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English noun: fantasy

1. fantasy (cognition) imagination unrestricted by reality


SamplesA schoolgirl fantasy.


Synonymsphantasy


Broader (hypernym)imagination, imaginativeness, vision


Narrower (hyponym)dream, fairyland, fantasy life, fantasy world, phantasy life, phantasy world, pipe dream

2. fantasy (communication) fiction with a large amount of imagination in it


SamplesShe made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies.


Synonymsphantasy


Broader (hypernym)fiction


Narrower (hyponym)science fiction

3. fantasy (cognition) something many people believe that is false


SamplesThey have the illusion that I am very wealthy.


Synonymsfancy, illusion, phantasy


Broader (hypernym)misconception


Narrower (hyponym)bubble, ignis fatuus, will-o'-the-wisp, wishful thinking


English verb: fantasy

1. fantasy (creation) indulge in fantasies


SamplesHe is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company.


Synonymsfantasise, fantasize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)conceive of, envisage, ideate, imagine









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