aspire vs inspire

aspire inspire

Definitions

  • 1) obsolete Aspiration.
  • 2) obsolete Aspiration.
  • 3) Aspiration; ardent wish or desire.
  • 4) To hope or dream; especially to hope or work towards a profession or occupation (followed by to as a preposition or infinitive particle).
  • 5) have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
  • 6) To breathe after; seek with eagerness to attain to; long or try to reach; attempt.
  • 7) To breathe to or into.
  • 8) Tobreathetoorinto.
  • 9) To mount or soar to; attain.
  • 10) To breathe forth or exhale.
  • 11) To rise up as an exhalation, or as smoke or fire; hence, to mount or ascend; tower up or rise high.
  • 12) To be eagerly desirous; aim ambitiously, especially at something great or noble; be ambitious: followed by an object with to or after, or by an infinitive: as, to aspire to a crown or after immortality.
  • 13) To have a great ambition or ultimate goal; desire strongly.
  • 14) To strive toward an end or condition.
  • 15) Archaic To rise high; move upwards.
  • 16) Archaic To rise high; move upwards.
  • 17) To rise; to ascend; to tower; to soar.
  • 18) To desire with eagerness; to seek to attain something high or great; to pant; to long; -- followed by to or after, and rarely by at
  • 19) obsolete To aspire to; to long for; to try to reach; to mount to.
  • 20) obsolete To aspire to; to long for; to try to reach; to mount to.

Definitions

  • 1) archaic (transitive) To breathe into; to fill with the breath; to animate.
  • 2) archaic (transitive) To breathe into; to fill with the breath; to animate.
  • 3) intransitive To draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale.
  • 4) To infuse by breathing, or as if by breathing.
  • 5) transitive To infuse into the mind; to communicate to the spirit; to convey, as by a divine or supernatural influence; to disclose preternaturally; to produce in, as by inspiration.
  • 6) transitive To infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens or exalts; to communicate inspiration to.
  • 7) transitive To infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens or exalts; to communicate inspiration to.
  • 8) transitive To infuse into the mind; to communicate to the spirit; to convey, as by a divine or supernatural influence; to disclose preternaturally; to produce in, as by inspiration.
  • 9) transitive To spread rumour indirectly.
  • 10) intransitive To draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale.
  • 11) transitive To spread rumour indirectly.
  • 12) fill with revolutionary ideas
  • 13) supply the inspiration for
  • 14) serve as the inciting cause of
  • 15) spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
  • 16) heighten or intensify
  • 17) draw in (air)
  • 18) Specifically To guide or control by divine influence; instruct or infuse with spiritual or divine knowledge.
  • 19) To blow; blow in.
  • 20) Toblow;blowin.
  • 21) Hence To actuate or influence; animate; affect, rouse, or control by an infused, animating, or exalting influence.
  • 22) To breathe into; infuse by or as if by breathing.
  • 23) To breathe in; draw into the lungs; inhale: as, to inspire pure air: opposed to expire.
  • 24) To inhale air; draw air into the lungs: opposed to expire.
  • 25) To stimulate to action; motivate: synonym: encourage.
  • 26) To draw in (air) by inhaling.
  • 27) To cause (someone) to have a particular feeling; affect or touch.
  • 28) To stimulate to action; motivate: synonym: encourage.
  • 29) To cause someone to have (a feeling or reaction); elicit or arouse.
  • 30) To breathe life into.
  • 31) To inhale.
  • 32) To fill with enlivening or exalting emotion.
  • 33) To breathe on.
  • 34) To be the cause or source of; bring about.
  • 35) To affect, guide, or arouse by divine influence.
  • 36) To stimulate energies, ideals, or reverence.
  • 37) obsolete To breathe; to blow gently.
  • 38) To draw in breath; to inhale air into the lungs; -- opposed to expire.
  • 39) obsolete To breathe; to blow gently.
  • 40) To draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale; -- opposed to expire.
  • 41) To infuse by breathing, or as if by breathing.
  • 42) To infuse into the mind; to communicate to the spirit; to convey, as by a divine or supernatural influence; to disclose preternaturally; to produce in, as by inspiration.
  • 43) To infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens, or exalts; to communicate inspiration to.
  • 44) To breathe into; to fill with the breath; to animate.

