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soar

rise, fly, or glide without effort: The eagles soar high into the sky.
Not to be confused with:
sore – painful to the touch; tender: a sore arm; open wound
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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soar

verb
1. To move from a lower to a higher position:
3. To rise abruptly and precipitously:
Informal: shoot up.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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soar

(soː) verb
to fly high. Seagulls soared above the cliffs; Prices have soared recently.
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References in classic literature ?
It seldom soars; but I have twice seen one at a great height gliding through the air with much ease.
As we approached, methought there issued from it a slight humming noise as from one of your Spaceland bluebottles, only less resonant by far, so slight indeed that even in the perfect stillness of the Vacuum through which we soared, the sound reached not our ears till we checked our flight at a distance from it of something under twenty human diagonals.
`The bird that would soar above the level plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings.
Her flame quickly burned up that light fuel; and, fed from within, soared after some illimitable satisfaction, some object which would never justify weariness, which would reconcile self-despair with the rapturous consciousness of life beyond self.
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.
High in the air, and straight up, soared the shape of white, now a struggling snowshoe rabbit that leaped and bounded, executing a fantastic dance there above him in the air and never once returning to earth.
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.
Suddenly she spread her brown wings for flight, and soared into the air.
It had then filled me with a sublime ecstasy that gave wings to the soul and allowed it to soar from the obscure world to light and joy.