Erect and Standing


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Erect adjective – Rising straight up.
Usage example: a lone tree remained erect after the terrible tornado had passed

Standing is a synonym for erect in upright topic. In some cases you can use "Standing" instead an adjective "Erect", when it comes to topics like vertical, straight up. popular alternative
Nearby Words: erection, erected, erecting, erectile, erector
Synonyms for Erect


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Standing adjective – Rising straight up.
Usage example: all standing timbers are in sound condition

Erect is a synonym for standing in upright topic. You can use "Erect" instead the word "Standing" as an adjective or a verb, if it concerns topics such as vertical. popular alternative
Nearby Word: stand
Synonyms for Standing

Things that words describes

man erect man standing man
member erect member standing member
position erect position standing position
body erect body standing body
Other nouns: pose.

Both words in one sentence

  • And many were the occasions when Archie "got erect" rather than just standing up.
  • Western Animation / The Godzilla Power Hour No matter where the Calico was when they called Godzilla, the Kaiju king would come crashing out of the water, standing completely erect, the water swirling around his ankles.
  • Raptor Attack What makes them so "kangaroo" is that not only are they shown standing fully erect, they move around by hopping.
    Source: Raptor Attack
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