dreamt


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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 ?
"Once upon a time, I, Chuang Tzu, dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly.
Amongst, the first seven Mughal emperors, Shahjahan is the most remembered and recalled, because he dreamt of the 'Taj Mahal', which his labourers delivered to him.
Each of us has dreamt something that seems quite vivid, but we cannot remember it the next day.
The wife and mother of two has been battling terminal breast cancer and dreamt of sharing a special trip where she could enjoy time with her husband Michael and children, Ava, 9, and Eli, 4.
I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever
One half of participants had dreamt of having a love affair with a celebrity.