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fan·ta·size

(făn′tə-sīz′)
v. fan·ta·sized, fan·ta·siz·ing, fan·ta·siz·es
v. tr.
To portray in the mind; imagine.
v. intr.
To have fantasies.

fantasize

(ˈfæntəˌsaɪz) or

fantasise

vb
1. (when: tr, takes a clause as object) to conceive extravagant or whimsical ideas, images, etc
2. (intr) to conceive pleasant or satisfying mental images

fan•ta•size

(ˈfæn təˌsaɪz)

v. -sized, -siz•ing. v.i.
1. to conceive fanciful or extravagant notions, ideas, suppositions, or the like (often fol. by about).
v.t.
2. imagine.
[1925–30]
fan′ta•siz`er, n.

fantasize


Past participle: fantasized
Gerund: fantasizing

Imperative
fantasize
fantasize
Present
I fantasize
you fantasize
he/she/it fantasizes
we fantasize
you fantasize
they fantasize
Preterite
I fantasized
you fantasized
he/she/it fantasized
we fantasized
you fantasized
they fantasized
Present Continuous
I am fantasizing
you are fantasizing
he/she/it is fantasizing
we are fantasizing
you are fantasizing
they are fantasizing
Present Perfect
I have fantasized
you have fantasized
he/she/it has fantasized
we have fantasized
you have fantasized
they have fantasized
Past Continuous
I was fantasizing
you were fantasizing
he/she/it was fantasizing
we were fantasizing
you were fantasizing
they were fantasizing
Past Perfect
I had fantasized
you had fantasized
he/she/it had fantasized
we had fantasized
you had fantasized
they had fantasized
Future
I will fantasize
you will fantasize
he/she/it will fantasize
we will fantasize
you will fantasize
they will fantasize
Future Perfect
I will have fantasized
you will have fantasized
he/she/it will have fantasized
we will have fantasized
you will have fantasized
they will have fantasized
Future Continuous
I will be fantasizing
you will be fantasizing
he/she/it will be fantasizing
we will be fantasizing
you will be fantasizing
they will be fantasizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fantasizing
you have been fantasizing
he/she/it has been fantasizing
we have been fantasizing
you have been fantasizing
they have been fantasizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fantasizing
you will have been fantasizing
he/she/it will have been fantasizing
we will have been fantasizing
you will have been fantasizing
they will have been fantasizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fantasizing
you had been fantasizing
he/she/it had been fantasizing
we had been fantasizing
you had been fantasizing
they had been fantasizing
Conditional
I would fantasize
you would fantasize
he/she/it would fantasize
we would fantasize
you would fantasize
they would fantasize
Past Conditional
I would have fantasized
you would have fantasized
he/she/it would have fantasized
we would have fantasized
you would have fantasized
they would have fantasized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.fantasize - indulge in fantasiesfantasize - indulge in fantasies; "he is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company"
conceive of, envisage, ideate, imagine - form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; "Can you conceive of him as the president?"
2.fantasize - portray in the mindfantasize - portray in the mind; "he is fantasizing the ideal wife"
conceive of, envisage, ideate, imagine - form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; "Can you conceive of him as the president?"

fantasize

verb daydream, imagine, invent, romance, envision, hallucinate, see visions, live in a dream world, build castles in the air, give free rein to the imagination I fantasized about writing music.

fantasize

verb
1. To form mental images of:
Informal: feature.
2. To experience dreams or daydreams:
Translations

fantasize

[ˈfæntəsaɪz] VIfantasear, hacerse ilusiones

fantasize

[ˈfæntəsaɪz] fantasise (British)
vifantasmer, rêver
to fantasize about sth → rêver de qch
to fantasize about doing sth → rêver de faire qch
to fantasize about sb → fantasmer sur qn
vt
to fantasize (that) ... → se plaire à imaginer que ...

fantasize

vifantasieren, phantasieren; (= dream)Fantasie- or Phantasievorstellungen haben (about von)

fantasize

[ˈfæntəˌsaɪz] vifantasticare, sognare

fantasize

vi fantasear
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