Definition for SOAR

SOAR, v.i. [Fr. essorer, to soar; essor, flight; It. sorare; Eth. ሠረረ sarar, to fly, to be lofty. Lud. Col. 109. Class Sr, No. 20.]

  1. To fly aloft; to mount upon the wing; as an eagle. Hence,
  2. To rise high; to mount; to tower in thought or imagination; to be sublime; as the poet or orator.
  3. To rise high in ambition or heroism. Valor soars above / What the world calls misfortune. – Addison.
  4. In general, to rise aloft; to be lofty.

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