Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Animated with an ardent desire, as of power, importance, or excellence; ambitious; soaring: as, “aspiring nobles,” Macaulay, Hist. Eng., i.
  • Rising; towering or soaring.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective That aspires.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective hoping to become
  • verb Present participle of aspire.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective desiring or striving for recognition or advancement

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Examples

  • Def Jam was the label aspiring rappers grew up listening to, and Simmons was the original hip-hop entrepreneur, its Henry Ford.

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  • Def Jam was the label aspiring rappers grew up listening to, and Simmons was the original hip-hop entrepreneur, its Henry Ford.

    Fortune’s Fool

  • Def Jam was the label aspiring rappers grew up listening to, and Simmons was the original hip-hop entrepreneur, its Henry Ford.

    Fortune’s Fool

  • Def Jam was the label aspiring rappers grew up listening to, and Simmons was the original hip-hop entrepreneur, its Henry Ford.

    Fortune’s Fool

  • As readers know, I am hugely enthusiastic about the stocks of what I call aspiring nations.

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  • Keats was not alone in aspiring to be a kind of Shakespeare après la lettre.

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  • An accrediting group last year stripped the hospital of its ability to train aspiring surgeons and radiologists and recommended closing the neonatology training program.

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  • An accrediting group last year stripped the hospital of its ability to train aspiring surgeons and radiologists and recommended closing the neonatology training program.

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  • But how is it possible to be harsh and not sanguinary, in aspiring to become the Leader of a Revolutionary

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  • But how is it possible to be harsh and not sanguinary, in aspiring to become the

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