English noun: tower
|1.||tower (artifact) a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building|
|Broader (hypernym)||construction, structure|
|Narrower (hyponym)||barbacan, barbican, beacon, beacon light, bell tower, church tower, clock tower, control tower, high-rise, lighthouse, minaret, mooring mast, mooring tower, pharos, power pylon, pylon, pylon, shot tower, silo, spire, steeple, supporting tower, tower block, turret, watchtower|
|Instance hyponym||CN Tower, Eiffel Tower, Space Needle|
|2.||tower (shape) anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower|
|Samples||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.
|Broader (hypernym)||form, shape|
|Narrower (hyponym)||columella, hoodoo|
|3.||tower (artifact) a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships|
|Synonyms||towboat, tug, tugboat|
English verb: tower
|1.||tower (stative) appear very large or occupy a commanding position|
|Samples||The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain.|
Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall.
|Synonyms||hulk, loom, predominate|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Something is ----ing PP
|Broader (hypernym)||lift, rear, rise|