verb (used without object), dreamed or dreamt, dream·ing.
verb (used with object), dreamed or dreamt, dream·ing.
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His duet with Egyptian singer Mohammed Ramadan, released four years on, racked up 100 million views in a month — numbers that American superstars dream of.The Biggest Challenge for Apple and Spotify in North Africa: YouTube|Eromo Egbejule|September 17, 2020|Ozy
We all know times are incredibly tough, and everyone’s working overtime on steroids to keep their startup dreams alive.
This book is so meaningful to me, and I recommend everyone read it—especially young women who may be unsure of decisions you are facing and how they may impact your ability to reach your dreams.Book recommendations from Fortune’s 40 under 40 in government and policy|Rachel King|September 10, 2020|Fortune
It’s not clear how much he’s paying for the trip, but one has to assume it’s more than most of us could ever dream of making in our lifetimes.When will we see ordinary people going into space?|Neel Patel|September 9, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Many dreamed that instant access to information would improve our ability to discern truth from lies and good from bad.The race for a COVID-19 vaccine shows the power of ‘community intelligence’|matthewheimer|September 9, 2020|Fortune
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)
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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