soar

[ sawr, sohr ]
/ sɔr, soʊr /
See synonyms for: soar / soared / soaring on Thesaurus.com

verb (used without object)

noun

an act or instance of soaring.
the height attained in soaring.

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Origin of soar

First recorded in 1325–75; Middle English soren, from Middle French essorer, from unattested Vulgar Latin exaurāre, equivalent to Latin ex- ex-1 + aur(a) “air” + -āre infinitive suffix

synonym study for soar

1. See fly2.

OTHER WORDS FROM soar

soarer, nounsoar·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for soar

soar
/ (sɔː) /

verb (intr)

to rise or fly upwards into the air
(of a bird, aircraft, etc) to glide while maintaining altitude by the use of ascending air currents
to rise or increase in volume, size, etcsoaring prices

noun

the act of soaring
the altitude attained by soaring

Derived forms of soar

soarer, nounsoaring, noun, adjective

Word Origin for soar

C14: from Old French essorer, from Vulgar Latin exaurāre (unattested) to expose to the breezes, from Latin ex- 1 + aura a breeze
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