What does dream mean?

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. AS. drman, drman, to rejoice. See Dream, n.]

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. AS. drman, drman, to rejoice. See Dream, n.]

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. AS. drman, drman, to rejoice. See Dream, n.]

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. AS. drman, drman, to rejoice. See Dream, n.]

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. AS. drman, drman, to rejoice. See Dream, n.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dream

    drēm, n. a train of thoughts and fancies during sleep, a vision: something only imaginary.—v.i. to fancy things during sleep: to think idly.—v.t. to see in, or as in, a dream:—pa.t. and pa.p. dreamed or dreamt (dremt).—ns. Dream′er; Dream′ery, a place favourable to dreams: dream-work.—adj. Dream′ful (Tenn.), dreamy.—n. Dream′hole, one of the holes in the walls of steeples, towers, &c., for admitting light.—adv. Dream′ily.—n. Dream′iness.—adv. Dream′ingly.—n. Dream′land, the land of dreams, reverie, or imagination.—adj. Dream′less, free from dreams.—ns. Dream′while, the duration of a dream; Dream′world, a world of illusions.—adj. Dream′y, full of dreams: appropriate to dreams: dream-like. [M. E. dream, drēm, not recorded in A.S., but pointing to an assumed A.S. dréam, cog. with O. High Ger. troum, O. Norse draum, &c. This is distinct from the A.S. dréam, mirth, minstrelsy, being ultimately related to dreug-, draug-, drug-, to deceive, the radical sense therefore 'illusion.']

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.

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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 for dream »

  1. Ad rem

  2. Derma

  3. Mdear

  4. Ramed

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How to say dream in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dream in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dream in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of dream in a Sentence

  1. Colin Raye:

    And if it all falls apart, I will know deep in my heart, the only dream that mattered had come true. In this life, I was loved by you.

  2. Chief Executive Joe Kaeser:

    It is about further developing a company which is changing fundamentally, our maximum priority is to stabilize a company which is sound and strong in its core. Many companies dream of being in situation Siemens is in.

  3. Don Higgins:

    I had a dream to raise and hunt a 200-inch buck on my home farm, i’d watched some really nice bucks here over the years, but Smokey — who I’d known about since he was 2-1/2 years old — was the only buck who had that potential.

  4. Matt Keelen:

    The Cuba situation ties into everything that makes Marco Marco, which is he understands, from the position of a son of two immigrants, what it means to come from a country like that to this one, it fits into what I believe, if he runs, his theme is going to be — which is the lack of belief in the American Dream.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Hipper juicy, mega sexy sweet candy Oh God, so sexy. Hipper juicy, mega sweet candy. Delightfully beautiful. I am uncontrollably drawn to you ultra powerfully. When you walk in front of me, this is a mega juicy and beautiful and very sexually exciting, seductive dance of sexy buns. You are the most sexy erotic dope of my mind and heart. I want you with all my heart, every night all night long flight. Your kiss is a powerful energetic, this is my strongest addiction. Sex with you is the embrace of true love. You're just super sexy, too beautiful. Every second, when I see you, I think to myself: wow, just woooooooooooooooow, ooooooh yeaaaaaah, so hot well, just auch, toooooo much sexy. I can upload a lot of your photos into the computer and watch all day long for a slide show, and watch with great pleasure and just admire. All the compliments from all the universes just for you. I am in love with you over super ultra turbo mega, supa dupa powerfully. You are my ultra powerful sex attraction, your only passion, a powerful obsession with you. When you are close to me, I’m supposed to be delighted, it’s like a multi powerful orgasmic vibratory pulsating sensation in my soul, when I touch you and embrace tenderly, kissing it is just indescribable pleasure, all this is mixed with true love, joy and true happiness. Time stands still as everything except you is not important, you are the only value of my eternity and eternity with you - this is heaven on earth. You awaken in me a hard sexual hunger because you are very appetizing, charming delicacy, chic dessert. Luxurious, sexy chocolate color of your soft skin , hypper juicy and sweet, hipper juicy candy . Than blacker the skin, the sweeter and juicier. Unbearably sexy and beautiful. Mega horny sweet dream is like an erotic jazz melody, a prelude to hot sex. I give you my horny universal size, infinite amount of likes. Than more I look at you, than more I'm falling in love you and get horny. On such as you can with great pleasure to look for ages, day and night for days on flight. You have powerful sex magnetism. The movements of your luxurious body is aesthetic erotica. The more I look at you, the more I fall in love. The blacker the skin, the hotter and hotter and torrid it is, the heat of passion emanates from it. You are synonymous with torrid sex and delightfully beautiful passion of romance. When your sweet skin is in sweat, it plays with the bright tinges of the eloquent colors of aesthetics with the highest form of seducing a very powerful temptation gently falling in love with yourself. I am quite clearly aware of how beautiful you are to the extent that beautifully illuminates the day and how it beautify the night. Only you awaken in me a powerful unquenchable hunger for sex. My libido seems to be grilled like barbecue meat. You are my sweet dear masterpiece of the universe juicy candy I will love so strongly others will just be jealous. It is difficult to believe in your existence that there can be such a beautiful girl. Gentle sensual chocolate is a supremely royal shade of luxury. Everything that is connected with a beautiful sweet, sweet and touching is associated with you. You are a beautiful girl to tears. You are too sweet like a sugar and so sweet and cute. I have powerfull love and sex addiction to you is even more than anything else. Your love is the most invaluable and most valuable phenomenon in the universe. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

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