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Dream Dictionary: used from dreammoods.com

 

Symbols are the language of dreams. A symbol can invoke a feeling or an idea and often has a much more profound and deeper meaning than any one word can convey. At the same time, these symbols can leave you confused and wondering what that dream was all about.

Acquiring the ability to interpret your dreams is a powerful tool. In analyzing your dreams, you can learn about your deep secrets and hidden feelings. Remember that no one is a better expert at interpreting your dreams than yourself.  

To guide you with your dreams interpretations, we have interpreted over 5700 keywords and symbols and over 20000 different meanings in our ever expanding dream dictionary. These meanings are in no way, the final say in what YOUR dream  means, but hopefully it will inspire you to explore and offer a suggestive starting point for understanding your own dreams. There is no “one dream interpretation fits all.” 

Every detail, even the most minute element in your dream is important and must be considered when analyzing your dreams. Each symbol represents a feeling, a mood, a memory or something from your unconscious. Look closely at the characters, animals, objects, places, emotions, and even color and numbers that are depicted in your dreams. Even the most trivial symbol can be significant. This dictionary, along with your own personal experiences, memories and circumstances, will serve to guide you through a meaningful and personalized interpretation. With practice, you can gain an understanding of the cryptic messages your dreams are trying to tell you. 

A

To see the letter “A” in your dream represents the beginning of a new stage. You are moving on to something new and grand. Alternatively, the letter “A” invokes feelings of superiority and grandeur. It may indicate the name or initial of a person.

Abacus

To see or use an abacus in your dream refers to your outdated views. You  have an old fashion perspective on certain issues.

Abalone

To see or eat abalone in your dream indicates a transitional period in your life. The symbol may also be a play on words to indicate feelings of “loneliness”.

Abandonment

To dream that you are abandoned suggests that it is time to leave behind past feelings and characteristics that are hindering your growth. Let go of your old attitudes. A more direct and literal interpretation of this dream indicates you have a fear of being deserted, abandoned, or even betrayed. It may stem from a  recent loss or a fear of losing a loved one. The fear of abandonment may manifest itself into your dream as part of the healing process and dealing with losing a loved one. It may also stem from unresolved feelings or problems from childhood. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are feeling neglected or that your feelings are being overlooked. Perhaps the dream is a metaphor that you need to approach life with “reckless abandon” and live more freely. 

To abandon others in your dream suggests that you are overwhelmed by the problems and decisions in your life.

Abbey

To see an abbey in your dream signifies spirituality, peace of mind and freedom from anxiety. You are in a state of contentment and satisfaction. Help for you is always around the corner. 

To see an abbey in ruins indicates feelings of hopelessness. You have a tendency to not finish what you started.

Abbot

To see an abbot in your dream suggests that someone has power over you and are making you do things that you do not necessarily want to do. You are feeling confined or restricted. The dream indicates that you will experience many obstacles and setback before achieving success and prestige.

Abbreviations

To see abbreviations in your dream may represent the initials of someone in your life. The abbreviations could stand for an organization or a common acronym or it may spell out some hidden message or advice. The dreaming mind likes to make use of puns, as well as shorthand messages. For example, “CD” could be a pun on a “seedy” situation. “AA” could stand for Alcoholics Anonymous and thus point to the dangers or your excesses and negative behaviors. “Inc” may represent an “inkling”, hunch or suspicious you have about a situation.

Abdomen

To see your abdomen in a dream refers to your natural instincts and repressed emotions. There is something in your real life that you “cannot stomach” or have difficulties accepting. You need to get it out of your system. Alternatively, the dream symbol may be strictly physiological and you may just be experiencing constipation or indigestion. 

To dream that your abdomen is exposed represents issues you have with trust and feelings of vulnerability. You are expressing your primal emotions and instincts.

To dream that your abdomen is swollen indicates that some new project is in the works.

Abduction

To dream of being abducted indicates that you are being manipulated by your circumstances or by someone. You lack control of your own life.

To witness an abduction in your dream signifies feelings of helplessness.   

To dream that you are abducting someone implies that you are holding on to something that you need to let go. You may be forcing your views and opinions on others.

Abhorrence

To dream that you abhor a person represents your waking dislike for that person. You are harboring feelings of resentment or aggression and feel that this person has acted in a less than honorable way.

To dream that you are abhorred by others suggests that you may be forcing your views and opinions on others. You are rubbing others the wrong way.

Abnormal

To dream of some abnormality or of abnormal objects indicate that the problems that have been preoccupying your mind will soon be resolved. Note that anything appearing abnormal draws attention to that particular aspect. Something in your life may not be consistent with how you feel things should be.

Abode

*Please See Home.

Abominable Snowman

*Please See Yeti.

Aborigine

To see an Aborigine in your dream represents both your untamed, natural self and your pure, innocent side. You need to be more in touch with your intuition and inner forces.  It also suggests that you are being overindulgent or overly emotional. You may be harming yourself and jeopardizing your well-being due to your unrestraint.

Abortion

To dream that you have an abortion suggests that you are hindering and blocking your own growth. You may be hesitant in pursuing a new direction in your life due to fear, pressure, personal conflict or moral obligation. The dream may also be a reflection of your own real-life abortion and thus serves as  a way of healing from the trauma and working towards self-acceptance. Alternatively, this dream may also be a message for you to take care and look after your health.

To dream that someone has an abortion refers to an aspect of your relationship with this person is not growing or maturing. If you do not know this person, then the dream may be about your own personal views on abortion.

To dream that you or someone has an illegal or unsafe abortion indicates that you are desperate to keep things the exact same way. You hate change. If the abortion results in death, then it means that your approach to a problem is all wrong.

**See The Meaning In Action: “Boiling A Rabbit”

Above

To see something above you in your dream suggests that you need to set your goals higher. Aim high! Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are feeling inferior or inadequate.

Abraham Lincoln

To see Abraham Lincoln in your dream refers to your solid character and leadership ability. Known as “Honest Abe”, the dream may also be telling you to be truthful or to come clean about something.

Abroad

To dream of being or going abroad  indicates unbalance and chaos in your current situation and condition. Consequently, your dream may represent your need for a change in scenery or a desire to escape from a current situation. You need to make some drastic changes in your life. Alternatively,  the dream may suggest that you need to expand your horizons or experience a new sense of spirituality.

Absence

To dream that someone is absent, especially if you expect to find them, suggests that you are looking for something that is already lost to you. Alternatively, you may be looking to fill a void in your life. Something is missing from your life.

Abscess

To dream that you have an abscess suggests that there is something that you need to express and get out into the open.

*Please see Sores.

Abscond

To dream that you have absconded with something indicates your failed accomplishments. You may also be feeling insecure about your achievements. You feel that you are never good enough. Consider the significance or value of what you have absconded.

Absorb

To be absorbed in whatever you are doing suggests that you may be too focused on your own thing and risk alienating others around you. The dream may also be a metaphor that you need to integrate and adapt to your various surroundings.

Abstinence

To dream that you practice abstinence from drinking, sex  or any other sort of sensual temptation is a warning against being over confidant.  You need to take things more slowly.

Abundance

To dream of having an abundance of a certain item indicates that you need to conserve your resources and energies.

Abuse

To dream you are abusing someone suggests that your past actions will come back to haunt you. You may be expressing some regret or remorse over your actions.

To dream you are being verbally or physically abused suggests that you are feeling victimized in  a waking situation. You are being taking advantage of.

Abyss

To dream of an abyss signifies an obstacle that is creating much anxiety for you. You need to work through the difficulty and overcome this obstacle in your life.  Perhaps you are afraid of  “taking the plunge”.

To dream that you are falling into an abyss symbolizes the depths of your subconscious.  You are afraid and/or uncertain as to what you will discover about yourself and about your hidden feelings and fears. The abyss may also represent your primal fears and feelings of “falling into a pit of despair”. Perhaps you are in a state of depression or wallowing in your negative feelings. Alternatively, the dream could denote your lack of spirituality.

Acacia

To see an acacia tree in your dream symbolizes your attitudes with death and your sense of

mortality.

Academy

To dream of an academy signifies new friendships and opportunities.

Academy Awards

To dream that you at the Academy Awards indicates that you need to add some glamour into your life. If you win an Oscar, then it implies that you are looking for some sort of acknowledgment in your waking life.

Accelerator

To see an accelerator in your dream indicates that you will achieve your goals through your own efforts. The dream may also be telling you to slow down.

To dream that the accelerator is jammed or broken indicates a loss of control in some aspect of your life. You maybe trying to rush through things.

Accent

To speak with an accent in your dream suggests that you are having difficulties conveying your thoughts. Consider how you feel about the accent. If you feel the accent makes you stand out in a negative way, then it signifies feelings of insecurities. If the accent makes you stand out in a positive way, then it symbolizes an air of confidence. 

To hear someone speaking with an accent in your dream represents something familiar yet different. You are getting the gist of a message, but you still do not completely understand all of it.

Acceptance

To dream about acceptance indicates issues of self-esteem and measuring up to the expectations of others. There is a waking situation where you are seeking acceptance and wanting to be a part of.

Accessory

To dream of accessorizing yourself suggests that you are feeling incomplete. Something is missing in your life.

Accident

To dream that you are in an accident signifies pent-up guilt in which you are subconsciously punishing yourself over. Perhaps you are not proud of something you have done. Alternatively, the accident may symbolize an error or mistake you have made. Accident dreams also represent your fears of being in an actual, physical accident. You may simply be nervous about getting behind the wheel. Or the dream is trying to warn you of some accident.

To dream of a car accident symbolizes your emotional state. You may be harboring deep anxieties and fears. Are you “driving” yourself too hard? Perhaps you need to slow down before you hit disaster. You need to rethink or re-plan your course of actions and set yourself on a better path. 

To dream that a loved one dies in an accident indicates that something within your own Self is no longer functional and is “dead”. It is also symbolic of your own relationship with that person. Perhaps you need to let go of this relationship. If you dream that you die from the car accident and actually see the reactions of your loved ones, then it suggests that your reckless activity is affecting those around you. This dream is a wake-up call.

Accomplice

To dream that you are an accomplice to a crime suggests that someone in your waking life is having a negative influence on you. You may be experiencing feelings of guilt with something that you have done.

Accordion

To hear the music of an accordion signifies some saddening and depressing matter. You need to focus on more joyous moments.

To dream that you play the accordion denotes intense emotions that are causing physical strain to your body. You are feeling weary. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you need to work hard to achieve your goals.

Accountant

To see or dream that you are an accountant represents your objectivity toward some situation. You are taking a step back and looking carefully at the facts.

Accounts

To dream about your bank accounts indicates financial worries.

Accuse

To dream that you are being accused of something indicates overwhelming feelings of guilt.  It may also mean that you are having some doubts about yourself and the choices you are making.

To dream that you accuse others signifies disagreements and dissension with those around you.

Ace

To see the ace in the deck of cards suggests ambiguity in your life. You need some clarity. In particular, the ace of hearts means that you are involved in some love affair. If you see the ace of spades in your dream, then it means that you are involved in a scandal. If you see the ace of diamonds, then it symbolizes your legacy or reputation. And if you see the ace of clubs, then it indicates that you will be involved in some legal matter.

Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor that you are an “ace”. Or the dream is a pun on “acing” a test.

Aches

To dream that you have aches indicate some hesitation and reluctance in the pursuit of your goals. If you wait too long, then the opportunity may escape.

Achievement

To dream of an achievement denotes that you will be greatly satisfied with the outcome of a situation or project. The bigger the achievement, the greater the satisfaction.

Acid

To see acid in your dream represents feelings of hatred, rage, and/or revenge. Your integrity may be compromised or called into question.  Alternatively, seeing acid in your dream indicates that you are being manipulated by a situation or by someone. The dream may also be a metaphor to symbolize a negative influence in your life. Something or someone is eating away at you. 

To dream that you drink acid indicates that you are emotionally paralyzed and need to learn how to express yourself.

Acne

Please See Pimples.

Acorn

To see an acorn in your dream symbolizes strength and durability. Seemingly small beginnings will have the greatest potential for growth. Don’t underestimate your minor goals. Alternatively, the dream means that you are about to enter a new phase in your life. 

To dream that you are eating acorns or picking them from the ground suggests that you will enjoy the benefits of your success after long and hard work.

To dream that you are shaking acorns from a tree indicates that you have significant influence on others.

Acquaintance

To see an acquaintance in your dream represents aspects of yourself that you are still trying to get to know.

To dream that you are disputing with an acquaintance represents aspects of yourself that you are rejecting. You are refusing to accept certain things about yourself.

Acquit

To dream that you are acquitted of a crime represents a valuable lesson to be learned.

To see others acquitted in your dream indicates that you need to balance your hard work with fun and pleasure.

Acrobat

To see or do acrobats in your dream suggest that you need to better balance aspects of your life. It could also mean that fears will prevent you from achieving your goals. Alternatively, acrobatics in your dream may be a metaphor for sexual intercourse.

Acrylic Nails

If you are wearing fake fingernails in your dream then it suggest that you are reaching out to others, but do not have their best interest in mind. You may be acting in a disingenuous way.

Acting

To dream that you are acting indicates that you are putting up a front and pretending to be someone you are not in some waking situation.

Actor/Actress

To see an actor or actress in your dream represents your pursuit for pleasure. Your admiration of a particular celebrity may lead to a desire to have some of their physical or personality traits. Consider also who this actor/actress is and what characteristics you associate with him or her. These may be the same characteristics that you need to acknowledge or incorporate into yourself. The dream may also be a pun on his or her name. 

To dream that you are an actor denotes that your hard work and labor will be well worth it in the end. It also indicates your strong desires to be recognized and acknowledged. Perhaps you are putting too much emphasis on your outward appearances. Alternatively, the dream may be analogous to the role that you are playing in your real life, whether it be the role of a parent, sibling, co-worker, etc.  Or perhaps you are putting on an act or a facade.

To see a particular actor or actress in your dream look at the role they are playing. Even though you may not know them on a personal level, how you perceive them or the characters they play can provide understanding in how it relates to you. See also Celebrities.

Acupuncture

To dream that you are getting acupuncture suggests that you are in need of healing. You may need to divert your energies to different pursuits. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for a problem or issue that you need to pinpoint.

Adam And Eve

To see Adam and Eve in your dream,  suggests that you are ignoring the masculine aspect of yourself (if you are female) or the feminine aspect of yourself (if you are male). Adam and Eve are classic symbols of the animus and anima. Alternatively, the dream indicates an occurrence in your life that will cause you to lose your hopes and chances of success.

Adamant

To dream that you are adamant signifies that you will be thwarted in some desire that you held ever so highly in your life.

Adder

To see an adder in your dream symbolizes a sly or cunning person. This person cannot be trusted.  It may also represent something or someone who has slipped out of your hands. The dream may also be a pun on something that you need to add to your life.

Addict

To dream that you are an addict indicates that you are no longer in control of a situation. You have surrendered your power and denied responsibility for your actions. The dream is also representative of fear, low self-esteem issues, and insecurities.

Addiction

To dream that you have an addiction or become addicted represents an obsessive behavior.  A situation or a person may be trying to take over your sense of control. The dream also suggests that you have difficulty relating to the world around you.

Addition

To dream that you are solving an addition problem represents something that is straightforward or obvious. Do not read too much into a problem. 

To dream that you cannot add correctly indicates confusion and chaos. A more directly interpretation suggests that something in your waking life does not add up.

Address

To dream of your old address suggests that you need to take a look back at the past and learn from it. To dream of a new address indicates the need for change.

To dream that you are addressing an envelope represents your need to explore more possibilities. Weigh your options carefully before making a final decision. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you have found your direction in life and are ready to pursue your goals.

Adieu

*Please See Goodbye.

Admiral

To see or dream that you are an admiral represents your ability to tackle life’s issues and problems with confidence and decisiveness. The admiral may also symbolize a father figure or authoritative person.

