Carroll hopes to erect a plaque in her former home and at the hotel where she also lived.
The original metaphor was: erect a wall to keep the garden of the church free from the wilderness of politics.
Recent immigrants may send money home to relatives for the ofrenda or erect private altars in their new home.
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.