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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tower(noun)

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

  2. column, tower, pillar(noun)

    anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower

    "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"

  3. tugboat, tug, towboat, tower(verb)

    a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

  4. loom, tower, predominate, hulk(verb)

    appear very large or occupy a commanding position

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

Wiktionary

  1. tower(Noun)

    One who tows.

    Etymology: From torr.

Wikipedia

  1. Tower

    A tower is a tall structure, taller than it is wide, often by a significant factor. Towers are distinguished from masts by their lack of guy-wires and are therefore, along with tall buildings, self-supporting structures. Towers are specifically distinguished from "buildings" in that they are not built to be habitable but to serve other functions. The principal function is the use of their height to enable various functions to be achieved including: visibility of other features attached to the tower such as clock towers; as part of a larger structure or device to increase the visibility of the surroundings for defensive purposes as in a fortified building such as a castle; as a structure for observation for leisure purposes; or as a structure for telecommunication purposes. Towers can be stand alone structures or be supported by adjacent buildings or can be a feature on top of a large structure or building.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tower(noun)

    a mass of building standing alone and insulated, usually higher than its diameter, but when of great size not always of that proportion

  2. Tower(noun)

    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

  3. Tower(noun)

    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; as, a church tower

  4. Tower(noun)

    a citadel; a fortress; hence, a defense

  5. Tower(noun)

    a headdress of a high or towerlike form, fashionable about the end of the seventeenth century and until 1715; also, any high headdress

  6. Tower(noun)

    high flight; elevation

  7. Tower(verb)

    to rise and overtop other objects; to be lofty or very high; hence, to soar

  8. Tower(verb)

    to soar into

Freebase

  1. Tower

    A tower is a tall structure, usually taller than it is wide, often by a significant margin. Towers are distinguished from masts by their lack of guy-wires. Towers are generally built to take advantage of their height, and can stand alone on the ground, or as part of a larger structure or device such as a fortified building or as an integral part of a bridge.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tower

    tow′ėr, n. a lofty building, standing alone or forming part of another: a fortress: (her.) a bearing representing a tower with battlements, &c.: a high head-dress worn by women under William III. and Anne.—v.i. to rise into the air: to be lofty.—v.t. (Milt.) to rise aloft into.—adjs. Tow′ered, having towers; Tow′ering, very high, elevated: very violent; Tow′ery, having towers: lofty. [O. Fr. tur—L. turris, a tower.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. tower

    A citadel; a fortress; hence, a defender.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tower' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2997

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tower' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3895

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tower' in Nouns Frequency: #1068

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How to say Tower in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tower in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tower in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Tower in a Sentence

  1. Mark Warner:

    This is one more example of one of the President's closest allies lying about their ties to Russia and Russians, in this first blush looking, just remarkable that you have the President's personal lawyer still dealing on a Trump Tower project through the whole campaign, through 2017.

  2. Michael Cohen:

    To be clear, President Donald Trump knew of and directed the Trump Tower negotiations throughout the campaign and lied about it, michael Cohen lied about it because Michael Cohen never expected to win the election. Michael Cohen also lied about it because Michael Cohen stood to make hundreds of millions of dollars on the Moscow real estate project.

  3. Terry Kerby:

    If we misguessed, we could have spent the entire dive looking at barren bottom, we guessed right, and the very first thing that came out of the dark was that giant hangar door. And then the conning tower was totally intact, laying on its side with three periscopes sticking out without a dent in them.

  4. White House:

    Donald Trump. Donald Trump announced Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as Donald Trump new White House chief of staff on July 28 – effectively ousting Donald Trump. Then-White House chief of staff Reince Priebus attends a breakfast meeting with small business leaders in White House. ( Reuters/Carlos Barria) I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff, Donald Trump tweeted. COMBATIVE EX-TRUMP AIDE EXPECTED TO JOIN Great American NEWS Great American is a Great American and a Great Leader, Donald Trump said. John Kelly has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security. John Kelly has been a true star of my Administration. I would like to thank Reince Priebus for John Kelly service and dedication to his country. We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him, he continued. The replacement of Preibus as Anthony Scaramucci. Anthony Scaramucci The announcement of Anthony Scaramucci, 53, as the White House communications director on July 21 set into motion a big shakeup in White House staff, resulting in the resignations of press secretary Sean Spicer and chief of staff Reince Priebus. White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci walks back to the West Wing of White House. ( AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) But Scaramucci Anthony Scaramucci lasted only 10 days in White House. He was reportedlyremoved at the requestof new White House chief of John Kelly. John Kelly was sworn in as chief of staff just hours before Anthony Scaramucci was removed. Steve Bannon Steve Bannon was removed from Steve Bannon Steve Bannon positionasWhite White House chief strategist on Aug. 18. Steve Bannon Steve Bannon, who was a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, takes a phone call outside Trump Tower. ( AP Photo/Kevin Hagen) White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Steve Bannon have mutually agreed today would be Steve's last day. We are grateful for his service and wish him the best.

  5. Christoper Price:

    Christoper Price, who owns a preppers store in Alabama says some people have blamed preppers for panic buying when in reality, Christoper Price said, theirmethodical approach has afforded them the luxury of not needing to. LAS VEGAS AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER TEMPORARY CLOSES AFTER CONTROLLER TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS There are people out there blaming preppers for panic buying, thats totally wrong.

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