1. [Adjective]: upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"

2. of sexual organs; stiff and rigid

3. [Verb]: construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"

4. [Verb]: cause to rise up

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