To have a fervent hope or aspiration
To strive toward a goal
But he could not aspire to the dominion of earlier Syracusan rulers.
What do you aspire to be in the next year?
When I was young, I would aspire to be a famous actress.
When you were a child, did you aspire to be the person you are today?
The high school graduates had many different plans for what they aspire to be.