erect

  • 21erect — e•rect [[t]ɪˈrɛkt[/t]] adj. 1) upright and straight in position or posture: to sit erect[/ex] 2) raised or directed upward or outward: a dog with ears erect[/ex] 3) (of an organ or part) in a state of physiological erection 4) bot (of a plant… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 22erect — e|rect1 [ ı rekt ] verb transitive FORMAL * 1. ) to build something such as a STATUE or bridge: A memorial to her was erected after her death. a ) to put something such as a fence in an upright position: Police erected barriers around the crime… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 23erect — 1. adjective 1) she held her body erect Syn: upright, straight, vertical, perpendicular; standing Ant: bent, flaccid 2) an erect penis Syn: engorged, enla …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 24erect — adj. to stand erect * * * [ɪ rekt] to stand erect …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 25erect — 1 adjective 1 in a straight upright position: She held her head erect. 2 an erect penis or nipple is stiff and bigger than it usually is erectly adverb erectness noun (U) 2 verb (T) 1 formal to build a building, wall, statue etc: an imposing town …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 26erect — [ɪˈrekt] verb [T] formal I to build something, or to put something in an upright position Police erected barriers to control the crowds.[/ex] II adj erect [ɪˈrekt] in a straight upright position the erect posture of a professional soldier[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 27erect — In England, one of the formal words of incorporation in royal charters. We do, incorporate, erect, ordain, name, constitute, and establish. construct is synonymous with erect …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 28erect — In England, one of the formal words of incorporation in royal charters. We do, incorporate, erect, ordain, name, constitute, and establish. construct is synonymous with erect …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 29erect — adj. & v. adj. 1 upright, vertical. 2 (of the penis, clitoris, or nipples) enlarged and rigid, esp. in sexual excitement. 3 (of hair) bristling, standing up from the skin. v.tr. 1 raise; set upright. 2 build. 3 establish (erect a theory).… …

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  • 30erect — [14] Erect was borrowed from Latin ērectus, the past participle of ērigere ‘raise up, set up’. This was a compound verb formed from the prefix ex ‘out, up’ and regere ‘keep straight, set, direct’ (source of English regent, region, etc). The use… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 31erect — adjective rigidly upright or straight. ↘(of the penis, clitoris, or nipples) enlarged and rigid, especially in sexual excitement. verb construct (a building, wall, etc.). ↘create or establish (a theory or system). Derivatives erectable adjective… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 32erect —   Kū, kūkulu. Also: ūlepe (as a cock s comb); lā au, kano, ko i i, ōnū, lalahū (as male organ); uluo a (rare). Cf. puahuku.    ♦ To become erect, kū, ea …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 33erect — [14] Erect was borrowed from Latin ērectus, the past participle of ērigere ‘raise up, set up’. This was a compound verb formed from the prefix ex ‘out, up’ and regere ‘keep straight, set, direct’ (source of English regent, region, etc). The use… …

    Word origins

  • 34erect — establish or coin, as for a scientific name …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 35erect — 1. adjective a) Upright; vertical or reaching broadly upwards. b) Rigid, firm; standing out perpendicularly. Ant: flaccid See Also: erection, erectile 2 …

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  • 36erect — Synonyms and related words: Christian, aggrandize, assemble, blameless, bolt upright, boost, build, buoy up, cast, cast up, clean, compose, compound, concoct, construct, create, creditable, decent, devise, dignify, distinguish, downright,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 37eréct — adj. m., pl. erécţi; f. sg. eréctã, pl. erécte …

    Romanian orthography

  • 38erect — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. raise, exalt; rear; build, construct; establish, set up, institute; create. See elevation, production. adj. upright, straight, vertical, perpendicular; uplifted. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. upright …

    English dictionary for students

  • 39erect — e·rect || ɪ rekt v. raise, build, set up, establish adj. upright, straight up …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 40erect — crete …

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