Examples

  • 1) Cities in general are no longer offering a lifestyle that many young people aspire to.
  • 2) The problem was that the aspiring entrepreneur did not know one end of a marrow from the other.
  • 3) Writing a business plan is an essential exercise for aspiring entrepreneurs.
  • 4) He met the aspiring actress after an expensive split with his third wife.
  • 5) He asked the aspiring actors to pose for him.
  • 6) We could do with some healthier people to aspire to.
  • 7) What advice would she give to an aspiring entrepreneur?
  • 8) But an aspiring leader cannot afford to make enemies.
  • 9) But any aspiring comic actors should just sit and watch the masterclass.
  • 10) To aspire to people like that is awesome.
  • 11) Other aspiring entrepreneurs talk of how they have suffered bad luck.
  • 12) Most people now aspire to have degrees.
  • 13) It was perfect training for an aspiring entrepreneur.
  • 14) Is this really a future that people aspire to?
  • 15) It also emphasises that these aspiring entrepreneurs need access to the right support.
  • 16) How many people can sensibly aspire to that?
  • 17) Funding is one of the biggest issues for aspiring entrepreneurs.
  • 18) She took the figure that may not have been the one people aspired to and turned it around.
  • 19) Amid all the contradictory accounts of how an aspiring actress became acquainted with the media billionaire one consistency has emerged.
  • 20) The couple first met when she was 16 and an aspiring actress and ballet dancer.
  • 21) He was an aspiring actor, which is to say that he was unemployed.
  • 22) She could be an art student, aspiring actress or environmental campaigner.
  • 23) She was an aspiring actress.
  • 24) I was always an aspiring actress and that's not the most appealing personality.
  • 25) UK businesses aspire to be leaders in this new world, and want a clear regulatory framework on which to base investment plans.
  • 26) As a result, many aspiring leaders look to outside organisations for the support they need, often paying for external coaching.
  • 27) ‘It stirs us to strive for the goal, achieve the target and aspire to something beyond our comfort zone.’
  • 28) ‘We need to ask ourselves, what kind of success do we aspire to achieve and at what cost?’
  • 29) ‘What counts most is what each individual can aspire to achieve with technology and the results they deliver.’
  • 30) ‘The article is inspiring and it is to be hoped that we all aspire to live our lives in this way.’
  • 31) ‘These days artists aspire to come up with an idea for something new to put on an arts grant application.’
  • 32) ‘It is the story of four African American girls who aspire to be recording artists.’
  • 33) ‘You can always aspire to the mediocre and attain less, or you can aspire to the great and hope that you get somewhere close.’
  • 34) ‘You must mark out your territory as an artist, so that others learn to envy you and aspire to what you are doing.’
  • 35) ‘Certainly from my point of view, I admire their success and aspire to be part of an organisation that could achieve that as well.’
  • 36) ‘Most directors aspire to filmmaking; the money is better and cinema tends to place directors on a pedestal.’
  • 37) ‘If you want to aspire to any sort of academic achievement you need to be able to express yourself clearly.’
  • 38) ‘I was talking about people who aspire to have their ideas influence the public debate.’
  • 39) ‘We cannot eliminate all risk, and we should not aspire to do so.’
  • 40) ‘What's more, many blogs aspire to be much more than online diaries.’
  • 41) ‘After all, who doesn't want their precious daughter to aspire to such heights?’
  • 42) ‘They are generally educated abroad but aspire to return home, not settle there permanently.’
  • 43) ‘The two loved movies and aspired to be filmmakers.’
  • 44) ‘For those families who aspired to a nice car, a comfortable house, and private schools for their children, the new government promised economic and political tranquility.’
  • 45) ‘A street kid who was once sent to a reformatory, he aspired to be a boxer, enlisted in the navy, and did jail time for a minor robbery.’
  • 46) ‘For dancers aspiring to join the troupe, the audition, which is videotaped, generally consists of two parts: dance class and improvisation.’

