to fly upward, as a bird.
to fly at a great height, without visible movements of the pinions, as a bird.
to glide along at a height, as an airplane.
to rise or ascend to a height, as a mountain.
to rise or aspire to a higher or more exalted level: His hopes soared.
an act or instance of soaring.
the height attained in soaring.
- soarer, noun
- soar·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use soar in a sentence
The market for artificial sweeteners has soared above $1 billion annually in the U.S. alone.
They soared along the faces of mountains, over deserts, and out along city streets.
New homes sales, reported Monday, soared 18.6 percent from April, and were at the highest annual rate since 2008.
Black voter registration in Mississippi soared from 6.7 percent in 1964 to 59.4 percent in 1968.
Oh, and car sales, far from plummeting, have soared to levels not seen since 2007.The Chicken Littles Are Wrong: Environmental Regulations Always Spur Innovation | Daniel Gross | June 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One time my fancy soared on high, to see what discoveries I could make in those clearer regions.
The kites soared, and the boats rushed swiftly over the calm and glittering sea.The Giant of the North | R.M. Ballantyne
Tussocks of feathery grass covered the rough surface of the ground, and out of these the larks soared into the hate of sunshine.The Forsyte Saga, Volume I. | John Galsworthy
She soared over earthly spheres, casting on them shine or shadow according to her being smiling or gloomy.Balsamo, The Magician | Alexander Dumas
The small blue jets of the ring flickered and ran together and soared as her sleeve caught them.The Creators | May Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for soar
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, etc: soaring prices
the act of soaring
the altitude attained by soaring
- soarer, noun
- soaring, noun, adjective
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