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Dream

Pronunciation: drēmd
n.1.The thoughts, or series of thoughts, or imaginary transactions, which occupy the mind during sleep; a sleeping vision.
I had a dream which was not all a dream.
- Byron.
2.A visionary scheme; a wild conceit; an idle fancy; a vagary; a revery; - in this sense, applied to an imaginary or anticipated state of happiness; as, a dream of bliss; the dream of his youth.
It is not them a mere dream, but a very real aim which they propose.
- J. C. Shairp.
v. i.1.To have ideas or images in the mind while in the state of sleep; to experience sleeping visions; - often with of; as, to dream of a battle, or of an absent friend.
[imp. & p. p. Dreamed (drēmd) or Dreamt (drĕmt); p. pr. & vb. n. Dreaming.]
2.To let the mind run on in idle revery or vagary; to anticipate vaguely as a coming and happy reality; to have a visionary notion or idea; to imagine.
v. t.1.To have a dream of; to see, or have a vision of, in sleep, or in idle fancy; - often followed by an objective clause.
Your old men shall dream dreams
- Acts ii. 17.
To dream away
to pass in revery or inaction; to spend in idle vagaries; as, to dream away an hour; to dream through life.
- Dryden.
Noun1.dream - a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep; "I had a dream about you last night"
Synonyms: dreaming
2.Dreamdream - a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own business"
Synonyms: ambition, aspiration
3.dream - imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality"
Synonyms: dreaming
4.dream - a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe); "I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe"
Synonyms: pipe dream
5.dream - a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality; "he went about his work as if in a dream"
6.dream - someone of something wonderful; "this dessert is a dream"
Verb1.dream - have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
2.dream - experience while sleeping; "She claims to never dream"; "He dreamt a strange scene"
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