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Synonyms for tower
ˈtaʊ ərtow·er

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  1. towernoun

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

    towboat, tugboat, tug, pillar, column

  2. column, tower, pillarnoun

    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"

    newspaper column, pillar, editorial, chromatography column, column, towboat, tugboat, tug, mainstay

  3. tugboat, tug, towboat, towerverb

    a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

    towboat, tug, jerk, column, pillar, tugboat

  4. loom, tower, predominate, hulkverb

    appear very large or occupy a commanding position

    "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"

    rule, loom, predominate, hulk, dominate, brood, hover, prevail, bulk large, reign

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  1. towernoun


  2. towernoun

    citadel, fortress, castle, stronghold

  3. towerverb

    soar, mount, rise

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. towernoun

    steeple, campanile, minaret, spire, belfry, turret, cupola, dome, tourelle, barbican, pylon, martello tower, castle, citadel, donjon, keep, fortress

  2. towerverb

    overtop, rise above

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How to use tower in a sentence?

  1. Madeleine Westerhout:

    The President-elect wanted to make sure all of his meetings were very transparent, so Trump Tower became a little bit more public than I originally thought Trump Tower was going to be.

  2. George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie:

    A tower of strength....his name cowed whole provinces while he was yet scores of miles away'.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I didn't even do a deal in Trump Tower Moscow.

  4. Sang Dae Kim:

    At this point in time we can build a tower that is one kilometer, maybe two kilometers. Any higher than that and we will have to do a lot of homework.

  5. Susana Cristo:

    The neighbours in the surrounding tower blocks insult us, take photos, one even called the police.

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