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1. tower

noun. ['ˈtaʊɝ'] a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building.

Synonyms

  • tower block
  • supporting tower
  • turret
  • mooring mast
  • barbacan
  • bell tower
  • beacon
  • beacon light
  • spire
  • lighthouse
  • clock tower
  • control tower
  • high-rise
  • minaret
  • church tower
  • pharos
  • structure
  • silo
  • barbican
  • power pylon
  • pylon
  • watchtower
  • construction
  • shot tower
  • mooring tower

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • disassembly
  • misconstruction
  • lower

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • torr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tow (English)
  • togian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Bell Tower

  • mph
  • underpower
  • superpower
  • overpower
  • empower
  • devour
  • trower
  • scour
  • klauer
  • grauer
  • glower
  • flower
  • flour
  • clower
  • brower
  • brougher
  • brauer
  • tauer
  • sour
  • shower
  • schauer
  • sauer
  • rauer
  • power
  • nauer
  • mauer
  • lauer
  • knauer
  • kauer
  • how're

Example sentences of the word bell-tower


1. Noun Phrase
This will be the bell at the top of the bell tower.

2. Noun Phrase
Tours of the bell towers are available.

3. Noun Phrase
The cathedral houses a massive pipe organ, stained glass windows and bell tower.

4. Noun Phrase
Also in Lombardy is the city of Cremona, where you can see the highest bell tower in Italy.

2. tower

verb. ['ˈtaʊɝ'] appear very large or occupy a commanding position.

Synonyms

  • rear
  • loom
  • predominate
  • rise
  • lift

Antonyms

  • sit down
  • lie down
  • go to bed
  • turn in

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • torr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tow (English)
  • togian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. tower

noun. ['ˈtaʊɝ'] anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower.

Synonyms

  • columella
  • shape
  • hoodoo
  • pillar
  • form

Antonyms

  • descend
  • descent
  • wane
  • decrease

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • torr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tow (English)
  • togian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. tower

noun. ['ˈtaʊɝ'] a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships.

Synonyms

  • tugboat
  • towboat
  • tug
  • helm

Antonyms

  • level
  • head
  • subordinate
  • fall

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • torr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tow (English)
  • togian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bell

noun. ['ˈbɛl'] a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck.

Synonyms

  • acoustic device
  • signaling device
  • electric bell
  • shop bell
  • death bell
  • church bell
  • tocsin
  • school bell
  • clapper
  • cowbell
  • fire bell
  • warning bell
  • tongue
  • dinner bell
  • cascabel
  • sound bow
  • sheep bell
  • death knell

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • criticize
  • retreat

Etymology

  • bellan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • belle (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bell

noun. ['ˈbɛl'] a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed.

Synonyms

  • push button
  • doorbell
  • night bell
  • button
  • buzzer

Antonyms

  • damaged
  • unwholesome
  • broken
  • devoice

Etymology

  • bellan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • belle (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bell

noun. ['ˈbɛl'] the sound of a bell being struck.

Synonyms

  • angelus
  • knell
  • toll
  • sound

Antonyms

  • unreasonable
  • shallow
  • invalid
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • bellan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • belle (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bell

noun. ['ˈbɛl'] the shape of a bell.

Synonyms

  • campana
  • curved shape
  • curve

Antonyms

  • unrighteous
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • lower

Etymology

  • bellan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • belle (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bell

noun. ['ˈbɛl'] the flared opening of a tubular device.

Synonyms

  • blunderbuss
  • wind instrument
  • wind
  • opening

Antonyms

  • take away
  • unfasten
  • unbutton
  • natural object

Etymology

  • bellan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • belle (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. Bell

noun. United States inventor (born in Scotland) of the telephone (1847-1922).

Synonyms

  • Alexander Graham Bell
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