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Synonyms of tower in English:


  • 1 a church tower
    steeple, spire;
    column, pillar, obelisk
  • verb

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  • 1 he towered above her the wall towered, impossibly high
    soar, rise, loom, ascend, mount, rear, reach high, stand high;
    overshadow, overlook, overhang, hang over, dominate
  • 2 tourism towers over all other features of the urban economy
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