Admire

To dream that you are admiring someone indicates that you need to incorporate the qualities of that person into your Self. 

To dream that you are admiring yourself suggests that you are in need of approval and affirmation from others. Alternatively, it may mean that you have a large ego or think overly highly of yourself.

Adobe

To see an adobe structure in your dream symbolizes protection. It also implies that you are well insulated from life’s problems. Perhaps you are being too sheltered and are lacking experience in certain areas of your life. Alternatively, an adobe building represents tradition, hard work and a simple way of life. Maybe you need to incorporate these qualities into your waking life.

Adolescent

*Please see Teenager.

Adopted

To dream that you or others are adopting a child indicates that you are taking on something new and different. Ask yourself what is missing in your life that would make you happy.

To dream that you are adopted suggests that you are longing for the child within you.

Adulation

To dream that you seek adulation signifies that you will arrogantly step up to undeserved position of honor.D

To dream that you are offering adulation denotes that you are willing to part with something near and dear to you in the hopes of material advancement.

Adultery

To dream that you commit adultery or have an affair signifies your sexual urges and desires that are longing to be expressed. Alternatively, it indicates self-betrayal of your subconscious. You may find yourself entangled in a situation that is not in your best interest, perhaps even illegal. 

To dream that your mate, spouse, or significant other is cheating on you highlights your insecurities and your fears of being abandoned. You feel that you are being taken for granted. You are lacking attention in the relationship or that he or she is being less affectionate. Alternatively, you feel that you are not measuring up to the expectations of others.

Advancement

To dream that you are advancing in some situation signifies your rapid rise to success and honor.  Affairs of the heart will also be in your favor.

To see others advancing ahead of you denotes that others have more important and favorable positions. You need to stop constantly comparing yourself to others.

Adventurer

To dream that you are an adventurer indicates that you are lacking adventure in your waking life. You need some excitement and variety. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you are too absorbed with your ambition that you do not take the time to acknowledge those who have helped you along the way.  

Adversary

To dream that you are confronted by an adversary represents a conflict or a fear that you are facing in your waking life. You are in denial or are rejecting an aspect of yourself.

To dream that you overcome an adversary indicates a resolution to some inner conflict or waking life problem. 

Adversity

To dream that you are met with adversity represents the obstacles that you are facing in your waking life. You feel that you have failed. 

To dream that others are in adversity signifies your pessimistic outlook in life. You need to learn to see the brighter side of things.  

Advertisement

To dream that you are looking through advertisements represents a message conveyed to you via your subconscious. You need to act on some problem, decision or opportunity. Consider the content of the ads to determine what area of your life needs to be recognized or acknowledged. If someone you know is advertising themselves, then it suggests that this person can help you in your current situation. You may need to learn to ask for help when you need it.

To dream that you are putting out an advertisement indicates hard work is needed to achieve your goals. 

Advice

To dream that you are receiving advice suggests that you need to listen to your instinct and gut. 

To dream that you are giving advice indicates that you have the knowledge and information to help others. 

Advisor

*Please See Counselor.

Advocate

To dream that you are an advocate for a cause signifies your faithfulness and conviction towards your interest and your loyalty to your friends.  

Aerobed

*Please See Inflatable Bed.

Aerobics

To dream that you are doing aerobics suggests that you need to get out there and be more active. You need to exercise more.  

Aerosol

To see an aerosol can in your dream indicates that you may be feeling under pressure. You need a release.  

Affair

*Please see Adultery.

Affection

To dream that you are showing your affections for someone represents your satisfaction and happiness with a current relationship. It may also indicate your need to be more affectionate to the ones you love and care about. Alternatively, dreaming about affection may be an indicator that you are lacking affection in your waking life.   

Afraid

*Please see Scared.

Afterlife

To dream of an afterlife refers to your desire of escaping from your own reality. You are feeling disconnected from life and society and want to make a fresh start.   

Afternoon

To dream of the afternoon time suggest that it is time to put your energies to good use. Draw and learn from your past experiences and lessons. Alternatively, it symbolizes clarity to a situation.  

Affliction

To dream that you have an affliction signifies bad news and possible disaster.

To dream others afflicted in your dream denotes that you will find yourself surrounded by grief and misfortune.  

Affluence

To dream that you are affluent represents your achievements and the rewards you reap for your hard work. The dream may be a metaphor for your enriching and fulfilling life.  

Affront

To dream that you are affronted suggests that someone is working against you and taking advantage of your ignorance or naivet�. You may find yourself in a compromising situation.  

Africa

To dream about or that you in Africa reflects your desires to return to your roots. You want to find out more about your heritage. If you are traveling to Africa or thinking about visiting Africa, then your dream may indicate your anticipation of such a trip. Or if you have lived in Africa or been there, then the dream reflects your personal feelings and memories about the continent.   

African American

To see an African American in your dream signifies your roots and heritage. You may need to discover the soul within your own self. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you need to be more expressive and creative.  

Agate

To see a black agate in your dream symbolizes wealth, vigor, and courage. 

To see a red agate in your dream represents peace, longevity, and health.  

Age

To dream of your age signifies you anxiety and concern of growing older. It may also represent some regret or failure in your endeavors.

To dream that you are older than you really are signifies wisdom. Perhaps you need to be more sensible. Negatively, it may mean your unyielding ways and rigid thinking.

To dream that you are younger than you really are suggests that you need to be more carefree and be young at heart. Live a little!

If you are a parent and dream that your child is younger than he or she really is, then it means that you are longing for the past. Perhaps you feel that you are no longer important and wish to regress back to a period where you were more needed. Time is passing you by.  

Aggression

To dream that you exhibit aggression in your dream denotes repressed sexual needs. It is also a reflection of conflict in your waking life.  

Agony

To dream that you are in agony suggests that some decision or nagging problem from your waking life has crept into your dream. It will continue to torment you until it is resolved.  

Agoraphobia

To dream that you have agoraphobia signifies a fear of being exposed or seen. You don’t like being the center of attention or being the focus. The dream may symbolize a real life phobia or highlight feelings of anxiety.  

Agreement

To dream of an agreement indicates resolution to a conflict or problem. Your subconscious is working in accordance with your conscious.   

Ague

To dream that you are shivering with an ague forewarns that you will suffer from a physical disorder.

To see others affected with ague in your dream suggests that others are offended by your indifference or lack of compassion in some situation.  

AIDS

To dream that you have AIDS indicates that your psychological integrity is being attacked. You feel defenseless, weak and powerless.

To dream that your mate has AIDS suggests that you are in an unhealthy or destructive relationship. There is something that you are not expressing to each other.

To dream that someone else has AIDS signifies your need to be more compassionate and sympathetic to others. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on “aid”. Perhaps someone is looking for your help in something. 

Aim

To dream that you are aiming for something indicates that you need to direct your energies better. Keep your sight on the main goal. If you are aiming a gun or weapon, then it represents feelings of anger or pent up sexuality.  

Air

To dream about the air symbolizes creativity and intelligence. If the air is foggy or polluted, then it suggests that your thought process or mind is clouded.

To feel cold air in your dream signifies discordance in your domestic relations and setbacks in your business affairs. You may be in danger of losing touch with reality.

To dream that you are breathing hot air signifies the influence of evil around you.

To dream that you are walking on air refers to your carefree and upbeat attitude. It also signifies confidence; you feel almost invincible. You achieve your goals with relative ease. This dream is a variant of a flying dream. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that you have lost grasped of reality.   

Air Conditioner

To dream that the air conditioner is not working suggests that you are not able to relax and breathe freely. You may be overly worried about a situation.

To see or feel the air conditioner in your dream represents purification and relief. You have cooled off from some heated argument.  .

Air Gun

To see or use an air gun in your dream symbolizes an unperceived threat. You are letting your guard down in some situation where you need to be vigilant.   .

Air Freshener

To smell air freshener in your dream suggests that you are enjoying life’s little pleasure. The dream may bring about the past or certain memories. If the air freshener is too overpowering, then it indicates that your mind is not clear. You are exhibiting a lack of judgment.  

Air Force

To dream that you are in the air force suggests that you need to be more spiritually disciplined.   

Air Hockey

To see or play air hockey in your dream refers to something that you need to act quickly on or someone else will.    

Air Horn

To hear or sound an air horn in your dream suggests that you are not taking a matter seriously enough. It is time to focus. Alternatively, an air horn is way for your subconscious to get you to pay attention to an important aspect of the dream.    

Air Raid

To dream that you are caught in an air raid indicates that you are feeling overwhelmed by things that are seemingly coming out of the blue. You feel a lack of control in your life.  

Air Show

To dream that you are in an air show implies that you are showing off your accomplishments to others. You have achieved your goals and want everyone to know it.  

Airbag

To see the airbag in a vehicle deploy in your dream forewarns that you will run into a major setback if you keep the pace of your current life path. You need to slow down and take your time. Alternatively, the air bag is symbolic of your support system in your time of need.  

Aircraft Carrier

To see an aircraft carrier in your dream suggests that you are preparing to confront your emotions. You are addressing feelings that you have been ignoring or suppressing for too long.  

Airplane      

To see an airplane in your dream indicates that you will overcome your obstacles and rise to a new level of prominence and status. You may experience a higher consciousness, new-found freedom and greater awareness. Perhaps you need to gain a better perspective or wider view on something. If the airplane is taking off, then it suggests that an idea or plan is about to “take off” and be put into action. It may also represent your need to get away and escape from your daily life. 

To dream that you are flying an airplane suggests that you are in complete control of your destination in life. You are confident and self-assured in your decisions and accomplishments.

To dream that you transfer planes implies an important transitional phase in your life which will take you away from your intended path. These changes will take you to new directions and new heights of status and recognition. 

To dream that you miss your connection flight indicates that you are feeling helpless and trapped by some situation. You feel that you are being held back, either physically or mentally. Alternatively, the dream may also suggest that you are feeling disconnected in some aspect of your life – work, relationship or home life. 

To dream that a plane crashes suggests that you have set overly high and unrealistic goals for yourself.  Your goals may be too high and are impossible to realize. You are in danger of having it come crashing down. Alternatively, your lack of confidence, self-defeating attitude and self-doubt toward the goals you have set for yourself is represented by the crashing airplane; you do not believe in your ability to attain those goals. Loss of power and uncertainty in achieving your goals are also signified.

To dream that an airplane is hijacked signifies disturbing feelings and past emotions in your subconscious mind.  

**See The Meaning In Action: “On The Airplane” & “Plane Crash

Airport

To see an airport in your dream symbolizes birth (arrivals) and death (departures). If the airport is busy, then it signifies the desire for freedom, high ideals, ambition, and hopes. It is an indication that you are approaching a new departure in your life. Some new idea is taking off or is ready to take off. You may be experiencing a new relationship, new career path or new adventure. 

To dream of a deserted airport indicates that your plans or goals will be changed or delayed. You are having to put some aspect of your life on hold.  

**See The Meaning In Action: “Online Encounter

Aisle

To dream that you are walking down or through an aisle represents your ability to move forward in life with confidence. There is balance in your life. Alternatively, the dream indicates dissension and disagreements. You are stuck in the middle between two diverging viewpoints.  

Alabaster

To see alabaster in your dream represents success in your love life. You have healthy personal relationships.

To dream that you break an alabaster figurine signifies grief, sorrow, and regrets.  

Aladdin

To see or dream that you are Aladdin represents realization of your goals or dreams.  

Alarm

To hear or pull an alarm in your dream suggests that you are experiencing a conflict in a relationship or situation which is giving your much anxiety. You may be questioning the decisions you have made. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on an “alarming” situation which needs your immediate attention. You need to spring into action quickly.  

Alarm Clock

To see or hear an alarm clock in your dream represents your anxieties and fixation with time. You fear that you do not have enough time to meet your deadlines or accomplish your goals.   

Albatross

To see an albatross in your dream represents endurance and freedom.

To see a dying or dead albatross in your dream symbolizes bad luck and harsh, vulnerable times.   

Albino

To see an albino in your dream represents purity or eternal life. You need to be more accepting and tolerant.

To dream that you are afraid of the albino figure suggests that you are irrationally concerned about the well-being of a loved one. It may also mean denial.   

Album

To see an album in your dream indicates that you are surrounded by true friends.

To dream that you are looking through a photo album suggests that you are unwilling to let go of your memories and the past. You are idealizing about the past.  

Alchemy

To dream of alchemy suggests that you are going through a period of turmoil, inner transformation, and self-renewal. You are striving toward perfection. Although these may be tough and difficult times, it will have a positive outcome.  

Alcohol

To dream that you are enjoying alcohol in moderation denotes contentment and satisfaction in the decisions that you have made. Success is within your grasp. The dream may also be a metaphor for “spirits” and your need for spiritual enrichment.

To dream that you are consuming alcohol in excess signifies feelings of inadequacy, worries, regrets and fears of being discovered for who you really are. You are using alcohol as a way to escape or as an excuse for something you did. Alternatively, the dream may be reflective of waking issues and problems of alcoholism.   

To dream that someone is an alcoholic (and he/she is not one in real life) indicates that this person is in desperate need for an outlet to express himself or herself. He or she may be indirectly asking for help.  

Alder

To see an alder tree in your dream symbolizes joy and happiness.  

Algae

To see algae in your dream indicates that you need to leave your emotions out of some matter.  

Alice In Wonderland

To dream about Alice in Wonderland indicates that you have a distorted self image. Alternatively, the dream refers to your desire to escape from the routine and mundaness of your daily life. You are looking for some excitement.   

Aliens

To dream that you are an alien symbolizes the undiscovered part of yourself. Your manifestation as an alien may be your way of “escaping” from reality. Dreams of this nature also symbolize your outlandish ideas and your wild imagination.

To dream that you are being invaded or abducted by aliens indicates your fear of your changing surroundings or your fear of losing your home and family. You feel that your space and/or privacy is being invaded.

To see aliens in your dream signify that you are having difficulties adapting and adjusting to your new surroundings. You are feeling “alienated” and disconnected. You may also be having difficulties with how to handle or deal with a certain situation or person. On a psychological level, seeing aliens represent an encounter with an unfamiliar or neglected aspect of your own self.   

**See The Meaning In Action: “Kidnapped By Aliens

Alimony

To dream that you are paying alimony means that you are paying for your past actions and mistakes.  

Allergy

To dream that you have allergies signify your sensitively to some situation. You may feel that you are physically or emotionally restrained from doing something.  

Alley

To see an alley in you dream suggests that you have limited options. Consider the phrase “something is right up your alley” to mean that something may be perfect for you. Learn to be more open minded. Alternatively, an alley indicates that you are sidetracked from your goals due to your domestic duties and communal responsibilities. You are experiencing a dilemma in your waking life.

To dream that you are walking through an alley represents a dead-end. You feel that you have missed out on some opportunity in life. Alternatively, the dream denotes that your reputation is in jeopardy. You feel that you are on the outside.   

Alligator

To see an alligator in your dream symbolizes treachery, deceit, and hidden instincts. It may be a signal for you to take on a new perspective on a situation. It may also represent your ability to move between the physical, material world of waking life and the emotional, repressed world of the subconscious.  Alternatively, the alligator represents healing powers and qualities. An alligator also suggests that you are thick-skinned or insensitive.

To dream that you are running away from the alligator indicates that you are unwilling to confront some painful and disturbing aspect of your subconscious. There is some potentially destructive emotion that  you are refusing to acknowledge and owning up to.

To dream that you are raped by an alligator indicates that you feel violated or taken advantage of in some way. The alligator is symbolic of someone who is ruthless, insensitive and treacherous. This person has a strong hold on you despite your efforts to break free from the unhealthy relationship.

According to biblical interpretations, an alligator suggests that leviathan is king over the children of pride. (Psa 74:14, Job 41:1,Isa 27:1)  

**See The Meaning In Action: “Alligator In Ostrich Suit

Allowance

To dream of getting an allowance symbolizes the rewards of your work. It may be a pun on “allowing”. You need to be more yielding to others.   

