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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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The results from his studies, now published in the journal Dreaming, have confirmed that people can increase their chances of having a lucid dream.
On a more mundane matter, we can also summon a dream to solve personal problems.
From entries ranging from "Abandonment" to "Zoo", "The Dream Interpretation Dictionary" analyzes sex dreams, money dreams, dreams of falling, running, or paralysis and much, much more.
With that brief historical information and the realization that one function of fortunetellers is dream interpretation, we might imagine that Korean dream lore was highly developed, and is still part of the Korean worldview, even for those not visiting fortunetellers or believing in dream interpretation.
Just getting to Washington was part of a dream which had come true and helped them to see bigger possibilities ahead.
Dream healing is not just New Age malarkey but a process valued by numerous cultures and spiritual traditions throughout history.
Lucid dreamers are likely to be active in their lucid dreams, and aim to accomplish different actions, such as flying, talking with dream characters or sex, yet they are not always able to remember their intentions and successfully execute them," the researchers mentioned in the study.
The reason for dreaming is still a mystery for the researchers who study the difference between "high dream recallers," who recall dreams regularly, and "low dream recallers," who recall dreams rarely.
Dream recall is where you begin - after that, it can get kind of trippy, with reality checks, visualizations, techniques for walking your mind directly into the dream state, and even triggering out-of-body experiences and astral travel.
Most dreaming takes place during the rapid eye movement, or REM, phase of sleep, a period when the parts of the brain that control rational thought and action become dormant--"which is why dreams seem so bizarre," says Lauri Loewenberg, the author of Dream on It.
Developed by British psychologist Richard Wiseman, a professor at the University of Hertfordshire in England, the Dream:ON app plays a soundscape to evoke the sensation of being in a particular environment during the stage of sleep when dreams occur.
Then we ask the dream experts what they really mean.
When Nextbook Press author Rodger Kamenetz isn't writing books, he works as a dream therapist.
Ian Wallace is a UK-based professional dream psychologist.
3 : to think of as happening or possible <I dream of a better world.