HyperDic: dream

English > 8 senses of the word dream:
NOUNcognitiondream, dreaminga series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep / sleep
cognitiondream, dreamingimaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
feelingdream, ambition, aspirationa cherished desire
cognitiondream, pipe dreama fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe)
cognitiondreama state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality
statedreamsomeone or something wonderful
VERBcreationdream, daydream, woolgather, stargazehave a daydream
perceptiondreamexperience while sleeping
dream > pronunciation
Soundsdriy'm
Rhymesacademe ... upstream: 40 rhymes with iym...
English > dream: 8 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep / sleep.
Example"I had a dream about you last night"
Synonymdreaming
Part ofsleepingThe state of being asleep
NarrowernightmareA terrifying or deeply upsetting dream
wet dreamAn erotic dream (usually at night) accompanied by the (nocturnal) emission of semen
Broaderimagination, imaging, imagery, mental imageryThe ability to form mental images of things or events
Spanishsoñar, sueño
Catalansomni
Adjectivesoneiricof or relating to or suggestive of dreams
Verbsdreamexperience while sleeping
English > dream: 8 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningimaginative thoughts indulged in while awake.
Example"he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality"
Synonymdreaming
Narrowerreverie, revery, daydream, daydreaming, oneirism, air castle, castle in the air, castle in Spainabsentminded dreaming while awake
woolgatheringAn idle indulgence in fantasy
Broaderimagination, imaginativeness, visionThe formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
Spanishsueño
Catalansomni
Adjectivesdreamydreamy in mood or nature
Verbsdreamhave a daydream
English > dream: 8 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningA cherished desire.
Synonymsambition, aspiration
NarrowerAmerican DreamThe widespread aspiration of Americans to live better than their parents did
emulationambition to equal or excel
nationalismThe aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination
BroaderdesireThe feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
Spanishambición, aspiración, pretensión, sueño
Catalanambició
English > dream: 8 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe).
Example"I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe"
Synonympipe dream
Broaderfantasy, phantasyimagination unrestricted by reality
Spanishquimera, sueño del opio, sueño fantástico, sueño
Catalanquimera, somni
English > dream: 8 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningA state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality.
Example"he went about his work as if in a dream"
Broaderreverie, reveryAn abstracted state of absorption
Adjectivesdreamydreamy in mood or nature
English > dream: 8 senses > noun 6, state
Meaningsomeone or something wonderful.
Example"this dessert is a dream"
Broaderperfection, flawlessness, ne plus ultraThe state of being without a flaw or defect / defect / defect / defect
Spanishsueño
English > dream: 8 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningHave a daydream; indulge in a fantasy.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsdaydream, woolgather, stargaze
Broaderimagine, conceive of, ideate, envisageform a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
See alsodream updevise or invent / invent
Spanishensoñar, soñar despierto, soñar
Catalansomiar
Nounsdream, dreamingimaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
dreamera person who escapes into a world of fantasy
dreamersomeone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations
English > dream: 8 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningExperience while sleeping.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Examples
  • "She claims to never dream"
  • "He dreamt a strange scene"
Entailssleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z'sBe asleep
Broaderperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Spanishsoñar
Catalansomniar
Nounsdream, dreaminga series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep / sleep
dreamersomeone who is dreaming

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