Alloy

To see an alloy in your dream indicates that you will experience some complications in your professional life.  

Almanac

To see an almanac in your dream represents the ups and downs of life. You are experiencing fleeting pleasures and unsteady finances.  

Almonds

To see or eat almonds in your dream represent success and richness. 

To see an almond tree in your dream signifies happiness. Wedded bliss is also in your near future. Alternatively, it symbolizes your resilience and your ability to bounce back from some adversity or hardship.   I

Alms

To dream that you are giving alms represent your giving nature.  

Aloe

To use aloe in your dream suggests that you are ready to heal from some emotional wound. You are ready to forgive or forget about someone’s betrayal.   

Alone

To dream that you are alone indicates feelings of rejection. You may be feeling that no one understand you. 

Alphabet

*Please see Letters

Altar

To see the altar in your dream suggests that you are making a great personal sacrifice. You may also be expressing concerns about your spirituality. The dream may also be a pun on your need to “alter” some behavior, attitude or aspect of your life. 

To see a priest at the altar in your dream signifies strife and disharmony in both your work and home. The dream may also point to some guilt that you are suppressing and refusing to acknowledge.

To dream that you are kneeing in front of the altar represents unfulfilled desires.  

Altar Boy

To see or dream that you are an altar boy symbolizes innocence and purity.  

Alum

To see alum in your dream signifies frustrations on plans that you have set for yourself.

To dream that you taste alum denotes that you have feelings of regret and remorse over the evil you have done onto an innocent person.  

Aluminum

To see aluminum in your dream signifies your ability to retain what is valuable to you. You are happy with what you have. What may seem insignificant to others is important to you.  

Alzheimer’s Disease

To dream that you or someone has Alzheimer’s Disease refers to your fear of letting go of the past. You are holding on to old memories for fear of forgetting about them. Alternatively, the dream may be an anxiety dream where you are overly worried about forgetting an important date, appointment or event. If someone in your waking life is suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease, then the dream may represent the stress and/or sadness of dealing with the disease.    

Ambassador

To dream that you are an ambassador suggests that you need to be more diplomatic in a situation.  

Amber

To see amber in your dream symbolizes the sun and positive energy. Amber is said to have natural healing power. Some believe that the amber can heal sore eyes, sprained limbs or arthritis. Thus the amber in your dream could mean you need to be healed in some way. 

Alternatively, to see amber in your dream represents resurrection. Something in your past will prove to be extremely important to your future. It could mean a situation or relationship in your waking life that was once lively, is now non-existent. You feel trapped or that your life is too rigid and inflexible. You need to change your outdated way of thinking and old ideas.  

Ambulance

To see an ambulance in your dream indicates that your careless activities and indiscretion may lead to major problems and complications. This dream may also stem from your own fears of contracting a disease or your deteriorating health. Perhaps,  you should cease what you are doing and pay closer attention to some waking situation.

To see an ambulance full of wounded passengers signifies a fear of letting go your old Self and making space for the new you. You are projecting your emotional wounds and painful experiences onto others.  Alternatively, it may also mean that you are hanging around the wrong crowd and are doing yourself more harm than good.

To dream that someone is hit by an ambulance suggests that some aspect of your psyche is injured and needs immediate care and attention.  

Ambush

To dream that you have been ambushed forewarns of a danger lurking near you. Your situation has taken an unanticipated turn for the worse. You have been prevented from reaching your goals or destination.

To dream that you are lying in ambush indicates that you will use underhanded means to achieve your goals.  

America

If you are from America and dream of America then the dream symbolizes independence and freedom to do what you want. If you are from outside of America, then the dream may represent commercialism, riches, or abundance. Your own political views will also strongly influence this imagery.  

Amethyst

To see an amethyst in your dream signifies peace of mind and satisfaction in your professional and personal life. You are content with where you are in your life. It does not take much to make you happy. 

To dream that you lose an amethyst signifies heartbreaks and disappointments in love.  

Amish

To see or dream that you are Amish suggests that you need to concentrate on the more important things and basic necessities in life. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are wishing for a more simplified life.   

Ammonia

To see or smell ammonia in your dream indicates that there is some distressing or offensive matter that you need to confront.  

Ammunition

To see ammunition in your dream suggests that you are utilizing your power to persuade or protect. Alternatively, it may indicates that you are trying to get your way via destructive means.  

Amnesia

To dream that you have amnesia suggests that you are trying to block out the rejected or negative aspect of yourself. You are afraid of change.   

Amorous

To dream that you are amorous symbolizes temptations. Your personal desires and illicit pleasures may land you into trouble. You will find yourself engulfed in scandal.

To dream that others are amorous signifies that others will try to persuade you into illicit pleasures and abandon your own sense of morality.

To see animals amorous in your dream represent animalistic desires. Do not give in to temptation as they will be unfulfilling and unsatisfying.  

Amphisbaena

To see an Amphisbaena in your dream suggests that you are being pulled in two different directions. You are feeling overburdened and do not know whether you are coming or going. Your actions are counterproductive. Perhaps the dream represents some complicated love triangle. Alternatively, the dream signifies your desires for children.  

Amphitheater

To see or be in an amphitheater in your dream refers to the spreading of some wisdom or knowledge. 

Amplifier

To see an amplifier in your dream represents your need to be heard. You need to voice your opinion.  

Amputation

To dream that your limbs are amputated signifies abandoned talents and serious, permanent losses. It indicates your feelings of frustration, powerlessness and helplessness. Sometimes amputation may also represent a situation that you have been ignoring and has finally reached a crisis point. In particular, to dream that your arms are amputated suggests that you lack motivation. Dreaming that your legs are amputated suggests that you are being limited. Something or someone is hindering your progress and where you want to go in life. 

Amulet

To see or wear an amulet in your dream indicates your need to feel protected. You are gathering your strength together. 

Amusement Park

To see or be in an amusement park in your dream indicates that you need to set some time for more relaxation and enjoyment in your life. The rides, booths and elements in the amusement park are an expression of some aspect of yourself or some area in your life. Look up the symbolism of specific rides for more details. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are too easily distracted lately.

To dream that the amusement park is empty or abandoned suggests that you need to open yourself to more fun and adventure. 

To dream that the rides at the amusement park are breaking down means that something in your life is not going as expected.

To dream that the amusement park is closed suggests that you are denying yourself your time for fun and leisure. You need a break. 

Anaconda

To see an anaconda in your dream symbolizes your creativity and potential. This snakes also calls attention to your sexuality and your need to be more in tune with your own sexuality. 

*Please See Also Snake.

Anal Sex

To dream about anal sex represents submission. You may be afraid to yield to the wants and desires of others. 

Analyst

To dream that you are an analyst suggests that you  need to take a closer look at your behavior and actions. 

To see an analyst in your dream indicates that you are not acting appropriately in some situation in your life.

Anarchy

To see anarchy in your dream suggests that you need to show some restraint when expressing yourself.

Ancestors

To dream about your ancestors suggest that you are acknowledging your inherited traits and tradition. You may be trying to hold on to the past and preserve it.  

Anchor

To see an anchor in your dream signifies stability and security. You may be in search for a solid foundation or a firmer ground in your life. Alternatively, an anchor indicates that you are someone who stands firmly on your views and opinions. 

On the other hand, an anchor may be seen as a symbol for something that is holding you back and restraining your freedom. Consider a relationship that may not be working or a career that is going nowhere for you. 

Ancient

To dream of an ancient theme symbolizes your sense of foundation. You are well-grounded and are able to learn from your past. 

Andirons

To see andirons supporting burning logs in your dream indicate that you have the support of your friends and family. They are there for you.  

Androgynous

To see an androgynous person in your dream suggests that you are looking to bring together opposing sides and views. Some aspect of your life requires integration. 

Androids

To see or dream that you are an android suggests that you have lost your liveliness and sense of spirit. Your life is becoming to monotonous. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are acting without thinking. 

Anecdote

To tell or read an anecdote in your dream indicates that there is some life lesson or moral that you need to learn or recognize. Alternatively, it refers to your idealistic notions. 

Anemone

To see anemones in your dream represent distrust and/or death. It is indicative of a transitional phase in your life. 

Anesthesia

To be under anesthesia in your dream suggests that you are trying to suppress your emotions instead of confronting them. There may be situation in your life that you are desperately trying to avoid. You are refusing to take responsibility for your actions. 

Aneurysm

To dream that you have an aneurysm indicates that you are under some sort of pressure. There is a situation or problem that is causing you a lot of stress.  If the aneurysm is in your brain, then it implies that you are under mental stress. If it is near your heart, then it indicates emotional stress.  

Angels

To see angels in your dream symbolize goodness, purity, protection, comfort and consolation. Pay careful attention to the message that the angels are trying to convey. These messages serve as a guide toward greater fulfillment and happiness. Alternatively, it signifies an unusual disturbance in your soul.  Angels may appear in your dream as a result of your wicked and mean-hearted activities. 

To dream that you are an angel suggests that you are feeling good about something your said or did. 

In particular, to see three angels in your dream symbolize some sort of divinity. It is considered a particularly spiritual and holy dream. 

To see an angel holding a scroll in your dream indicates a highly spiritual dream. Your future and goals are more clearer to you. The message on the scroll is particularly significant. 

Anger

To dream that you are holding or expressing anger symbolizes frustrations and disappointments in your Self. You tend to repress your negative emotions or project your anger  onto others. You need to look within yourself.  

Being angry in your dream may have been carried over from your waking life. Dreams function as a safe outlet where you can express your strong and/or negative emotions. You are suppressing your anger and aggression, instead of consciously acknowledging them. 

Angling

To dream that you are angling is a good omen of fortune and luck. 

Animals

To see animals in your dream represent your own physical characteristic, primitive desires, and sexual nature, depending on the qualities of the particular animal. Animals symbolize the untamed and uncivilized aspects of yourself. Thus, to dream that you are fighting with an animal signifies a hidden part of yourself that you are trying to reject and push back into your subconscious. Refer to the specific animal in your dream.

To dream that animals can talk represent superior knowledge. Its message is often some form of wisdom.  Alternatively, a talking animal denotes your potential to be all that you can be. 

To dream that you are saving the life of an animal suggests that you are successfully acknowledging certain emotions and characteristics represented by the animal.  The dream may also stem from feelings of inadequacy or being overwhelmed. If you are setting an animal free, then it indicates an expression and release of your own primal desires.

To see lab animals in your dream suggest that an aspect of yourself is being repressed. You feel that you are not able to fully express your desires and emotions. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to experiment with your fears, choices, and beliefs. Try not to limit yourself.  

*See Also Dream Themes: Animals

Animation

To dream that you are watching animation suggests that you can find the humor and comedy in most situations. You are taking things light-heartedly.  

*Please See Also Cartoon.

Anime

To dream that you are watching anime represents your carefree attitude. 

To dream that you are an anime character suggests that you need to be more expressive. You need to convey your emotions more clearly.  

Animosity

To dream that there is animosity towards you suggests that you need to reevaluate a situation and rethink your issues of morality.  

Ankh

To see an ankh in your dream symbolizes empowerment, infinite knowledge, sexual connection or eternity. 

Ankle

To dream about your ankles indicates that you are seeking support and direction in your life. Ask yourself where you want to be headed.

To sprain your ankle in your dream suggests that you are experiencing some obstacles or difficulties in your progress.  

Ankle Monitor

To see or dream that you are wearing an ankle monitor indicates that you are feeling scrutinized about every step or decision your make. You are afraid of making a wrong move.  

Anklet

To see or wear an anklet in your dream refers to the way that your life going and the decisions you made to get to where you are. It also signifies passion and lust.   

Anniversary

To dream about your anniversary represents acceptance or appreciation of some aspect of yourself. Consider the type of anniversary. If it is a wedding anniversary, then it symbolizes a celebration of love. You need to accept love into your life. If it is an anniversary of a death or some solemn occasion, then it suggests a new start. The dream may simply mean a reminder of some important date.    

Annoy

To feel annoyed in your dream represents annoyances that you are feeling in your waking life. Something in your mind is bothering you and you need to express them.  

Annulment

To dream that you are getting an annulment suggests that you are in denial about something.  

Anorexia

To dream that you have anorexia represents your lack of self-acceptance and self-esteem. You need to learn to love yourself and accept who you are instead of punishing yourself. The dream symbolizes your quest for perfection.  

Answering Machine

To see an answering machine in your dream suggests that you are not listening to a message that someone around you is trying to convey. Perhaps you are experiencing difficulties and frustration in understanding some idea or viewpoint.  

Antarctica

To dream that you are in Antarctica represents the challenges and hardships in your waking life and your ability to endure it all.

To dream that you live in Antarctica symbolizes your tenacity and drive, even though the odds may be against you.  

Anteater

To see an anteater in your dream indicates that you need to proceed with caution in some endeavor.   

Antelope

To see an antelope in your dream suggests that your high ambitions will only be achieved through a great expenditure of energy. You will experience much success as a result of your dedication. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you to flee or retreat from some situation.

To see an antelope collapse in your dream means that you are at fault for a broken-up love affair.  

Antenna

To see an antenna in your dream represents your communication with your surroundings. Consider the condition of the antenna to determine your ability to transmit your ideas and convey your thoughts to others. 

Anthill 

To see an anthill in your dream suggests that you are trying to avoid doing any hard work. You are feeling lazy.  

Antibiotics 

To dream that you are taking antibiotics suggests that there is some negativity that you are trying to protect yourself against.   

Antidote

To dream that you need an antidote suggests that you are seeking some sort of balance in your life. You may be looking to right a wrong that you have done in the past.  

Antifreeze

To see or use antifreeze in your dream suggests that you are being emotionally cold and perhaps need to warm up to others more.   

Antique

To see antiques in your dream represent your time honored values, tradition, wisdom and inherited personal characteristics. It symbolizes something genuine or proven. Certain things in your past are worth holding onto or worth keeping. If you do not like or appreciate antiques, then is suggests that you are moving away from outdated childhood conditioning or old modes of thinking. On a negative note, you may be discarding or rejecting something of value that you should really be embracing and heeding.  

Antiseptic

To dream that you are using an antiseptic symbolizes healing and cleansing. You need to stay away from negative thoughts and  think more positively.  

Antlers

To see antlers in your dream are representative of masculine sexuality, male aggression and assertiveness. It may also be symbolic of a trophy or prize.  

Ants

To see ants in your dream signify your general dissatisfaction in your daily life. You are feeling neglected and insignificant. Or petty things will annoy you throughout the following day. The dream may also be a metaphor on feeling antsy or restless. It may also be a pun on your “aunt”.

Ants also symbolize hard work, diligence, cooperation and industry. Increase business activities are expected. On a less positive note, ants symbolize social conformity and mass action. In this regard, you may feel that your life is too structured and orderly.

According to the biblical interpretations, ants symbolize diligence concerning the things of God. Despite its small size, the ant lays up substance during times of plenty. (Prov 30:25)  

Anubis

To see Anubis in your dream indicates you are in search of clarity. You need some spiritual guidance. Alternatively, it suggests that death is near.  

Anus

To see your anus in your dream signifies negative emotions that you may be holding in and repressing. It represents feelings of guilt, shame, and self-worth. Alternatively, the anus is associated with either your generosity or stinginess. Consider also you or someone in your life who may be anal retentive and perhaps need to loosen up a bit.   

Anvil

To see an anvil in your dream signifies that you hold the power and key to your own success, although you will surely have to go through some struggle and difficulty to achieve your success.

To see a broken anvil in your dream denotes that you have let promising opportunities pass you by forever. 

Anxiety

To experience anxiety in your dream is a reflection of what you may be feeling during your waking life. You may have repressed thoughts,  unexpressed emotions, resentment, or hostility that are triggering your anxiety dream. This dream also suggests that you are taking on too many responsibilities.  

Apartment

To dream about an apartment refers to your financial or emotional state.  To dream of a large and lavish apartment means that you are headed in the right direction in life. Things will improve for you. To dream of a rundown or messy apartment indicates some financial or emotional turmoil in your life.  

