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Verb: erect  i'rekt
  1. (construction) Construct, build
    "erect a barn";
    - raise, rear, set up, put up
     
  2. Cause to rise up
    - rear
Adjective: erect  i'rekt
  1. Not sloping in position or posture; positioned vertically
    "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression";
    - vertical, upright
     
  2. (physiology) of sexual organs; stiff and rigid
    - tumid

Derived forms: erecting, erected, erects

See also: attitude, erectile, fastigiate, hard, orthostatic, passant, position, posture, rampant, rearing, semi-climbing, semi-erect, semi-upright, standing, stand-up, statant, straight, unbent, unbowed

Type of: bring up, build, construct, elevate, get up, lift, make, raise

Antonym: unerect

Encyclopedia: Erect, North Carolina