Erect and Raze


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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

Raze is an antonym for erect in build topic.
Nearby Words: erection, erected, erecting, erectile, erector
Antonyms for Erect


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Raze verb – To bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of.
Usage example: an entire city block razed by a terrible fire

Erect is an antonym for raze.
Nearby Word: razing
Antonyms for Raze
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Common collocations

field erect field raze field
place erect place raze place
building erect building raze building
empire erect empire raze empire
Other nouns: fields.
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