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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dream, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dreamed or Dreamt (drĕmt); p. pr. & vb. n. Dreaming.]
 1. To have ideas or images in the mind while in the state of sleep; to experience sleeping visions; -- often with of; as, to dream of a battle, or of an absent friend.
 2. To let the mind run on in idle revery or vagary; to anticipate vaguely as a coming and happy reality; to have a visionary notion or idea; to imagine.
 Here may we sit and dream
 Over the heavenly theme.   --Keble.
    They dream on in a constant course of reading, but not digesting.   --Locke.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a series of mental images and emotions occurring during
           sleep; "I had a dream about you last night" [syn: dreaming]
      2: a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own
         business" [syn: ambition, aspiration]
      3: imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; "he lives in a
         dream that has nothing to do with reality" [syn: dreaming]
      4: a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the
         opium pipe); "I have this pipe dream about being emperor
         of the universe" [syn: pipe dream]
      5: a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release
         from reality; "he went about his work as if in a dream"
      6: someone of something wonderful; "this dessert is a dream"
      v 1: have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy [syn: daydream, woolgather,
      2: experience while sleeping; "She claims to never dream"; "He
         dreamt a strange scene"
      [also: dreamt]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See dream