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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 for "erect":

    build, construct

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How to use erect in a sentence?

  1. Shane Leslie:

    The American sign of civic progress is to tear down the familiar and erect the monstrous.

  2. Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

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

  3. Metastasio:

    He who devises evil for another falls at last into his own pit, and the most cunning finds himself caught by what he had prepared for another. But virtue without guile, erect like the lofty palm, rises with greater vigour when it is oppressed.

  4. Emily Brontë:

    Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.

  5. Remy de Gourmont:

    The whole effort of a sincere man is to erect his personal impressions into laws.

Images & Illustrations of erect

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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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