Definition of aspire in English:

aspire

Line breaks: as¦pire
Pronunciation: /əˈspʌɪə
 
/

verb

[no object]
  • 2 literary Rise high; tower: above the domes of loftiest mosques these pinnacles aspire

Origin

late Middle English: from French aspirer or Latin aspirare, from ad- 'to' + spirare 'breathe'.

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