erect

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  • They needed this, as they had not yet thought of erecting any other roof. Cited from The Castaways, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • A monument now stands to her memory on the site where that first church was erected.
  • A small wooden church was first erected in the community, followed by a second church that built of stone.
  • A clock tower erected as a war memorial acts as a central point for the city.
  • A new school was erected, as well as a church.
  • There signed the order to close the border and erect a wall.
  • It is typically easy to erect and roll up can be done quickly.
  • It was discovered by archaeologists and has been re-erected at its former site.
  • This was erected in the early 1960s and has developed and expanded.
  • In the last few years some strikingly modern new public buildings have been erected in the city.
  • Twenty months of work, or three years in time, were occupied in erecting this light. Cited from American Merchant Ships and Sailors, by Willis J. Abbot
  • But after ten years he succeeded in erecting the little church. Cited from The City and the World and Other Stories, by Francis Clement Kelley
  • New government buildings were erected, industry developed, and universities were established.
  • He chose a tree towards the end of the island, where he proposed erecting the first cross. Cited from Ben Hadden, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He had started erecting a home there for himself, but did not live to see it completed.
  • Rapid growth continued during the 1970s, when schools were built and much of downtown erected.
  • A small depot building was erected on the north side of the tracks.
  • The Scottish were also the first to erect a church in the local area.
  • The singer holds a sword in his hands, which is held erect during the whole song.
  • It was again re-erected, and the opportunity was taken to concrete three more stones.
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Meaning of erect

  • 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