Thesaurus > Related Words: vertical

  Words related to vertical

Related / Similar Words: upright, perpendicular, erect

 

Definition:
  • a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights";
  • something that is oriented vertically;
  • at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height";
  • upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright";

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    See Also: steep, straight

     

    Hyponyms: column, pillar, jamb, post, scantling, stud, shaft, scape, stile

     

    Attributes: orientation, position, posture, attitude

     

    Part Meronyms: goalpost

     

     
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