What does Aspiration mean?

Definitions for Aspirationˌæs pəˈreɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Aspiration.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aspiration(noun)

    a will to succeed

  2. ambition, aspiration, dream(noun)

    a cherished desire

    "his ambition is to own his own business"

  3. aspiration(noun)

    a manner of articulation involving an audible release of breath

  4. inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, intake, breathing in(noun)

    the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing


  1. aspiration(Noun)

    The act of aspiring or ardently desiring; an ardent wish or desire, chiefly after what is elevated or spiritual.

  2. aspiration(Noun)

    The action of aspirating.

  3. aspiration(Noun)

    A burst of air that follows the release of some consonants.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aspiration(noun)

    the act of aspirating; the pronunciation of a letter with a full or strong emission of breath; an aspirated sound

  2. Aspiration(noun)

    the act of breathing; a breath; an inspiration

  3. Aspiration(noun)

    the act of aspiring of a ardently desiring; strong wish; high desire

  4. Origin: [L. aspiratio, fr. aspirare: cf. F. aspiration.]

Editors Contribution

  1. aspiration

    A goal you plan to achieve.

    My sister reviewed her aspirations monthly and annually.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Aspiration' in Nouns Frequency: #2591


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aspiration in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aspiration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Repentance is another name for aspiration.

  2. Jeremy Corbyn:

    The common good is the aspiration of all of us.

  3. RVM:

    Be Content, but never be Satisfied. Let there be an Aspiration in total Surrender.

  4. James Allen:

    You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.

  5. Jack Nicklaus:

    Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's levels of aspiration and expectation.

Images & Illustrations of Aspiration

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