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soar

 (sôr)
intr.v. soared, soar·ing, soars
1.
a. To rise or fly into the air: The startled hawk soared away.
b. To maintain altitude without moving the wings or using an engine; glide.
2. To increase or improve suddenly above the normal or usual level: Sales soared. Our spirits soared. See Synonyms at rise.
n.
1. The act of soaring.
2. The altitude or scope attained in soaring.

[Middle English soren, from Old French essorer, from Vulgar Latin *exaurāre : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin aura, air (from Greek aurā, breeze; see aura).]

soar′er n.
soar′ing·ly adv.

soar

(sɔː)
vb (intr)
1. to rise or fly upwards into the air
2. (Aeronautics) (of a bird, aircraft, etc) to glide while maintaining altitude by the use of ascending air currents
3. to rise or increase in volume, size, etc: soaring prices.
n
4. the act of soaring
5. the altitude attained by soaring
[C14: from Old French essorer, from Vulgar Latin exaurāre (unattested) to expose to the breezes, from Latin ex-1 + aura a breeze]
ˈsoarer n
ˈsoaring n, adj

soar

(sɔr, soʊr)

v.i.
1. to fly upward, as a bird.
2. to fly or glide high in the air with little effort or visible motion.
3. to glide along at a height, as an airplane.
4. to rise or ascend to a height, as a mountain.
5. to rise or aspire to a higher or more exalted level: His hopes soared.
n.
6. an act or instance of soaring.
7. the height attained in soaring.
[1325–75; Middle English soren < Middle French essorer < Vulgar Latin *exaurāre= Latin ex- ex-1 + -aurāre, derivative of aura air]
soar′er, n.

soar


Past participle: soared
Gerund: soaring

Imperative
soar
soar
Present
I soar
you soar
he/she/it soars
we soar
you soar
they soar
Preterite
I soared
you soared
he/she/it soared
we soared
you soared
they soared
Present Continuous
I am soaring
you are soaring
he/she/it is soaring
we are soaring
you are soaring
they are soaring
Present Perfect
I have soared
you have soared
he/she/it has soared
we have soared
you have soared
they have soared
Past Continuous
I was soaring
you were soaring
he/she/it was soaring
we were soaring
you were soaring
they were soaring
Past Perfect
I had soared
you had soared
he/she/it had soared
we had soared
you had soared
they had soared
Future
I will soar
you will soar
he/she/it will soar
we will soar
you will soar
they will soar
Future Perfect
I will have soared
you will have soared
he/she/it will have soared
we will have soared
you will have soared
they will have soared
Future Continuous
I will be soaring
you will be soaring
he/she/it will be soaring
we will be soaring
you will be soaring
they will be soaring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been soaring
you have been soaring
he/she/it has been soaring
we have been soaring
you have been soaring
they have been soaring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been soaring
you will have been soaring
he/she/it will have been soaring
we will have been soaring
you will have been soaring
they will have been soaring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been soaring
you had been soaring
he/she/it had been soaring
we had been soaring
you had been soaring
they had been soaring
Conditional
I would soar
you would soar
he/she/it would soar
we would soar
you would soar
they would soar
Past Conditional
I would have soared
you would have soared
he/she/it would have soared
we would have soared
you would have soared
they would have soared
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soar - the act of rising upward into the airsoar - the act of rising upward into the air
ascending, rise, ascent, ascension - the act of changing location in an upward direction
Verb1.soar - rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yen"
go up, rise, move up, lift, arise, come up, uprise - move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
billow, wallow - rise up as if in waves; "smoke billowed up into the sky"
2.soar - fly by means of a hang glider
aviate, pilot, fly - operate an airplane; "The pilot flew to Cuba"
3.soar - fly upwards or high in the sky
fly, wing - travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly"
4.soar - go or move upward; "The stock market soared after the cease-fire was announced"
go up, rise, climb - increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
5.soar - fly a plane without an engine
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
glide - fly in or as if in a glider plane

soar

verb
1. rise, increase, grow, mount, climb, go up, rocket, swell, escalate, shoot up soaring unemployment
2. fly, rise, wing, climb, ascend, fly up Buzzards soar overhead at a great height.
fly fall, drop, plunge, dive, descend, swoop, plummet, nose-dive
3. tower, rise, climb, go up The steeple soars skyward.

