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Synonyms for erect

Verb

1. raise, erect, rear, set up, put up, construct, build, make
usage: construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
2. rear, erect, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
usage: cause to rise up

Adjective

1. erect (vs. unerect), vertical, upright, erectile, fastigiate, orthostatic, passant(postnominal), rampant(postnominal), rearing, semi-climbing, semi-erect, semi-upright, standing(prenominal), stand-up, statant(postnominal), straight, unbent, unbowed
usage: 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"
2. tumid, erect, hard (vs. soft)
usage: of sexual organs; stiff and rigid
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