Directed or pointed upward
To make or form (a structure)
To raise upright
In 1836 he began to erect a grand conservatory 300 ft.
It is a tall perennial grass-like plant, giving off numerous erect stems 6 to 12 ft.
Anatole stood erect with staring eyes.
Natasha sat erect, gazing with a searching look now at her father and now at Pierre.
Not two minutes had passed before Prince Vasili with head erect majestically entered the room.