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  Definition of dream
  1. a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe); "I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe"
  2. a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality; "he went about his work as if in a dream"
  3. a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep; "I had a dream about you last night"
  4. imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality"
  5. a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own business"
  6. someone of something wonderful; "this dessert is a dream"
  7. have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
  8. experience while sleeping; "She claims to never dream"; "He dreamt a strange scene"
Similar Words: pipe dream, dreaming, ambition, aspiration, daydream, woolgather, stargaze

 

See Also: think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoct

 

Hyponyms: nightmare, wet dream, reverie, revery, daydream, daydreaming, oneirism, air castle, castle in the air, castle in Spain, woolgathering, American Dream, emulation, nationalism

 

Entailments: sleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's

 

Part Meronyms: sleeping

 

Derivational Morphology: daydream, woolgather, stargaze, draw a bead on, aspire, aim, shoot for, ambition, lotus-eater, stargazer, daydreamer, woolgatherer, woolgathering, reverie, revery, daydreaming, oneirism, air castle, castle in the air, castle in Spain, dreaming, idealist, dreamer, escapist, wishful thinker

 

Anagrams: derma, armed

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: ëndërr   Bosnian: san and sanjati  
Breton: hunvre and hunvreal   Bulgarian: сън  
Catalan: somiar and somni   Chinese: and 夢見 and 夢想  
Croatian: san and sanjati   Danish: drøm and drømme  
Dutch: dromen and droom   Finnish: nähdä unta and uneksia and unelma and uni  
French: rêve and rêver   Frisian: dream and dreame  
Georgian: ოცნება and სიზმარი and სიზმრის ნახვა and წადილი   German: Traum and träumen  
Greek: όραμα and όνειρο and ονειρεύομαι   Hebrew: חלום and לחלום  
Hungarian: álmodik and álom   Icelandic: draumur  
Ido: sonjar   Indonesian: mimpi  
Italian: sognare and sogno   Japanese: 願う and  
Korean: and 꿈꾸다   Latin: somniare and somnium  
Latvian: sapnis   Lithuanian: sapnas  
Malayalam: (svepnam)   Norwegian: drømme  
Polish: marzenie and marzyć and sen and śnić   Portuguese: sonhar and sonho  
Romanian: vis and visa   Russian: видеть сон and мечтать and сон  
Slovene: sanje   Spanish: soñar and sueño  
Swedish: dröm and drömma   Tagalog: panaginip and pangarap  
Telugu: కల and కలగను and స్వప్నం   Turkish: hayal and hayali olmak and rüya and rüya görmek  
Yiddish: חלום and חלומען and טרוים  
 
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