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  Words related to dream

Related / Similar Words: pipe dream, dreaming, ambition, aspiration, daydream, woolgather, stargaze

 

Definition:
  • a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe); "I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe";
  • a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality; "he went about his work as if in a dream";
  • a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep; "I had a dream about you last night";
  • imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality";
  • a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own business";
  • someone of something wonderful; "this dessert is a dream";
  • have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy;
  • experience while sleeping; "She claims to never dream"; "He dreamt a strange scene";

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    See Also: think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoct

     

    Hyponyms: nightmare, wet dream, reverie, revery, daydream, daydreaming, oneirism, air castle, castle in the air, castle in Spain, woolgathering, American Dream, emulation, nationalism

     

    Entailments: sleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's

     

    Part Meronyms: sleeping

     

    Derivational Morphology: daydream, woolgather, stargaze, draw a bead on, aspire, aim, shoot for, ambition, lotus-eater, stargazer, daydreamer, woolgatherer, woolgathering, reverie, revery, daydreaming, oneirism, air castle, castle in the air, castle in Spain, dreaming, idealist, dreamer, escapist, wishful thinker

     

    Anagrams: derma, armed

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: ëndërr   Bosnian: san and sanjati  
    Breton: hunvre and hunvreal   Bulgarian: сън  
    Catalan: somiar and somni   Chinese: and 夢見 and 夢想  
    Croatian: san and sanjati   Danish: drøm and drømme  
    Dutch: dromen and droom   Finnish: nähdä unta and uneksia and unelma and uni  
    French: rêve and rêver   Frisian: dream and dreame  
    Georgian: ოცნება and სიზმარი and სიზმრის ნახვა and წადილი   German: Traum and träumen  
    Greek: όραμα and όνειρο and ονειρεύομαι   Hebrew: חלום and לחלום  
    Hungarian: álmodik and álom   Icelandic: draumur  
    Ido: sonjar   Indonesian: mimpi  
    Italian: sognare and sogno   Japanese: 願う and  
    Korean: and 꿈꾸다   Latin: somniare and somnium  
    Latvian: sapnis   Lithuanian: sapnas  
    Malayalam: (svepnam)   Norwegian: drømme  
    Polish: marzenie and marzyć and sen and śnić   Portuguese: sonhar and sonho  
    Romanian: vis and visa   Russian: видеть сон and мечтать and сон  
    Slovene: sanje   Spanish: soñar and sueño  
    Swedish: dröm and drömma   Tagalog: panaginip and pangarap  
    Telugu: కల and కలగను and స్వప్నం   Turkish: hayal and hayali olmak and rüya and rüya görmek  
    Yiddish: חלום and חלומען and טרוים  
     
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