- 1 [intransitive, transitive] to experience a series of images, events, and feelings in your mind while you are asleep Did I talk in my sleep? I must have been dreaming. dream of/about somebody/something I dreamed about you last night. dream something Did it really happen or did I just dream it? dream (that)… I dreamt (that) I got the job.
- 2[intransitive, transitive] to imagine and think about something that you would like to happen dream of/about something She dreams of running her own business. It was the kind of trip most of us only dream about. dream of/about doing something (informal) Iwouldn't dream of going without you (= I would never go without you). dream something Who'd have dreamt it? They're getting married. dream (that)… Inever dreamt(that) I'd actually get the job. Phrasal Verbsdream something awaydream ondream somethingup
NAmE//drim//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dream
he / she / it dreams
past simple dreamt
past simple dreamed
-ing form dreaming