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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dream \Dream\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Dreamed} (dr[=e]md) or {Dreamt} (dr[e^]mt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dreaming}.] [Cf. AS. dr[=e]man, dr[=y]man, to rejoice. See {Dream}, noun]

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) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

dreaming

noun

1: imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality" [syn: {dream}, {dreaming}]

2: a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep; "I had a dream about you last night" [syn: {dream}, {dreaming}]


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