Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fantasy

3 senses of fantasy

Sense 1
fantasy, phantasy -- (imagination unrestricted by reality; "a schoolgirl fantasy")
       => imagination, imaginativeness, vision -- (the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses; "popular imagination created a world of demons"; "imagination reveals what the world could be")

Sense 2
fantasy, phantasy -- (fiction with a large amount of imagination in it; "she made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies")
       => fiction -- (a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact)

Sense 3
illusion, fantasy, phantasy, fancy -- (something many people believe that is false; "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy")
       => misconception -- (an incorrect conception)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fantasy

1 sense of fantasy

Sense 1
fantasy, fantasize, fantasise -- (indulge in fantasies; "he is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company")
       => imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage -- (form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; "Can you conceive of him as the president?")

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