The temperature soared to 100 degrees.
Stock prices are beginning to soar.
The oil shortage sent prices soaring.
The eagle soared above us.
A hang glider soared in the air.
The rocket soared into the sky.
The ball soared out of the stadium.
The mountain soars over 20,000 feet above sea level. Noun
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Recent Examples on the Web
By October of this year, the typical rate for a 30-year loan had soared past 8%, up from 6.4% in January.—Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 1 Dec. 2023 And the average monthly loan payment for new vehicles soared to $725 in the first quarter of 2023, the highest level in history.—Jon Markman, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 Lead levels in drinking water also soared in 2019 in Newark, where Yvette Jordan is a high school teacher.—Coral Davenport, New York Times, 30 Nov. 2023 On the chart dated March 6, the song soared from No. 6 to No. 1 on the Hot 100 (and topped the Global Spotify chart), giving both the Weeknd and Grande their seventh No. 1s, some six and a half years after the song was first released.—Jem Aswad, Variety, 30 Nov. 2023 Despite this, the flesh havens on Sixth Street soared to unthinkable heights, and Henry’s business boomed.—Smithsonian Magazine, 30 Nov. 2023 Her net worth has soared 20 percent in the last year to $540 million, according to Forbes.—Rachel Lerman, Washington Post, 30 Nov. 2023 Each of the three penthouses will have soaring 23-foot ceilings plus gigantic floor-to-ceiling windows with views over the city, while the sky loft includes a private garden and a super-cool glass ceiling.—Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 29 Nov. 2023 The region’s imports of diesel from India, one of the biggest buyers of Russian crude, are on course to soar to 305,000 barrels a day, the most since at least January 2017, data from market-intelligence firm Kpler show.—Prejula Prem, Fortune Europe, 28 Nov. 2023
As poverty soars and families struggle to feed themselves, criticism of the president is at an all-time high.—Taylor Luck, The Christian Science Monitor, 30 Aug. 2023 Young professionals are seeing their savings soar Young savers have done especially well.—Byalicia Adamczyk, Fortune, 17 Aug. 2023 Trump took in over $53 million since the start of 2023, records show, a period in which his two criminal indictments in Florida and New York were turned into a rallying cry that made his fundraising soar.—Time, 1 Aug. 2023 JPMorgan was triumphant on many fronts, with a 44% net interest income increase to hit $21.9 billion and a 67% soar in profit for the second quarter, reaching $14.5 billion.—Q.ai - Powering A Personal Wealth Movement, Forbes, 17 July 2023 Yet, without the income of a pension income to support them, many of those pandemic retirees are witnessing their living standards and well-being being pushed down even further as the cost of living soars.—Byorianna Rosa Royle, Fortune, 7 July 2023 Johnson Controls, which has a number of air filters on the market, has also seen its stock price soar.—Nicole Goodkind, CNN, 8 June 2023 Read more: Airlines Scour Globe for Capacity as Plane Shortage Takes Toll Carriers are rapidly expanding their fleets and replacing older planes with more fuel efficient aircraft as demand for travel soars.—Danny Lee, Bloomberg.com, 4 June 2023 Despite the oil boom, poverty is deepening for some as the cost of living soars, with goods such as sugar, oranges, cooking oil, peppers, and plantains more than doubling in price while salaries have flatlined.—Dánica Coto, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 May 2023 See More
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Middle English soren, from Middle French essorer, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *exaurare, from Latin ex- + aura air — more at aura