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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

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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 classic literature ?
and is it a dream that you're to be burned to-morrow?
It was this: "Pretty thin -- as long a dream as that, without any mistakes in it
Doubtless thy dream was evil, and yet more evil was the omen of the fire that fell upon thy hut.
Meanwhile the forest was astir, birds sang their gay good-morrows from tree to tree, while leaf and flower turned to greet the sun, who rose up smiling on the world; and so beneath the forest boughs and through the dewy fields went little Annie home, better and wiser for her dream.
His heart was beating, his thoughts were confused, everything around seemed to be part of a dream.
I think," said Anne softly, "that `the land where dreams come true' is in the blue haze yonder, over that little valley.
Yet I never dreamed of cities; nor did a house ever occur in any of my dreams.
My memory reverted to the doctor's story of the shipwrecked passenger, whose ghostly "double" had appeared in the vessel that was to rescue him, and who had himself seen that vessel in a dream.
The woman was young and rather stout, with fine large eyes and a certain grave beauty; my memory of her expression is exceedingly vivid, but in dreams one does not observe the details of faces.
Like other girls she had her dreams of a possible Prince Charming, young and handsome and debonair.
If it wasn't for our dreams they might as well bury us.
That which for Vronsky had been almost a whole year the one absorbing desire of his life, replacing all his old desires; that which for Anna had been an impossible, terrible, and even for that reason more entrancing dream of bliss, that desire had been fulfilled.
She had a curiously vivid dream that night, and before she had left the son of her old mistress many hours.
I -- a man of thought -- the book-worm of great libraries -- a man already in decay, having given my best years to feed the hungry dream of knowledge -- what had I to do with youth and beauty like thine own?
Dad fetch it, how is I gwyne to dream all dat in ten minutes?