Definitions for SOARsɔr, soʊr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

soarsɔr, soʊr(v.i.)

  1. to fly upward, as a bird.

    Category: Animal Behavior

  2. to fly or glide high in the air with little effort or visible motion.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Animal Behavior

  3. to glide along at a height, as an airplane.

  4. to rise or ascend to a height, as a mountain.

  5. to rise or aspire to a higher or more exalted level:

    His hopes soared.

  6. (n.)an act or instance of soaring.

  7. the height attained in soaring.

Origin of soar:

1325–75; ME soren < MF essorer < VL *exaurāre= L ex-ex -1+-aurāre, der. of aura air


Princeton's WordNet

  1. soar, zoom(verb)

    the act of rising upward into the air

  2. soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom(verb)

    rise rapidly

    "the dollar soared against the yen"

  3. hang glide, soar(verb)

    fly by means of a hang glider

  4. soar(verb)

    fly upwards or high in the sky

  5. soar(verb)

    go or move upward

    "The stock market soared after the cease-fire was announced"

  6. sailplane, soar(verb)

    fly a plane without an engine

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. soar(verb)ɔr, soʊr

    to fly high

    birds soaring through the sky

  2. soarɔr, soʊr

    to suddenly increase by a large amount

    Prices soared in January.


  1. soar(Noun)

    The act of soaring.

    This apparent soar of the hooded falcon. Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

  2. soar(Noun)

    An upward flight.

  3. soar(Verb)

    To fly aloft with little effort, as a bird.

    When soars Gaul's vulture with his wings unfurled. Byron.

  4. soar(Verb)

    To mount upward on wings, or as on wings.

  5. soar(Verb)

    To fly by means of a glider or other unpowered aircraft.

  6. soar(Verb)

    To rise, especially rapidly or unusually high.

    The pump prices soared into new heights as the strike continued.

  7. soar(Verb)

    To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood.

  8. Origin: From s'essorer, essorer, from ex + aura, from αὔρα. Compare aura, and exhale.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soar(verb)

    to fly aloft, as a bird; to mount upward on wings, or as on wings

  2. Soar(verb)

    fig.: To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood

  3. Soar(noun)

    the act of soaring; upward flight

  4. Soar(adj)

    see 3d Sore

  5. Soar(adj)

    see Sore, reddish brown


  1. Soar

    Soar is a cognitive architecture, created by John Laird, Allen Newell, and Paul Rosenbloom at Carnegie Mellon University, now maintained by John Laird's research group at the University of Michigan. It is both a view of what cognition is and an implementation of that view through a computer programming architecture for Artificial Intelligence. Since its beginnings in 1983 and its presentation in a paper in 1987, it has been widely used by AI researchers to model different aspects of human behavior.

Anagrams of SOAR

  1. sora, Sora, SORA

  2. oars

  3. Rosa

  4. Sora

Translations for SOAR

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to fly high

Seagulls soared above the cliffs; Prices have soared recently.

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