To set up; to put upright.
- To cause to turn or tip over; capsize.
- To disturb the functioning, order, or course of: Protesters upset the meeting by chanting and shouting.
- To distress or perturb mentally or emotionally: The bad news upset me.
- To overthrow; overturn: upset a will. See Synonyms at overthrow.
- To defeat unexpectedly (an opponent favored to win).
- To make (a heated metal bolt, for example) shorter and thicker by hammering on the end.
- To become overturned; capsize.
- To become disturbed.
- The act of upsetting or the condition of being upset.
- A disturbance, disorder, or state of agitation.
- A game or contest in which the favorite is defeated.
- A tool used for upsetting; a swage.
- An upset part or piece.
- Having been overturned; capsized.
- Exhibiting signs and symptoms of indigestion: an upset stomach.
- In a state of emotional or mental distress; distraught: upset parents.