1 toward, in the direction of, to; for, so as to approach or near, on the way or road to:
She turned towards me. I'd appreciate a lift if you're going towards Aston Clinton.
2 toward, to, for, as a help to, supporting, promoting, assisting:
We welcome any contribution towards the charitable works of our order.
3 toward, near, nearing, close to, approaching, shortly before:
Towards the close of day, the cattle wander back to the barns.
1 bell-tower, campanile, minaret, pagoda, obelisk; belfry, spire, turret, steeple, flèche:
There was a time when the church tower was the tallest building in the town.
2 fortress, citadel, stronghold, castle, fastness; keep, dungeon, prison:
The princess was imprisoned in the tower for a year and a day.
3 Often, tower over or above. loom, soar, rise, ascend, rear:
These ugly high-rise buildings tower over everything, blocking out the sun.