have a strong desire to achieve or become sth
Aspiredst for the everlasting Crowne.
出自： R. Lovelace
Ye powers of truth, that bid my soul aspire.
He who aspires at the character of a good man.
出自： V. Knox
It is no wonder that human beings aspire after a standard pronunciation which will reduce as far as possible the chances of misunderstanding.
出自： R. Lynd
We Americans have long aspired to the glories of freedom while we compromised with prejudice and servitude.
出自： M. L. King
He aspired to be a Rhodes Scholar, and thus had to be an all-around man.
出自：New York Review of Books