[n] a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights"
[n] something that is oriented vertically
[adj] 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"
[adj] 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"
erect, erectile, fastigiate, orthostatic, passant(ip), perpendicular, plumb, rampant(ip), rearing, standing(a), stand-up, statant(ip), straight-backed, unbent, unbowed, unsloped, upended, upright, upright