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Aspire

Aspire Meaning & Definition
Aspire Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Aspire?

[v] have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

Synonyms | Synonyms for Aspire: aim | shoot for

Related Terms | Find terms related to Aspire: aim | aim at | aim high | aspire after | aspire to | bank on | be after | be ambitious | become airborne | claw skyward | confide | count on | covet | crave | crave after | crawl after | design | desire | destine | determine | dream of | drive at | expect | feel confident | float | fly | fly aloft | gain altitude | go for | hang | hanker after | harbor a design | harbor the hope | have every intention | hope | hope against hope | hope and pray | hope for | hope in | hope to God | hover | hunger after | intend | kite | lean upon | leave the ground | live in hopes | long | lust after | mean | nurture the hope | pant | pant after | plan | plane | poise | presume | project | propose | purport | purpose | rely on | resolve | rest assured | run mad after | seek | soar | spire | take off | think | thirst after | trust | try to reach | wish | yearn | zoom

See Also | be after | overshoot | plan

Aspire In Webster's Dictionary

\As*pire"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Aspired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aspiring}.] [F. aspirer, L. aspirare. See {Aspirate}, v. t.] 1. To desire with eagerness; to seek to attain something high or great; to pant; to long; -- followed by to or after, and rarely by at; as, to aspire to a crown; to aspire after immorality. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; Aspiring to be angels, men rebel. --Pope. 2. To rise; to ascend; to tower; to soar. My own breath still foments the fire, Which flames as high as fancy can aspire. --Waller.
\As*pire"\, v. t. To aspire to; to long for; to try to reach; to mount to. [Obs.] That gallant spirit hath aspired the clouds. --Shak.
\As*pire"\, n. Aspiration. [Obs.] --Chapman.

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