Definition of "dreamed" []

  • Mental activity, usually in the form of an imagined series of events, occurring during certain phases of sleep (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • (in combination) (noun)
  • A sequence of imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; daydream; fantasy (noun)
  • A person or thing seen or occurring in a dream (noun)
  • A cherished hope; ambition; aspiration (noun)
  • A vain hope (noun)
  • A person or thing that is as pleasant, or seemingly unreal, as a dream (noun)
  • To undergo or experience (a dream or dreams) (verb)
  • To indulge in daydreams (verb)
  • To suffer delusions; be unrealistic (verb)
  • To have an image (of) or fantasy (about) in or as if in a dream (verb)
  • To consider the possibility (of) (verb)
  • Too good to be true; ideal (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of dream. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dreamed" in a sentence
  • "Since both mighty institutions were based in Washington, the free-market prescription became known as the “Washington Consensus”—a phrase dreamed up by John Williamson, an economist at the Institute for International Economics.7 Across Latin America, government pursued the new consensus policies: cutting tariffs and taxes, making life easier for foreign investors, allowing markets to set interest and exchange rates, cutting regulation, privatizing."
  • "I am speaking here under the rubric "Technique and Interpretation in the Performing Arts," and if there were ever a title dreamed up to strike me dumb, this one verges on inspiration."
  • "The pleasure I get from seeing them as adults who have turned out better than I could ever have dreamed, is payment enough."