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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sawr-ing, sohr-]
    • /ˈsɔr ɪŋ, ˈsoʊr-/
    • /sɔːr/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sawr-ing, sohr-]
    • /ˈsɔr ɪŋ, ˈsoʊr-/

Definitions of soaring word

  • noun soaring an act or instance of soaring. 1
  • noun soaring the height attained in soaring. 1
  • verb without object soaring to fly upward, as a bird. 1
  • verb without object soaring to fly at a great height, without visible movements of the pinions, as a bird. 1
  • verb without object soaring to glide along at a height, as an airplane. 1
  • verb without object soaring to rise or ascend to a height, as a mountain. 1

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Origin of soaring

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
First recorded in 1895-90; soar + -ing1

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Parts of speech for Soaring


soaring popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

soaring usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for soaring

adj soaring

  • abiogenic — not resulting from the activity of living organisms.
  • aeronautical — Aeronautical means involving or relating to the design and construction of aeroplanes.
  • airborne — If an aircraft is airborne, it is in the air and flying.
  • alpine — Alpine means existing in or relating to mountains, especially the ones in Switzerland.
  • altitudinous — pertaining to altitude or height

noun soaring

  • ascension — In some religions, when someone goes to heaven, you can refer to their ascension to heaven.
  • avigation — aerial navigation.
  • flight — an act or instance of fleeing or running away; hasty departure.
  • highland — a region in N Scotland, including a number of the Inner Hebrides. 9710 sq. mi. (25,148 sq. km).
  • highlands — a region in N Scotland, including a number of the Inner Hebrides. 9710 sq. mi. (25,148 sq. km).

adjective soaring

  • ascendant — proceeding upwards; rising
  • ascending — If a group of things is arranged in ascending order, each thing is bigger, greater, or more important than the thing before it.
  • elastic — (of an object or material) able to resume its normal shape spontaneously after contraction, dilatation, or distortion.
  • hovering — Present participle of hover.
  • winging — either of the two forelimbs of most birds and of bats, corresponding to the human arms, that are specialized for flight.

Antonyms for soaring

adjective soaring

  • ground — the act of grinding.

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