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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dreamdrim(n.; v.)dreamed; dreamt, dream•ing

  1. (n.)a succession of images, thoughts, or emotions passing through the mind during sleep.

    Category: Psychology

  2. a particular sequence of such images, thoughts, or feelings:

    a recurring dream about a circus.

  3. an involuntary vision occurring to a person when awake.

  4. a daydream or reverie.

  5. an aspiration; goal; aim.

  6. a wild or vain fancy.

  7. something of unreal or striking beauty, charm, or excellence.

  8. (v.i.)to have a dream.

  9. to indulge in daydreams or reveries.

  10. to conceive of something in a very remote way (usu. fol. by of):

    I wouldn't dream of leaving.

  11. (v.t.)to see or imagine in sleep or in a vision.

  12. to imagine as possible; fancy; conceive.

  13. to pass or spend (time) in dreaming (often fol. by away):

    to dream away the afternoon.

  14. dream up, to form in the imagination; devise.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  15. (adj.)most desirable; ideal:

    a dream vacation.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of dream:

bef. 1000; ME dreem, OE drēam joy, mirth


Princeton's WordNet

  1. dream, dreaming(noun)

    a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep

    "I had a dream about you last night"

  2. dream, dreaming(noun)

    imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake

    "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality"

  3. ambition, aspiration, dream(noun)

    a cherished desire

    "his ambition is to own his own business"

  4. pipe dream, dream(noun)

    a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe)

    "I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe"

  5. dream(noun)

    a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality

    "he went about his work as if in a dream"

  6. dream(verb)

    someone or something wonderful

    "this dessert is a dream"

  7. dream, daydream, woolgather, stargaze(verb)

    have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy

  8. dream(verb)

    experience while sleeping

    "She claims to never dream"; "He dreamt a strange scene"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. dream(noun)drim

    images that you see in your sleep

    I had a bad dream last night.

  2. dreamdrim

    sth you wish would happen

    It was his dream to be a baseball player.; sb's dream vacation/house/car etc.

  3. dreamdrim

    sth that you dreamed of that happens

    Finding this house was a dream come true.

  4. dreamdrim

    indicates you did not believe sth would happen

    Never in my wildest dreams did I think I'd win.

  5. dreamdrim

    in the best possible way

    The car drives like a dream.

  6. dream(verb)drim

    to have a dream while you sleep

    I was dreaming about you.; I dreamt that my grandfather was alive.; Was I awake, or did I dream it?

  7. dreamdrim

    to wish for sth

    She dreamt of winning gold at the Olympics.; I always dreamt that one day I'd live in a big house.

  8. dream(adjective)drim

    of the best kind you can imagine

    the dream team; my dream car/house/vacation


  1. dream(Noun)

    Imaginary events seen in the mind while sleeping.

  2. dream(Noun)

    A hope or wish.

  3. dream(Verb)

    To see imaginary events in one's mind while sleeping

  4. dream(Verb)

    To hope, to wish

  5. dream

    To daydream

    Stop dreaming and get back to work.

  6. dream

    to create an imaginary experience (usually when asleep)

    I dreamed a vivid dream last night.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dream(noun)

    the thoughts, or series of thoughts, or imaginary transactions, which occupy the mind during sleep; a sleeping vision

  2. Dream(noun)

    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

  3. Dream(noun)

    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

  4. Dream(noun)

    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

  5. Dream(verb)

    to have a dream of; to see, or have a vision of, in sleep, or in idle fancy; -- often followed by an objective clause


  1. Dream

    Dream is a fictional character and the protagonist of DC Comics' Vertigo comic book series The Sandman, written by Neil Gaiman. One of the seven Endless, inconceivably powerful beings older and greater than gods, Dream is both lord and personification of all dreams and stories, all that is not in reality. He has taken many names, including Morpheus and Oneiros, and his appearance can change depending on the person who is seeing him. Dream was named the sixth-greatest comic book character by Empire Magazine. He was also named fifteenth in IGN's 100 Top Comic Book Heroes list.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. dream

    1. A place where the starving feel the pangs of gluttony, and the threadbare wear opera-hats and spats. 2. A magic mirror wherein the dead appear to mock us with their happiness. 3. A cerebral phenomenon caused on upper Fifth Avenue by eating too much, and on the lower East Side by eating too little. 4. The Valhalla and the Welsh Rabbit; the Brocken where the souls of the animals, fish and birds we have eaten hold their revels; a private theater where indigestion is the prompter.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. DREAM

    What a man may call a woman, though a Pill may have suggested it. Sweethearts are dreams because they seldom come true; wives, because they're often a night-mare, and both because they go by contraries.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DREAM' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2712

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DREAM' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2610

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DREAM' in Nouns Frequency: #742

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DREAM' in Verbs Frequency: #612

Anagrams of DREAM

  1. Ad rem

  2. Derma

  3. Mdear

  4. Ramed

Translations for DREAM

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


thoughts and pictures in the mind that come mostly during sleep

I had a terrible dream last night.

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