eminent vs soaring what difference

what is difference between eminent and soaring

English

Etymology

From Middle French éminent, from Latin present participle ēminēns, ēminentis, from verb ēmineō (I project, I protrude), from ex- (out of, from) + mineō, related to mons (English mount). Compare with imminent. Unrelated to emanate, which is instead from mānō (I flow).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛmɪnənt/

Adjective

eminent (comparative more eminent, superlative most eminent)

  1. (archaic) high, lofty.
    Synonyms: towering, prominent; see also Thesaurus:tall
  2. noteworthy, remarkable, great.
    Synonyms: remarkable, outstanding; see also Thesaurus:notable
  3. (of a person) distinguished, important, noteworthy.
    Synonyms: distinguished, noteworthy; see also Thesaurus:notable

Usage notes

Eminent and imminent are very similar sounds, and are weak rhymes; in some dialects, these may be confused. A typo of either word may result in a correction to the wrong word by spellchecking software. Eminent may also be confused with immanent, immanant, or emanate.

Derived terms

  • eminence
  • eminent domain
  • eminently
  • preeminent

Related terms

  • imminent
  • prominent

Translations

Further reading

  • eminent in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • eminent in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • eminent at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • T’ien-men, T’ien-mên, tinemen

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin ēminēns.

Adjective

eminent (masculine and feminine plural eminents)

  1. eminent

Derived terms

  • eminentment

Related terms

  • eminència

Further reading

  • “eminent” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “eminent” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “eminent” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “eminent” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

German

Etymology

From French éminent, from Latin eminens.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [emiˈnɛnt]
  • Hyphenation: emi‧nent

Adjective

eminent (comparative eminenter, superlative am eminentesten)

  1. eminent

Declension

Further reading

  • “eminent” in Duden online

Latin

Verb

ēminent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of ēmineō

Norwegian Bokmål

Adjective

eminent (indefinite singular eminent, definite singular and plural eminente)

  1. eminent

Norwegian Nynorsk

Adjective

eminent (indefinite singular eminent, definite singular and plural eminente)

  1. eminent

Romanian

Etymology

From French éminent, from Latin eminens.

Adjective

eminent m or n (feminine singular eminentă, masculine plural eminenți, feminine and neuter plural eminente)

  1. notable

Declension



English

Verb

soaring

  1. present participle of soar

Noun

soaring (plural soarings)

  1. The act of mounting on the wing, or of towering in thought or mind; intellectual flight.

Adjective

soaring (comparative more soaring, superlative most soaring)

  1. (sometimes figuratively) assurgent, ascending
    • Soaring fuel prices make U.S. energy policy one of the hottest issues of the presidential campaign [1].

Translations

Anagrams

  • Gainors, agrions, ignaros, signora

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