fantasise


verb (used without object), fan·ta·sized, fan·ta·siz·ing.

  1. to conceive fanciful or extravagant notions, ideas, suppositions, or the like (often followed by about): to fantasize about the ideal job.

verb (used with object), fan·ta·sized, fan·ta·siz·ing.

  1. to create in one’s fancy, daydreams, or the like; imagine: to fantasize a trip through space.

verb

  1. (when tr, takes a clause as object) to conceive extravagant or whimsical ideas, images, etc
  2. (intr) to conceive pleasant or satisfying mental images
v.

artificial British English spelling of fantasize, not much attested before 1970s. For suffix, see -ize. Related: Fantasised; fantasising.

v.

1926, from fantasy + -ize. Related: Fantasized; fantasizing. An earlier verb was fantasticate (c.1600).

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