upend

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From up- +‎ end.

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upend (third-person singular simple present upends, present participle upending, simple past and past participle upended)

  1. (transitive) To end up; to set on end.
  2. To tip or turn over.
    When he upended the bottle of water over his sleeping sister, the lid popped off and surprised them both.
  3. To destroy, invalidate, overthrow, or defeat.
    The scientific evidence upended the popular myth.

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