Synonyms of erect
uprightDictionary • Her head was erect and her back was straight.
upright • He moved into an upright position.
straight • Is this picture straight?
standing • standing stones
stiff • The film is crammed with corsets, bustles and stiff collars.
firm • Fruit should be firm and excellent in condition.
vertical • The climber inched up a vertical wall of rock.
perpendicular • the perpendicular wall of sandstone
1 buildDictionary • Demonstrators have erected barricades in the roads.
build • Developers are now proposing to build a hotel on the site.
raise • They raised a church in the shape of a boat.
lift • Curious shoppers lifted their children to take a closer look at the parade.
pitch • He had pitched his tent in the yard.
mount • The fuel tank is mounted on the side of the truck.
construct • The boxes should be constructed from rough-sawn timber.
assemble • She was trying to assemble the bomb when it went off.
elevate • Emotional stress can elevate blood pressure.
, tear down
2 foundDictionary • the edifice of free trade which has been erected since the war
found • He founded the Centre for Journalism Studies.
establish • They established the school in 1989.
form • You may want to form a company to buy a joint freehold.
create • They are about to create a scholarship fund for black students.
institute • We will institute a number of methods to improve safety.
organize • We need someone to help organize our campaign.
initiate • They wanted to initiate a discussion on economics.
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assembleTo assemble something means to collect it together or to fit the different parts of it together.
• She was trying to assemble the bomb when it went off.
buildIf you build something, you make it by joining things together.
• Developers are now proposing to build a hotel on the site.
constructIf you construct something such as a building, road, or machine, you build it or make it.
• The boxes should be constructed from rough-sawn timber.
Thesaurus for erect from the Collins English Thesaurus