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Synonyms for dream

have dreams

Synonyms

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

daydream

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  • 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

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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 ?
Thus, when the Anangu talk of the different natural elements within the park, they do so by considering them in relation to specific tjukurpa beings rather than by searching for ecological or geological explanations.
Tjukurpa also means law; it is the basis of the rules governing behavior among people and between people and Earth.
Light and deep shade, abstractions of the natural world, male and female essences, constriction and openness alternate in the sequences that you choose in the building (for after the Tjukurpa space there are few moments in plan which dictate that you will adopt a particular route).
1 Tjukurpa, Anangu law, locks humankind into a continuum with the natural world in a way that is at first totally incomprehensible and alien to people brought up with Western values.
The stories combine elements of tjukurpa with the everyday, past with the present, and humour with hardship.
3) In this text, Anangu explain tjukurpa to mean 'our story, history, Aboriginal Law, "Dreaming"' (p.
Bringing 'saying things' into the picture also connects with the fact that in some languages, such as Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara, the word tjukurpa also has the meanings 'something said, message' and 'story'.
Tjukurpa refers to the occasion when these beings became animated and emerged on the surface of the earth, sharing the identities of both humans and the animal and plant species of the localities, for example kangaroo-man, emu-man, perentie-man, bowerbird-women, lizard-woman and native fig-man.