What is another word for tower?

Synonyms for tower
ˈtaʊ ər

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term tower.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tower(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    towboat, tugboat, tug, pillar, column

  2. column, tower, pillar(noun)

    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"

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

  3. tugboat, tug, towboat, tower(verb)

    a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

    Synonyms:
    towboat, tug, jerk, column, pillar, tugboat

  4. loom, tower, predominate, hulk(verb)

    appear very large or occupy a commanding position

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tower(n.)

    Synonyms:
    TURRET, MINARET

  2. tower(n.)

    Synonyms:
    citadel, fortress, castle, stronghold

  3. tower(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    soar, mount, rise

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tower(n)

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

  2. tower(v)

    Synonyms:
    overtop, rise above

How to pronounce tower?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say tower in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#606building
#1007turn
#1080tour
#1309round
#1419rule
#2065walk
#2133tours
#2239column
#2551editorial
#2968ride
#3599tower
#3905castle
#6828tap
#7167trick
#7680towers
#8608lap
#8775ballot
#12555reign
#13427chateau
#14311rig
#14513dominate
#14556jerk
#14799dungeon
#15382pillar
#16989hulk
#17822prevail
#19390stroll
#20230tug
#20365hover
#22176loom
#24760torre
#25244lathe
#25681brood
#31770mainstay
#34318pagoda
#35780rook
#46478steeple
#54787pylon
#56587predominate
#64199tugboat
#74101pylons
#99274burj
#170692towboat
#282263borj
#303629taur

How to use tower in a sentence?

  1. Daryl Chapman:

    We could hear it coming but saw no sign of the landing lights. It was dark, it got louder and louder ; then you could see the glow of the red beacon under the plane. He overshot the turn and went right over the car park and control tower as he powered up and went around for another try.

  2. Alexander Haddow:

    All of my bedtime stories revolved around my grandfather or my father's experiences growing up in East Africa. As a small child I learned about the Zika Forest, Zika virus and the tower that my grandfather built with funding from the WHO.

  3. Jesse Fox:

    It's all about me. It's putting me in the frame. I'm getting attention and when I post that to social media, I'm getting the confirmation that I need from other people that I'm awesome, you don't care about the tourist attraction you're destroying; you don't care about annoying people in your social media feed ... you're not even thinking about the consequences of your actions, so who cares if you're dangling off the side of the Eiffel Tower?

  4. Donald Trump:

    As far as I ’m concerned, Trump Tower’s over.

  5. Christopher Skaife:

    We are very, very pleased to say here at the Tower of London that we have now got four magnificent chicks, the first time they have been born at the Tower of London for over 30 years, we decided that it would be a really good idea to see if we could actually breed ravens ourselves at the Tower of London to secure our future, after all legend tells us that should the ravens leave the Tower of London it will crumble into dust and a great harm befall the kingdom.

Images & Illustrations of tower

  1. tower
    tower
    tower
    tower
    tower

Translations for tower

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for tower »

Translation

Find a translation for the tower synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these tower synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "tower." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 8 May 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/tower>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for tower?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    An antonym for "ignominious"
    • A. inglorious
    • B. smuggled
    • C. opprobrious
    • D. honorable

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for tower: