A strong desire to achieve something high or great; an object of such desire.
1. Existence; a state of existence; a condition of existence. 2a. An object, idea, or symbol that exists, is thought to exist or is represented as existing. b. A person. 3. (Capital B) God. 4. One’s basic essential nature. 5. (Philosophy) a. That which can be conceived as existing. b. Absolute existence in its perfect and unqualified state; the essence of existence.