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Synonyms for vertical

Synonyms for (noun) vertical

Synonyms: upright, vertical Definition: a vertical structural member as a post or stake Usage: the ball sailed between the uprights

Similar words: structural member Definition: support that is a constituent part of any structure or building

Synonyms: vertical Definition: something that is oriented vertically

Similar words: orientation Definition: position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions

Synonyms for (adjective) vertical

Synonyms: vertical Definition: of or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group) Usage: vertical social mobility

Similar words: hierarchal, hierarchic, hierarchical Definition: classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers Usage: it has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art; in her hierarchical set of values honesty comes first

Synonyms: perpendicular, vertical Definition: at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line Usage: a vertical camera angle; the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab; measure the perpendicular height

Similar words: plumb Definition: exactly vertical Usage: the tower of Pisa is far out of plumb

Similar words: upended Definition: turned up on end

Similar words: unsloped, upright Definition: in a vertical position; not sloping Usage: an upright post

Synonyms: erect, upright, vertical Definition: upright in position or posture Usage: 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

Similar words: erectile Definition: capable of being raised to an upright position Usage: erectile feathers

Similar words: fastigiate Definition: having clusters of erect branches (often appearing to form a single column)

Similar words: orthostatic Definition: pertaining to an upright standing posture Usage: orthostatic hypotension

Similar words: passant Definition: in walking position with right foreleg raised

Similar words: rampant, rearing Definition: rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile Usage: a lion rampant

Similar words: semi-climbing Definition: of plants that are semi-climbers

Similar words: semi-erect Definition: of plants that are partly erect

Similar words: semi-upright Definition: of animals that are partly erect

Similar words: standing Definition: having a supporting base Usage: a standing lamp

Similar words: stand-up Definition: requiring a standing position Usage: a stand-up bar; a stand-up comic

Similar words: statant Definition: standing on four feet

Similar words: unbent, unbowed, straight Definition: erect in posture Usage: sit straight; stood defiantly with unbowed back