What does towering mean?

Definitions for towering
ˈtaʊ ər ɪŋtow·er·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eminent, lofty, soaring, towering(adj)

    of imposing height; especially standing out above others

    "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires of the cathedral"; "towering icebergs"

Wiktionary

  1. towering(Adjective)

    Very tall or high, particularly used to denote something that is taller than anything around it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. towering

    of Tower

  2. Towering(adj)

    very high; elevated; rising aloft; as, a towering height

  3. Towering(adj)

    hence, extreme; violent; surpassing

How to pronounce towering?

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How to say towering in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of towering in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of towering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of towering in a Sentence

  1. Alice Mackenzie Swaim:

    Courage is not the towering oak That sees storms come and go It is the fragile blossom That opens in the snow.

  2. Samuel Johnson:

    When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am.

  3. Adam Twidell:

    Flying into Saba is extraordinary, you approach the mountainous island towering out of the sea, to see an impossibly tiny runway appear perched on a cliff.

  4. Justice Sonia Sotomayor:

    He was a towering figure who will be remembered as one of the most important figures in the history of the Supreme Court and a scholar who deeply influenced our legal culture.

  5. David Cameron:

    This statue is a magnificent tribute to one of the most towering figures in the history of world politics, many of his teachings remain as potent today as when he first made them.

Images & Illustrations of towering

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