soar: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sôr, sōr), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to fly upward, as a bird.
  2. to fly at a great height, without visible movements of the pinions, as a bird.
  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.
  1. an act or instance of soaring.
  2. the height attained in soaring.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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