dream - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/driːm/
present tense
I/you/we/theydream
he/she/itdreams
present participledreaming
past tensedreamed or dreamt
past participledreamed or dreamt
  1. 1
    to experience things in your mind while you are sleeping
    dream about:

    I was dreaming about a black cat.

    dream (that):

    He dreamt that he saw Rosa.

  2. 2
    to think about something that you hope to have or achieve
    dream of doing something:

    She had always dreamed of going to Africa.

    dream of:

    I dreamt of a career in music.

    dream about:

    They had the kind of house we could only dream about.

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