View definitions for on end

on end

adjective as in upright

adjective as in vertical


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Example Sentences

It is now a tail-on-end chase, all three horses going at the greatest speed to which their riders can press them.

Do not look at me with that hair-standing-on end expression!

It was the straight tail-on-end chase that took both beyond reach of his vision.

Wooden legs you're stood-on-end and pitches yourself over, just as like as not.

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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to on end, such as: erect, perpendicular, vertical, plumb/plum, standing, and straight.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.