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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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Rhymes with 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

Sentences with tower


1. Noun, singular or mass
Be conservative with building toward the beginning of each round, starting with a simple tack tower or two.

Quotes about tower


1. Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.
- Saint Augustine

2. One day I would have all the books in the world, shelves and shelves of them. I would live my life in a tower of books. I would read all day long and eat peaches. And if any young knights in armor dared to come calling on their white chargers and plead with me to let down my hair, I would pelt them with peach pits until they went home.
- Jacqueline Kelly, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

3. Careful with the accusations of insanity, oh my lady whose home is a tower with windows of brick, all for the sake of some skinny-ankled, laugh-prone boy of a khan.
- Shannon Hale, Book of a Thousand Days

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))
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