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  • as ininvert
  • as inoverthrow
  • as inoverturn
  • as inreverse
  • as intip
  • as inunhorse
  • as inupset

synonyms for upend

  • alter
  • backtrack
  • capsize
  • change
  • convert
  • evert
  • flip
  • flip-flop
  • introvert
  • modify
  • overturn
  • renege
  • revert
  • tip
  • transpose
  • turn
  • upset
  • double back
  • inverse
  • transplace
  • turn down
  • turn inside out
  • turn over
  • turn the tables
  • upturn
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antonyms for upend

MOST RELEVANT
  • continue
  • grow
  • hold
  • keep
  • leave alone
  • persist
  • remain
  • stay
  • straighten
  • establish
  • fail
  • institute
  • lose
  • release
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • uphold
  • yield
  • build
  • construct
  • create
  • hold
  • keep
  • straighten
  • give in
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How to use upend in a sentence

Fortune recently spoke with cofounders Shipman and Renahan to learn more about their insights and predictions for their business and the plant-based food industry after a year in which grocery shopping was completely upended.
CHANGING THE PLANT-BASED FOOD INDUSTRY ONE SPOON AT A TIMERACHEL KINGFEBRUARY 7, 2021FORTUNE
Even as the pandemic upends the restaurant world, this reform can and must happen.
THE TOXICITY OF RESTAURANT KITCHENS IS EXACTLY WHY I NEVER REPORTED ABUSESLINDSEY DANISFEBRUARY 4, 2021EATER
It also shows that the same disruptive sentiments that upended American politics in recent years are now taking aim at the financial system.
THE GAMESTOP STOCK CRAZE IS ABOUT A POPULIST UPRISING AGAINST WALL STREET. BUT IT’S MORE COMPLICATED THAN THAT.DAVID J. LYNCHFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s a huge understatement to say the pandemic upended everything.
COLLABORATIVE PLANNING IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLDMARTHA LEIBSFEBRUARY 1, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The disease’s terrifying ability to so swiftly upend the rhythms and rituals of everyday life only added to the war’s larger social disruptions.
THE KEY TO COMBATING CONSPIRACY THEORIES ABOUT CORONAVIRUS VACCINESCAMERON GIVENSFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As the coronavirus vaccines have rolled out, so too have promising messages about what the shots mean for the countless lives upended by the pandemic.
YES, PEOPLE WITH CORONAVIRUS VACCINATIONS SHOULD STILL DISTANCE FROM EACH OTHER. HERE’S WHY.ALLYSON CHIUJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The pandemic, the threat of foreign interference, misinformation, changes at the US Postal Service, fears of voter intimidation and violence — any or all of it could have upended the vote.
HOW TO AVOID ANOTHER ELECTION YEAR LIKE 2020JEN KIRBYJANUARY 15, 2021VOX
For context, recall that Nike’s Vaporfly 4% shoes upended the running world because they offered an average running economy improvement of four percent.
WHEN TO STOP STRENGTH TRAINING BEFORE A BIG RACEALEX HUTCHINSONJANUARY 13, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Bears running back David Montgomery lost possession of the ball as he was upended on a catch.
SAINTS ADVANCE TO SET UP A DREW BREES-TOM BRADY SHOWDOWN IN SECOND ROUNDMARK MASKEJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For the Howze sisters, the law has upended their quest for accountability.
THE NURSING HOME DIDN’T SEND HER TO THE HOSPITAL, AND SHE DIEDBY SEAN CAMPBELLJANUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO UPEND

  • alter
  • backtrack
  • capsize
  • change
  • convert
  • double back
  • evert
  • flip
  • flip-flop
  • introvert
  • inverse
  • modify
  • overturn
  • renege
  • revert
  • tip
  • transplace
  • transpose
  • turn
  • turn down
  • turn inside out
  • turn over
  • turn the tables
  • upend
  • upset
  • upturn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.