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Definition of "hallucinate" []

  • To undergo hallucination. (verb-intransitive)
  • To cause to have hallucinations. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hallucinate" in a sentence
  • "Hell, it’s the one you probably hallucinate is what you’re hoping for by dissing people for things that you, not they, necessarily read into the Confederate flag, viz., the shock KJ had to realize that an African-American woman would actually hug a friend of hers who was wearing the t-shirt."
  • "While night terrors are common among young children, and my overactive imagination lead me to "hallucinate" images of the Virgin Mary with a pig nose on my bookcase, my parents were planning to pack me up to the mental hospital."
  • "Apparently this finding was obtained around 50 years ago when researchers saw that people who had been sleep deprived started to 'hallucinate'."