Meaning of DREAM in English

DREAM

noun the thoughts, or series of thoughts, or imaginary transactions, which occupy the mind during sleep; a sleeping vision.

2. dream ·vt to have a dream of; to see, or have a vision of, in sleep, or in idle fancy;

— often followed by an objective clause.

3. dream ·noun to have ideas or images in the mind while in the state of sleep; to experience sleeping visions;

— often with of; as, to dream of a battle, or of an absent friend.

4. dream ·noun to let the mind run on in idle revery or vagary; to anticipate vaguely as a coming and happy reality; to have a visionary notion or idea; to imagine.

5. dream ·noun a visionary scheme; a wild conceit; an idle fancy; a vagary; a revery;

— in this sense, applied to an imaginary or anticipated state of happiness; as, a dream of bliss; the dream of his youth.

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