verb (used without object), dreamed or dreamt, dream·ing.
verb (used with object), dreamed or dreamt, dream·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for dream
With his funds for travel and tournament fees running out, failure would mean returning home and abandoning his dream.
In that case the impetus to go interstellar might have nothing to do with dreams of exploration or empire, but all to do with fundamental biology.How Life Could Continue to Evolve - Issue 88: Love & Sex|Caleb Scharf|August 12, 2020|Nautilus
It isn’t easy for cricketers to give up dreams of playing for their national teams.Guess Who’s Cheering for Brexit? South African Cricket|Charu Kasturi|August 12, 2020|Ozy
He ended up at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art on a scholarship, thwarting his parents’ dream of his becoming a lawyer.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage and many colleges stay largely online, a growing number of students are choosing to defer higher education instead of accepting a remote college experience unlike anything they’ve grown up dreaming of.
A practical man who refused to run from the dreams that always drove him.
Understanding my own dreams had a lot to do with getting me off the juice.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Or will we simply see more senseless bloodshed and another generation of Palestinians defer their dreams of a homeland?In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Like I said, in spite of or because of my circumstances, I was able to accomplish my dreams.
I was told before my first trip that no city in the world offered the dreams you could have sleeping in Havana.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The hopes of a man that is void of understanding are vain and deceitful: and dreams lift up fools.
The vision of dreams is the resemblance of one thing to another: as when a man's likeness is before the face of a man.
I was once present at a dispute between a layman and a clergyman, upon the subject of dreams.
I slept some hours, but was perpetually disturbed with dreams of the place I had left, and the dangers I had escaped.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
Many times, in his dreams and in his waking thoughts, he had lived over scenes similar to this.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
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