Pronunciation: (sôr, sōr), [key]
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.
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