Apes

To see an ape in your dream indicates deception, mischievous, and falsehood. Alternatively, it may refer that you or someone have gone “ape”.  You need to calm down. The ape may also symbolize your wild inner nature, particularly your sexual nature.   

Apocalypse

To dream of the apocalypse signifies an emotional and dramatic change taken place within yourself. The dream may also indicate the end of one kind of lifestyle and the beginning of another.  

Apollo

To see Apollo in your dream represents growth. As the sun god, he also signifies enlightenment and insight.   

Apologize

To dream that you are apologizing to someone refers to your desire for harmony and truth in your waking life. Perhaps you are feeling guilty about something. Or the dream is a way for your subconscious to alert you to some wrongdoing that you are responsible for. Alternatively, an apology symbolizes forgiveness. You need to let go of some grudge. 

To dream that someone is apologizing to you implies that you feel mistreated or wronged. Consider the significance of who is apologizing to you. Perhaps you feel you have betrayed an aspect of your own character.   

Apparel

*Please See Clothing.

Apparition

To see an apparition in your dream symbolizes your spirit for life. It may also be a message from your subconscious. Alternatively, the dream indicates that someone in your life in not really there for you. Although they are physically present, they are not mentally or emotionally there for you.  

Appear

To dream that things appear out of no where suggests that you need to utilize your intellect in a more creative and productive way. You need to think clearly and logically. Consider the symbolism of the objects that appear in your dreams for better understanding of your mind and its intellectual power.  

Appearance

To dream about your appearance indicates concerns over how others perceive you. If you appear disheveled in your dream, then it implies low self-esteem issues. If you have a good appearance, then it relates to your positive attitude and self confidence.   

Appetite

To dream of your appetite suggests that there is an area if your life that remains unfulfilled. If you feel hungry or thirsty, then it symbolizes lust and sexual desire.  

Applause

To hear applause in your dream indicates that you are seeking acclaim and recognition. You need to acknowledge yourself in some area or situation in your life.

To dream that you are applauding another suggests that you need show more appreciation and praise. Try to be a motivator.  

Apple Tree

To see an apple tree in your dream symbolizes grandeur and magnificence. You are feeling larger than life.   

Apples

To see apples growing in a tree in your dream symbolize knowledge, wisdom and great prosperity. Rewards are on the horizon for you. Consider also the common phrase, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” which may imply that you need to take better care of your health.  Perhaps you need to go to the doctor.  Or the dream may also be a metaphor for an apple computer. 

To dream that you are eating an apple denotes harmony, pleasure, and fertility. In a biblical sense, eating an apple symbolizes your sexual appetite, lustful desires, and sexual awareness  as associated with the apple in the Garden of Eden.

To see green apples represent developing love or love that has yet to blossom. 

To see rotten or eaten apples in your dream, indicates that whatever you are striving and aiming for may not be fulfilling, and even harmful to you. It may also represent neglect and carelessness.  

Appliance

To fix an appliance in your dream represents your need to work on your relationship and prevent it from falling apart. Consider the significance of the appliance for clues on specific area of the relationship.  

Application

To dream that you are filling out an application indicates that you are lacking something in your life. Consider the significance of what the application is for and how it relates to your waking life. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun that you need to “apply” yourself.  You need to put forth some effort in order to excel or succeed. 

Appointment

To dream that you are going to an appointment suggests that you need to be more goal-oriented. If you dream that you miss an appointment, then it indicates that you are not paying enough attention to some minor details and little things in life.   

Apprentice

To dream that you are an apprentice suggests that you will have to prove yourself in order to gain acceptance from your colleagues.  

Approval

To dream that you are looking for approval from someone indicates that you have some dependency issues. You need to stop pleasing others and start thinking about what is best for you.

To see the word “approved” in your dream indicates that you are making the right choice or decision in life. You are on the right track.

To dream that you approve something represents your sense of power.   

Apricot

To see apricots in your dream indicate that something is not what it seems. Perhaps you are in denial about something.

To dream that you are eating an apricot forewarns of approaching misfortune. If others are eating apricots, then it suggest that you will be surrounded by unpleasantness.  

April

To dream of the month of April denotes pleasure and profit are in store for you. In particular, to dream about April Fool’s day indicates that you are acting like a fool or being foolish.   

Apron

To see an apron in your dream suggests that you or someone is making a commitment to work on some familial task. You are trying to nurture some project. Alternatively, an apron symbolizes protection and secrecy.

To wear an apron in your dream indicates that you are in a submissive position. You are letting others tell you what to do.  

Aquamarine

To see aquamarine in your dream symbolizes youth, vitality, creativity, and hope. The dream may be telling you that you need to open the line of communication with someone. It may also share some significance with the symbol for water.  

Aquarium

To see an aquarium in your dream signifies that you have acknowledged your emotions but have not yet confronted them. Thus, it may refer to your subconscious thoughts or repressed sexual desires. Also, you may feel that your life is going nowhere or that you feel it is going in circles. Alternatively, the aquarium may indicate that you need to calm down and set some time for yourself to relax and unwind.  

Aquarius

To dream that someone is an Aquarius represents new ideas, individuality and innovation. You are looking ahead and preparing yourself for the future. It also refers to an aspect of yourself that wants everyone within a group to be happy and satisfied.  

Aqueduct

To see an aqueduct in your dream symbolizes your spiritual path.  

Arbiter

To dream that you are an arbiter refers to your control and power over some matter. You feel that you are above the rules.

To see or work with an arbiter in your dream implies that you are feeling powerless. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are looking for a resolution to some conflict or problem in your life. The arbiter may represent a spiritual message.  

Arc

To see or draw an arc in your dream implies that you are experiencing some setbacks in your plans or goals.  

Arcade

To see or dream that you are at an arcade suggests that you need to look back to a previous event or experience that brought you much joy and amusement. You want to go back to the good ‘ole days. The dream arcade also serves as a temporary escape from reality. You are trying to numb and block out your problems. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are manipulating others or that you feel manipulated.  

Arch

To see an arch in your dream represents your support system.

To dream that you are passing under an arch signifies new opportunities. You are headed toward a different direction or phase in your life.  

Archaeology

To dream about archaeology indicates your discovery and acknowledgement of your subconscious.   

Archaeologist

To dream that you are an archaeologist suggests that you need to learn from past experiences or that you need to look to the past to find answers to present issues.  

Archbishop

To see an archbishop in your dream suggests that someone has power over you and are making you do things that you do not necessarily want to do. Alternatively, you are feeling confined or restricted. You will experience many obstacles and setbacks before achieving success and prestige.   

Archery

To see archery in your dream suggests that you are setting your goals and planning your direction in life. It signifies attainment and fulfillment of your goals.  

Architect

To see an architect in your dream indicates that your creativity is being put to work. You are taking on a new project which will require such creativity.

To dream that you are an architect suggests your need for visual stimulation.  

Architecture

*Please See Building.

Arctic

To dream that you are in the Arctic symbolizes your emotional state. You may be feeling cold and rigid. Alternatively, it suggests that you are feeling isolated and lonely.  

B

To see the letter B in your dream is a pun on “to be”. Perhaps the dream is telling you to “let it be”.   

Baboon

To see a baboon in your dream suggests that you need to be more expressive in your feelings. You need to be more direct in telling others how you feel. On the hand, it could be saying that you are expressing yourself in an inappropriate manner.    

Baby

To see a baby in your dream signifies innocence, warmth and new beginnings.  Babies symbolize something in your own inner nature that is pure, vulnerable, helpless and/or uncorrupted. If you dream that the baby is smiling at you, then it suggests that you are experiencing pure joy. You do not ask for much to make you happy. If you find a baby in your dream, then it suggests that you have acknowledged your hidden potential. If you dream that you forgot you had a baby, then it suggests that you are trying hide your own vulnerabilities; you do not want to let others know of your weaknesses. Alternatively, forgetting about a baby represents an aspect of yourself that you have abandoned or put aside due to life’s changing circumstances. The dream may serve as a reminder that it is time for you to pick up that old interest, hobby, or project again.

If you dream that you are on your way to the hospital to have a baby, then it signifies your issues of dependency and your desires to be completely cared for. Perhaps you are trying to get out of some responsibility. If you are pregnant in real life, then a more direct interpretation may simply mean that you are experiencing some anxieties of making it to the hospital when the time comes. 

To dream of a crying baby symbolizes a part of yourself that is deprived of attention and needs to be nurtured. Alternatively, it represents your unfulfilled goals and a sense of lacking in your life. If you dream that a baby is neglected, then it suggests that you are not paying enough attention to yourself. You are not utilizing your full potential. Alternatively, this dream could represent your fears about your own children and your ability to protect and to provide for them. 

To dream about a starving baby represents your dependence on others. You are experiencing some deficiency in your life that needs immediate attention and gratification.

To see yourself or someone as a baby in your dream refers to your desire to be cared for and nurtured. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you or someone is behaving immaturely.

To dream that a baby is walking or dancing refers to the potential and possibilities that life has in stored for you. The future looks bright. The dream may also be a metaphor that you need to take baby steps in your relationship, toward your goal, in a work project or whatever undertaking. If you have a baby in real life, then the dream is a reflection of your hopes for that baby.

To dream of an extremely small baby symbolizes your helplessness and your fears of letting others become aware of your vulnerabilities and incompetence. You may be afraid to ask for help and as a result tend to take matters into your own hands.

To see a dead baby in your dream symbolizes the ending of something that was once a part of you.

To dream that you are dipping a baby in and out of water signifies regression. You are regressing to a time where you had no worries and responsibilities. Alternatively, such a scenario is reminisce of when the baby is in the fetus and in its comfort zone. In fact, some expectant mothers even give birth in a pool, because the environment in the water mimics the environment in the uterus. It is less traumatic for the baby as it emerges into the world. So perhaps, the dream represents your search for your own comfort zone.   

Baby Bottle

To see a baby bottle in your dream represents your issues of dependency. You are relying too much on others. If you are drinking from a baby bottle, then the dream means that you need are emotionally immature. You need to grow up.   

Baby Carriage

To see a baby carriage in your dream symbolizes your desire for a family or longing for a baby. If the baby carriage is empty, then it indicates sadness or an unfulfilled goal. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to cater to the needs of your own inner child.    

Baby Clothes

To see baby clothes in your dream suggests that you are expressing yourself in a more subtle way. Alternatively, baby clothes represent your former ways of thinking or old habits which you have outgrown.  

Baby Food

To see or feed baby food in your dream indicates that nurturance and care is needed in a waking situation. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor to indicate that you need to eat smaller portions of food.    

To eat or dream that you are being fed baby food indicates that you are being forced to re-learn something that you already know.    

Baby Shower

To dream of a baby shower suggests that you are welcoming a new start. You are given a chance to start over again and do things differently this time around. You have a new found faith in life itself.    

Babysitter

To dream that you are babysitting suggests that you need to care for the child within yourself.

To see or call for a babysitter in your dream indicates that you need to acknowledge and work on your inner child.   

Bachelor

To meet a bachelor in your dream suggests that you are seeking freedom in your love life.  For a man to dream that he is a bachelor indicates that he is having difficulty with gaining his own sense of self or freedom in a relationship. Alternatively, the bachelor represents your masculine side.   

Back-biting

To dream of back-biting about someone warns that you will cause harm to someone if you continue on your current course. Think twice over your actions and its consequences.

To dream that someone is back-biting you signifies that you will have some family problems.     

Back

To dream of your back represents your attitudes, strengths, burdens and stance in the world. It may also relate to stress and pressure that someone is putting on you.

To see a naked back in your dream symbolizes secrets that you may have kept from others or aspects of yourself that you have kept hidden and shielded away. Consider the phrase, “watch your back!”; this dream may be telling you to do just that. Traditionally, seeing a back in your dream forewarns that you should not lend money to anyone. In particular, lending money to friends will cause a rift in your relationship.

To see a person turn their back on you signifies that you will be deeply hurt as a result of envy and jealousy.   

Backbone

*Please see Spine.

Backdoor

To see a backdoor in your dream suggests that you need to search a little harder to find an answer to your problem. Sometimes the solution may not be obvious.  Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are trying to find short cuts to do things.    

Backflips

To dream that you are doing backflips suggests that you are going out of your way to help or please someone. You may feel under-appreciated or that your work is going unnoticed.   

*Please see also Cartwheels.

Backgammon

To see a backgammon game in your dream represents an unwelcome guest.

To dream that you lose at backgammon symbolizes misfortune and unlucky in love. You seem to seek out the wrong type of people and your pursuit for love will be a rocky path.   

Background

*Please See Landscape.

Backpack

To see or carry a backpack in your dream represents the decisions and responsibilities  that are weighing your down.    

Backpacking

To dream that you are backpacking symbolizes your self-sufficiency and survival skills. You may be reflecting on all the obstacles and adversities that you have overcame.   

Backseat

To dream that you are sitting in the backseat of a car suggests that you are no longer in control of your life.  You may be feeling overpowered, dominated and being told what to do. You need to start taking back control of your life. 

To dream that someone is sitting in your backseat highlights your own position of power and control. Someone else’s destiny or fate is in your hands.    

Backstab

To dream that you are backstabbing someone represents your ruthlessness. Your character is being called into question.

To dream that someone has backstabbed you signifies feelings of insecurity. You have a lot going on in your life at the moment and believe someone is out to get you.   

Backstage

To dream that you are backstage symbolizes opportunities and access. You need to make sure to take advantage of this limited time opportunity. Alternatively, the dream indicates that there are aspects of yourself that you are reluctant to express or show.  Or it may also mean that you need to look at some situation or problem from a new perspective.   

Backstroke

To dream that you are doing the backstroke suggests that although you are acknowledging your emotions,  you are not confronting them head on.    

Backward

To dream that you are walking or moving backwards indicates that your current course of action may be counter-productive. Whatever you are looking for in life seems to be moving away from you. Thus, you may feel a sense of failure or belief that you are unable to achieve your goals and aspirations. On the other hand, moving backwards in your dream indicate that you need to back off or retreat from a situation that you are currently facing in your waking life.     sdoommaerd is spelled backwards.

Backyard

To dream about your backyard represents your childhood memories or your subconscious. Alternatively, dreaming of your backyard refers to the secrets you are keeping. There are some aspects of your life which you want to keep hidden and out of the view of others. The dream also represents some aspect of your life that you have taken for granted. Consider also the phrase “not in my backyard.” In other words, everything is okay as long as it does not happen to you or occur in your own home. The condition of the yard is also symbolic of how well you maintain and balance aspects of your life.    

Bacon

To see bacon in your dream symbolizes essentials, staples, and life’s supply. It may also be a play on the common phase “bringing home the bacon” to refer to earning a living.

To see bacon that has gone rancid in your dream suggests a forbidden situation.    

Bad

To dream that you are feeling bad suggests that you are off balance, off centered, or even feeling worthless.   

Bad Breath

To dream that you have bad breath suggests that you need to think twice before opening your mouth. Think about what you are saying first before expressing yourself and offending others.   

Badge

To see or flash a badge in your dream represents recognition of your position. You are held in high honor and prestige. You regard yourself highly. Alternatively, it signifies your need to belong and to be part of something.   

Badger

To see a badger in your dream signifies your persistence and final victory over your opponents. The dream may also be a pun on how you are badgering others or vice versa. Perhaps someone, especially someone of power is bothering you and giving you a difficult time.   

Badminton

To play or watch a badminton game in your dream indicates that you need to make a decision quickly or else opportunities will pass you by.  You need to learn to keep up.   

Bag

To see a bag in your dream represents the responsibilities that you carry. If the bag is ripped or torn, then it indicates that you are carrying a lot of burden. The symbol may be a metaphor for an “old bag” and refer to someone who is old.

To dream of a bag full of junk symbolizes that you are burdened with worries and problems; you have to find a way on unloading some of this burden.   

