1. aspire

verb. ['əˈspaɪr'] have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal.


  • draw a bead on
  • plan
  • overshoot
  • be after
  • shoot for


  • hit


  • aspirer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Aspire

  • barbed-wire
  • reacquire
  • require
  • perspire
  • mcquire
  • mcgwire
  • mcguire
  • martyre
  • maguire
  • inspire
  • inquire
  • glenayre
  • frymire
  • expire
  • striar
  • squire
  • safire
  • retire
  • rehire
  • o'dwyer
  • alkire
  • admire
  • swire
  • smyre
  • skier
  • schreyer
  • quire
  • dwire
  • afire
  • wyre

How do you pronounce aspire?

Pronounce aspire as əˈspaɪr.

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Sentences with aspire

1. Verb, base form
Come up with a purpose for the savings to give your child a goal to aspire to.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Perhaps not quite the farmhouse look we all aspire to, but certainly the inspiration for rustic style.

Quotes about aspire

1. Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world.
- Lady Gaga

2. Balance is key. Balance is a virtue. Balance is next to godliness, maybe. We should all aspire to better balance. Too much of what is said in this world is one-sided, and we need more balance - in our speech, in our music, in our art, in everything.
- CeeLo Green

3. Being kind is the most important thing I've ever been taught. That's what my parents always told me - more important than ambition or success is being kind to people. The cornerstone of my life. What I aspire to is to be kind.
- Rafe Spall