Dreamed


Dreamed
Dream Dream, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dreamed} (dr[=e]md) or {Dreamt} (dr[e^]mt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dreaming}.] [Cf. AS. dr[=e]man, dr[=y]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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

Here may we sit and dream Over the heavenly theme. --Keble. [1913 Webster]

They dream on in a constant course of reading, but not digesting. --Locke. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.