Phantasize



[fan-tuh-sahyz] /ˈfæn təˌsaɪz/

verb (used with or without object), phantasized, phantasizing.
1.
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[fan-tuh-sahyz] /ˈfæn təˌsaɪz/
verb (used without object), fantasized, fantasizing.
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), fantasized, fantasizing.
2.
to create in one’s fancy, daydreams, or the like; imagine:
to fantasize a trip through space.
/ˈfæntəˌsaɪz/
verb
1.
when tr, takes a clause as object. to conceive extravagant or whimsical ideas, images, etc
2.
(intransitive) to conceive pleasant or satisfying mental images
v.

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

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