Bagel

To see or eat a bagel in your dream  suggests that there is key element missing from your life. You are not completely whole.  Alternatively, it refers to sexual urges.    

Baggage

To see or carry baggage in your dream refers to the problems and things that you are carrying on your shoulders and weighing your down. You feel that you are being held back by past emotions or problems. Alternatively, baggage symbolizes your identity.    

Bagpipe

To see or hear bagpipes in your dream signify strength and virility. You will overcome your struggles.    

Bail

To dream that you are making bail symbolizes your need to accept help in your business dealings. This dream is trying to make you acknowledge that it is perfectly all right to accept a helping hand.    

Bailiff

To see a bailiff in your dream suggests that you have crossed a certain boundary and now must be held accountable for your actions.  

To dream that a bailiff is arresting you signifies your need to improve your business ethics. Your integrity is being called into question. Alternatively, the dream points to conflict in your waking life.    

Bait

To see bait in your dream suggests that you may be fishing for a deal or a compliment. It may also indicate your desire to lure or entice someone.    

Bake-house

To see a bake-house in your dream signifies danger and pitfalls that you may be encountering in your waking life.    

Bakery

To see a bakery in your dream signifies richness and success. Your future will be an enjoyable, pleasant and filled with satisfaction.    

Baking

To dream that you are baking represents your creative self and you ability to make things happen. If you are mixing  ingredients together that you normally would not combine, then it suggests that you need to find a connection between two seemingly different things. Perhaps these things that seem incompatible may yield surprising but positive results.     

Balance

To dream that you lose your balance suggests that you are having difficulty weighing your options and choices in some situation.    

Balance Beam

To dream that you are walking on a balance beam indicates that there is a situation that requires your focus and full attention. Alternatively, the dream may  be a metaphor for the various aspects that you are trying to balance in your life.     

Balcony

To see or dream that you are on a balcony refers to your desire to be seen and noticed.  You are searching for prestige and higher status. It may also mean that you are on your way up the social ladder. If the balcony is clean, then it indicates that you are looked up to by others. If the balcony is old, then it suggests that your public image is in need of repair. Alternatively, the balcony could signify your ambivalence regarding a situation. You are feeling torn or undecided.     

Bald

To dream that you are going bald suggests a lack of self-esteem or worries about getting older. Alternatively, baldness symbolizes humility, purity, and personal sacrifice. You are at a stage in your life where you are confident in fully exposing yourself.    

*Please see also Hair.

Ball

To see or play with a ball in your dream symbolizes completeness and wholeness. It may also indicate that you need to be more in tune with the inner child within. The dream may also be a metaphor for the testicles. Consider also the phrase, “he’s got balls” to indicate guts and strength.

To dream that you are watching a ball game indicates that you need to take more initiative. Your lack of action may  stem from your shyness which you must overcome. Perhaps you are too overly self-conscious. 

To attend a ball in your dream refers to your celebration of life. You are in a good place and are embracing what life has to offer.   

Ballerina

To dream that you are a ballerina suggests that you are moving through the obstacles of your life effortlessly. You feel unrestricted. It is also a symbol of innocence, frailty, and vulnerability. Alternatively, you may feel unable to attain and measure up to society’s ideals of beauty.   

To see someone you know as a ballerina indicates that this person is tiptoeing around certain issues instead of confronting it.  

Ballet

To dream that you are watching a ballet symbolizes balance, cooperation, and harmony.

To see or wear ballet slippers in your dream represents your understanding of the principles of balance and grace. You carry yourself with much poise and get along well with others.    

Ballet Shoes

To see or wear ballet shoes in your dream means that you need to approach a certain problem or situation with attention, care and decisiveness. Wearing ballet shoes can also imply that you are well balanced and level headed.    

Balloon

To see balloons in your dream indicate declining hopes and disappointments in your search for love. A situation in your life will take a turn downward. Balloons also represent arrogance and an inflated opinion of yourself. 

To dream that you or someone is blowing up a balloon represents your aspirations, goals and ambitions. You are experiencing renewed hope.  

To see black balloons in your dream symbolizes depression, especially if the balloons are descending.

To see an ascending balloon in your dream signifies frustrating conditions in your life in which you are seeking to rise above. You are expressing a desire to escape. On a positive note, balloons symbolize celebration and festivities. You need to acknowledge your inner child.

To see a balloon pop in your dream  symbolizes an unrealized goal or dream. It may also represent the stresses in your life. The pressure may be starting to be too great for you to bear.

To see or dream that you are in a hot air balloon suggests that it is time to overcome your depression. The dream may be a metaphor indicating that you are losing your ground or your foothold on some situation/problem. Alternatively, it represents the process of  individuation and your quest to fulfill some spiritual needs. You feel the need to be elevated in someone’s eyes.    

Ballot

To see a ballot in your dream represents a decision that needs to be made. If your name is on a ballot, then it indicates that you are seeking support, approval or acceptance.    

Ballroom Dancing

To dream that you are ballroom dancing indicates success in your endeavors. You have a positive outlook in life and are willing try anything and give it your all.     

Baloney

*Please See Bologna

Bamboo

To see bamboo in your dream symbolizes trustworthiness, strength and resilience. You are able to easily bounce back from setbacks and disappointments in your life. Alternatively, it refers to strong ties/bonds and fair dealings.

To dream that the bamboo is soft or rotting suggests that there is imbalance in your waking life.     

Bananas

To see bananas in your dream may be a metaphor for repressed sexual urges and desires. It is a phallic symbol and represents masculine sexuality.

To dream that you are eating bananas indicate that your hard work will be met with little rewards or gains. 

To see banana peels in your dream implies that you need to be careful about slipping up and making a mistake. If the banana peels are rotting, then it represents some irreversible mistake.     

Band

To see a band or play with a band in your dream represents a sense of community and belonging. The dream may also be a pun on banding together and need for cooperation/unity.    

Bandages

To dream that you have bandages indicate your need to heal. You may be feeling emotionally wounded and are trying to cover/shield your hurt from others.  Consider where on the body was the bandage for more additional clues.

To dream that someone is throwing bandages at you suggests that someone is causing you some emotional pain. You are hurting on the inside, but manage to keep a happy appearance on the outside.   

Bandana

To see or wear a bandana in your dream suggests that you need to look at issue or problem more objectively. You need to think through your options more carefully.     

Bandit

To see or dream that you are a bandit indicates primitive sexuality and primal lust.    

Banish

*Please See Exile.

Banjo

To dream that you are playing a banjo represents togetherness. You need to cherish your time spent with friends.

To hear or see someone playing a banjo in your dream signifies a joyous and happy occasion.    

Bank

To see a bank in your dream denotes your desires for financial security. The dream may be trying to offer reassurance and that your fears of financial instability are unfounded.

To dream that you are robbing a bank signifies that you are expending too much energy and are in danger of depleting your inner resources. Alternatively, it indicates that money that is due to you is being delayed.     

*Please see also Vault.

Banker

To see a banker in your dream suggests that you are experiencing financial difficulties or money problems and may be too proud to get help. You are feeling out of control.

Bankrupt

To dream that you are bankrupt indicates that you need to start taking measures to protect  yourself and your resources. You may be feeling emotionally drained or physically overworked. The dream may be a sign of depression. Alternatively, to dream that you are bankrupt symbolizes feelings of insecurity.    

Banner

To see a banner in your dream indicates your willingness to stand up and fight for a cause or common goal. A banner also means the need for better organization and planning.     

Banquet

To dream that you are at a banquet indicates that you are emotionally malnourished. You are seeking emotional stimulation.    

*Please See Also Feast.

Banyan

To see a banyan tree in your dream represents shelter and protection. It also denotes the connection between the spiritual and the earthly.     

Baptism

To see a baby being baptized in your dream represents renewal, a new way of being, a new attitude toward life, or a new approach toward others. 

To dream that you are being baptized suggests that your sins and impure thoughts are being washed away. Perhaps you are feeling guilty about something that you have done and are seeking forgiveness. Immersion in water represents death, whereas emergence signifies resurrection. You need to let go of your old negative self, so that the new you can emerge and be successful. 

On a spiritual note, this dream signifies your renewed faith in God. You are coming closer to self-realization and spiritual fulfillment.    

Bar

To dream that you are at a public bar signifies your desire to escape from the stresses of your daily life and retreat into a light-hearted environment where pleasure abounds. Alternatively, you are seeking acceptance in some aspect of your daily life.  The dream may also be a pun on being “barred” from some place or something. You are feeling excluded or held back by circumstances beyond your control. 

To see a metal bar in your dream represents your own inner strength. You have the ability and tools to build a solid foundation and future. Alternatively, metal bars symbolize defiance and aggression.    

*Please See Prison.

Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah

To dream that you are at a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah ceremony represents a transitional phase into adulthood.  It indicates your social responsibilities, sense of morality, mental reasoning, and hopes.     

Barbarian

To see or dream that you are a  barbarian represents the savage and instinctual aspect of your character. Perhaps you are being a little too rough or brash. Alternatively, the dream may also refer to your sexuality and your wild side.    

Barbecue

To dream of a barbecue refers to a minor issue or transformation occurring in your waking life.  

To dream that you are barbecuing symbolizes togetherness, relaxation, and ease.    

Barbed Wire

To see barbed wire in your dream represents difficulty in breaking through or getting your point across to someone.

To dream that you are caught in barbed wire symbolizes oppression and confinement. You are feeling trapped and restricted in some relationship.     

Barber

*Please See Hairdresser.

Barber’s Pole

To see a barber’s pole in your dream indicates that you are contemplating a change in your life. Alternatively, the symbol represents some childhood memory or a piece of nostalgia.    

Barbie Doll

To see a Barbie doll in your dream represents society’s ideals.  You may feel that you are unable to meet the expectations of others.  Alternatively, the Barbie doll refers to the desire to escape from daily responsibilities. It may serve to bring you back to your childhood where life was much simpler and more carefree.    

Barcode

To see a barcode in your dream symbolizes automation, simplification and ease. Alternatively, the dream represents an impersonal relationship in your waking  life. You are feeling alienated.    

Barefoot

To dream that you are barefoot represents your playful attitudes and relaxed, carefree frame of mind. Alternatively, being barefoot indicates poverty, lack of mobility, or misunderstanding. You have low self-esteem and lack confidence in yourself. Or you may be dealing with issues concerning your self-identity. You are unprepared for what is ahead for you.  

To dream that you are walking barefoot on a construction site means that you are not ready to put in the work necessary to improve your mind or body. Perhaps you are in denial that you need any improvement. 

Bargain

To dream that you are bargaining for something indicates that you are being undervalued. Perhaps you are not putting in as much effort into a project or relationship as you should be.  Consider the symbolism of the item and how you feel about it in your dream.    

Baritone

To hear a baritone voice in your dream indicates deceit and suspicion. You need to pay close attention to the words of the voice.    

Bark

To hear barking in your dream suggests that you are annoying those around you with grumpiness and fussiness. The dream may also be analogous to your tendency of barking orders at people, instead of asking or talking kindly. Alternatively, barking refers to unhappy and disgruntled companions.    

Barley

To see or eat barley in your dream signifies good health, progress, and satisfaction with your life.    

Barn

To see a barn in your dream signifies the feelings that are kept in your subconscious. There is a possibility that you may be holding back your instinctual action or natural urges.     

Barnacles

To see barnacles in your dream suggest that there is a situation you need to confront head on before it gets out of control.    

Barometer

To see a barometer in your dream represents the state of your inner feelings and how you are coping with emotions or situations.    

Barracks

To dream that you are living in barracks suggest that you are in a restrictive situation. You need to bring some change in your life.    

Barrel

To see an empty barrel in your dream signifies unfulfilled needs and emotional emptiness. If there is something inside the barrel, consider the significance of the contents. If you are putting a stopper into a barrel, then it suggests that you need to hold onto what you have. Perhaps you are feeling a little instable or insecure about your position or status in life.    

Barrette

To see or wear a barrette in your dream indicates that you are open to a new idea. Alternatively, you are ready to show the world a whole new you.    

Barricade

*Please See Barrier

Barrier

To see a barrier in your dream represents an obstacle to your emotional growth. You may feel hindered in fully expressing yourself.  The dream may also indicate your resistance to change.    

Barrister

To see a barrister with a white wig in your dream symbolizes wisdom and knowledge. The barrister may be a variation of the “wise old man” figure. You are looking for guidance and help in some area of your life.  Perhaps you are making an important decision.   

Bartender

To dream that you are a bartender suggests that you want to escape from the demands of your daily life. The dream may also be a pun to indicate that you are creating a barrier for yourself or that you are “barring” yourself from doing something.   

Baseball

To dream that you are attending a baseball game represents contentment and peace of mind. 

To dream that you are playing baseball denotes your need to set goals and achieve them. It is time to stop goofing around and set your sights for the long term. Consider the significance of the position you are playing. Alternatively, playing baseball may be analogous to sexual foreplay as in getting to first, second, or third base on a date. The game of baseball has sexual innuendos, where the masculine aspects is depicted by the bat and the feminine aspects is depicted in the form of the ball or the ballpark.

To dream that you are on a baseball field indicates that you need to pay attention to opportunities that are coming your way. 

To see a baseball field under construction refers to unresolved sexual issues.    

Baseball Bat

To see or hold a baseball bat in your dream represents your motivating and driving forces.  The dream may also be a pun on an “old bat” or old woman. Alternatively the baseball may be a phallic symbol and thus have sexual connotations.     

Basement

To dream that you are in a basement symbolizes your subconscious mind and intuition. The appearance of the basement is an indication of your subconscious state of mind and level of satisfaction. It represents primal urges, animalistic desires and basic needs. The dream may also be metaphor for “abasement” or being “debased”. Are you feeling humbled or unworthy?

To dream that the basement is in disarray and messy signifies some confusion in which you need to sort out. These are things that you have “stored” away or put aside in your mind because you do not know what to do with it or you do not have the time to deal with it. It may also represent your perceived faults and shortcomings.   

Basil

To see, smell, or taste basil in your dream refers to kindness, sweetness, and deep love.   

Basin

*Please see Bathtubs

Basket

To see a basket in your dream symbolizes the womb and physical body. It also represents the things that you are holding onto. If the basket is full, then it denotes abundance and fertility.   

Basketball

To dream that you are playing basketball indicates teamwork and cooperation. There is a situation in your waking life where you will need the cooperation and assistance of others in order to achieve a common goal.  Perhaps you are standing in the way of your own progress and need to ask for help.

To see a basketball in your dream suggests that you need to make the first move. You also need to concentrate and focus on your goals.   

*Please See Also Dunk.

Bass

To play bass in your dream represents the beat and rhythm of life. 

To sing bass in your dream symbolizes a solid foundation and groundwork for what is ahead.   

Bastard

To dream that you are a bastard suggests that you need to learn to give love in order to receive love.   

Basting

To dream that you are basting meat indicates that you are trying to incorporate a little more flavor and pizzazz in your life.   

Bath

To dream that you are taking a bath signifies a cleansing of your outer and inner self. You are washing away the difficult times. This dream may also be symbolic of ridding yourself of old ideas, notions, opinions, and other negativities. Your dream may be pointing toward forgiveness and letting go.

To dream that you are bathing someone suggests that you are seeking a closer connection with that person. It also points to your nurturing side.    

Bathing Suit

To dream that you are wearing a bathing suit suggests that you are feeling exposed or emotionally vulnerable. Consider how you feel in the swimsuit. If you are comfortable, then it signifies a life of ease, relaxation and leisure. If you feel uncomfortable, then it represents a lack of self confidence. If you are wearing a swimsuit in an inappropriate occasion, then it has similar significance as being naked in a dream.     

Bathrobe

To see or wear a bathrobe in your dream represents your personal needs or privacy issues. It also relates to sexual/intimate situations and your ability to confront and deal with them.   

