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Definitions of "erect"

  • Being in a vertical, upright position: an erect lily stalk; an erect posture. adjective
  • Being in a stiff, rigid physiological condition. adjective
  • Archaic Wide-awake; alert. adjective
  • To construct by assembling: erect a skyscraper. verb-transitive
  • To raise to a rigid or upright condition. verb-transitive
  • To fix in an upright position. verb-transitive
  • To set up; establish: erect a dynasty. verb-transitive
  • Mathematics To construct (a perpendicular, for example) from or on a given base. verb-transitive
  • Upright; vertical or reaching broadly upwards. adjective
  • Rigid, firm; standing out perpendicularly. adjective
  • To put up by the fitting together of materials or parts. verb
  • To cause to stand up or out. verb
  • Upright, or having a vertical position; not inverted; not leaning or bent; not prone. adjective
  • Directed upward; raised; uplifted. adjective
  • Bold; confident; free from depression; undismayed. adjective
  • Watchful; alert. adjective
  • Standing upright, with reference to the earth's surface, or to the surface to which it is attached. adjective
  • Elevated, as the tips of wings, heads of serpents, etc. adjective
  • To rise upright. verb-intransitive

The word "erect" in example sentences

The former word also means _he will establish_, or _plant in an erect position_ -- from the verb [Hebrew] _Kūn, he stood erect_.. [Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry]

She has walked and walked, in erect dignity – with a child on her back and a load on her head.. [The Nobel Peace Prize 2004]

From the wing came a high grinding noise; through her porthole she saw the flaps strain erect, exposing their valves, and the vast tapering wing, with its indifferent little aerial at the very tip and its aluminum segments stenciled with warnings to mechanics, seem to stand on end; the intricate stiff entity of it was heeling beyond any angle of possible recovery.. [Varieties of Religious Experience]

In the fall it dries out but the stalks remain erect.. [SVGL Needs You!]

When the news, if you can call an erect penis news, exploded on to the Twittersphere, and then the blogosphere, and then into what another prominent American politician calls the "lamestream" media, Weiner seemed a bit confused.. [Christina Patterson: Sex, Drugs, Twitter -- and Anthony Weiner]

If we are to assume that each little yellow member is 4.5 inches when erect, that is still 12,000,000feet of fallow penises, or 2,273 miles of unused little dinks.. [32 million extra males.]

Fate was tempting me and it was only a testament to my iron will that I did not succumb...and to the fact that in my experience, men who start out a bit on the smaller side often grow to be bigger than average once erect, which is what's important, after all.. [Members Only]

It is called Tapacolo, or "cover your posterior;" and well does the shameless little bird deserve its name; for it carries its tail more than erect, that is, inclined backwards towards its head.. [Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle]

Two hands held the sword erect: wide shoulders held proud and straight, and above them a head - The face of one who could summon storms, bind wind and water to his will, yet who disdained to take power for his own de-sires.. [Here Abide Monsters]

If it is found to be erect, that is, at right angles to the intestine, it is considered a favorable omen but if found in a horizontal or supine position with reference to the intestine, it is said to be highly inauspicious.. [The Manóbos of Mindanáo Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume XXIII, First Memoir]

The arms of the city are argent, a cross gules charged on the first quarter, with a sword erect gules.. [The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy]

It is called Tapacolo, or “cover your posterior; ” and well does the shameless little bird deserve its name; for it carries its tail more than erect, that is, inclined backwards towards its head.. [Chapter XII]

“Tumbledown Dick” was to sit on the throne of his father and “still keep the sword erect,” and were ready with their verses.. [Andrew Marvell]

He settled the arms of the see -- gules, a sword erect in pale argent, pommelled and hilted or, surmounted with two keys in saltire of the last.. [Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Exeter A Description of Its Fabric and a Brief History of the Episcopal See]

Pomfrey recalled her erect and indignant figure standing over the prostrate Jim, and was again perplexed and disappointed at her sudden lapse into the timid savage at the sound of his voice.. [Under the Redwoods]

GEORGE (_arg., a cross gu. _) is charged with _a sword erect gules_, the emblem of ST.. [The Handbook to English Heraldry]

Erect on Social Media

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TVsBrendanDavis
TVsBrendanDavis
2019-03-26

@mooncult please stop i can only get so erect

Jus_Sdumo
Jus_Sdumo
2019-03-26

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cmichhend
Cmichhend
2019-03-26

@chadkanera: The Pentagon notified Congress late Monday that it authorized the transfer of up to $1 billion to erect 57 miles of "pedest…

SolutionWinning
SolutionWinning
2019-03-26

@Comedian_Genius here we see a right approach to raising a straight leg, #MichaelRHoogwater…

Boitumelo_ZA
Boitumelo_ZA
2019-03-26

@VusiThembekwayo: The most powerful prison we erect, “what will people say?”

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