Erect and Level


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Erect verb – To fix in an upright position.
Usage example: the tribes of the Pacific Northwest erected totem poles in front of their dwellings

Level is an antonym for erect.
Nearby Words: erection, erected, erecting, erectile, erector
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Level verb – To destroy (as a building) completely by knocking down or breaking to pieces.
Usage example: an architectural gem that was leveled to build a parking lot

Erect is an antonym for level in destroy topic.
Nearby Words: leveled, levelled, leveling
Antonyms for Level
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Common collocations

field erect field level field
place erect place level place
stage erect stage level stage

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Star Trek: Elite Force Video Game Cruelty Potential: On one level of EF1, you must erect a force field to contain an explosion; however, if you erect it too soon, you'll trap a fellow crewman in with the blast.
  • Video Game / Resonance of Fate Completely filling a level with energy hexes allows you to teleport back to your HQ from any Energy Station you erect there.
  • My Instincts Are Showing From Girl Genius comes Krosp III, Emperor of All Cats - basically, a cat with human-level intelligence, speech, thumbs, and the ability to walk erect... he'd like to claim that his 'cat-instincts' have no hold over him, but Agatha rather enjoys proving otherwise.
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