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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 classic literature ?
The Flopsy Bunnies dreamt that their mother was turning them over in bed.
Now you are exactly what I dreamt you were, -- the man I always loved.
Once upon a time, I, Chuang Tzu, dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly.
I dreamt of a nation that nurtured its language; I dreamt of a nation where its people knew the words of their anthem; I dreamt of a nation where its language could be heard in schools and universities; I dreamt of a nation that governed itself; I dreamt of a nation where its politicians made decisions without staring nervously across the border; I dreamt of a nation where its ambassadors sat proudly among a league of nations; I dreamt of a nation that profited from its huge natural resources; I dreamt of a nation that had law-making and tax-raising powers; I dreamt of a nation that had its own currency; I dreamt of a nation whose followers of football embraced their national league; I dreamt of a nation that was united by way of a motorway running north to south.
The Artharva Veda, a 3,000 Indian man-uscript noted that psychic dreams that occur early in the night come true later than those dreamt near dawn.
When I was a little girl I dreamt of one day becoming a writer.
Four different women, two patients and two friends, have told me something close to this: "I dreamt of Jim--my boyfriend--but he looked very much like my father (or he changed into someone like my father).