To aspire is defined as to desire something or to work toward a goal that you strongly want to reach.(verb)
For an actor to yearn to work on Broadway is an example of aspire.
See aspire in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See aspire in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb as·pired, as·pir·ing, as·pires
Origin: Middle English aspiren
Origin: , from aspirer
Origin: , from Latin aspīrāre, to desire; see aspirate.
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