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A hawk soars.

English

Etymology

From French s'essorer (to soar), essorer (to dry (by exposing to the air)), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ex (out) + aura (the air, a breeze); akin to Greek αὔρα (aura), breath). Compare aura, and exhale.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to soar

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
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Present participle
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to soar (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To fly aloft, as a bird; to mount upward on wings, or as on wings. Chaucer.
    When soars Gaul's vulture with his wings unfurled. Byron.
  2. (figuratively) To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood.
    Where the deep transported mind may soar. Milton.
    Valor soars above What the world calls misfortune. Addison.

Translations

Noun

Singular
soar

Plural
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  1. The act of soaring; upward flight.
    This apparent soar of the hooded falcon. Coleridge.

Translations

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References

soar” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


Portuguese

Etymology

Latin sonare

Verb

soar

  1. make a sound

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