Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun aspiration

4 senses of aspiration

Sense 1
aspiration -- (a will to succeed)
       => ambition, ambitiousness -- (a strong drive for success)

Sense 2
ambition, aspiration, dream -- (a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own business")
       => desire -- (the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state)

Sense 3
aspiration -- (a manner of articulation involving an audible release of breath)
       => articulation -- (the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech)

Sense 4
inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, intake, breathing in -- (the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing)
       => breath -- (the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing; "he took a deep breath and dived into the pool"; "he was fighting to his last breath")

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