Definition of erect:
- Bold; confident; free from depression; undismayed.
- Directed upward; raised; uplifted.
- Elevated, as the tips of wings, heads of serpents, etc.
- Standing upright, with reference to the earth's surface, or to the surface to which it is attached.
- To animate; to encourage; to cheer.
- To lift up; to elevate; to exalt; to magnify.
- To raise and place in an upright or perpendicular position; to set upright; to raise; as, to erect a pole, a flagstaff, a monument, etc.
- To raise, as a building; to build; to construct; as, to erect a house or a fort; to set up; to put together the component parts of, as of a machine.
- To rise upright.
- To set up as an assertion or consequence from premises, or the like.
- To set up or establish; to found; to form; to institute.
- Upright, or having a vertical position; not inverted; not leaning or bent; not prone; as, to stand erect.
- Watchful; alert.
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- "Under a Charm, Vol. III. (of III) A Novel", E. Werner.
- "Master of the Vineyard", Myrtle Reed.
- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.