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dreaming


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dream  \Dream\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dreamed}or  {Dreamt}  (?);  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Dreaming}.]  [Cf.  AS  dr?man,  dr?man,  to 
  rejoice.  See  {Dream},  n.] 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dreaming 
  n  1:  imaginative  thoughts  indulged  in  while  awake;  "he  lives  in  a 
  dream  that  has  nothing  to  do  with  reality"  [syn:  {dream}] 
  2:  a  series  of  mental  images  and  emotions  occurring  during 
  sleep;  "I  had  a  dream  about  you  last  night"  [syn:  {dream}] 




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