Meaning of DREAM in English

I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English dreem, from Old English drēam noise, joy, and Old Norse draumr ~; akin to Old High German troum ~ Date: 13th century a series of thoughts, images, or emotions occurring during sleep, an experience of waking life having the characteristics of a ~: as, a visionary creation of the imagination ; day~ , a state of mind marked by abstraction or release from reality ; reverie , an object seen in a ~like state ; vision , something notable for its beauty, excellence, or enjoyable quality , 4. a strongly desired goal or purpose , something that fully satisfies a wish ; ideal , ~ful adjective ~fully adverb ~fulness noun ~less adjective ~lessly adverb ~lessness noun ~like adjective II. verb (~ed or ~t; ~ing) Date: 13th century intransitive verb to have a ~, to indulge in day~s or fantasies , to appear tranquil or ~y , transitive verb to have a ~ of, to consider as a possibility ; imagine , to pass (time) in reverie or inaction

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