• Tower Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A citadel; a fortress; hence, a defense.
  2. (n.) A structure appended to a larger edifice for a special purpose, as for a belfry, and then usually high in proportion to its width and to the height of the rest of the edifice; as, a church tower.
  3. (v. i.) To rise and overtop other objects; to be lofty or very high; hence, to soar.
  4. (n.) A headdress of a high or towerlike form, fashionable about the end of the seventeenth century and until 1715; also, any high headdress.
  5. (n.) A projection from a line of wall, as a fortification, for purposes of defense, as a flanker, either or the same height as the curtain wall or higher.
  6. (n.) A mass of building standing alone and insulated, usually higher than its diameter, but when of great size not always of that proportion.
  7. (v. t.) To soar into.
  8. (n.) High flight; elevation.

Column, Hulk, Loom, Pillar, Predominate, Towboat, Tug, Tugboat,

• Towering Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Hence, extreme; violent; surpassing.
  2. (a.) Very high; elevated; rising aloft; as, a towering height.
  3. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tower

Eminent, Lofty, Soaring,