verb (erects, erecting, erected)
- (transitive) To put up by the fitting together of materials or parts.
- (transitive) To cause to stand up or out.
Etymology: From w:Latin, Latin erectus upright, past participle of erigere raise or set up from e- up + regere to direct, keep straight, guide.
- upright, Upright; vertical or reaching broadly upwards.
- rigid, Rigid, firm; standing out perpendicularly.
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