1Set or turn (something) on its end or upside down: she upended a can of soup over the portions (as adjective upended) an upended box
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- I upended the pumpkin and cut the bottom out of it, then put it outside on our backdeck, over the decklight, sparing us the need to use a candle or a flashlight to light him up.
- This completely upends conventional wisdom about the war, and requires a certain amount of historical amnesia.
- His ocean survival unit holds 12 people and has a curved underwater fibreglass section that should stop high waves and wind upending the craft, unlike traditional flat-bottomed inflatables.