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dream

noun

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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

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2 something that one hopes or intends to accomplish
  • my dream is to open my own restaurant

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3 something very good of its kind
  • the Alaskan cruise exceeded their wildest expectations—it was a dream of a vacation

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dream

verb

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to form a mental picture of
  • I dreamed that I was living on that proverbial desert island in the South Pacific

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The first known use of dream was in the 13th century

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“Dream.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dream. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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