aspire


aspire

verb

Definition of ASPIRE

1
to have in mind as a purpose or goal <aspire to great deeds, and you have a better chance of doing good deeds>
Synonyms aim, allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], aspire, calculate, contemplate, design, go [chiefly Southern & Midland], look, mean, meditate, plan, propose, purport, purpose
2
to move or extend upward <a tower aspiring towards the heavens>
Near Antonyms dive, nose-dive, plummet, sink, slide
Antonyms decline, descend, dip, drop, fall (off), plunge

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