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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A building or part of a building that is exceptionally high in proportion to its width and length.
  • n. A tall, slender structure used for observation, signaling, or pumping.
  • n. One that conspicuously embodies strength, firmness, or another virtue.
  • n. Computer Science A computer system whose components are arranged in a vertical stack and housed in a tall, narrow cabinet.
  • verb-intransitive. To appear at or rise to a conspicuous height; loom: "There he stood, grown suddenly tall, towering above them” ( J.R.R. Tolkien). See Synonyms at rise.
  • verb-intransitive. To fly directly upward before swooping or falling. Used of certain birds.
  • verb-intransitive. To demonstrate great superiority; be preeminent: towers over other poets of the day.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A structure, usually taller than it is wide, often used as a lookout, usually unsupported by guy-wires.
  • n. Any item, such as a computer case, that is usually higher than it is wide.
  • n. An interlocking tower.
  • n. The sixteenth trump or Major Arcana card in many Tarot decks, deemed an ill omen.
  • v. To be very tall.
  • v. To soar into.
  • n. One who tows.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n.
  • n. A mass of building standing alone and insulated, usually higher than its diameter, but when of great size not always of that proportion.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • n. A citadel; a fortress; hence, a defense.
  • n. A headdress of a high or towerlike form, fashionable about the end of the seventeenth century and until 1715; also, any high headdress.
  • n. High flight; elevation.
  • verb-intransitive. To rise and overtop other objects; to be lofty or very high; hence, to soar.
  • v. To soar into.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. In chem.: Same as distïlling-tube.
  • n. A drying-apparatus of cylindrical shape: same as calcium-chlorid tube.
  • n. In a railroad, a building in which are assembled the levers which control a system of switches and signals; a signalman's cabin. Signal-towers are usually two stories high, to give the signalman a view of the tracks and signals under his control. See switch-tower and signaling.
  • n. In geology, a columnar protrusion of eruptive rock, such as the famous spine of Pelée on Martinique. See cumulovolcano.
  • n. A building lofty in proportion to its lateral dimensions, of any form in plan, whether insulated or forming part of a church, castle, or other edifice.
  • n. In early and medieval warfare, a tall, movable wooden structure used in storming a fortified place.
  • n. A citadel; a fortress; a place of defense or protection.
  • n. In astrology, a mansion.
  • n. In heraldry, a bearing representing a fortified tower with battlements and usually a gate with a portcullis.
  • n. A high commode or headdress worn by women in the reigns of William III. and Anne.
  • n. A wig or the natural hair built up very high.
  • To rise or extend far upward like a tower; rise high or aloft.
  • To soar aloft, as a bird; specifically
  • to soar as a lark in the act of singing
  • to rise straight up in the air, as a wounded bird (see towering, n.)
  • to mount up, as a hawk to be able to swoop down on the quarry.
  • To rise aloft into.
  • n. An obsolete form of tour.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. appear very large or occupy a commanding position
  • n. anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
  • n. a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
  • n. a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
  • Verb Form
    towered    towering    towers   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    rise    rear    lift    boat   
    towered    towering   
    Words with the same meaning
    citadel    fortress    elevation    towerlet    sikhra    vimana    pyramid    pagoda    pylon    bastile   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Auer    Bower    Gower    Power    bower    cower    dauer    devour    dour    empower   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    building    castle    wall    bridge    stone    mountain    arch    dome    gate    hall