Definition of "erected" []

  • Upright in posture or position; not bent or leaning (adjective)
  • (of an optical image) having the same orientation as the object; not inverted (adjective)
  • (of the penis, clitoris, or nipples) firm or rigid after swelling with blood, esp as a result of sexual excitement (adjective)
  • (of plant parts) growing vertically or at right angles to the parts from which they arise (adjective)
  • To put up; construct; build (verb)
  • To raise to an upright position; lift up (verb)
  • To found or form; set up (verb)
  • To become or cause to become firm or rigid by filling with blood (verb)
  • To hold up as an ideal; exalt (verb)
  • To change (an inverted image) to an upright position (verb)
  • To draw or construct (a line, figure, etc) on a given line or figure, esp at right angles to it (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of erect. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "erected" in a sentence
  • "Only this confraternity at Rome has the right to incorporate in itself confraternities of the same title erected in any part of the world and to share with these its indulgences."
  • "That is the strawman Darwin erected - Creationism = fixity of species, and as with Haeckel's embryos has managed to stick around regardless of the facts."
  • "The House of Ch'in erected and pounded firm the wall to make a barrier before the dwelling-place of the Barbarians,"