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Synonyms of dream in English:


  • 1 I awoke from my dreams
    vision, fantasy, hallucination
  • 2 she went around in a dream
    daydream, reverie, trance, daze, stupor, haze
  • 3 he realized his childhood dream
    goal, aim, objective, grail, intention, intent, target;
    desire, wish, yearning;
    daydream, fantasy, pipe dream
  • 4 he's an absolute dream
    delight, joy, marvel, wonder, gem, treasure;
    beauty, vision
  • verb

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  • 1 she dreamed about her own funeral
    have a dream, have a nightmare
  • 2 I dreamt of making the Olympic team
    fantasize about, daydream about;
    wish for, hope for, long for, yearn for, hanker after, set one's heart on;
    aspire to, aim for, set one's sights on
  • 3 she's always dreaming
    daydream, be in a trance, be lost in thought, be preoccupied, be abstracted, stare into space, muse, be in la-la land
  • 4 I wouldn't dream of being late
    think, consider, contemplate, conceive
  • adjective

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  • 1 his dream home
    ideal, perfect, fantasy
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    oneiric relating to dreams


    Many’s the long night I’ve dreamed of cheese—toasted, mostly.
    Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island (1883)


    dream up
    I dreamed up some new excuse
    think up, invent, concoct, devise, hatch, contrive, create, work out, come up with
    informal cook up
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