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Synonyms for aspireəˈspaɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. draw a bead on, aspire, aim, shoot for(verb)

    have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

    aim, shoot for, drive, aspire, purport, place, draw a bead on, take aim, propose, direct, train, get, take, target, calculate, point, purpose

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. aspire(v. n.)

    desire (earnestly), long

  2. aspire(v. n.)

    ascend, rise, soar, tower, mount

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

aspirate, strive

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