erect[ ih-rekt ]SEE DEFINITION OF erect
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ERECT
It is contemplated to erect a monument, by subscription, to Mr. Fessenden's memory.
She stood a little drooping and shaken, where for a moment she had been erect and tensed.
There entered the erect, heavy figure of the man whom Mary had hated through the years.
The little squirrel had squeaked his gladness, and, tail erect, had darted into the grass.
He was erect, pale and handsome, and his words came without a quiver.
She turned away from them, erect in her decision, and went up the path.
Mr Dorrit could erect no—hum—suspicion of that kind on Mr Gowan's frankness.
The Chief Butler, erect and calm, replied in these memorable words.
She will erect a monument to him in her charming jardin Anglois.
I must go erect and only at the speed of some ordinary official errand.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ERECT
- be faithful
- be true
- give glad hand
- give key to city
- live up to
- look up to
- roll out red carpet
- sing someone's praises