Synonyms of 'ambition'

aim, animus, anxiety, appetite, aspiration, avidity, basis, calling, careerism, catch, cause, consideration, counsel, craving, desideratum, design, desire, determination, dream, drive, energy, Enterprise, enthusiasm, fancy, forbidden fruit, function, go-ahead, goad, goal, ground, Hope, hunger, idea, ideal, incentive, initiative, inspiration, intendment, intent, intention, lodestar, lodestone, magnanimity, magnet, mainspring, mark, matter, meaning, mind, motive, nirvana, nisus, objective, plan, plum, point, pretension, principle, prize, proposal, prospectus, purpose, push, reason, resolution, resolve, sake, score, source, spirit, spring, spur, study, target, temptation, thirst, trophy, view, vigor, vocation, will, wish, zeal