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fantasize

or phan路ta路size

[ fan-tuh-sahyz ]
/ 藞f忙n t蓹藢sa瑟z /
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verb (used without object), fan路ta路sized, fan路ta路siz路ing.
to conceive fanciful or extravagant notions, ideas, suppositions, or the like (often followed by about): to fantasize about the ideal job.
verb (used with object), fan路ta路sized, fan路ta路siz路ing.
to create in one's fancy, daydreams, or the like; imagine: to fantasize a trip through space.
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Origin of fantasize

First recorded in 1925鈥30; fantas(y) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM fantasize

fan路ta路siz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fantasize

fantasize

fantasise

/ (藞f忙nt蓹藢sa瑟z) /

verb
(when tr, takes a clause as object) to conceive extravagant or whimsical ideas, images, etc
(intr) to conceive pleasant or satisfying mental images
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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