The definition of a tower is a very tall building or structure, a person or thing who pulls something along behind.(noun)
Tower is defined as to rise high versus the surroundings.(verb)
An example of tower is for a 7-foot tall person to stand next to a 4-foot tall person.
See tower in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME tour, tur < OE torr & OFr tur, both < L turris, a tower; akin to Gr tyrsis, fortified city
See tower in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English tur, tour, towr
Origin: , from Old English torr
Origin: and from Old French tur
Origin: , both from Latin turris
Origin: , probably from Greek tursis, turris.
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