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dream

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dream

  1. 1 a conception or image created by the imagination and having no objective reality <his invention is only a dream right now, but someday it might be a reality> Synonyms chimera, conceit, daydream, delusion, fantasy, fancy, figment, hallucination, illusion, nonentity, phantasm (also fantasm), pipe dream, unreality, visionRelated Words ignis fatuus, mirage, will-o'-the-wisp; brainchild, idea; concoction, fable, fabrication, fiction, invention; envisaging, imaging, visualization; cloud-cuckoo-land, cloudland, Shangri-la, utopia; daymare, nightmareNear Antonyms actuality, fact, reality

  2. 2 something that one hopes or intends to accomplish <my dream is to open my own restaurant> Synonyms aim, ambition, aspiration, bourne (also bourn), design, goal, end, idea, ideal, intent, intention, mark, meaning, object, objective, plan, point, pretension, purpose, target, thingRelated Words grail, holy grail; plot, project, scheme; desire, hope, mind, wish; nirvana; destination, terminusNear Antonyms means, method, way

  3. 3 something very good of its kind <the Alaskan cruise exceeded their wildest expectations—it was a dream of a vacation> Synonyms beaut, beauty, bee's knees, cat's meow, corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), daisy, dandy, dilly, doozy (or doozie also doozer), jim-dandy, honey, hot stuff, humdinger, hummer, knockout, lollapalooza, lulu [slang], nifty, peach, pip, pippin, ripper, ripsnorter, snorter, sockdolager (or sockdologer), standout, sweetheartRelated Words marvel, phenomenon, prodigy, sensation, wonder; catch, crown jewel, diamond, gem, imperial, jewel, pearl, plum, treasureNear Antonyms bust, disappointment, dud, failure, flop, lemon, letdown, loser, stinker, turkey




dream

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dream

  1. to form a mental picture of <I dreamed that I was living on that proverbial desert island in the South Pacific> Synonyms conceit [chiefly dialect], conceive, conjure (up), imagine, envisage, envision, fancy, fantasize, fantasy, feature, ideate, image, picture, see, vision, visualizeRelated Words daydream, stargaze; hallucinate; re-create, reflect, relive, reminisce; contemplate, meditate, muse, ponder, ruminate; concoct, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture, plan, project; foresee, prefigure




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