. I also agree with Rawick that the ancestors employed the African practice of using pots to direct and facilitate prayers and ...
Teresa N. Washington, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UPENDED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term upended is used in the context of the following news items.
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Distressed-Debt Market Upended Amid Deepening Commodities Rout
The worst commodities slump in 13 years is wreaking havoc for investors seeking to profit from companies in distress. Distressed bonds have lost 8.2 percent ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
2
Will Fed plans be upended by global tumult?
The press conference of Federal Reserve Chairperson Janet Yellen appears on a television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
3
Child Labor Rises Sharply in Syria, Upended by War and Mayhem
The economic desperation of Syrian families upended by the war has added to fears of a lost generation, with children missing years of school. Before the war ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
4
Tech Upended Banks and Stock Trading. Insurance Is Next
The World Economic Forum released a report this week examining how fintech startups—the venture-backed upstarts out to reinvent financial services—are ... «Wired, Jul 15»
5
How Twitter upended the relationships between comedians and …
How Twitter upended the relationships between comedians and audiences. Judd Apatow. Dennis Van Tine/Abaca Press/TNS. Judd Apatow attends the Vanity ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
6
Read their stories: How job-related illnesses upended these families …
Sandy Guest with her daughter, Adrianne Matheney, while shopping for a wedding dress. Guest, a hairdresser, died of leukemia in 2013 after handling ... «Center for Public Integrity, Jun 15»
7
How 57-Year-Old Profanity-Prone Rancher Upended ICA Bondholders
Bond investors in builder Empresas ICA SAB are turning out to be some of the biggest losers from Mexico's elections this month. ICA's $500 million of notes due ... «Bloomberg, Jun 15»
8
Meet the young activists who upended Turkish politics and want a …
A once unlikely alliance of students, leftists liberals, Kurds and LGBT activists jolted Turkish politics last week, uniting behind a single party to propel it to ... «PRI, Jun 15»
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How the Kurds upended Turkish politics
Turkish voters delivered a crushing blow Sunday to the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), which lost its 12-year majority in parliament and saw its vote ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
10
Tradition upended as freshmen make voices heard in Senate
AUSTIN - In 1983, when John Whitmire first arrived in the Texas Senate, at age 33, he quickly was reminded by his more-seasoned colleagues that new ... «Houston Chronicle, May 15»

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