Synonyms of tower


1. tower, structure, construction

usage: a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building

2. column, tower, pillar, shape, form

usage: anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower; "the test tube held a column of white powder"; "a tower of dust rose above the horizon"; "a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite"

3. tugboat, tug, towboat, tower, boat

usage: a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships


1. loom, tower, predominate, hulk, rise, lift, rear

usage: appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"

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Definition and meaning of tower (Dictionary)