Bathroom

To dream that you are in the bathroom relates to your instinctual urges. You may be experiencing some burdens/feelings and need to “relieve yourself”. Alternatively, a bathroom symbolizes purification and self-renewal. You need to cleanse yourself, both emotionally and psychologically.

To dream that you are in a public restroom with no stalls or that there are a lot of people around while you are trying to do your business signifies your frustrations about getting enough privacy. You are always putting others ahead of your own needs. As a result, you are lacking a sense of personal space. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are having difficulties letting go of old emotions. You are afraid that if you reveal these feelings, then others around you will judge and criticize you.

To dream that you are in a bathroom meant for the opposite sex suggests that you are overstepping your boundaries. You have crossed the line in some situation.

To dream that you can not find the bathroom or that you have difficulties finding one indicates that you have difficulties in releasing and expressing your emotions. You are holding back your true feelings about something.   

*Please also see Urination.  See The Meaning In Action: “Restroom Maze” , “Sitting On The Toilet“, “Filthy Stalls” & “Dogs In The Bathroom

Bathtubs

To see or be in a bathtub in your dream suggests a need for self-renewal and escape from everyday problems. You need to rid yourself of the burdens that you have been carrying. Alternatively, it indicates your mood for love and pursuit of pleasure and relaxation.  

To dream that you or someone has drowned in a bathtub indicates that you are not as ready as you had thought you were in facing your fears and emotions. You are feeling overwhelmed in confronting your repressed emotions. You need to take things more slowly, instead of trying to dive right in.   

Batman

To see Batman in your dream suggests that you need to utilize your wits and resources in order to help yourself or others. Perhaps your are not maximizing your full potential. You need to unleash the power from within. Stop looking for shortcuts to get you where you want. Alternatively, the dream implies that there is some wrongdoing that you need to rectify.   

Baton

To see or throw a baton in your dream represents your need for self expression and recognition in a dramatic way. In particular, to see a police baton symbolizes male sexuality or power.    

Bats

To see a bat in your dream symbolizes uncleanness, demons, and annoyances.  Alternatively, bats represent rebirth and unrealized potential. You need to let go of old habits. Your current path is not compatible with your new growth and new goals. It may also indicate some unknown situation and how  you are blindly entering into a situation or deal. You need to evaluate the facts more carefully. The dream may also been a pun on feeling “batty” or feeling crazy. 

To dream of a white bat signifies death of a family member.  To dream of a black bat signifies personal disaster.

To see a vampire bat in your dream suggests that a person in your life may be draining your of self-confidence and/or your resources.

According to Chinese folklore, if you see five bats in your dream, then it symbolizes good health, longevity, pace, wealth, and happiness.   

Battery

To see a battery in your dream symbolizes life energy and vitality. If the battery is dead, then it suggests that you are emotionally exhausted or feeling low.    

Batting

To dream that you are batting signifies confrontations. It is time for you to step up to the plate and accept your responsibilities.   

Battle

To be in or see a battle in your dream suggests that you are overworked. You need to give yourself a break. There is a conflict between your rational thinking and your irrational impulses. Alternatively, dreaming of a battle represents eroticism. You may be overly stimulated or you are trying to suppress your instinctual urges.

To dream that you win a battle indicates that you will achieve balance in various aspects of your life. If you lose the battle, then it means that you are unable to escape from current circumstances.   

Battlefield

To dream that you are on a battlefield represents some major conflict occurring in your waking life. It may indicate a new situation, new problem or new relationship which you need to solve and conquer.   

Battleship

To play the game Battleship in your dream signifies the “hit or miss” approach you have to life. You need to be more tactical or deliberate in your decision making. Do not leave it to chance.   

Bay

To see a bay in your dream represents understanding.  Something is become clearer to you. The dream may also suggest that you are keeping someone at a distance and not let them get too close to you, as in keeping them “at bay”.   

Bay Tree

To see a bay tree in your dream symbolizes immortality, longevity, resurrection, success, and victory. If the bay tree is located in your garden, then it represents protection. You may be seeking refuge from your emotions.   

Bay Window

To see a bay window in your dream indicates that you are trying to gain a different or wider perspective on things.    

Bayonet

To hear or play a bayonet in your dream suggests that you need to stand up and fight for your beliefs. Do not give up!    

BB Gun

To see or use a BB Gun in your dream symbolizes an unperceived threat. You are letting your guard down in some situation where you need to be vigilant.    

Beach

To see the beach in your dream symbolizes the meeting between your two states of mind. The sand is symbolic of the rational and mental processes while the water signifies the irrational, unsteady, and emotional aspects of yourself. It is a place of transition between the physical/material and the spiritual.

To dream that you are on the beach and looking out toward the ocean indicates unknown and major changes that are occurring in your life. Consider the state of the ocean, whether it is calm, pleasant, forbidding, etc.

To dream that you are looking toward the beach suggests that you are returning to what is familiar to you. Alternatively, you may be adapting or accepting to the changes and circumstances in your life. 

To dream that you are relaxing on a beach signifies that the coming weeks will be calm and tranquil for you. Your stress will be alleviated and you will find peace of mind.

To dream that you are working on the beach signifies a business project that will consume most of your time.   

Beach Ball

To see or play with a beach ball in your dream signifies your playful and lighthearted emotions.    

*Please See Also Ball.

Beach House

To see or live in a beach house in your dream implies that you need to take time off and relax. Alternatively, the dream means that you need to confront some emotional issue.   

Beads

To see beads in your dream indicate your tendency to please others and put their needs in front of your own. Alternatively, you have a need to strive for perfection.

To dream that you are stringing beads suggests that you have laid the groundwork for your success. You will be recognized and/or rewarded for your achievements.

To dream that you are counting beads symbolizes pleasure, calmness and joy.   

Beak

To see a beak of a bird in your dream suggests that you or someone is meddling in a situation you or they have no business in. It is symbolic of an annoyance or interference.    

Beaker

To see or use a beaker in you dream signifies your need to integrate various aspects of your life together. Alternatively, the dream represents logic and objectivity. Perhaps you need to try looking at a problem from a completely different perspective.    

Beanbag

To see or toss a beanbag in your dream signifies a carefree or lackadaisical attitude.    

Beanbag Chair

To see or sit on a beanbag chair indicates temporary setbacks. You are not fully settled in your life.   

Beanie Baby

To see a beanie baby in your dream suggests that you are able to adapt to most situations. Consider the animal or the name of the beanie baby. The dream may have an underlying message or a pun.   

Beans

To see or eat beans in your dream signify your connection to your roots and to humanity. Consider what binds you to your community. Alternatively, beans are symbolic of the soul and of immortality. They also relate to fertility. 

To dream that you are picking up beans symbolizes your frugal and thrifty ways. Perhaps the dream is telling you to be more watchful of your finances.   

Bear

To see a bear in your dream represents independence, strength, death and renewal, and/or resurrection. Bears of symbolic of the cycle of life. You may also be undergoing a period of introspection and thinking. In particular, if you see a bear in your grandmother’s house, then it implies that your grandmother is a dominating figure in your life.

The dream may also be a pun on “bare”. Perhaps you need to bare your soul and let everything out into the open. Or there is a situation where you just need to ” grin and bear it”.

To dream that you are being pursued or attacked by a bear denotes anger and your uncontrolled aggression. You are feeling trappedPerhaps you are in an threatening situation, some overwhelming obstacle or domineering and possessive relationship. 

To see a polar bear in your dream signifies a reawakening. 

**See The Meaning In Action: “Polar Bears” & “Bear In A Field

Bear Trap

To see or set a bear trap in your dream represents obstacles in your path that may be difficult to overcome. It is jeopardizing your autonomy and well being.   

Beard

To see a long beard in your dream is representative of old age and insight, and wisdom. If you dream that you have a beard, but you do not have on in real life, then the dream means that you are trying to conceal your true feelings. You are being deceptive about some matter. Alternatively, the dream represents your individualistic attitude. You do not care what others think or say about you.

If you are a woman and you dream of growing a beard signifies the masculine aspect of your personality. You want to be more assertive and wield more power.   

 Beast

To see a beast in your dream signifies foolishness and ignorance. 

To see faceless beasts in your dream indicate a situation you are refusing to see or confront, but are aware of it in some passive way. This dream also suggests that something in your life is bringing up feelings of fear and insecurities. 

According to the bible, a beast symbolizes men in honor without understanding. (Psa: 73:22)    

Beating

To dream that you are beaten indicates that you need to make some fundamental changes to your character. You need to make some conscious adjustments and evaluations. Alternatively, it suggests that someone is pushing you beyond your limits. 

To see others being beaten suggests that some part of your life is out of balance. 

To dream that you are beating someone indicates that you are shoving your own views and opinions on others.    

Beautiful

To dream that you or someone is extraordinarily beautiful refers to aspects of yourself that you admire and appreciate. These may be feelings that you have recently acknowledged or have incorporated into yourself. The dream may also be reminding you not to take yourself for granted. Do not sell yourself short.   

Beauty Contest

*Please See Pageant.

Beauty Parlor

*Please see Salon.

Beaver

To see a beaver in your dream symbolizes energy ambition and productivity. It is time to put your ideas into action. Hard work is necessary to achieve your own goals.    

Bed

To see your bed in your dream represents your intimate self and discovery of your sexuality.  If you are sleeping in your own bed, then it denotes security and restoration of your mind. You may be looking for domestic bliss, for peace or for some form of escape. If you are waking up in a different and/or unknown bed, then it represents the consequences of the decisions you have made. The dream may also be a pun on the completion of a project and “putting it to bed.” Consider the condition of the bed. If the bed is made, then it symbolizes security. If the bed is unmade, then it indicates that certain secrets will soon be exposed or revealed. Or that you are exhibiting some carelessness in your sexual behavior. 

To dream that you are searching for a bed suggests that you are having difficulties acknowledging your intimate self. You may be feeling inhibited in expressing your sexuality. Alternatively, it may mean that you are looking for domestic security and happiness. Or you just need more sleep.

To dream that you are floating or lifting up into the air from your bed suggests that you are feeling helpless and  disconnected from those around you. Your ideas may be alienating people. You might need to tone down your personality a bit.   

Bed Wetting

To dream that you wet the bed represents a lack of control in your life. You are experiencing a lot of anxieties. You may be concerned with not being accepted because of your beliefs or behaviors.  The dream may also point to issues in your sexual relationships or sexuality.    

Bedbugs

To dream of bedbugs indicate that you are uneasy or annoyed about some situation or relationship. You are keeping these negative feelings to yourself instead of verbalizing it.    

Bedfellows

To dream that you are going to bed with a stranger suggests that you are making friends too fast. You need to be more cautious. 

To dream that you are going to bed with someone you are not sexual with represents some sort of partnership or some aspect of yourself that you need to acknowledge and come to terms with.   

Bedpan

To see or use a bedpan in your dream indicates that you have been emotionally hurt and need time to heal. You feel emotionally detached from your own body. At the same time, you feel you have no physical control over your body.  

Bedroom

To dream that you are in the bedroom signifies aspects of yourself that you keep private and hidden. It is also indicative of your sexual nature and intimate relations. 

To dream of your childhood bedroom indicates that a current situation or feeling has triggered a memory from your childhood that you have kept secret. Alternatively, the dream may be symbolic of a sexual awakening.    

Bedspread

To notice or buy bedspread in your dream represents your open sexuality and outward beauty. The design and look of the bedspread may be a clue into what you are looking for sexually.   

Beech

To see a beech tree in your dream symbolizes intellect, learning and wisdom. Pay attention to the message in your dream as you will learn something important from it. Alternatively, it represents death.   

Beef

To see or eat beef in your dream signifies your animal instinct and animalistic energy. The dream may also be a pun on your “beef” or grudge with someone. Are you trying to pick a fight?   

Beehive

To see a beehive in your dream denotes that there are many opportunities for you to get ahead in life. Don’t let them escape from your grasp. The beehive symbolizes hard work and the importance of teamwork.  A promotion may be in store for you.

To see an empty beehive signifies sorrow over love affairs and financial losses.

To dream of destroying a beehive symbolizes losses and bad luck.   

Beekeeper

To see or dream that you are a beekeeper implies that you need to find a balance between your professional life and your social life. Alternatively, the dream refers to some precarious situation that you need to handle with caution.   

Beeper

*Please See Pager.

Beer

To see or drink beer in your dream represents happiness, fogginess, or inspiration. It also indicates that you have quite a social life.   

*Please also see Alcohol.

Bees

To see bees in your dream symbolize wealth, good luck, harmony, creativity and bliss. Bees are also symbolic of hard work and industry as represented by the common phrase “busy as a bee.” Your hard work will pay off in the end with sweet results. Alternatively, the dream represents the things that are happening in your life or something that is buzzing with activity. Is there a lot going on in your life?

In particular, to see the queen bee in your dream refers to a dominant female in your life.

To dream that you are stung by a bee indicates that you have been wronged. Maybe you have been hurt by some stinging remark.   

Beetle

To see a beetle in your dream indicates that some destructive influences may be at work in your waking life.  You may also feel that your values and beliefs are being compromised. If you dream that beetles are crawling all over you, then it indicates that a lot of minor issues are bugging you.    

Beets

To see or eat beets in your dream symbolize success and abundance. You are reaping the benefits of your hard work.   

Beg

To dream that you are begging for something represents your unhappiness and dissatisfaction with your current waking situation. You are afraid to accept help or do not want to admit that you need help.   

Beggar

To see or dream that you are a beggar represents your sense of insecurity and lack of self-worth. You feel that you are undeserving. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that “beggars can’t be choosers”. Perhaps you are being too picky about something that you should not be picky about.

To dream that you are helping a beggar indicates that you will overcome your hardships and inadequacies.    

Begin

To dream about beginning something indicates that valuable time has been wasted through procrastination. You need to get on with life and put your plans into motion.   

Behead

To dream that you or someone else is being beheaded signifies poor judgment or a bad decision that you have made and regretted. You are not thinking clearly and are refusing to see the truth. You need to confront the situation or the person despite the pain and discomfort you might feel in doing so.  The dream also suggests that you have the tendency to act before you think.

To dream that a snake is being beheaded indicates that you are refusing to face your fears.  

Behind

To dream that you are behind someone suggests that you are offering your support and encouragement for someone.  Alternatively, it refers to emerging subconscious thoughts and feelings.

To dream that you are left behind represents feelings of rejection or not fitting into a group. It may also highlight fears of not being able to keep up. You are questioning your abilities and/or may not be utilizing your full potential.  If you left something or someone behind, then it indicates that you are ready to let go of the past and move forward.   

Belch

*Please See Burp.

Bell Pepper

To see or eat a bell pepper in your dream represents your tenacity, your defense mechanism and your ability to put up a fight. In general, it is a positive symbol indicating a change for the better. Consider the color of the bell pepper. If it is green, then it suggests that you are still feeling fresh and energetic about your fight. If it is red, then it indicates that there is anger behind your wall of defense. If the bell pepper is yellow, then it means that you are using your energy wisely.   

Bellhop

To dream that you are a bellhop suggests that you are carrying the burdens of others on your shoulders. You are feeling weighed down by other people’s problems.

To see a bellhop in your dream indicates that you are pushing your problems and burdens on others.   

Bellow

To use a bellow in your dream symbolizes hard work and industry. Nothing is going to come easy.   

Bells

To hear a bell in your dream represents a warning or a call to order. The ringing of the bell signals the beginning of something new. It may also be a way for your subconscious to prepare you for whatever is happening next. If the bell rings and never stops, then it suggests that you are experiencing extreme anxiety. 

To see a silver bell in your dream means that you are trying to keep negative forces at bay. Alternatively, it signals the holidays.   

Belly

To see your belly in your dream indicates that your are processing and integrating your ideas and feelings from the subconscious to the conscious level. The belly symbolically holds repressed emotions and unexpressed feelings. Your dream may also be telling you to trust your gut feeling and intuition.

To see a pregnant belly represents emotions that are due to come to the surface. They can no longer remain suppressed. 

