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 Dictionary entry overview: What does erection mean? 

  The noun ERECTION has 3 senses:

1. an erect penis
2. a structure that has been erected
3. the act of building or putting up

  Familiarity information: ERECTION used as a noun is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1erection [BACK TO TOP]


An erect penis

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs


erection; hard-on

Hypernyms ("erection" is a kind of...):

sexual arousal (the arousal of sexual desires in preparation for sexual behavior)

Sense 2erection [BACK TO TOP]


A structure that has been erected

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("erection" is a kind of...):

construction; structure (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts)

Sense 3erection [BACK TO TOP]


The act of building or putting up

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


erecting; erection

Hypernyms ("erection" is a kind of...):

building; construction (the act of constructing something)

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