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  • 1 Aspire — can refer to: Architecture *Aspire Tower, a 318 metre tall structure in Qatar.*ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, an educational centre in Qatar. Automobiles *Ford Aspire, a subcompact car made by the Ford Motor Company.*Mitsubishi Aspire, a… …

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  • 2 Aspire — (v. lat. aspirare „wehen“, „hauchen“) steht für Acer Aspire, ein Produkt der Acer Inc Ford Aspire, ein Automobil des Automobilkonzerns Ford Motor Company USS Aspire, ein Schiff der US Marine Aspire Tower, einen Wolkenkratzer in Doha …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 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

  • 4 aspiré — ⇒ASPIRÉ, ÉE, part. passé et adj. I. Part. passé de aspirer. II. Emploi adj. A. Émis avec une aspiration. 1. CHANT : • 1. Si l exécution était saccadée, aspirée, comme par exemple, le trait (...) au lieu de (...) alors on est obligé d avoir… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 5 aspire — UK US /əˈspaɪər/ verb [I] ► to want something very much or hope to achieve something or be successful: aspire to sth »Most of his students aspired to a career in business. aspire to do sth »We aspire to become full service providers to our… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 6 Aspire — As*pire , v. t. To aspire to; to long for; to try to reach; to mount to. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That gallant spirit hath aspired the clouds. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 aspire — (v.) to strive for, c.1400, from O.Fr. aspirer aspire to; inspire; breathe, breathe on (12c.), from L. aspirare to breathe upon, to breathe, also, in transf. senses, to be favorable to, assist; to climb up to, to endeavor to obtain, to reach to,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 aspire — ► VERB (usu. aspire to/to do) ▪ have ambitions to be or do something. DERIVATIVES aspiring adjective. ORIGIN Latin aspirare, from spirare breathe …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 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

  • 10 Aspire — As*pire , n. Aspiration. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 aspire — index desire, endeavor, strive, try (attempt) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 aspire to — index intend, pursue (strive to gain) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 aspiré — aspiré, ée (a spi ré, rée) part. passé. 1°   Attiré. L eau aspirée par les végétaux. 2°   En termes de grammaire, affecté d aspiration. Une lettre aspirée. •   La langue de l Iroquois, presque toute aspirée, étonnait l oreille, CHATEAUB. Amér.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 aspire — *aim, pant Analogous words: crave, covet, *desire: *long, yearn, hunger, thirst, pine Contrasted words: *stoop, condescend, deign: grovel, *wallow …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 15 aspire — [v] aim, hope be ambitious, be eager, crave, desire, dream, hanker, long, pursue, seek, strive, struggle, try, want, wish, yearn; concept 20 …

    New thesaurus

  • 16 aspiré — Aspiré, [aspir]ée. part. Il a les significations de son verbe …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 17 Aspire — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Aspire », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Aspire peut désigner : la Ford Aspire une… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 18 aspire */ — UK [əˈspaɪə(r)] / US [əˈspaɪr] verb [intransitive] Word forms aspire : present tense I/you/we/they aspire he/she/it aspires present participle aspiring past tense aspired past participle aspired to want to achieve something or to be successful,… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 aspire — v. (formal) 1) (d; intr.) to aspire to (to aspire to success) 2) (E) she aspired to become a lawyer * * * [ə spaɪə] (E) she aspired to become a lawyer (formal) (d; intr.) to aspire to (to aspire to success) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 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


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