verb (used without object), dreamed or dreamt, dream·ing.
verb (used with object), dreamed or dreamt, dream·ing.
Origin of dream
Examples from the Web for dream
The Eighty-ninth Congress was potentially more fertile ground for the broad range of controversial programs on his dream agenda.
I fall back into a dream and then suddenly there is a tapping on the window just above my bed.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So where does this leave the millions of Palestinians—like my relatives—who dream of self-determination and a sovereign state?In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“It is his dream [to go to Congress] and he is going to be running,” Molinari said.Will Dirty Pol Vito Fossella Replace Dirty Pol Michael Grimm?|David Freedlander|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In this American dream, we move where the jobs are to realize social mobility.
The body was carried up the side, and uncovered, just as Mrs. Dodd saw in her dream.Hard Cash|Charles Reade
All his desperate sorrow of the morning and the horror of his dream were gone.Lady Into Fox|David Garnett
Is Love ours, and do we dream we know it, Bound with all our heart-strings, all our own?Legends and Lyrics: Second Series|Adelaide Anne Procter
But who was to dream that he would arrange to leave it at such an unearthly time of the morning at this dark season of the year?The Hand of Ethelberta|Thomas Hardy
There was about it an undulating and aerial grace, such as one might dream of for some mythic and allegorical being.Uncle Tom's Cabin|Harriet Beecher Stowe
British Dictionary definitions for dream
- mental activity, usually in the form of an imagined series of events, occurring during certain phases of sleep
- (as modifier)a dream sequence
- (in combination)dreamland Related adjective: oneiric
- a sequence of imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; daydream; fantasy
- (as modifier)a dream world
verb dreams, dreaming, dreamed or dreamt (drɛmt)
Word Origin for dream
Medicine definitions for dream
Idioms and Phrases with dream
In addition to the idioms beginning with dream
- dream come true, a
- dream up
- pipe dream
- sweet dreams
- wouldn't dream of