No, the word 'erect' is a verb (erect, erects, erecting, erecting) and an adjective. The noun forms of the verb to erect are erection and the gerund, erecting. The noun form of the adjective erect is erectness.
Erect is defined as: Raise: construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn" Upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; erect flower stalks; for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression Rear: cause to rise up Tumid: of sexual organs; stiff and rigid - wordnetweb.princeton.edu
According to the sitewww.cr.nps.gov/worldheritageliberty.htm, which appears to be operated by the National Park Service, American school children did contribute SOME of the money that was used to erect the statue.
The 2011 Israeli Peace Initiative was highly promising in bringing peace to the Middle East. Israel agreed to withdraw its forces from West Bank and the Gaza strip. There was a proposal to erect a temple mount that would indicate neutral ground between Israel and Palestine.
i actually do not have any ideal how to use the word erect in a sentence, i just wanted to answer and have my answer posted. But usually i will hear the word erect used in a x- rated sen. such as Is your d. i. c. k. erect yet. so your welcome