soar

verb
1. To move from a lower to a higher position:
3. To rise abruptly and precipitously:
Informal: shoot up.
Translations
يُحَلِّق، يَحوم، يَرْتَفِع
letět vysoko
flyve højt
ampaistakohotalentääliidelläliitää
szárnyal
fljúga í mikilli hæî
lidotstrauji celtiesuzlidot
letieť vysokovyletieť vysoko
poskočitivzleteti

soar

[sɔːʳ] VI
1. (= rise) [birds etc] → remontar el vuelo
2. (fig) [tower etc] → elevarse; [price etc] → subir vertiginosamente, ponerse por las nubes; [ambition, hopes] → aumentar; [morale, spirits] → renacer, reanimarse
the new tower soars over the cityla nueva torre se eleva sobre la ciudad
our spirits soaredrenació nuestra esperanza

soar

[ˈsɔːr] vi
(= fly up) [bird, missile] → monter, monter en flèche
(= increase) [price, production] → grimper en flèche
soaring prices → prix qui grimpent en flèche
to soar from sth to sth [total] → grimper de qch à qch
(= rise high in the air) [tree, building] → s'élancer vers le ciel
Great trees soared above us → De grands arbres s'élançaient au-dessus de nos têtes.

soar

vi
(rise: also soar up) → aufsteigen; to soar (up) into the skyzum Himmel steigen
(fig, building, tower) → hochragen; (price, cost, profit)hochschnellen; (ambition, popularity, reputation, hopes)einen Aufschwung nehmen; (morale, spirits)einen Aufschwung bekommen; the tower/hill soared above the townder Turm/Hügel ragte über die Stadt hinaus

soar

[sɔːʳ] vi
a. (rise, bird) → librarsi; (plane, ball) → volare
b. (fig) (tower) → elevarsi, ergersi; (price, morale, spirits) → salire alle stelle; (ambitions, hopes) → aumentare notevolmente

soar

(soː) verb
to fly high. Seagulls soared above the cliffs; Prices have soared recently.
References in classic literature ?
Oh, when these hidden stores of ours Lie open to the Father's sight, May they be rich in golden hours, Deeds that show fairer for the light, Lives whose brave music long shall ring, Like a spirit-stirring strain, Souls that shall gladly soar and sing In the long sunshine after rain.
The bird that would soar above the level plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings.
And there is a Catskill eagle in some souls that can alike dive down into the blackest gorges, and soar out of them again and become invisible in the sunny spaces.
If the heavens of America appear infinitely higher, and the stars brighter, I trust that these facts are symbolical of the height to which the philosophy and poetry and religion of her inhabitants may one day soar.
If I had told Sandy I had seen a wagon, uninfluenced by enchantment, spin along fifty miles an hour; had seen a man, unequipped with magic powers, get into a basket and soar out of sight among the clouds; and had listened, without any necromancer's help, to the conversation of a person who was several hundred miles away, Sandy would not merely have supposed me to be crazy, she would have thought she knew it.
This is its simple and EXACT meaning--that is to say, its restricted, its fettered meaning; but there are ways by which you can set it free, so that it can soar away, as on the wings of the morning, and never be at rest.
I see at intervals the glance of a curious sort of bird through the close-set bars of a cage: a vivid, restless, resolute captive is there; were it but free, it would soar cloud-high.
Micawber, glancing at some letters he was writing, 'the mind is not at liberty to soar to any exalted form of expression.
Of Mans First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal tast Brought Death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of EDEN, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful Seat, Sing Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top Of OREB, or of SINAI, didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed, In the Beginning how the Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of CHAOS: Or if SION Hill Delight thee more, and SILOA'S Brook that flow'd Fast by the Oracle of God; I thence Invoke thy aid to my adventrous Song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above th' AONIAN Mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in Prose or Rhime.
Devotion borrows Music's tone, And Music took Devotion's wing; And, like the bird that hails the sun, They soar to heaven, and soaring sing.
Adhere to them with inflexible resolution, as to the horns of the altar; instil them with unwearied perseverance into the minds of your children; bind your souls and theirs to the national Union as the chords of life are centred in the heart, and you shall soar with rapid and steady wing to the summit of human glory.
Let us rather resolve that our ambition shall soar with our corporal ascent.