Daydream vs. Dream

Daydream vs. Dream — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Daydream and Dream

Daydreamnoun

A dreamlike musing or fantasy while awake, especially of the fulfillment of wishes or hopes.

Dreamnoun

A series of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations occurring involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep.

Daydreamverb

To have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake.

Dreamnoun

A daydream; a reverie.

Daydreamnoun

A spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts while awake not connected to immediate reality.

Dreamnoun

A state of abstraction; a trance

wandering around in a dream.
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Daydreamverb

To have such a series of thoughts; to woolgather.

Stop daydreaming and get back to work!

Dreamnoun

A condition or achievement that is longed for; an aspiration

a dream of owning their own business.

Daydreamnoun

absent-minded dreaming while awake

Dreamnoun

A wild fancy or unrealistic hope

He knew that playing for a professional team was only a dream.

Daydreamverb

have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy

Dreamnoun

(Informal) One that is exceptionally gratifying, excellent, or beautiful

Her boyfriend is a dream.
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Daydreamverb

have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake;

She looked out the window, daydreaming

Dreamverb

To experience a dream in sleep

dreamed of meeting an old friend.

Dreamverb

To daydream

sat there dreaming during class.

Dreamverb

To have a deep aspiration or hope

dreaming of a world at peace.

Dreamverb

To regard something as feasible or practical

I wouldn't dream of skiing on icy slopes.

Dreamverb

To experience a dream of while asleep

Did it storm last night, or did I dream it?.

Dreamverb

To conceive as possible; imagine

We never dreamed it would snow so much.

Dreamverb

To have as an aspiration or hope

She dreams that she will become a pilot.

Dreamverb

To pass (time) idly or in reverie.

Dreamnoun

Imaginary events seen in the mind while sleeping.

Dreamnoun

A hope or wish.

Dreamnoun

A visionary scheme; a wild conceit; an idle fancy.

a dream of bliss;the dream of his youth

Dreamverb

(intransitive) To see imaginary events in one's mind while sleeping.

Dreamverb

(intransitive) To hope, to wish.

Dreamverb

(intransitive) To daydream.

Stop dreaming and get back to work.

Dreamverb

(transitive) To envision as an imaginary experience (usually when asleep).

I dreamed a vivid dream last night.

Dreamverb

(intransitive) To consider the possibility (of).

I wouldn't dream of snubbing you in public.

Dreamadjective

ideal; perfect

Dreamnoun

a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep;

I had a dream about you last night

Dreamnoun

a cherished desire;

his ambition is to own his own business

Dreamnoun

imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake;

he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality

Dreamnoun

a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe);

I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe

Dreamnoun

a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality;

he went about his work as if in a dream

Dreamnoun

someone of something wonderful;

this dessert is a dream

Dreamverb

have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy

Dreamverb

experience while sleeping;

She claims to never dreamHe dreamt a strange scene