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soar

soar

 
pronunciation:
sor
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: soared, soaring, soars
definition 1: to fly or glide in a swift, easy way and at a very great height.
The falcon soared over the fields and mountains.
 
synonyms:
glide, sail
similar words:
fly, skim, sweep, wing
definition 2: to grow rapidly in value or intensity; rise in a quick way.
The price of broccoli soared.Her spirits were soaring after the good news.
synonyms:
skyrocket, zoom
similar words:
accelerate, climb, rise
derivations: soaringly (adv.), soarer (n.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word sore (as in a wound)? Soar and sore sound alike but have different meanings.