Translation of soar in Spanish:

soar

Pronunciation: /sɔːr; sɔː(r)/

vi

  • 1 1.1 (fly) [bird] volar* alto; [glider] planear 1.2 (rise) [bird/kite] elevarse, remontarse, remontar el vuelo; [prices/costs] dispararse; [hopes] aumentar, renacer*; [popularity] aumentar their spirits soared se les levantó el ánimo
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    • The Greek fans oohed as it soared through the air, then roared when it was caught.
    • In the distance, beyond a shallow bend, a football soared into the air.
    • She hoped that his heart soared into the starry sky beside hers.
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    • Opium production has soared to record levels, and farmers continue to be reluctant to plant crops that pay buttons by comparison.
    • I scrabbled around in my bag, my panic levels soaring.
    • Prices have nearly doubled in the past year, soaring to their highest levels since 1988.
    1.3 (tower) [skyscraper/mountain] alzarse*, elevarse, erguirse* [literary/literario] the building soars above downtown Chicago el edificio se alza or se eleva or [literary/literario] se yergue sobre el centro de Chicago
  • 2
    (soaring present participle/participio presente)
    [inflation] galopante, de ritmo vertiginoso; [popularity] en alza a soaring dollar un dólar en alza caused by soar temperatures causado por una subida vertiginosa de las temperaturas the soaring flight of the eagle el planeo del águila

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