soar Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “soar” in the English Dictionary

"soar" in British English

See all translations

soarverb

uk   /sɔːr/  us   /sɔːr/

soar verb (RISE QUICKLY)

C2 [I usually + adv/prep] to ​rise very ​quickly to a high ​level: All ​nightlongfireworks soared into the ​sky. Temperatures will soar over the ​weekend, say the ​weatherforecasters. House ​prices soared a ​further 20 ​percent.C2 [T] to ​reach a ​greatheight: The ​highestpeak in the ​range soars 15,771 ​feet into the ​sky.
More examples

soar verb (FLY)

[I] (of a ​bird or ​aircraft) to ​rise high in the ​air while ​flying without ​moving the ​wings or using ​power: She ​watched the ​gliders soaring ​effortlessly above her.
soaring
adjective uk   /ˈsɔː.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈsɔːr.ɪŋ/
C1 soaring ​propertyprices
(Definition of soar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"soar" in American English

See all translations

soarverb [I]

 us   /sɔr, soʊr/

soar verb [I] (INCREASE QUICKLY)

to ​increase or go up ​quickly to a high ​level: temperatures/​prices soared My ​spirits soared when I ​heard the good ​news.

soar verb [I] (RISE IN AIR)

(esp. of a ​bird or ​aircraft) to ​rise or ​fly high in the ​air: Planes soared ​overhead. If you say that a ​mountain, ​building, or other ​object soars, you ​mean that it has ​greatheight: The ​mountain soars 10,000 ​feet above the ​village.
(Definition of soar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"soar" in Business English

See all translations

soarverb [I]

uk   us   /sɔːr/
to ​increase quickly in ​amount, ​number, ​value, or ​level: Corn, soybean, and wheat prices all soared this ​year. The ​organic industry's sales are soaring. As ​pricestumbled, ​farmers watched their ​debt soar.soar from sth to sth Under her editorship its ​circulation has soared from 5,000 to 30,000. The Dow Jones was up 0.88% at 10,204.93 after soaring more than 210 ​points early in the day.shares/stocks soar The ​newssentshares soaring 12p to 170p.
(Definition of soar from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of soar?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

forage

to go from place to place searching, especially for food

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More