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

ANTONYMS

bent, flaccid

2‘an erect penis’

SYNONYMS

engorged, enlarged, swollen, tumescent

hard, rigid, stiff, firm

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limp

3‘the hairs stood erect around his neck’

SYNONYMS

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

ANTONYMS

demolish

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

SYNONYMS

assemble, put up, set up, set upright, fit together, put together, piece together

pitch, position, fix in position, place, locate

ANTONYMS

dismantle

3‘someone had erected a red flag’

SYNONYMS

put up, raise, elevate, mount

ANTONYMS

lower

4‘the party that erected the welfare state’

SYNONYMS

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

ANTONYMS

break up