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