Synonyms for tower

Synonyms for (noun) tower

Synonyms: tower

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

Similar words: structure, construction

Definition: a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

Usage: the structure consisted of a series of arches; she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons


Synonyms: tug, tugboat, towboat, tower

Definition: a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

Similar words: boat

Definition: a small vessel for travel on water


Synonyms: tower, pillar, column

Definition: anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower

Usage: 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

Similar words: form, shape

Definition: the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance

Usage: geometry is the mathematical science of shape

Synonyms for (verb) tower

Synonyms: hulk, predominate, tower, loom

Definition: appear very large or occupy a commanding position

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

Similar words: lift, rear, rise

Definition: rise up

Usage: The building rose before them