AskDefine | Define upstanding

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upstanding adj : having high moral qualities; "a noble spirit"; "a solid citizen"; "an upstanding man"; "a worthy successor" [syn: noble, solid, worthy]

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  1. honest; reputable
    An upstanding merchant will exchange a faulty product.

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