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·ing, a. & n. from Soar. -- Soar*ing*ly, adv.
adj 1: ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual;
2: moving to great heights with little apparent effort; "a
3: of imposing height; especially standing out above others;
"an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires
of the cathedral"; "towering iceburgs" [syn: eminent, lofty,
n : the activity of flying a glider [syn: glide, gliding, sailplaning,