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1. dream

noun. ['ˈdriːm'] a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep.

Synonyms

  • mental imagery
  • nightmare
  • imaging
  • sleeping
  • dreaming
  • wet dream
  • imagery

Antonyms

  • be active
  • exclude
  • disloyalty
  • multiculturalism

Etymology

  • dreem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dremen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word dream


1. Noun, singular or mass
But where to begin and how to decide on your dream dog?

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Having a tennis court in your backyard is a luxury that tennis players dream about.

Quotes containing the word dream


1. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
- H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

2. You don't have to be a genius or a visionary or even a college graduate to be successful. You just need a framework and a dream.
- Michael Dell

3. It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
- Robert H. Schuller

2. dream

verb. ['ˈdriːm'] have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy.

Synonyms

  • imagine
  • conceive of
  • envisage
  • ideate
  • woolgather
  • stargaze

Antonyms

  • rouse
  • bring round
  • waken
  • alter

Etymology

  • dreem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dremen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. dream

verb. ['ˈdriːm'] experience while sleeping.

Synonyms

  • perceive
  • sleep
  • slumber
  • catch some Z's
  • comprehend
  • log Z's

Antonyms

  • modify
  • change
  • bring to
  • bring around

Etymology

  • dreem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dremen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. dream

noun. ['ˈdriːm'] imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake.

Synonyms

  • imagination
  • daydream
  • vision
  • air castle
  • daydreaming
  • castle in the air
  • imaginativeness
  • woolgathering
  • dreaming
  • oneirism
  • reverie
  • castle in Spain

Antonyms

  • despair
  • unambitious
  • ambitious
  • conception

Etymology

  • dreem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dremen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. dream

noun. ['ˈdriːm'] a cherished desire.

Synonyms

  • nationalism
  • aspiration
  • desire
  • emulation
  • ambition

Antonyms

  • imperfect
  • awake
  • wakeful
  • consciousness

Etymology

  • dreem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dremen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. dream

noun. ['ˈdriːm'] a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe).

Synonyms

  • phantasy
  • pipe dream

Antonyms

  • work
  • attentive
  • erect

Etymology

  • dreem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dremen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. dream

noun. ['ˈdriːm'] a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality.

Synonyms

  • reverie

Antonyms

  • estivate
  • aestivate

Etymology

  • dreem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dremen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. dream

noun. ['ˈdriːm'] someone or something wonderful.

Synonyms

  • perfection
  • flawlessness

Antonyms

  • wakefulness
  • reawaken
  • wake up

Etymology

  • dreem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dremen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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