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"
construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
cause to rise up
get something or somebody for a specific purpose; "I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener"; "I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing"; "The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter"
get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"
use as a basis for; found on;
come upon unexpectedly or after searching; "found art"; "the lost-and-found department"
come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"
come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!"
set up or found; "She set up a literacy program"
an act that incriminates someone on a false charge
equipment designed to serve a specific function
the way something is organized or arranged; "it takes time to learn the setup around here"