Definitions for: Soar


[n] the act of rising upward into the air
[v] go or move upward; "The stock market soared after the cease-fire was announced"
[v] fly a plane without an engine
[v] fly upwards or high in the sky
[v] rise rapidly, as of a current or voltage
[v] fly by means of a hang glider



Webster (1913) Definition: Soar, v. i. (A["e]ronautics)
To fly by wind power; to glide indefinitely without loss of
altitude.


Soar, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Soared; p. pr. & vb. n.
Soaring.] [F. s'essorer to soar, essorer to dry (by
exposing to the air), fr. L. ex out + aura the air, a breeze;
akin to Gr. ?????.]
1. To fly aloft, as a bird; to mount upward on wings, or as
on wings. --Chaucer.

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.


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. (Zo["o]l.) See Sore falcon, under Sore.

Synonyms: hang glide, sailplane, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom, zoom

See Also: arise, ascending, ascension, ascent, aviate, billow, climb, come up, fly, glide, go up, go up, lift, move up, pilot, rise, rise, rise, uprise, wallow, wing

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