Examples

  • 1) An inspiring book for city dwellers who pine for the bounty of a countryside hedgerow.
  • 2) No chance to study the evolution of society through the art it's inspired?
  • 3) Pluto inspires new ambitions but it's wise to do your research before you talk about them.
  • 4) If single, your new love will inspire you to get fitter.
  • 5) Serious planet Saturn inspires you to give the right answers at work or in any kind of interview.
  • 6) The stunning pics complete the package and may well inspire you to book a holiday to northern Europe.
  • 7) The bold and bright interior design, which has been heavily inspired by pop art, has given the house its biggest transformation yet.
  • 8) Sport gives soaring aesthetic pleasure as religion inspires great art.
  • 9) We talk to friends who inspire us to give more and read more and witness more.
  • 10) We need an education system that challenges and inspires our brightest students.
  • 11) To lose a commanding officer who was such an inspiring person is an awful tragedy.
  • 12) Their books inspired newly confident home cooks but required unusual ingredients.
  • 13) Trying something new will inspire you to workout more and find out what you like.
  • 14) The moon inspires new plans and ensures that all regrets go.
  • 15) Five centuries of art inspired by eruptions.
  • 16) We need to find some good role models to inspire them and give them a chance.
  • 17) The real challenge is to inspire young people at the earliest possible age.
  • 18) The person who inspires me the most is my dad.
  • 19) The books were inspired by her being unable to find sticking plasters in any colour but pink.
  • 20) There is something inspiring about vigour in old age.
  • 21) And the new moon inspires you to dress in a way that gets you noticed.
  • 22) They inspired me to give it a go.
  • 23) Mars draws new people into your life to inspire and also challenge you.
  • 24) She was an inspiring person to be around.
  • 25) The book is inspired by her son.
  • 26) There is something inspiring about people who take on more than one career.
  • 27) The new moon in your birth sign will inspire you to give your life a makeover.
  • 28) He was a true person and he inspired love in his friends.
  • 29) Established and emerging artists have submitted pieces to this contemporary art fair inspired by the human urge to fly.
  • 30) It is the first of a new brand aimed at young adults and will feature art and design inspired by the island.
  • 31) Reading a partner's mind is very informative and inspires new love tactics.
  • 32) Perhaps we can get women back into following good sense regarding clothing, and once again inspire the masculine men to paint pictures of them for all time, paintings that future generations would not be ashamed to see.
  • 33) Did the family background you discovered while writing On Gold Mountain inspire you to focus on this aspect of your genetic inheritance in your fiction?
  • 34) In the light of day, eyes open, he would use his hands, grabbing and kneading and pinching and gazing up at me, an adorable little beastie, ravenous and innocent and impossibly, impossibly soft, and I would wonder: how can a creature that brings such pain inspire such tenderness?
  • 35) Sharing beautiful language and great stories that thrill and inspire is a pleasure for adults and children well into the middle-school years, and storytelling is such a welcome relief from all the policing jobs parents have to do.
  • 36) But in works like Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Dracula, The Wolfman, the fear that they inspire is the fear of the total loss of self.
  • 37) According to Random House, the word inspire means:
  • 38) Caused to Hyperventilate by a Professor An attempt to inspire is a flop.
  • 39) ‘Let them stimulate your creativity and inspire you to begin a certification project in your own association.’
  • 40) ‘The challenge inspires me to urge the government to decide boldly to go ahead with the Bid.’
  • 41) ‘Pat's athletic ability inspired him to use his talents for the betterment of many local charities and so began a lifetime of running marathons for both worthy local causes and national charities.’
  • 42) ‘They all encouraged my creativity and inspired me in many ways.’
  • 43) ‘As such, I am inspired by the creative solutions of many companies protecting their intellectual property.’
  • 44) ‘I was inspired by my creative writing class to write a chapter-by-chapter plot of the revision.’
  • 45) ‘I was inspired by their ability to survive the Canadian winters and was always curious about what they wore on their feet.’
