Aspire - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈspaɪər|  American pronunciation of the word aspire
Brit.  |əˈspʌɪə|  British pronunciation of the word aspire

verb

- have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal (syn: aim)

Examples

...aspire to great deeds, and you have a better chance of doing good deeds...

...a tower aspiring towards the heavens...

At that time, all serious artists aspired to go to Rome.

college graduates aspiring to careers in finance

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: aspire
he/she/it: aspires
present participle: aspiring
past tense: aspired
past participle: aspired
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