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Synonyms for dream

have dreams

Synonyms

  • have dreams
  • have a dream
  • have nightmares
  • have a nightmare
  • hallucinate

daydream

Synonyms

  • daydream
  • be preoccupied
  • stare into space
  • be in a trance
  • be lost in thought
  • be in cloud-cuckoo-land
  • stargaze
  • be in a reverie
  • build castles in the air or in Spain

fantasy

dream of something or someone

Synonyms

  • daydream about
  • wish to
  • fantasize about
  • hope for
  • desire to
  • long for
  • aspire to
  • hunger for
  • hanker after
  • set your heart on

Synonyms for dream

a fantastic, impracticable plan or desire

a fervent hope, wish, or goal

to experience dreams or daydreams

to have a fervent hope or aspiration

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dream up: to use ingenuity in making, developing, or achieving

Synonyms for dream

a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep

a cherished desire

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

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a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality

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someone or something wonderful

experience while sleeping

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References in periodicals archive ?
The idea that the passions inhibit predictive dreaming is taken over by a number of later authors who stood in a similar tradition of Stoic dream theory and embody Stoic ideas.
So the conflict in Bosnia became an inspiration, as did dream theory.
If Freud only knew: A reconsideration of psychoanalytic dream theory.
Yet there are important connections between memory and dreams, and an examination of medieval dream theory in the light of ambiguities of memory might suggest some avenues by which these divergent voices can be harmonized.
This book has a narrower theme: the influence of late antique dream theory, especially schemes for classifying dreams hierarchically, on later mediaeval dream theory.
The book begins with an overview of Freud's dream theory and the findings of modern dream research.