Synonyms for erect

Synonyms for (verb) erect

Synonyms: set up, put up, raise, rear, erect

Definition: construct, build, or erect

Usage: Raise a barn

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: erectile

Definition: capable of being raised to an upright position

Usage: erectile feathers


Similar words: fastigiate

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


Similar words: orthostatic

Definition: pertaining to an upright standing posture

Usage: orthostatic hypotension


Similar words: passant

Definition: in walking position with right foreleg raised


Similar words: rampant, rearing

Definition: rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile

Usage: a lion rampant


Similar words: semi-climbing

Definition: of plants that are semi-climbers


Similar words: semi-erect

Definition: of plants that are partly erect


Similar words: semi-upright

Definition: of animals that are partly erect


Similar words: standing

Definition: having a supporting base

Usage: a standing lamp


Similar words: stand-up

Definition: requiring a standing position

Usage: a stand-up bar; a stand-up comic


Similar words: statant

Definition: standing on four feet


Similar words: unbent, unbowed, straight

Definition: erect in posture

Usage: sit straight; stood defiantly with unbowed back