soar /ˈsor, ˈsɔr/
Soar v. i. [imp. & p. p. Soared p. pr. & vb. n. Soaring.]
1. To fly aloft, as a bird; to mount upward on wings, or as on wings.
When soars Gaul's vulture with his wings unfurled. --Byron.
2. Fig.: To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood.
Where the deep transported mind may soar. --Milton.
Valor soars above
What the world calls misfortune. --Addison.
3. Aeronautics To fly by wind power; to glide indefinitely without loss of altitude.
Soar, n. The act of soaring; upward flight.
This apparent soar of the hooded falcon. --Coleridge.
Soar, a. See 3d Sore. [Obs.]
Soar, a. See Sore, reddish brown.
Soar falcon. Zool. See Sore falcon, under Sore.
n : the act of rising upward into the air [syn: zoom]
v 1: rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yes" [syn: soar
up, soar upwards, surge, zoom]
2: fly by means of a hang glider [syn: hang glide]
3: fly upwards or high in the sky
4: go or move upward; "The stock market soared after the
cease-fire was announced"
5: fly a plane without an engine [syn: sailplane]