Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb erect

2 senses of erect

Sense 1
raise, erect, rear, set up, put up -- (construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn")
       => construct, build, make -- (make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer")

Sense 2
rear, erect -- (cause to rise up)
       => raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")

Antonyms of adj erect

2 senses of erect

Sense 1
erect (vs. unerect), 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")

unerect (vs. erect) -- (not upright in position or posture)
        => accumbent, decumbent, recumbent -- (lying down; in a position of comfort or rest)
        => bended, bent -- (used of the back and knees; stooped; "on bended knee"; "with bent (or bended) back")
        => cernuous, drooping, nodding, pendulous, weeping -- (having branches or flower heads that bend downward; "nodding daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow"; "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers")
        => couchant (postnominal) -- (lying on the stomach with head raised with legs pointed forward)
        => dormant (postnominal), sleeping -- (lying with head on paws as if sleeping)
        => flat, prostrate -- (stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; "found himself lying flat on the floor")
        => hunched, round-backed, round-shouldered, stooped, stooping, crooked -- (having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman")
        => procumbent -- (having stems that trail along the ground without putting down roots)
        => prone, prostrate -- (lying face downward)
        => semi-prostrate -- (imperfectly prostrate; prostrate for part of its length; "the semi-prostrate evergreen, purple heather")
        => supine, resupine -- (lying face upward)

Sense 2
tumid, erect -- (of sexual organs; stiff and rigid)

INDIRECT (VIA hard) -> soft -- (yielding readily to pressure or weight)

Similarity of adj erect

2 senses of erect

Sense 1
erect (vs. unerect), 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")
       => erectile -- (capable of being raised to an upright position; "erectile feathers")
       => fastigiate -- (having clusters of erect branches (often appearing to form a single column))
       => orthostatic -- (pertaining to an upright standing posture; "orthostatic hypotension")
       => passant (postnominal) -- (in walking position with right foreleg raised)
       => rampant (postnominal), rearing -- (rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile; "a lion rampant")
       => semi-climbing -- (of plants that are semi-climbers)
       => semi-erect -- (of plants that are partly erect)
       => semi-upright -- (of animals that are partly erect)
       => standing (prenominal) -- (having a supporting base; "a standing lamp")
       => stand-up -- (requiring a standing position; "a stand-up bar"; "a stand-up comic")
       => statant (postnominal) -- (standing on four feet)
       => straight, unbent, unbowed -- (erect in posture; "sit straight"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back")

Sense 2
tumid, erect -- (of sexual organs; stiff and rigid)
       => hard (vs. soft) -- (resisting weight or pressure)

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