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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dream.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. conceived of or imagined or hoped for

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Since both mighty institutions were based in Washington, the free-market prescription became known as the “Washington Consensus”—a phrase dreamed up by John Williamson, an economist at the Institute for International Economics.7 Across Latin America, government pursued the new consensus policies: cutting tariffs and taxes, making life easier for foreign investors, allowing markets to set interest and exchange rates, cutting regulation, privatizing.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • I am speaking here under the rubric "Technique and Interpretation in the Performing Arts," and if there were ever a title dreamed up to strike me dumb, this one verges on inspiration.

    Pragmatic Theater

  • The pleasure I get from seeing them as adults who have turned out better than I could ever have dreamed, is payment enough.

    This Is The Way The World Ends, Not With A Bang, But A Haircut - Her Bad Mother

  • Both Hitler and Stalin dreamed of a new European order, one in the name of a master race, the other of a master class.

    Savagery in the East

  • This is the "Single European Sky" concept, the name dreamed up by the Commission in pursuit of its grandiose ambitions of European political integration.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • The late-1880s-era house, which Deriugin dreamed of encasing in concrete and using as the core for a 500-foot office and condominium tower, will be torn down within the next couple of months, Deriugin said.

    Boing Boing: December 25, 2005 - December 31, 2005 Archives

  • I again dreamed of dancing only this time I was Cordelia and was dancing with Angel.

    February 28th, 2002

  • Besides, even if my gloomy forebodings are realized and the happiness of which you have dreamed is destined to be of short duration, you will at least have enjoyed it for some little time, you will not die without a taste of it.

    Indiana

  • C'mon, LA -- New York has '' One Police Plaza, '' and even though it sounds like a name dreamed up by a studio production design team, it's a whole lot better than '' police headquarters. ''

    L.A. Times - Opinion Blog

  • Last night I dreamt which sounds cooler than "dreamed" - and more British that I survived a plane crash.

    Archive 2007-12-01

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