Synonyms of erect in English:

erect


See definition of erect

adjective

1‘she held her body erect’

SYNONYMS
upright, bolt upright, straight, vertical, perpendicular, plumb, standing up
rampant
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bent, flaccid

2‘an erect penis’

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engorged, enlarged, swollen, tumescent
hard, rigid, stiff, firm
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limp

3‘the hairs stood erect around his neck’

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bristling, standing up, standing up on end, upright
ANTONYMS

flat


verb

1‘the bridge was erected as a temporary measure’

SYNONYMS
build, construct, put up
assemble, put together, fabricate, form, manufacture
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demolish

2‘it took three minutes to erect the inner tent’

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assemble, put up, set up, set upright, fit together, put together, piece together
pitch, position, fix in position, place, locate
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dismantle

3‘someone had erected a red flag’

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put up, raise, elevate, mount
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lower

4‘the party that erected the welfare state’

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establish, form, set up, put in place, found, institute, initiate, formulate, devise, create, organize, frame
ANTONYMS

break up