- v construct, build, or erect
- v cause to rise up
- a upright in position or posture
an erect stature
erect flower stalks
for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression
- s of sexual organs; stiff and rigid
- I heard you were going to erect a gold statue of yourself in your hometown of Warracknabeal, Australia.
- It would, in theory, be possible to erect a surgical suite at the compound, but hospitalization would certainly be preferable from a medical standpoint.
- Behind him, workers erect a flimsy Plexiglas shield across a hallway to create an isolation ward where one patient already lies feverish.
News & Articles
- Eagle Scout provides step up for scorekeepers
Photo for the Record Gazette by David James Heiss — Helping erect scorekeeper stands are Boy Scout Troop 117 members Blake Hull, Michael Westbrook,Eagle Scout candidate Nathan Jones, and Brandon Hull.
June 22, 2013 - The Record Gazette
- LAPD plans Van Nuys DUI checkpoint Friday night
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Police Department will erect two sobriety and license checkpoints Friday night - one in Van Nuys and one in Hollywood.
June 21, 2013 - Los Angeles Daily News
- Washington Co. to erect gun ban signs at courthouse
Washington County will erect signs in the courthouse advising that guns are banned except for those carried by law enforcement officials.
June 19, 2013 - The Clarion-Ledger
- Max Baucus in The Associated Press
China continues to erect barriers to US exports,Baucus said at the hearing.
- George Lopez in SI.com
It's wonderful for the PGA Tour to erect a tent in the middle of the desert so we can talk about golf. Near the 10 (freeway) and in between an In-N-Out Burger and a Del Taco, four miles from the outlet mall,Lopez said. "That's what a golf...
- Kamal Nath in Guardian Unlimited
Nath said there is "an increasing tendency among developed countries to erect non-tariff barriers," some of which are based on such campaigns.