soar, zoom

(noun) the act of rising upward into the air

soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom

(verb) rise rapidly; “the dollar soared against the yen”

zoom, zoom along, whizz, whizz along

(verb) move along very quickly


(verb) move with a low humming noise

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Onomatopoeia. The verb was attested in 1892, noun in 1918 and interjection in 1942.


zoom (plural zooms)

a humming noise from something moving very fast

a quick ascent

a big increase

an augmentation of a view

by varying the focal length of a lens

by scaling its digital representation


zoom (third-person singular simple present zooms, present participle zooming, simple past and past participle zoomed)

to move fast with a humming noise

to fly an airplane straight up

to move rapidly

to go up sharply

to change the focal length of a zoom lens

(used with in or out) to manipulate a display so as to magnify or shrink it

Alternative letter-case form of Zoom



Representing a humming sound

Suggesting something moving quickly

Suggesting a sudden change, especially an improvement or an increase


• Mozo, mozo


Zoom (third-person singular simple present Zooms, present participle Zooming, simple past and past participle Zoomed)

(ambitransitive) To communicate with someone using the Zoom videoconferencing software.

Proper noun


(trademark) Videoconferencing software by Zoom Video Communications.


• Mozo, mozo

Source: Wiktionary


Word of the Day

4 February 2023


(adverb) without bloodshed; in a bloodless manner; without shedding blood; “the coup disposed of the dictator bloodlessly”

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Coffee Trivia

In the 18th century, the Swedish government made coffee and its paraphernalia (including cups and dishes) illegal for its supposed ties to rebellious sentiment.

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