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What does the word dream mean? Find synonyms, antonyms and the meaning of the word dream in our free online dictionary! Find words starting with dream and anagrams of dream.

Definitions of "dream"

  • A series of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations occurring involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep. noun
  • A daydream; a reverie. noun
  • A state of abstraction; a trance. noun
  • A wild fancy or hope. noun
  • A condition or achievement that is longed for; an aspiration: a dream of owning their own business. noun
  • One that is exceptionally gratifying, excellent, or beautiful: Our new car runs like a dream. noun
  • To experience a dream in sleep: dreamed of meeting an old friend. verb-intransitive
  • To daydream. verb-intransitive
  • To have a deep aspiration: dreaming of a world at peace. verb-intransitive
  • To regard something as feasible or practical: I wouldn't dream of trick skiing on icy slopes. verb-intransitive
  • To experience a dream of while asleep: Did it storm last night, or did I dream it? verb-transitive
  • To conceive of; imagine. verb-transitive
  • To pass (time) idly or in reverie. verb-transitive
  • dream on Informal Used in the imperative to indicate that a statement or suggestion is improbable or unrealistic. phrasal-verb
  • dream up To invent; concoct: dreamed up a plan to corner the market. phrasal-verb
  • Imaginary events seen in the mind while sleeping. noun
  • A hope or wish. noun
  • To see imaginary events in one's mind while sleeping verb
  • To hope, to wish verb

The word "dream" in example sentences

Yeah, now that his dream job is on the horizon…..dream on, Sam.. [Think Progress » ThinkFast: November 30, 2006]

Anyway, so I got up the morning and crawled out of bed and the two feet it takes to get into my computer chair and decided that it would be a fun idea to go online and look up one of those dream dictionary sites and see what it says about my dream…. [goldylockz22 Diary Entry]

She delights in this -- a sketch within a sketch -- a dream within _a dream_.. [International Weekly Miscellany - Volume 1, No. 6, August 5, 1850]

But it was a dream -- a _dream_, only it was horrible!. [The Hunted Woman]

On the repetition of this same experience we were forced to the supposition that there is an _intimate bond, with laws of its own, between the unintelligible and complicated nature of the dream and the difficulties attending communication of the thoughts connected with the dream_.. [Dream Psychology Psychoanalysis for Beginners]

Moltke: "Eternal peace is only a dream, _and not even a beautiful dream_!". [Gems (?) of German Thought]

And I was not only given to dream by day -- I dreamed by night; my sleep was full of dreams -- terrible nightmares, exquisite visions, strange scenes full of inexplicable reminiscence; all vague and incoherent, like all men's dreams that have hitherto been; _for I had not yet learned how to dream_.. [Peter Ibbetson]

But, in a long and demanding race in hot and humid conditions, Vettel knows his title dream will not be realised easily as he has to overcome not only the physical and technical challenges, but also the determination of his rivals.. [NEWS.com.au | Top Stories]

Cesc Fabregas says the Gunners are refusing to give up on the title dream. [Give Me Football Featured Content]

STEPHEN HENDRY got a rude awakening from his title dream after missing a nap. []

The meaning of the word "dream" has been mistaken with ambition, and the real meaning of dreaming -- as in what we do when we fall asleep -- has been forgotten.. [Denise M. Wilbanks: Over the Hills and Far Away...]

This dream is his romance — a red flicker in the dawn, then still the gray.. [The Kempton-Wace Letters]

One might think that a poem drawn from a dream is as boring as hearing the blow-by-blow of a co-worker's dream.. [Melissa Broder: Grand Theft Poetics]

Your dream is a lovely perfect example of that phenomenon.. [machine à coudre - French Word-A-Day]

The compulsion to pursue a dream is accompanied by its own sustaining power.. [Chris Guillebeau: The Agenda -- Part II: The Individual as Hero]

A bad odor lingers – I think this dream is a lot stronger than that.. [Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Thablue’s Review Forum]

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