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dreamt

 (drĕmt)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of dream.

dream

(drim)

n., v. dreamed dreamt, dream•ing, n.
1. a succession of images, thoughts, or emotions passing through the mind during sleep.
2. a particular sequence of such images, thoughts, or feelings: a recurring dream about a circus.
3. an involuntary vision occurring to a person when awake.
4. a daydream or reverie.
5. an aspiration; goal; aim.
6. a wild or vain fancy.
7. something of unreal or striking beauty, charm, or excellence.
v.i.
8. to have a dream.
9. to indulge in daydreams or reveries.
10. to conceive of something in a very remote way (usu. fol. by of): I wouldn't dream of leaving.
v.t.
11. to see or imagine in sleep or in a vision.
12. to imagine as possible; fancy; conceive.
13. to pass or spend (time) in dreaming (often fol. by away): to dream away the afternoon.
14. dream up, to form in the imagination; devise.
adj.
15. most desirable; ideal: a dream vacation.
[before 1000; Middle English dreem, Old English drēam joy, mirth]
dream′ful, adj.
dream′ful•ly, adv.
dream′ful•ness, n.
dream′ing•ly, adv.
dream′like`, adj.
Translations

dreamt

[ˈdrɛmt] pt & pp of dreamdream team n (= ideal group) → équipe f de rêvedream ticket n (POLITICS) (ideal combination of candidates)ticket m de rêvedream world n (dream-like)monde m onirique; (unrealistic)monde m d'illusion
to live in a dream world → vivre dans un monde d'illusion
References in classic literature ?
We will talk of things you never have dreamt of talking about before.
Is it a fact--or have I dreamt it--that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time?
If he had not been a small degree civilized, he very probably would not have troubled himself with boots at all; but then, if he had not been still a savage, he never would have dreamt of getting under the bed to put them on.
I wish now I'd thought," said Tom, with a re- pentant tone; "but I dreamt about you, anyway.
Then I must have dreamt itbut I was completely persuadedMiss Smith, you walk as if you were tired.
I dreamt of Miss Ingram all the night: in a vivid morning dream I saw her closing the gates of Thornfield against me and pointing me out another road; and Mr.