  • 46) ‘It's no secret these are roughly analogous to major chakra points, and they've even inspired me on my creative ventures.’
  • 47) ‘Taking a breath, I began to sing, letting Brody Armstrong's voice fill my head and inspire me to sing.’
  • 48) ‘Instead, after interviewing Juliette, her life story and philosophy inspired us to make it our feature story.’
  • 49) ‘There's something about mountains, the way they inspire us, fill us with hopes and dreams.’
  • 50) ‘We're creatively inspired by these really thorny issues.’
  • 51) ‘The balconies are empty, but these romantic houses inspire me.’
  • 52) ‘He spoke briefly about the things which inspired him to begin his film making career, and then let his creations do his talking for him.’
  • 53) ‘I've also inspired one of my friends to get back into it.’
  • 54) ‘However, their recent press advertising campaign inspires one to blog.’
  • 55) ‘It displays the workings of the press in a way that inspires one to never believe a word he reads again.’
  • 56) ‘Discerning, astute, uncompromising, his leadership inspired one to venture against all odds.’
  • 57) ‘The ArtAbout group was formed in 1999 by Northern Rivers artists who wanted to share ideas and inspire one another.’
  • 58) ‘Some courses are poorly marketed and hardly inspire one to join.’
  • 59) ‘The gearbox is tight, but positive and the steering inspires confidence.’
  • 60) ‘It inspires feelings of affection and loyalty and such feelings are to be valued, not carelessly disregarded.’
  • 61) ‘Just reading the name inspires feeling of pity - imagine sharing your middle name with a town most famous for having an unusually large bus station.’
  • 62) ‘The judges were powerful men and their social rank and position inspired loyalty.’
  • 63) ‘He inspires love and loyalty, makes a strategic marriage but never loses sight of his boyhood love Hephaistion and never loses his eye for a pretty boy.’
  • 64) ‘Witney is a town that, whilst undergoing change that at times can be traumatic, inspires affection and loyalty in its residents.’
  • 65) ‘I want to know how he did it; I want to know how he rose to such an all-powerful position and inspired the fanatical love and worship from so many of his followers.’
  • 66) ‘All I will say is that he was a leader who inspired love and loyalty and keep us fighting, 18 hours a day, over five weeks to victory.’
  • 67) ‘The coy reticence that he exhibits when asked the tough questions about his position don't inspire confidence in his motives and agenda.’
  • 68) ‘Some saying that a turn over in those key positions might help inspire confidence here at the White House.’
  • 69) ‘What if the other party nominates a candidate whose record doesn't inspire confidence with respect to national security?’
  • 70) ‘Little in this record was calculated to inspire enthusiasm among the electors of the Ulivo coalition, let alone those who had voted against it.’
  • 71) ‘But they've left it late, and their track record doesn't inspire confidence.’
  • 72) ‘The word inspires feelings of hostility among many Christians here in the United States.’
  • 73) ‘This way also probably inspires a feeling of equality, which is what today's woman seeks.’
  • 74) ‘What inspired that feeling and that feeling itself make up the raw data with which our minds work - acknowledged, analyzed, they keep us on track.’
  • 75) ‘The art of the Baroque explores the wild and joyful feelings inspired by the end of winter and this is displayed in the fabrics and textures of the new fashions.’
  • 76) ‘I'm feeling a little lost and alone right now, which I didn't realise until the movie inspired the feelings in me.’
  • 77) ‘‘No problem’ in America created apprehension, but in Bulgaria it inspired confidence.’
  • 78) ‘So why do certain animals invoke admiration while others inspire pity or disdain?’
  • 79) ‘A review of your native mountains, of their heights of gray sublimity, and their dark woody glens would now inspire you with more noble enthusiasm than all the fertile and classic shores of Greece.’
  • 80) ‘The way the thing in Peru started, is because they were inspired with what we were doing here.’
  • 81) ‘Paul and his mother both know that Mrs. Morel herself inspires Paul with the strength and the warmth to do his best at painting, but it is Miriam who brings out the intensity and the depth of his work.’
  • 82) ‘He inspires Asteropaeus with the courage to stand up to Achilles.’
  • 83) ‘These are but some of the wise precepts your Lord has inspired you with.’
  • 84) ‘Christensen, a BIG investor, inspired Collins with the notion that systems can be put in place to accelerate innovation.’
