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SOAR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does soar mean? 

SOAR (noun)
  The noun SOAR has 1 sense:

1. the act of rising upward into the air

  Familiarity information: SOAR used as a noun is very rare.


SOAR (verb)
  The verb SOAR has 5 senses:

1. rise rapidly
2. fly by means of a hang glider
3. fly upwards or high in the sky
4. go or move upward
5. fly a plane without an engine

  Familiarity information: SOAR used as a verb is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


SOAR (noun)


Sense 1soar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of rising upward into the air

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

soar; zoom

Hypernyms ("soar" is a kind of...):

ascending; ascension; ascent; rise (the act of changing location in an upward direction)


SOAR (verb)


Sense 1soar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Rise rapidly

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

soar upwards; soar up; soar; surge; zoom

Context example:

the dollar soared against the yen

Hypernyms (to "soar" is one way to...):

arise; come up; go up; lift; move up; rise; uprise (move upward)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "soar"):

billow; wallow (rise up as if in waves)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


Sense 2soar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fly by means of a hang glider

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

hang glide; soar

Hypernyms (to "soar" is one way to...):

aviate; fly; pilot (fly a plane)

"Soar" entails doing...:

glide (fly in or as if in a glider plane)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 3soar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fly upwards or high in the sky

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Hypernyms (to "soar" is one way to...):

fly; wing (travel through the air; be airborne)

Sentence frame:

Something is ----ing PP


Sense 4soar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Go or move upward

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

The stock market soared after the cease-fire was announced

Hypernyms (to "soar" is one way to...):

climb; go up; rise (increase in value or to a higher point)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 5soar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fly a plane without an engine

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

sailplane; soar

Hypernyms (to "soar" is one way to...):

glide (fly in or as if in a glider plane)

"Soar" entails doing...:

aviate; fly; pilot (fly a plane)

Domain category:

air; air travel; aviation (travel via aircraft)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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