To dream that you are stroking or touching a belly indicates that you are coming to terms with certain feelings. You are slowly confronting and acknowledging your repressed emotions.

To dream that you or someone has a belly piercing denotes your deep connection with your mother. Perhaps the dream is telling you to reconnect with your mother or that you need to be in touch with your maternal instincts.   

Belly Button

*Please See Navel.

Below

To see something below you in your dream  indicates that you are looking down on others. You feel that you are are too good for someone or for a situation. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you are delving into your subconscious.   

Belt

To see a belt in your dream signifies a constricted flow of life energy and issues of morality. You may be feeling conflicted between what you think (your intellectual reasoning) and what you feel (your instinctual nature). Alternatively, a belt may symbolize punishment and discipline.   

Bench

To see or sit on a bench signifies your tendency to procrastinate and put things aside. It also suggests that you often take on a passive role instead taking initiative.    

Bending

To dream that you are bending signifies your ability to adapt to new situations. In particular, bending backward may represent how you are going out of your way to please, while bending forward implies your eagerness to do something.   

Bereavement

To dream that you are in bereavement suggests that you are repressing your grief. Perhaps something is bothering you more than you realize. You need to express your sadness and not keep it inside. For those that are experiencing bereavement in real life, such dreams are a way of coping with what has happened.  

Beret

To see or wear a beret in your dream symbolizes the military. It could mean either peace or war. Consider the color of the beret for additional significance. In particular, if the beret is green or red, then it signifies successful strategy in battle.    

Berries

To see or eat berries in your dream indicate that you will be involved with a fulfilling relationship or experience. In particular, if the berries are poisonous, then it suggests that you are in danger of becoming negatively influenced by something or someone.   

Beryl

To see beryl in your dream symbolizes hope and happiness.   

Bestiality

To see or be involved in bestiality in your dream represents your animalistic and carnal desires. It also refers to raw sexuality and lust. Alternatively, the dream may indicate that you are experimenting with certain sexual acts that you are not fully comfortably with.   

Bet

To dream that you are making a bet suggests that you are taking a risk in a relationship or work situation which may not be such a wise choice. Use your judgment and proceed cautiously.   

Betrayal

To dream that you have been betrayed represents your suspicions about a particular person, relationship or situation.  This dream often occurs when you are having feelings of insecurity and are faced with major commitments in your life at the same time.

To dream that someone has betrayed you indicates self-pity. You are feeling sorry for yourself.    

Betta Fish

To see a betta fish in your dream indicates that thoughts from your subconscious is close to emerging to the surface. You are ready to confront your repressed thoughts. If there are two betta fish in your dream, then it signifies conflicting issues that you are dealing with.   

Beverage

To drink a beverage in your dream represents your ability to understand and take in a new idea or concept. The dream may be analogous to your thirst for knowledge. Consider the type of beverage for additional meaning.   

Bewilderment

To dream that you are bewildered indicates that you are stuck in the middle between two opposing views. It represents your indecision and your inability to make up your mind. Such dreams often reflect your waking state of confusion and shock.   

Bible

To see or read the bible in your dream symbolizes truth, belief, inspiration and knowledge. You are seeking some form of comfort. The bible may also refer to your fundamental belief system. Perhaps you need to turn to the bible more. 

To buy a bible in your dream suggests that you are trying to justify your actions.   

Bicycle

To dream that you are riding a bicycle signifies your desires to attain a balance in your life. You need to balance work and pleasure in order to succeed in your current undertakings. If you have difficulties riding the bicycle, then it suggests that you are experiencing anxieties about making it on your own. If you are riding a push bike, then it means that you want to move forward at your own pace and by your own power.

To see a  bicycle in your dream indicates that you need to devote time to leisurely pursuits and recreation.

To dream that you are riding tandem in a bicycle suggests that you are more accepting with aspects of yourself or of your partner that you have previously rejected.   

Bier

To see a bier in your dream symbolizes a loss.   

Big

To dream that someone or something is bigger than normal indicates that you either have an inflated opinion of yourself or of someone.  You may be expressing a desire to be more dominant in some situation or relationship.  

To see a big figure in your dream represents authority and power.   

Big Bird

To see Big Bird in your dream represents friendship and acceptance. It also symbolizes your inquisitive nature. Alternatively, dreaming of Big Bird may serve to bring you back to your childhood. Perhaps the dream is trying to remind you of some old childhood lesson.   

Bigamy

To dream that you commit bigamy suggests that you are having an extremely difficult time with weighing out your options and making a decision between two choices.

To dream that you marry  a bigamist indicates that you are being deceived by someone in your life. You need to look closely at those who are close to you.   

Bigfoot

To see bigfoot in your dream symbolizes the unknown and the subconscious. Alternatively, it suggests that you are misrepresenting yourself in some way or that you are misleading others.

To see or drive a bigfoot truck in your dream indicates that you have total control over the path that your life is taking. You do not let anybody stand in your way, especially toward your goals.   

Bikini

To dream that you are wearing a bikini suggests that you are feeling exposed. You may feel unprotected emotionally. It may also signal a return to innocence or youth.  Alternatively, a bikini indicates superficial desires.   

Bile

To dream of your bile suggests that you are moody and irritable. Consider the color of the bile. If the color is dark, then it symbolizes sadness and depression. If the color is yellow, then it represents anger.   

Billboard

To see a billboard in your dream is a sign or message that you need to take note of in your path toward your goals. Consider what advice the billboard is trying to convey to you.   

Billionaire

To see or dream that you are a billionaire points to your desires. The dream may be an inspiration for you to work harder. Alternatively, the dream refers to your inadequacies and shortcomings. There is a void in you life.  

Bills

To see bills in your dream suggest that your mind is preoccupied with financial and money matters. You may be feeling overwhelmed with life’s demands. 

To receive a bill in your dream represents something that you have done is now costing you in some way or other.   

Billfold

**Please See Wallet.

Billiards

To dream that you are playing billiards represents your competitive nature. You need to learn to win or lose gracefully. Alternatively, it may mean that you need to concentrate harder on a problem in your waking life.   

Binder

To see a binder in your dream represents things that you need to keep track and stay on of. It may indicate emotions and issues that you have overlooked in your waking hours. Consider the contents inside the binder. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on “binding” something together. Perhaps you need to integrate, incorporate or combine certain qualities within yourself. Or the binder could also symbolize your obligations and responsibilities.   

Bingo

To see or play bingo in your dream symbolizes a sudden revelation. Pay special attention to the dream content as there is something significant and profound that you have learned or discovered about yourself.    

Binoculars

To dream that you are looking through a pair of binoculars suggests that you need to take a long and close look at a situation. You need to carefully evaluate your choices and decision.   

Bioluminescence

To see a bioluminescence in your dream suggests that you are seeking attention. Or the dream is telling you that you need to step out of the shadow and shine.  

Birch

To see a birch tree in your dream indicates self-punishment or guilt issues.   

Bird

To see birds in your dream symbolize your goals, aspirations and hopes. To dream of chirping and/or flying birds, represent joy, harmony, ecstasy, balance, and love. It denotes a sunny outlook in life. You are experiencing spiritual freedom and psychological liberation. It is almost as if a weight has been lifted off your shoulders.

To dream of dead or dying birds indicates disappointments. You will find yourself worrying over problems that are nagging on your mind.

To dream of birds on the attack means that you are being pulled into too many directions. You are experiencing conflict with your spirituality. If the birds are trying to break into houses, then it implies that you are not following your desired path in life. Others are meddling in your life and interfering with your life path.

To see bird eggs in your dream symbolize money.

To see birds hatching in your dream symbolize delayed success.

To see a bird nest in your dream symbolizes independence, refuge and security. You need something to fall back on. Alternatively, it may signify a prosperous endeavor, new opportunities, and fortune.   

**See Dream Mo0ds Dream Themes: Birds for the meaning of the different species of bird.

Bird of Paradise

To see a bird of paradise in your dream represents your hard shell and cold exterior. You need to be more receptive and open yourself to love. Alternatively, the dream symbolizes relaxation. It is time for a vacation.  

Birdbath

To see a birdbath in your dream symbolizes spiritual cleansing. You are undergoing a fresh new phase in your life.    

Birdcage

To see a birdcage in your dream represents a loss of freedom. You are feeling locked up and unable to fully express yourself.   

Birdhouse

To see a birdhouse in your dream symbolizes the season of spring. It is time for a fresh start or a new beginning. Alternatively, the birdhouse in your dream may be analogous to your own home and your own spiritual sanctuary. The dream is telling you to be more in tune with your spirituality and to work on developing it.    

Birdseed

To dream of feeding birds with birdseed suggest that you are nourishing your higher, spiritual qualities. Alternatively, it many indicate insufficient rewards for your efforts. 

To dream that you are spreading birdseed on the ground, signifies minor growth in your business endeavors.   

Birth

To dream of giving birth or see someone else giving birth suggests that you are giving birth to a new idea or project. It also represents a new attitude, fresh beginnings or a major  event. Alternatively, the dream may be calling attention to your inner child and the potential for you to grow. If you dream that you are giving birth to twins, then it represents conflicting ideas. If you give birth to quadruplets in your dream, then it implies that you are undergoing a positive transformation which is making you feel whole again. A more direct interpretation of this dream may represent your desires/ anxieties of giving birth or the anticipation for such an event to occur.

To dream that you are giving birth to a non-human creature signifies your overwhelming (and unfounded) fear in the health of your baby. You are overly concerned that your baby may have birth defects. This type of dream is common in expectant mothers in their second trimester. If you are not expecting, then it refers to your fear in the outcome of some decision or project. You are trying to overcome difficulties in your life and achieve inner development. 

In particular, if you dream that you are giving birth to a monster, then it implies that your inner creative energy has yet to blossom and grow into expression. You may have some hesitation in releasing this “monster” for fear that others will judge you or that they will not accept your ideals.  

To dream that the mother dies during birth represents transformation. The dream represents the ending of one thing (death) and the new beginning of another thing (birth). You may be making life changes or getting rid of your old habits and ways. 

To dream that the child dies during childbirth suggests that you are having difficulties getting pregnant. It may also reflect your anxiousness about caring for a child.    

*Please see also Pregnant.

Birth Control

*Please See Contraceptive.

Birthday

To dream about your birthday denotes acceptance of yourself. You are celebrating who you are and coming to terms with who you are as a person. Alternatively, the dream may mean you are afraid of getting old. 

To dream that your birthday was forgotten suggests that you are feeling lonely, overshadowed, and under-appreciated.    

Birthday Cake

To see a birthday cake in your dream indicates that the best of your wishes will be realized. It also represents your willingness to let people in and share your life with others. 

To see candles on the cake represents your positive outlook in life.   

Birthmark

To dream that you have a birthmark serves as a reminder that something you must either do or never do again. It represents a stain on your soul.   

Bisexual

If you are not bisexual and dream that you are, then it may indicate some sexual repression. You may be trying to compensate for your lack of sexual expression. Alternatively, it may represent general sexual confusion.     meanings by DreamMoods.com

Bison

*Please see Buffalo.

Bites

To see a bite in your dream forewarns of danger from someone who wish you harm, either physical or financial. Be careful of people who surround you. 

To dream that you are being bitten represents your vulnerability regarding some unresolved issues or emotions. You may be pestered by a problem or obstacle. The dream may also be a metaphor indicating that you have bitten off more than you chew. Perhaps you have too much to handle.

To dream that you are being bitten by a vampire signifies your need to shut out a person in your life who has been using you. It is time to open your eyes and stand up for your self. Do not let yourself be manipulated and played for a fool.

To dream of biting someone in your dream signifies the pressure you are putting on some people causing them great distress. You may have unexpressed, perhaps even childish, feelings of anger or resentment that need to be recognized. This dream is a message for you to lighten up and alleviate the stress that you are putting on others.   

Bitter

To dream that something is or tastes bitter suggests that a certain aspect or condition in your life is becoming difficult to swallow and tolerate.  You may also be experiencing some guilt.   

Black Cat

To see a black cat in your dream indicates that you are experiencing fear in using your psychic abilities and in believing in your intuition. You may erroneously associate the black cat with evil, destruction, and bad luck. In particular, if the black cat is biting, clawing or attacking you, then the dream means that you must acknowledge what your intuition is trying to tell you. You can no longer ignore it. Do not be afraid to face the situation.   

Black Hole

To see the black hole in your dream indicates that there is no turning back on a decision that you have made. You may be feeling stuck in a situation. Alternatively, the hole symbolizes the subconscious and the unknown.   

Black Widow

To see a black widow in your dream suggests fear or uncertainty regarding a relationship. You may feel confined, trapped, or suffocated in this relationship. You may even have some hostility toward your mate.

Because the female black widow has the reputation of devouring its mate, it thus also symbolizes feminine power and domination over men.   

Blackberries

To see or eat blackberries in your dream suggest that you are becoming careless. It is also an expression of your hidden sexual desires.   

Blackbird

To see a blackbird in your dream signifies a lack of motivation. You are not utilizing your full potential.  Alternatively, it represents jealousy, lust or temptation.   

Blackboard

*Please See Chalkboard.

Blackmail

To dream that you are blackmailing someone indicates your issues with power and domination. You may be letting your competitive nature get the best of you.

To dream that you are being blackmailed represents inner weaknesses and helplessness. You may not have confidence in your own ability. It may also be a pun on a “black male” you may know in your life. meanings by DreamMoods.com   

Blackout

To dream that there is a blackout indicates your lack of insight and perspective on a situation. You may be feeling  frustrated or experiencing failure in some work that you are attempting. The blackout may also symbolize ignorance, the subconscious, evil, death, or fear of the unknown.   

Blacksmith

To see a blacksmith in your dream represents inner strength and endurance. Perhaps the dream is telling you that you need to strike while the fire is hot or act while you have the opportunity.   

Bladder

To dream about  your bladder suggests that you need to show some restraint in exercising your power.  

Blade

To see a blade in your dream suggests that you are making some difficult and important decisions. You need to be able to make clear distinctions between your choices. It also indicates that you are walking on a thin line and need to balance aspects of your life carefully. 

To dream that a blade is broken in half indicates some ambivalence, confusion or ambiguity with some decision that you are trying to make. Up to now, your actions have been counterproductive. Alternatively, the dream means that anger is not the answer to solving your problems.    

**Please See Also Knife.

Blame

To dream that you are being blamed for something suggests that you are feeling powerless and helpless in some waking situation.

To blame someone else for something you did in your dream indicates that you are trying to deflect responsibilities for your actions.   

Blankness

To have a blank dream suggests that there is something missing or lacking in your life. It symbolizes fruitless labor, an emotional void, or loneliness. Alternatively, having a blank dream may mean that you are experiencing some sort of blackout. You are zoning out.   

Blanket

To see a blanket in your dream symbolizes warmth, love, security and protection. You may be seeking for some form of shelter from the outside world. Consider also how your dream may be calling attention to a “cover-up” in some situation or circumstance in your waking life.

To dream that you are wrapped in a blanket indicates your fear of the unknown. You may feel some sort of threat/chaos or sense some coldness from those around you.

To dream that you are covering or wrapping someone in a blanket indicates your desire to care for that person.   

Bleach

To see or use bleach in your dream signifies a time of healing and cleansing. You are ready to mend past hurts and resolve any unexpressed emotions.    

Bleachers

To see or sit on bleachers in your dream indicates that you are reflecting on the progress of your goals.  The appearance of bleachers can also serve to bring you back in time to the high school gym or track field and the feelings you experienced at the time.   

Blender

To see a blender in your dream symbolizes your ability to blend various ideas into a harmonious whole.  

Blessing

To dream of a blessing indicates that you are free to move ahead in some endeavor. Others are looking at your actions with approval. Alternatively, you are being recognized for your growth, progress and understanding.   

