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tower

noun

1 tower

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

Roget 161: production, creation, construction, formation, fabrication, manufacture; building, architecture, erection, edification; coinage; diaster; organization; ... show more

Roget 189: abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, ... show more

Dutch: toren
Polish: wieŇľa



2 tower

Anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower:
— A tower of dust rose above the horizon.

synonyms: column, pillar.

Roget 150: stability; immutability etc. adj.; unchangeability, etc. adj.; unchangeableness; constancy; stable equilibrium, immobility, soundness, vitality, stabiliment, ... show more

Roget 206: height, altitude, elevation; eminence, pitch; loftiness etc. adj.; sublimity.    tallness etc. adj.; stature, ... show more

3 tower

A powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships.

synonyms: towboat, tug, tugboat.

Dutch: duwboot, sleepboot, sleepvliegtuig, sleper, treiler
Polish: pchacz

verb

1 tower

Appear very large or occupy a commanding position.

synonyms: hulk, loom, predominate.

Roget 206: be high etc. adj.; tower, soar, command; hover, hover over, fly over; orbit, be in orbit; cap, culminate; overhang, ... show more

Roget 31: be great etc. adj.; run high, soar, tower, transcend; rise to a great height, carry to a great height; know no bounds; ascend, mount.    enlarge etc. ... show more

Roget 305: ascend, rise, mount, arise, uprise; go up, get up, work one's way up, start up; shoot up, go into orbit; float up; bubble up; aspire.    ... show more


Moby thesaurus: Texas tower, acropolis, antenna tower, architecture, arise, ascend, barbican, bastion, beachhead, beacon, bedrock, belfry, bell tower, belvedere, bench mark, bleachers, blockhouse, blossom, bookmark, brew ... show more.

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