Definition of tower
- a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building.
- 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: column, pillar.
- a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships. Synonyms: towboat, tug, tugboat.
- appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain", "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall". Synonyms: hulk, loom, predominate.
barbacan, barbican, beacon, columella, hoodoo, lighthouse, minaret, pharos, pylon, silo, spire, steeple, turret, watchtower.
Words nearby tower
bower, cower, dower, lower, mower, power, rower, sower, toner, toper, toter, towel, towner, vower.
Rhymes with tower
bower, cower, devour, dour, empower, flour, flower, glower, hour, mph, overpower, power, scour, shower, sour, superpower.
Start with tower
towery, toweringly, towerier, towerlike, towered, toweriest, towering, towers.
End with tower
kotower, bestower, kowtower, watchtower, outtower, minitower.