Definition of "dreams" []

  • 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)
  • Plural form of dream. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dream. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dreams" in a sentence
  • "But the two literary predecessors that kept occurring to me as I bathed in the lulling current of Le Guin's book were both from men who were famous for endorsing the sheer power of dreams _qua _dreams."
  • "IN the early morning (it was the second morning after my recovery, and I believe the fourth after I was picked up), I awoke through an avenue of tumultuous dreams, —dreams of guns and howling mobs, —and became sensible of a hoarse shouting above me."
  • "One's dreams may not all be realized, for _dreams_ never are; but the reality will differ from, and be a thousand fold sweeter, than any dreams; those shadowy and impalpable though gorgeous entities, that flit over the twilight of the soul, after the sun of judgment has set."