Definition Of erect

verb

construct (a building, wall, or other upright structure).

the guest house was erected in the eighteenth century

rigidly upright or straight.

she stood erect with her arms by her sides

Example Of erect

  • An automatic system causes the nipple to become erect when stimulated by tactile or sexual stimuli.

  • Another effect of the treatment is erect nipples, which lasts about three to four weeks.

  • Another of the positions is keeping the back straight and erect , with the vertebrae of the spinal column in a straight line.

  • As she said this, she lifted a plasticine model of an erect penis, complete with testicles and all.

  • At this point he was beginning to erect the walls and had paused from nailing the frame together.


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