Soar Definition

sôr
soared, soaring, soars
verb
soared, soaring, soars
To reach by soaring.
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To rise or fly high into the air.
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To fly, sail, or glide along high in the air.
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To glide along without engine power, maintaining or gaining altitude on currents of air.
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To rise well above the usual or ordinary level or bounds; be elevated.
Soaring prices, soaring spirits.
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noun
soars
Soaring range or height.
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The act of soaring.
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An upward flight.

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Other Word Forms of Soar

Noun

Singular:
soar
Plural:
soars

Origin of Soar

  • From French s'essorer (“to soar"), essorer (“to dry (by exposing to the air)"), from Latin ex (“out") + aura (“the air, a breeze"), from Ancient Greek αὔρα (aura, “breath"). Compare aura, and exhale.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English soren from Old French essorer from Vulgar Latin exaurāre Latin ex- ex- Latin aura air (from Greek aurā breeze aura)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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