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Webster 1913 Edition


Aspirer

As-pir′er

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Noun.
One who aspires.

Webster 1828 Edition


Aspirer

ASPI'RER

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Noun.
One who aspires; one who aims to rise in power or consequence, or to accomplish some important object.

Definition 2022


aspirer

aspirer

English

Noun

aspirer (plural aspirers)

  1. One who aspires to something.
    • 2007 October 4, Stephanie Rosenbloom, “Calling All Alpha Kitties”, in New York Times:
      Yet as the Rapunzel-editor in her high tower, she said, she had begun to feel walled off from the legions of aspirers.

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French

Etymology

Borrowing from Latin aspīrāre, present active infinitive of aspīrō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /as.pi.ʁe/

Verb

aspirer

  1. (intransitive, followed by à) to aspire (to wait, to long)
  2. (transitive) to aspirate (to produce breath after pronouncing)
  3. (transitive) to inhale, to breathe in
  4. (transitive) to extract, to suck up

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Latin

Verb

aspīrer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of aspīrō