“CAI has become proficient at erecting schools off the beaten path, and Mortenson deserves praise for that,” Krakauer writes.
His illicit artwork showed that erecting barriers is not only inhumane, but also futile.
They also can slow down the committee process, erecting obstacles to scheduling hearings.
One of his biggest achievements was erecting a library annex that had needed to be completed for 25 years.
Detroiters, now erecting a Robocop statue as a half-joking, half-serious morale boost, may want to consider bronzing Mulally next.
One and all they were thankful for the occupation of erecting the flagstaff, and Arthur had no lack of assistants in his task.
The men there had been employed in erecting their hut, cutting ship timber, and preparing the ground for building their vessel.
The towns competed one with another in erecting them finer and larger, and in decorating them as magnificently as they could.
He had no thought of encroaching upon the lands of the Indians, or of erecting any forts in antagonism to them.
The chief outlay after paying for the mines would be for erecting stamping mills and making railroads.
late 14c., "upright, not bending," from Latin erectus "upright, elevated, lofty; eager, alert, aroused," past participle of erigere "raise or set up," from e- "up" + regere "to direct, keep straight, guide" (see regal).
c.1400, a back-formation from erect (adj.) or else from Latin erectus. Related: Erected; erecting.
erect e·rect (ĭ-rěkt')
Being in or having a vertical, upright position.
Being in or having a stiff, rigid physiological condition.