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dream

 
Noun dream has 6 senses
  1. dream, dreaming - a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep; "I had a dream about you last night"
    --1 is a kind of imagination, imaging, imagery, mental imagery
    --1 is a part of sleeping
    --1 has particulars: nightmare; wet dream
    Derived form: verb dream2
  2. ambition, aspiration, dream - a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own business"
    --2 is a kind of desire
    --2 has particulars: American Dream; emulation; nationalism
  3. dream, dreaming - imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality"
    --3 is a kind of imagination, imaginativeness, vision
    --3 has particulars:
     reverie, revery, daydream, daydreaming, oneirism, air castle, castle in the air, castle in Spain; woolgathering
    Derived form: verb dream1
  4. pipe dream, dream - a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe); "I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe"
    --4 is a kind of fantasy, phantasy
  5. dream - a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality; "he went about his work as if in a dream"
    --5 is a kind of
    reverie, revery
  6. dream - someone of something wonderful; "this dessert is a dream"
    --6 is a kind of
    perfection, flawlessness, ne plus ultra
Verb dream has 2 senses
  1. dream, daydream, woolgather, stargaze - have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
    --1 is one way to imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage
    Derived forms: noun dream3, noun dreamer2, noun dreamer3, noun dreaming1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  2. dream - experience while sleeping; "She claims to never dream"; "He dreamt a strange scene"
    --2 is one way to
    perceive, comprehend
    Derived forms: noun dream1, noun dreamer1, noun dreaming2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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