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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (verb) erect

Synonyms: set up, put up, raise, rear, erect Definition: construct, build, or erect Usage: Raise a barn

Hypernyms: construct, make, build Definition: make by combining materials and parts Usage: this little pig made his house out of straw; Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

Synonyms: rear, erect Definition: cause to rise up

Hypernyms: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load

Synonyms for (adjective) erect

Synonyms: tumid, erect Definition: of sexual organs; stiff and rigid

Hypernyms: hard Definition: resisting weight or pressure

Synonyms: erect, upright, vertical Definition: upright in position or posture Usage: 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

Hypernyms: erectile Definition: capable of being raised to an upright position Usage: erectile feathers

Hypernyms: fastigiate Definition: having clusters of erect branches (often appearing to form a single column)

Hypernyms: orthostatic Definition: pertaining to an upright standing posture Usage: orthostatic hypotension

Hypernyms: passant Definition: in walking position with right foreleg raised

Hypernyms: rampant, rearing Definition: rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile Usage: a lion rampant

Hypernyms: semi-climbing Definition: of plants that are semi-climbers

Hypernyms: semi-erect Definition: of plants that are partly erect

Hypernyms: semi-upright Definition: of animals that are partly erect

Hypernyms: standing Definition: having a supporting base Usage: a standing lamp

Hypernyms: stand-up Definition: requiring a standing position Usage: a stand-up bar; a stand-up comic

Hypernyms: statant Definition: standing on four feet

Hypernyms: unbent, unbowed, straight Definition: erect in posture Usage: sit straight; stood defiantly with unbowed back