Synonyms for (noun) dream

Synonyms: pipe dream, dream

Definition: a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe)

Usage: I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe

Similar words: fantasy, phantasy

Definition: imagination unrestricted by reality

Usage: a schoolgirl fantasy


Synonyms: dream

Definition: a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality

Usage: he went about his work as if in a dream

Similar words: reverie, revery

Definition: an abstracted state of absorption


Synonyms: dream, dreaming

Definition: a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep

Usage: I had a dream about you last night

Similar words: mental imagery, imagery, imagination, imaging

Definition: the ability to form mental images of things or events

Usage: he could still hear her in his imagination


Synonyms: dream, dreaming

Definition: imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake

Usage: he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality

Similar words: vision, imagination, imaginativeness

Definition: the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses

Usage: popular imagination created a world of demons; imagination reveals what the world could be


Synonyms: dream, ambition, aspiration

Definition: a cherished desire

Usage: his ambition is to own his own business

Similar words: desire

Definition: the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state


Synonyms: dream

Definition: someone or something wonderful

Usage: this dessert is a dream

Similar words: ne plus ultra, perfection, flawlessness

Definition: the state of being without a flaw or defect

Synonyms for (verb) dream

Synonyms: woolgather, dream, daydream, stargaze

Definition: have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy

Similar words: envisage, conceive of, ideate, imagine

Definition: form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case

Usage: Can you conceive of him as the president?


Synonyms: dream

Definition: experience while sleeping

Usage: She claims to never dream; He dreamt a strange scene

Similar words: comprehend, perceive

Definition: to become aware of through the senses

Usage: I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon