phantasize

[ fan-tuh-sahyz ]
/ ˈfæn təˌsaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), phan·ta·sized, phan·ta·siz·ing.

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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Also especially British, phan·ta·sise.

Definition for phantasize (2 of 2)

fantasize

or phan·ta·size

[ fan-tuh-sahyz ]
/ ˈfæn təˌsaɪz /

verb (used without object), fan·ta·sized, fan·ta·siz·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·ta·sized, fan·ta·siz·ing.

to create in one's fancy, daydreams, or the like; imagine: to fantasize a trip through space.
Also especially British, fan·ta·sise.

Origin of fantasize

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

OTHER WORDS FROM fantasize

fan·ta·siz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for phantasize

fantasize

fantasise

/ (ˈfæntəˌsaɪz) /

verb

(when tr, takes a clause as object) to conceive extravagant or whimsical ideas, images, etc
(intr) to conceive pleasant or satisfying mental images
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