Translation of "dream" - English-Spanish dictionary

dream

noun uk /driːm/

A2 events and images in your mind while you are sleeping

sueño
I had a very strange dream last night.

B1 something that you want to happen although it is not very likely

sueño
It was his dream to become an actor.
be in a dream

UK to not notice things that are around you because you are thinking about something else

estar en babia
I didn’t hear what you were saying – I was in a dream.
verb uk /driːm/ (past tense and past participle dreamed, dreamt)

A2 to experience events and images in your mind while you are sleeping

soñar
Last night I dreamed that I was flying.

B1 to imagine something that you would like to happen

soñar
I dream of living on a desert island.

(Translation of “dream” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

dream

noun /driːm/

thoughts and pictures in the mind that come mostly during sleep

sueño
I had a terrible dream last night.

a state of being completely occupied by one’s own thoughts

sueño
Don’t sit there in a dream!

something perfect or very beautiful

maravilla
Your house is a dream!

an ambition or hope

sueño, deseo
It’s my dream to win a Nobel Prize.
dreamer noun

a person who is often occupied with his thoughts

soñador
I’m afraid my son is a bit of a dreamer and not very practical.
dreamless adjective

(of sleep) sound; not disturbed by dreams.

sin sueños
dreamy adjective (comparative dreamier, superlative dreamiest)

as if of a person who is not quite awake

soñador, fantasioso
a dreamy smile
She is too dreamy.
dreamily adverb

distraídamente
The couple were gazing dreamily into each other’s eyes.
dreaminess noun

ensoñación
dream up phrasal verb

to invent

inventarse, idear
I’m sure she’ll dream up some silly plan.

(Translation of “dream” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)