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soar

noun

1 soar

The act of rising upward into the air.

synonym: zoom.



verb

1 soar

Rise rapidly:
— The dollar soared against the yen.

synonyms: soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom.

Roget 267: sail; put to sea etc. (depart) 293; take ship, get under way; set sail, spread sail, spread canvas; gather way, have way on; make sail, ... show more

Roget 303: transgress, surpass, pass; go beyond, go by; show in front, come to the front; shoot ahead of; steal a march upon, steal a gain upon.    overstep, overpass, overreach, overgo, ... show more

Roget 206: be high etc. adj.; tower, soar, command; hover, hover over, fly over; orbit, be in orbit; cap, culminate; overhang, ... show more

Roget 31: be great etc. adj.; run high, soar, tower, transcend; rise to a great height, carry to a great height; know no bounds; ascend, mount.    enlarge etc. ... show more

Roget 305: ascend, rise, mount, arise, uprise; go up, get up, work one's way up, start up; shoot up, go into orbit; float up; bubble up; aspire.    ... show more

2 soar

Fly by means of a hang glider.

synonym: hang glide.

3 soar

Fly upwards or high in the sky.

4 soar

Go or move upward.

5 soar

Fly a plane without an engine.

synonym: sailplane.


Moby thesaurus: advance, aeroplane, airlift, airplane, arise, ascend, aspire, back, back up, balloon, be airborne, become airborne, budge, bulk, bulk large, buss the clouds, change, change place, circle, claw skyward ... show more.

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