  • 85) ‘Stokes inspired Rayleigh with his lectures which combined theory and practice in a novel way with many physical experiments being carried out during the lectures.’
  • 86) ‘There was a soul-searching desperation in his eyes that inspired Roza with both compassion and a strange excitement.’
  • 87) ‘But I can say I have a fondness for the California Arts & Crafts style that Bernard Maybeck inspired me with in the early part of my schooling and career.’
  • 88) ‘Do keep visiting our site and inspiring us with your comments and questions.’
  • 89) ‘This is an act of terrorism which, once again, inspires us with horror.’
  • 90) ‘They in turn touched all of our hearts and inspired us with their ambition.’
  • 91) ‘He floored them with his simple demeanour and inspired them with his motivating speech on ‘My Beautiful India.’’
  • 92) ‘Well, as usual, it was Eric who inspired me with his words on how he enjoys living in the safe (Cleveland, if I remember correctly).’
  • 93) ‘But the Malayalam film songs composed by Salil Chowdhury inspired me with self-confidence, with hopes and dreams of a better tomorrow.’
  • 94) ‘Kathleen once wrote about how he inspired me with his own love of pure science and with his enthusiastic spirit of enquiry and at the same time he left me entirely free to follow my own line of research.’
  • 95) ‘Despite his commitment to medicine, he takes two attempts to make a good doctor; as paediatrician, Peter would not have inspired me with trust.’
  • 96) ‘She has inspired me with her open-mindedness, her multi-lingual skills and her ability to blend seamlessly with different cultures.’
  • 97) ‘‘They had always inspired me with their true professionalism is a benchmark,’ he explained.’
  • 98) ‘Throughout the last four years of knowing her, she inspired me with her own zest and determination for life that taught me to follow my dream.’
  • 99) ‘Asante's decision to make her central character an 18-year-old racist white girl was inspired by the rise in girl gang crime a few years ago.’
  • 100) ‘Heading this new effort to bring styles inspired by the famous professional golfer to the market is David Capano, a former senior executive at Vantage.’
  • 101) ‘That rise was inspired by the launch of the company's NavStream 3000 platform, which allows accurate indoor and outdoor positioning across a range of devices.’
  • 102) ‘The collection is inspired by colour and styles of various international cricket teams and features cartoon characters in some truly explosive cricket action.’
  • 103) ‘This mood sharply contrasts last season's hard, flat, angular styles, which were inspired by the 1980s, said Gray.’
  • 104) ‘These plaits and twists are inspired by African tribal styles, with a hint of Asia and sometimes even South America.’
  • 105) ‘Burberry says its 2002 collections were inspired by the inimitable style of London in the 1960s.’
  • 106) ‘His textiles were presented in a style inspired by various traditional clothes in Asia.’
  • 107) ‘The film inspired two sequels and a cult TV series.’
  • 108) ‘For instance, seeing O'Toole and Burton spar in the pro-cleric film Beckett helped inspire my studies of medieval history.’
  • 109) ‘Even more backward-looking are the works inspired by the styles of other artists, such as the watercolors he created in Venice, with their clear echoes of Turner.’
  • 110) ‘Constructed in 1921 in a style inspired by Tang Dynasty architecture, the building was listed as a Grade 3 heritage site in 1988.’
  • 111) ‘The style is inspired by a futuristic vision of the world as depicted by the TV shows and films of the swinging sixties.’
  • 112) ‘Bell relays the brothers' story in broad pantomime style, with costumes inspired by the Victorian era's Orientalist notions.’
  • 113) ‘Its style was heavily inspired by the Dogme films from Denmark.’
  • 114) ‘His costume, boots, pants all were inspired by the style of that period.’
  • 115) ‘His style combines Mannerist formulas inspired by his years in Rome with a breadth of handling in the tradition of late Titian and Tintoretto.’
  • 116) ‘It was his time in the minors that Boras says inspired his no-holds-barred negotiating style.’
  • 117) ‘Prague was the only city in which an architectural style inspired by Cubism developed.’
  • 118) ‘A Scottish author whose novel inspired one of the most controversial movies in cinema history has revealed he is to write a sequel.’
  • 119) ‘In the current study, breathing pattern was measured using a pneumotachograph attached to a T piece while the patient inspired supplemental oxygen.’
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