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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fan-tuh-sahyz]
    • /ˈfæn təˌsaɪz/
    • /ˈfæn.tə.saɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-tuh-sahyz]
    • /ˈfæn təˌsaɪz/

Definitions of fantasise word

  • verb without object fantasise to conceive fanciful or extravagant notions, ideas, suppositions, or the like (often followed by about): to fantasize about the ideal job. 1
  • verb with object fantasise to create in one's fancy, daydreams, or the like; imagine: to fantasize a trip through space. 1
  • noun fantasise (intransitive) To indulge in fantasy; to imagine things only possible in fantasy. 1
  • verb fantasise (Transitive Verb) To portray in the mind, using fantasy. 0

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Origin of fantasise

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
First recorded in 1925-30; fantas(y) + -ize

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Parts of speech for Fantasise


fantasise popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fantasise usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fantasise

verb fantasise

  • daydream — A daydream is a series of pleasant thoughts, usually about things that you would like to happen.
  • imagine — to form a mental image of (something not actually present to the senses).
  • dream — a succession of images, thoughts, or emotions passing through the mind during sleep.
  • picture — a visual representation of a person, object, or scene, as a painting, drawing, photograph, etc.: I carry a picture of my grandchild in my wallet.
  • visualise — to recall or form mental images or pictures.

Top questions with fantasise

  • how to fantasise?
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