part of speech: noun

definition 1: a series of pictures or visions that a sleeping person experiences.

  • Last night I had a dream about flying like a bird.

definition 2: a strong hope or goal.

  • Her dream is to become a doctor.

synonyms: hope, vision

definition 3: a person who is attractive or very nice.

  • I think her brother is a real dream.

phrase: dream up


part of speech: verb

inflections: dreams, dreaming, dreamed, dreamt

definition 1: to pass or spend by daydreaming (often followed by “away”).

  • He dreamed away the whole morning.

definition 2: to have a dream or vision during sleep.

  • I dreamt about a magical castle last night.

definition 3: to imagine as something strongly desired (usu. fol. by “of”).

  • He dreamed of fame.

derivations: dreamless (adj.), dreamer (n.)