tower above/over

phrasal verb
towered above/over; towering above/over; towers above/over

Definition of tower above/over

1 : to be much taller than (someone or something) He towers over his sister. The two skyscrapers tower above the other buildings of the city.
2 : to be much better or more important than (someone or something) Her intellect towers above/over ours.

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