dreamt dreamt  /d ˈrɛmt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
  2. (n) imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
  3. (n) a cherished desire
  4. (n) a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe)
  5. (n) a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality
  6. (n) someone or something wonderful
  7. (v) have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
  8. (v) experience while sleeping

Usage(s):

  1. These women are concerned with details most people have not dreamt of: the sleeve, the lace, the length of the train.
  2. I never dreamt that it would be occurring again in such a short time.
  3. Beyonc opens with a tuneless number about how as a little girl she dreamt about being on the Grammys.

News

  1. Native Food: Fresh Fare for the Summer Solstice

    While doing a little time traveling today, I dreamt myself back to the 1700s, packing for an annual trip to the shore....
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Indian Country Today

  2. Disney-Pixar couldn't help but ruin a good thing

    Growing up we dreamt of becoming a variety of professions doctors, veterinarians, ballerinas and superheroes like most children do. And for a lot of young girls we dreamt of being princesses, in flowing, beautiful dresses, with an ever present dragon and a knight in shining armor to come save us. Maybe its just me, but as young adults we still hope that we can be princesses such as the epitome ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Purdue Exponent

  3. U of R Alum is Now NASA Trainee

    Cape Canaveral, Florida -- A University of Rochester alum who dreamt of going to space may just get the chance. Josh Cassada is one of eight people picked this week...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: 13WHAM Rochester

Quotes

  1. "I couldn't have dreamt it any better," Beckham said Sunday. "It's been about winning the title for the last six months and we've deserved it tonight."
    on Jun 17, 2007 By: David Beckham Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Serena, 27, said: "The more we play, the better it gets. This is what we dreamt of when we were growing up. I wanted her to win and she wanted me to win. It all comes down to this."
    on Jul 3, 2009 By: Serena Williams Source: Times Online

  3. "I think they have met a resistance they have never dreamt of before," Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf said in brief remarks from Baidoa as the fighting began to die down.
    on Dec 23, 2006 By: Abdullahi Yusuf Source: International Herald Tribune

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