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Synonyms for erect
ɪˈrɛkterect

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. erect, vertical, uprightadjective

    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, erectverb

    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 upverb

    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, erectverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. erectverb

    Synonyms:
    set up, place upright, set upright

  2. erectverb

    Synonyms:
    raise, build, construct

  3. erectverb

    Synonyms:
    exalt, elevate, magnify

  4. erectverb

    Synonyms:
    institute, found, form, plant, establish

  5. erectverb

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

  6. erectadjective

    Synonyms:
    upright, not prone

  7. erectadjective

    Synonyms:
    elevated, turned upward

  8. erectadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. erectadjective

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

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

  2. erectverb

    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. Emily Brontë:

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

  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. Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

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

  4. Shane Leslie:

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

  5. 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.


Translations for erect

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  • изправям, прав, издигам, вертикален, изправенBulgarian
  • খাড়াBengali
  • erecteCatalan, Valencian
  • vztyčitCzech
  • fondiEsperanto
  • pystyasennossa, rakentaa, pystyttää, pystyFinnish
  • togScottish Gaelic
  • tegakIndonesian
  • dritto, duro, erettoItalian
  • قیتKurdish
  • takotako, whaihanga, whakatū, toraMāori
  • исправен, простум, подига, крева, подигнатMacedonian
  • erigere, reiseNorwegian
  • wznieśćPolish
  • устанавливать, прямой, торчащий, выпрямлять, вертикальный, ощетинившийся, возводить, строить, вертикально поднятый, сооружать, распрямлятьRussian

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