- Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||aspired, aspires, aspiring
||to want strongly; have as an aim (usu. fol. by "to" or "after" or an infinitive).
He aspires to power and fame.She aspired to become a great opera singer.
- aim, long, yearn
- similar words:
- desire, dream, hanker, hope, intend, quest, want, wish
||aim, attain, attempt, long, strive