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Synonyms for erect
ɪˈrɛkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erect, vertical, upright(adj)

    upright in position or posture

    "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"

    Synonyms:
    just, vertical, upright, good, perpendicular, tumid, unsloped

    Antonyms:
    prostrate, cernuous, round-backed, supine, drooping, soft, crooked, nodding, decumbent, recumbent, resupine, round-shouldered, bended, hunched, stooping, accumbent, flat, procumbent, stooped, semi-prostrate, pendulous, couchant(ip), weeping, prone, unerect, sleeping, bent, dormant(ip)

  2. tumid, erect(verb)

    of sexual organs; stiff and rigid

    Synonyms:
    large, vertical, upright, tumescent, declamatory, intumescent, orotund, tumid, turgid, bombastic, puffy

    Antonyms:
    accumbent, prostrate, flat, nodding, round-shouldered, bended, stooping, sleeping, semi-prostrate, procumbent, crooked, round-backed, unerect, pendulous, soft, recumbent, drooping, stooped, supine, prone, bent, weeping, dormant(ip), hunched, decumbent, cernuous, couchant(ip), resupine

  3. raise, erect, rear, set up, put up(verb)

    construct, build, or erect

    "Raise a barn"

    Synonyms:
    elevate, resurrect, rise up, endure, provoke, launch, fire, leaven, call forth, entrap, put, stand, kick upstairs, lift, effect, frame, upgrade, put up, fix, digest, arrange, stomach, install, set up, provide, bring up, raise, recruit, enkindle, ready, levy, found, conjure, offer, establish, upraise, rise, contribute, effectuate, stick out, tolerate, conjure up, set, brook, suffer, enhance, gear up, domiciliate, prepare, put together, can, tack, post, house, prove, put forward, invoke, pitch, evoke, assemble, piece, heighten, rear, put in, rig, instal, stir, order, elicit, ensnare, bear, nurture, parent, produce, abide, nominate, kindle, arouse, grow, tin, promote, support, advance, farm, get up, lay out, call down, tack together

    Antonyms:
    couchant(ip), cernuous, decumbent, nodding, dormant(ip), bended, weeping, drooping, semi-prostrate, round-shouldered, accumbent, round-backed, prone, hunched, stooped, procumbent, soft, resupine, pendulous, prostrate, flat, stooping, crooked, unerect, recumbent, supine, bent, sleeping

  4. rear, erect(verb)

    cause to rise up

    Synonyms:
    bring up, nurture, rear, rise, raise, lift, set up, parent, rise up, put up

    Antonyms:
    prostrate, round-shouldered, nodding, couchant(ip), crooked, accumbent, soft, dormant(ip), pendulous, procumbent, resupine, flat, unerect, stooped, prone, recumbent, decumbent, drooping, supine, bended, bent, cernuous, sleeping, stooping, hunched, weeping, semi-prostrate, round-backed

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. erect

    Synonyms:
    elevate, raise, establish, plant, uplift, construct, build, found, institute, set up

    Antonyms:
    lower, supplant, subvert, der press, remove, destroy, demolish

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. erect(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    set up, place upright, set upright

  2. erect(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    raise, build, construct

  3. erect(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exalt, elevate, magnify

  4. erect(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    institute, found, form, plant, establish

  5. erect(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Poetical.] cheer, animate, inspirit, enliven, encourage

  6. erect(a.)

    Synonyms:
    upright, not prone

  7. erect(a.)

    Synonyms:
    elevated, turned upward

  8. erect(a.)

    Synonyms:
    bold, undaunted, undismayed, unterrified, firm, unshaken

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. erect(a)

    Synonyms:
    upright, vertical, raised, undaunted, bold, undismayed

    Antonyms:
    horizontal, recumbent, prone, inverted, oblique, cringing

  2. erect(v)

    Synonyms:
    build, raise

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    build, construct

How to pronounce erect?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say erect in sign language?

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How to use erect in a sentence?

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims. They have undertaken to build a tower, and spend no more labor on the foundation than would be necessary to erect a hut.

  2. Jim Ambrose:

    The guiding principle was pair-bonding with a man and to be even more specific, to make sure that I possessed a proper vessel for an erect penis, the end goal wasn't that I would be a sexually satisfied woman, or a person who was curious about other forms of sexuality. ... Jim Ambrose personal sexual pleasure wasn't taken into account.

  3. Ken Gross:

    For a lot of people who aren't enthusiasts, it's not particularly important who designed the car, i don't know that anyone is going to erect a statue to Harley Earl, but I think it's important that he's remembered. There really isn't anybody today in the design industry that has the impact and the clout, the presence and the profile that Harley Earl had in his day. ... But Harley had a unique set of circumstances. He was The Man.

  4. Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    We will also erect a fence at certain locations on the Croatian border.

  5. Robert G. Ingersoll:

    He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others.


Translations for erect

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  • изправям, прав, изправен, вертикален, издигамBulgarian
  • খাড়াBengali
  • erecteCatalan, Valencian
  • vztyčitCzech
  • fondiEsperanto
  • rakentaa, pysty, pystyttää, pystyasennossaFinnish
  • togScottish Gaelic
  • tegakIndonesian
  • eretto, duro, drittoItalian
  • قیتKurdish
  • whakatū, takotako, whaihanga, toraMāori
  • подигнат, исправен, простум, подига, креваMacedonian
  • reise, erigereNorwegian
  • wznieśćPolish
  • прямой, возводить, строить, сооружать, распрямлять, вертикально поднятый, ощетинившийся, вертикальный, выпрямлять, устанавливать, торчащийRussian

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