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Meaning of erect

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: 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" [syn: {erect}, {vertical},
             {upright}] [ant: {unerect}]
      2: of sexual organs; stiff and rigid [syn: {tumid}, {erect}]
      v 1: construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn" [syn: {raise},
           {erect}, {rear}, {set up}, {put up}] [ant: {dismantle},
           {level}, {pull down}, {rase}, {raze}, {take down}, {tear
      2: cause to rise up [syn: {rear}, {erect}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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