Synonyms of 'aspiring'
Copyright © 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Someone who is ambitious has a strong desire to be successful, rich, or powerful.
He's a very ambitious lad.
Aspirant means the same as aspiring.
Thesaurus for aspiring from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you use aspiring to describe someone who is starting a particular career , you mean that they are trying to become successful in it.