English dictionary

erect meaning and definition

ERECT verb

Definition of erect (verb)

  1. construct, build, or erect
  2. cause to rise up

ERECT adjective

Definition of erect (adjective)

  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"
    • synonyms: upright, vertical
    • antonym: unerect
  2. of sexual organs; stiff and rigid
Source: Princeton University Wordnet