Difference between Stand-up and Erect

What is the difference between Stand-up and Erect?

Stand-up as an adjective is honest; honorable. while Erect as an adjective is upright; vertical or reaching broadly upwards.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Honest; honorable. Upright; while standing. Performed while standing although normally done while sitting. Honest; honorable.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: A performance of stand-up comedy; jokes delivered standing on a stage A meeting performed while standing up.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Upright; vertical or reaching broadly upwards.Rigid, firm; standing out perpendicularly.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To put up by the fitting together of materials or parts.To cause to stand up or out.

Example sentence: He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others.

We hope you now know whether to use Stand-up or Erect in your sentence.

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