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dream  audio  (drm) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. A series of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations occurring involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep.
  2. A daydream; a reverie.
  3. A state of abstraction; a trance.
  4. A wild fancy or hope.
  5. A condition or achievement that is longed for; an aspiration: a dream of owning their own business.
  6. One that is exceptionally gratifying, excellent, or beautiful: Our new car runs like a dream.
VERB:
dreamed or dreamt  (drmt) KEY , dream·ing, dreams
VERB:
intr.
  1. To experience a dream in sleep: dreamed of meeting an old friend.
  2. To daydream.
  3. To have a deep aspiration: dreaming of a world at peace.
  4. To regard something as feasible or practical: I wouldn't dream of trick skiing on icy slopes.
VERB:
tr.
  1. To experience a dream of while asleep: Did it storm last night, or did I dream it?
  2. To conceive of; imagine.
  3. To pass (time) idly or in reverie.

PHRASAL VERBS:
dream on Informal
Used in the imperative to indicate that a statement or suggestion is improbable or unrealistic.
dream up
To invent; concoct: dreamed up a plan to corner the market.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English drem, from Old English dram, joy, music; akin to Old Saxon drm, mirth, dream


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