Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: dream  dreem
  1. A series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    "I had a dream about you last night";
    - dreaming
  2. Imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
    "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality";
    - dreaming
  3. A cherished desire
    "his dream is to own his own business";
    - ambition, aspiration
  4. A fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe)
    "I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe";
    - pipe dream
  5. A state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality
    "he went about his work as if in a dream"
  6. Someone or something wonderful
    "this dessert is a dream"
Verb: dream (dreamt, also dreamed)  dreem
  1. Have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
    - daydream, woolgather, stargaze
  2. Experience while sleeping
    "She claims to never dream"; "He dreamt a strange scene"

Derived forms: dreamt, dreams, dreaming

Type of: comprehend, conceive of, desire, envisage, fantasy, flawlessness, ideate, imagery, imagination, imaginativeness, imagine, imaging, mental imagery, ne plus ultra, perceive, perfection, phantasy [archaic], reverie, revery, vision

Part of: sleeping

Encyclopedia: Dream, Extinguished