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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Straight up. Also: To put up or together.

Usage examples (33)
  • People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges. Let us not erect walls without doors of friendliness or windows of love.
  • An erect stature
  • She has walked and walked, in erect dignity – with a child on her back and a load on her head.
  • In the fall it dries out but the stalks remain erect. for more
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  • Be careful not to "eruct" (to belch) if you want to "erect" (to raise; to construct; to assemble) a house of cards!
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