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  • as inaffect
  • as incontemplate
  • as incovet
  • as indesire
  • as inintend
  • as inpursue
  • as inseek

synonyms for aspire to

  • act
  • adopt
  • assume
  • bluff
  • contrive
  • counterfeit
  • fake
  • feign
  • playact
  • sham
  • simulate
  • do a bit
  • lay it on thick
  • make out like
  • put on
  • put up a front
  • take on
  • aim
  • consider
  • envisage
  • foresee
  • intend
  • mean
  • mull over
  • ponder
  • propose
  • think of
  • weigh
  • deliberate
  • design
  • excogitate
  • expect
  • mind
  • observe
  • percolate
  • purpose
  • ruminate
  • speculate
  • study
  • brood over
  • chew over
  • cool out
  • kick around
  • meditate on
  • muse over
  • perpend
  • reflect upon
  • size up
  • take in

antonyms for aspire to

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  • stop
  • tell the truth
  • forget
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • reject
  • disregard
  • discard
  • look away
  • scorn
  • slight
  • dislike
  • hate
  • abjure
  • be generous
  • give
  • abjure
  • dislike
  • hate
  • despise
  • answer
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How to use aspire to in a sentence

Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I must aspire to the agitating transports of self-devotion, in scenes of sacrifice and peril!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Now many people think that we are moving in the direction of world socialism to-day.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Let your orders for preparation go round tonight, so that your knaves may be ready to set out betimes to-morrow.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ASPIRE TO

  • act
  • adopt
  • aspire to
  • assume
  • bluff
  • contrive
  • counterfeit
  • do a bit
  • fake
  • feign
  • lay it on thick
  • make out like
  • playact
  • put on
  • put up a front
  • sham
  • simulate
  • take on
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.