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Adjective erect has 2 senses
  1. erect, vertical, upright - upright in position or posture; "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"
    Antonyms: unerect, accumbent, decumbent, recumbent, reclining, bowed, inclined, cernuous, drooping, nodding, pendulous, couchant, crouched, crouching, huddled, hunkered, hunkered down, dormant, sleeping, flat, hunched, round-backed, round-shouldered, stooped, stooping, crooked, leaning, lolling, lounging, procumbent, prone, prostrate, slouched, slouching, slumped, supine, resupine, bended, bent
  2. erect, tumid - of sexual organs; stiff and rigid
    Antonym: soft (indirect, via hard)
Verb erect has 2 senses
  1. raise, erect, rear, set up, put up - construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
    --1 is one way to construct, build, make
    Derived forms: noun erection2, noun erection3, noun erecting1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. rear, erect - cause to rise up
    --2 is one way to raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
    Derived form: noun erection3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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