Definition of aspiro, adspiro
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LEM
aspīrō, aspīrāre, aspīrāvī, aspīrātus
adspīrō, adspīrāre, adspīrāvī, adspīrātus
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to breathe at, blow upon
  2. [figuratively] to strive for, seek to reach, aspire to, draw near
  3. [in poetry] to favor, help
Abbreviations
aspīrō (ad-sp-) āvī, ātus, āre ad + spiro, to breathe at, blow upon: adspirant aurae in noctem, freshen, V.: pulmones aspirantes, exhaling.

— Poet.: ventos eunti, sends favorable breezes, V.: dictis amorem, imparts, V.: amaracus illum Floribus adspirans complectitur, breathing (odors) on him, V.: adspirare et adesse choris, accompany, H.

— Fig., to strive for, seek to reach, aspire to, draw near: bellicā laude ad Africanum, to rival. ad alienam causam, to meddle: ad eum: in curiam: equis Achilles, V.

—To favor, help (poet.): adspirat fortuna labori, V.: coeptis meis, O.
 
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