Verb > Aspire
to want to have or achieve something (such as a particular career or level of success) — often + to
Both young men aspire to careers in medicine. (=both young men want to have careers in medicine)
She aspires to a more active role in her government.
people who aspire to home ownership (=people who want to own their own homes)
– often followed by to + verb
He says he never aspired to become famous.
little girls who aspire to play professional basketball
– aspiring adjective
an aspiring actor (=a person who wants to be an actor)
an aspiring young writer