verb (used without object)
Origin of soar
Examples from the Web for soar
While public interest in Ebola continues to dwindle, the epidemic itself continues to soar.
Banks, who has spent nearly three decades as an educator, has a book on education reform coming out in September entitled “Soar”.
He was the point man in the promotion when Evel Knievel swore he'd soar across Snake River Canyon in a sawed-off rocket ship.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And should the Fed exit, interest rates will soar, and the stock and housing markets will crash.
Interest rates will soar, home values will plummet, stock markets will crash, and global economies will crater.
Why should it break its pretty painted wings in trying to soar above the sunshine of the hour?Miss Hildreth, Volume 1 of 3|Augusta de Grasse Stevens
Among those who soar, the ones who come back and tell us of what they have seen, are few.Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers|Elbert Hubbard
If you soar up to them, I shall remain alone, abandoned, plunged in the deepest affliction.Pepita Ximenez|Juan Valera
Say, hadn't you better wait and let York Macpherson soar down with you?The Reclaimers|Margaret Hill McCarter
But the genius of Montaigne does not often soar, though even one little flight like that shows that it has wings.Classic French Course in English|William Cleaver Wilkinson
British Dictionary definitions for soar
Word Origin for soar
Word Origin and History for soar
late 14c., from Old French essorer "fly up, soar," from Vulgar Latin *exaurare "rise into the air," from Latin ex- "out" (see ex-) + aura "breeze, air" (see aura). Of mountains, buildings, etc., by 1812; of prices, emotions, etc. from 1929. Related: Soared; soaring.