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  • Aspire — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aspire — Synonyms and related words: 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,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • aspire — aspirer, n. aspiringly, adv. /euh spuyeur /, v.i., aspired, aspiring. 1. to long, aim, or seek ambitiously; be eagerly desirous, esp. for something great or of high value (usually fol. by to, after, or an infinitive): to aspire after literary… …   Universalium

  • aspire — /əˈspaɪə / (say uh spuyuh) verb (i) (aspired, aspiring) 1. to be eager (to do something): to aspire after immortality; to aspire to be a leader 2. Archaic or Poetic to rise up; soar; mount. –phrase 3. aspire to, to aim at (something, usually… …   Australian English dictionary

  • aspire — as•pire [[t]əˈspaɪər[/t]] v. i. pired, pir•ing 1) to long, aim, or seek ambitiously, esp. for something of high value: to aspire after fame[/ex] 2) archaic to rise up; soar • Etymology: 1425–75; < L aspīrāre to breathe on < a a V+spirāre to …   From formal English to slang

  • Aspire (sculpture) — Aspire is a work of art, constructed on the Jubilee Campus of the University of Nottingham, in Nottingham, England. It is a 60 metre tall, red and orange steel sculpture, and is the largest free standing public work of art in Britain [… …   Wikipedia

  • aspire — [ə spīr′] vi. aspired, aspiring [ME aspiren < L aspirare, to breathe upon, aspire to < ad , to + spirare, to breathe: see SPIRIT] 1. to be ambitious (to get or do something, esp. something lofty or grand); yearn or seek ( after) 2. Archaic… …   English World dictionary

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  • ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence — The ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence is a specialized educational facility based in Doha, the capital of the Gulf State of Qatar, that provides an exceptional and comprehensive learning environment for children from 12 years old and upwards… …   Wikipedia

  • aspire — verb (I) to desire and work towards achieving something important (+ to/after): It was clear that Mrs Thatcher aspired to the leadership of the party. | aspire to do sth: At that time, all serious artists aspired to go to Rome and paint …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • aspire — v.intr. (usu. foll. by to or after, or to + infin.) 1 have ambition or strong desire. 2 poet. rise high. Etymology: ME f. F aspirer or L aspirare f. ad to + spirare breathe …   Useful english dictionary