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Definition of "soar" []

  • To rise, fly, or glide high and with little apparent effort. (verb-intransitive)
  • To climb swiftly or powerfully. (verb-intransitive)
  • To glide in an aircraft while maintaining altitude. (verb-intransitive)
  • To ascend suddenly above the normal or usual level: Our spirits soared. See Synonyms at rise. (verb-intransitive)
  • The act of soaring. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "soar" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "The only way to make those approval ratings soar is to GIVE THE PEOPLE THE PUBLIC OPTION – at the very LEAST."
  • "But, the sale of twice as many higher-strike calls exposes the investor to losses should shares in the name soar 61.2% over the current price to surpass the upper breakeven point at $20.10 by expiration day in January 2012."