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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. Robert G. Ingersoll:

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

  2. 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.

  3. Remy de Gourmont:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Andrew Lawrence:

    What you need to do if you want an economic wood solution is to think about all the aspects from outset, you will save on the program because it's all dry and is quick to erect and potentially, if you're making an office building, you can leave a lot of the wood exposed, saving on the cost and time of installing finishes.


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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