1) to aspire to pre-eminence, to desire to be first
Part of Speech: verb
From a compound of G5384 and G4413; to be fond of being first, that is, ambitious of distinction: - love to have the preeminence.
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These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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