Meaning of upend
Pronunciation: (up-end'), [key]
- to set on end, as a barrel or ship.
- to affect drastically or radically, as tastes, opinions, reputations, or systems.
- to defeat in competition, as in boxing or business.
- to become upended.
- to place the body back-end up, as a dabbling duck.
- upend (Thesaurus)