Blimp

To see or ride in a blimp in your dream represents your goals, ambitions and aspirations. It may also indicate an inflated sense of yourself. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for your weight and your issues about your physical appearance. It could also be a reference to someone who is overweight. If there is a message on the blimp, then consider how you need to incorporate the message into some waking issue or to some aspect of your life. For example, the good year blimp may mean that you need to be more optimistic about life.    

Blind

To dream that you are blind represents your refusal to see the truth or your lack of awareness to a problem. Perhaps you are rejecting something about yourself or your situation. Are you refusing to see any other point of view except your own? Consider the pun, “turning a blind eye”.

To see a blind person in your dream suggests that you are letting opportunities pass you by.  

To dream that a blind person has regained their sight in one or both eyes implies that you do not need to be able to physically see certain things in order to “see” things. You need to trust your instincts or intuition. 

Blind Date

To dream that you are on a blind date represents unknown aspects of yourself that you are trying to get know or acknowledge.    

*Please See Also Date.

Blindfold

To dream that you are wearing a blindfold indicates that you are being deceived by someone or by some situation. You may be too naive or too trusting. Alternatively, you are trying to cut yourself off from the world.

To dream that you are blindfolding someone suggests that you are being dishonest. You are trying to deceive others.    

Blinds

To see or dream that you are shutting the blinds suggests that you are in denial about a situation or problem.  The dream may also be a pun on being blind and refusing to see something. Perhaps you are hiding something.

To dream that you are opening the blinds indicates that you are ready to reveal something significant and/or personal that was previously unknown.   

Blinkers

To see or use the blinkers in your dream mean that you are looking for validation or approval. If the blinkers do not work, then it indicates that you are experiencing some hesitation about the decision you have made or the direction that you have taken.    

Blinking

To dream that you are blinking indicates that there is something you fear in seeing. You are refusing to see the obvious.   

Blister

To dream that you have a blister indicates that some minor annoyance or problem is draining your energy and time. Consider how you may have gotten the blister. If you got the blister from manual and hard labor, then it indicates that you need to put forth more effort in order to overcome your little problems. To dream that you got the blister from a burn suggests an emotional or relational problem.  

Where the blister is located is also significant.  If the blister is on you hand, then it suggests that you are having issues related to power and competency. If the blister is on your face, then it indicates issues related to your identity, self-image, and self-identity.   

Blizzard

To dream about a blizzard suggests that you are feeling emotionally cold and frigid. You feel excluded and left out. It may indicate a lack of love and the absence of warmth within your own family circle.   

Bloated

To dream that you are bloated indicates some pent up emotion.   

Blocks

To see a block or blocks in your dream represent obstacles that you need to overcome. These are things that try to hinder you from achieving your goals. Alternatively, it symbolizes a vision and making something out of nothing.   

Blog

To read or write a blog in your dream suggests that you are trying to change or rewrite the past to suit your own needs. Consider what is written in the journal and how it is similar or dissimilar to actual events in your waking life.  Alternatively, it symbolic of some memory or something that you need to always remember.

To dream that someone is reading your blog indicates your popularity. You are experiencing life to the fullest.   

Blonde

To see a blonde person in your dream suggests that you need to enjoy life and live it up. Be a little glamorous.

To dream that you dye your hair blonde indicates that you literally need to lighten up and quit being so serious all the time. Try  to be more upbeat.   

Blood

To see blood in your dream represents life, love, and passion as well as disappointments. If you see the word “blood” written in your dream, then it may refer to some situation in your life that is permanent and cannot be changed. If something else is written in blood, then it represents the energy you have put into a project. You have invested so much effort into something that you are not willing to give it up. If you dream of blood on the walls, then it is a warning of sorts. There is a situation that you need to confront. You can not avoid it any longer. More specifically, if blood is on the bathroom walls, then it indicates that the situation that you need to confront is an extremely emotional one.

To dream that you are bleeding or losing blood signifies that you are suffering from exhaustion or that you are feeling emotionally drained. It may also denote bitter confrontations between you and your friends.  Some of your past actions have come back to haunt you. Women often dream of blood or of someone bleeding shortly before or during their periods or while they are pregnant. For a pregnant woman in particular, blood in dreams is symbolic of the life force that they are carrying. Such dreams are also a reminder to take things slow.

To dream that others are bleeding signifies an emotional cry for help.

To dream that you are drinking blood indicates that you have a fresh burst of vitality and power. If you dream that you are coughing blood, then it represents wasted energy. You are spending too much time on counterproductive activities.

To dream that you are giving or donating blood suggests that you are feeling physically drained due to stress. If blood is squirting everywhere, then the dream implies that you are experiencing some deep emotional stress. You are literally bursting.    

**See The Meaning In Action: “Menstruation

Blood Pressure

To dream about your blood pressure suggests that a situation or problem is causing you some stress. If you dream that your blood pressure is too low, then it represents your lacking vitality and slower paced lifestyle. You need to socialize more.

To dream that someone is taking your blood pressure represents some health concerns. Perhaps you need to improve your health. Or you should go visit your doctor.   

Bloodstone

To see or wear bloodstone in your dream symbolizes tranquility, tolerance, and understanding. You will overcome your hardships and difficulties.    

Blossom

To see a blossom in your dream represents the beauty within your Self. It may be analogous to how you are opening to something.  Alternatively, the dream suggests that your hard work will pay off in the end.   

Blouse

To wear or buy a blouse in your dream indicates that you are trying to express your emotions.  Consider the color of the blouse for added significance. Also pay attention to the fit and style of the blouse for additional clues into your emotional state.   

Blow Dry

To dream that you are blow drying your hair suggests that you are clearing out your thoughts and getting some fresh ideas. It may also be a pun on something that blows your mind.   

Blow Torch

To see or use a blow torch in your dream indicates that you are trying to obliterate an aspect of your self that you are ashamed of or are embarrassed about. Consider the significance of what you are aiming the blow torch at for clues as to what you are trying to erase about yourself.    

Blowfish

* Please See Puffer Fish.

Blowhole

To see a blowhole in your dream represents sudden outbursts of emotion, usually anger. You are looking for an outlet to release these emotions.

Blowout

To dream that you have a blowout suggests that unexpected occurrences are creating obstacles and delays toward your goals.   

Blue Jay

To see a blue jay in your dream indicates that you are over-confident and being too arrogant.  Alternatively, a blue jay may be trying to call attention to something which you have overlooked.   

Bluebells

To see bluebells in your dream foretell of news coming your way.    

Blueberries

To see or eat blueberries in your dream represent your youth and the desire to recapture aspects of your youth. It is a symbol of eternity and optimism of the future. Alternatively, it may depict your depressed mood and sadden state of mind.   

Bluebird

To see a bluebird in your dream symbolizes both happiness and sadness. It is also an indication of purification and resolution to the opposing conflicts/paradoxes in your life.   

Blueprint

To see a blueprint in your dream indicates that you need to pay closer attention at the details before proceeding forward with some plan or relationship. It may also mean that you are in the process of going through some inner changes in your life. You are working on expanding your way of thinking.   

Blurry

To have a blurry dream indicates that there is something you are not confronting or are refusing to see. Life may be passing you by if you do not participate in it. It also represents secrets and confusion. Perhaps you think that someone is trying to keep something from you.   

Blush

To dream that you are wearing blush indicates that you want to be more expressive and loving. Alternatively, the dream may be highlighting an embarrassing situation.   

Boa Constrictor

To see a boa constrictor in your dream suggests that you are feeling suffocated or restricted in some personal relationship. Alternatively, it represents repressed sexual urges or hidden enjoyment of sex.   

Boar

To see a boar in your dream indicates that you need to look inside to find the answers and secrets about yourself and the people around you. The dream may also be a pun on ” a bore” or something or someone that is “boring”.   

Board Games

To see or play board games in your dream signifies your progress in life. How you do in the board game is analogous to the setbacks and accomplishments in your waking life.  Consider the name of the board game you are playing in your dream for additional significance.   

Boardinghouse

To dream that you are in a boardinghouse signifies emotional difficulties and hardships. Hang in there and these times will pass.   

Boardwalk

To dream that you are on a boardwalk symbolizes your life’s path. It represents your social circle and lifestyle.   

Boat

To dream that you are in or see a boat signifies your ability to cope with and express your emotions. Pay particular attention to the condition and state of the waters, whether it is calm or violent, clear or murky, etc. Are you “smooth sailing”? Alternatively, you may be ready to confront your subconscious and unknown aspects of yourself. The dream could be telling you not to rock the boat and to stay out of harm’s way.

To dream that you are trying to jump off a boat suggests that  you want to confront those difficult emotions and approach your  problems head on.   

Boathouse

To see or live in a boathouse in your dream suggests that you are well in tune with your emotions. You know how to express your emotions in a healthy way. Consider the condition of the water to indicate how you are feeling. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you need to find time to escape for life’s daily demands.  

Bobble Head 

To see a bobble head in your dream represents your tendency to go along with what other people do or say. You need to start thinking for yourself. Alternatively, the bobble head indicates indecision.   

Bobby Pin

To see or use a bobby pin your dream represents your need for order and neatness. Everything needs to be in placed. You are feeling insecure about something.   

Bobcat

To see a bobcat in your dream suggests that you need to pay close attention to what you see and hear in your daily life.   

*Please see also Cat.

Body

To dream about your own body signifies your level of self-worth and self-esteem. Often times, these qualities are dependent on your physical appearance or how your perceive yourself. The dream body also reflects your conscious identity or is representative of your state of health.  

To see a decomposing body in your dream refers to a situation that has long been dead. It is time to move on.  

To see or find a bloody dead body in your dream refers to a situation or issue that you can no longer avoid. You need to make an important decision and act on it immediately.   

Body Bag

To see a body bag in your dream indicates that you are feeling distant or disconnected. You are out of touch.   

Body Builder

To see a body builder in your dream suggests that you need to develop a better sense of power or be more flexible in some situation. 

To dream that you are a body builder means that you are feeling empowered.    

Body Odor

To dream that you have body order suggests that you are being offensive to others without realizing it. You need to adjust your attitude.

To smell body odor in your dream signifies an issue or problem that needs to be addressed. Alternatively, the dream implies not to take too many things personally.   

Body Paint

To dream that you are covered in body paint represents acceptance of yourself. You are proud of your body.    

Body Piercing

*Please See Piercing.

Bodyguard

To dream that you have a bodyguard indicates that you are uneasy about some situation in your waking life. You are feeling insecure, either physically or emotionally. Perhaps you have been hurt recently. 

To dream that you are a bodyguard represents your desire to protect others from emotional hurt. It highlights your sympathetic and nurturing side.   

Bog

*Please See Swamp.

Bogeyman

To see a bogeyman in your dream symbolizes the repressed and rejected aspect of yourself. It also signifies fear. For children, to dream of the bogeyman represents the disciplinary aspects of the parents that brings about fear and punishment.   

Bohemian

To dream that you are a bohemian or that you are living a bohemian lifestyle symbolizes your carefree and easy going attitude. Alternatively, it signifies a lack of direction or motivation.   

Boiler

To see a boiler in your dream represents rage that is on the verge of being expressed in a dramatic way.   

Boiling

To dream that something is boiling represents transformation and/or sacrifice.  There is something that you need to get down to the heart of. In particular to dream that water is boiling suggests that you are expressing some emotional turmoil. It also may mean that feelings from your subconscious are surfacing and ready to be acknowledged.    

Bok Choy 

To see or eat bok choy in your dream suggests that you need to stop dwelling on minor things in your life. You need to move ahead and look at the overall picture.   

Bologna

To eat bologna in your dream  indicates financial insecurities. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on something that is phony or nonsense.   

Bolt

To see a bolt in your dream suggests that you are protecting yourself from difficult emotions and experiences. The dream may also be a pun on your tendency or desire to flee from a situation.   

Bomb

To see a bomb in your dream indicates that you are going through a potentially explosive situation in your waking life. The bomb could represent repressed desires and unexpressed emotions that are on the verge of exploding or bursting if not dealt with soon.

To dream that you are unable to disarm a bomb suggests that your anger is out of control.

To dream of a bomb threat suggests that you are experiencing some inner anger and/or pressures which are on the verge of exploding into violence.   

Bomb Shelter

To dream that you are in a bomb shelter suggests that you are being overly protective with some emotion or aspect of your waking life.  You are trying to keep your unexpressed feeling from coming to the surface.  

Bondage

To dream that you are in bondage signifies that aspects of your emotions and/or character are too tightly controlled or that are repressed. You may be restricting your need for self-expression or feel that you are a prisoner of your circumstances.

In a sexual sense, dreams of bondage represents your desires to be more sexually submissive. Perhaps you have not acknowledged these sexual passions.   

Bones

To see bones in your dream represent the discovery of your personal, family, or cultural secrets. It is also symbolic of your underlying strengths that you have not yet recognized. Consider the symbolism of getting to the “bare bones” or the significance of “having a bone to pick with someone.”

To dream of broken bones represents the discovery or realization that that there is a weakness in your plans or in your thinking.  Your dream may call for your immediate attention to a particular situation or relationship.

To see a dog eating or chewing a bone represents your basic desires and instincts.    

Bonfire

To see a bonfire in your dream suggests that you need to find a new path and set forth toward a different goal. It is time to express yourself more freely and let go of the old outdated ways of thinking.   

Bonnet

To see or wear a bonnet in your dream represents your sheltered ideals and old-fashioned beliefs. Your close-mindedness is restricting your vision and plans.    

Bonsai Tree

To see a bonsai tree in your dream indicates the limitations of your own conscious mind. You need to consider what your instincts are telling you.   

Booger

To dream that you are picking a booger out of your nose indicates that you are ready to confront some subconscious material.

To dream that your nose is full of boogers implies that you are being stuffy, unyielding and rigid. If you try, but cannot get the boogers out of your nose, then it means that you are unable to be your true self. Something or someone is restricting you from fully expressing yourself.   

Boogie Board

To see or ride a boogie board in your dream indicates that you are riding out the difficulties and taking each day one day at a time.   

Booing

To hear booing or dream that you are being booed indicates that you are seeking approval and affirmation from others. Alternatively, you may find yourself in an embarrassing or shameful situation.   

Book Bag

*Please See Knapsack

Bookkeeper

To dream that you are a bookkeeper represents a need to keep you life in balance and in harmony. Alternatively, it may indicate that you should be held accountable for some condition or circumstance.   

Bookmark

To see a bookmark in your dream represents memories and aspects of your past. It serves as a reminder of where you’ve been and where you are headed. The dream may also be a metaphor that you should not forget your place. Perhaps you are overstepping certain boundaries.   

Books

To see books in your dream indicate calmness. You are moving toward your goals at a slow and steady pace. Books also symbolize knowledge, intellect, information and wisdom. In particular, to see an open book in your dream, means that you are able to grasp new ideas with ease. If the book is closed, then it represents your allure and mysteriousness. Consider the type of book for additional clues. The dream may represent your calling into a specific field of work or an area that you need to devote more study to. Alternatively, the dream could be telling you not to judge a book by its cover. 

To see dusty books in your dream denotes forgotten knowledge or previous “chapters” of your life.

To see children’s books in your dream symbolize memories from your own childhood.  It may also suggest your desire to escape from reality and retreat into some fantasy world.

To see a satanic book in your dream represents your one-sided way of thinking and looking at things. You are trying to denounce any responsibility in your actions and are putting forth as little effort as possible.  

Bookshelf

To see a bookshelf in your dream represents the various levels of your mind where ideas, concepts, and memories are kept. It also suggests your need to acquire some information or knowledge in a situation before making your decision.   

Boomerang

To see or throw a boomerang in your dream indicates that what you do to others will come back to you, whether it is positive or negative.   

Booster Cables

To see or use booster cables in your dream suggests that you need to get a jumpstart on your goals. Stop wasting your life away and start getting a move on.   

Boot Camp

To dream that you are in a boot camp represents your need for discipline and rigid rules. You need to have a better focus on your goals. If you have been through boot camp, then the dream may represent the feelings you were going through at the time. Something in your current life is triggering those similar feelings. Alternatively, the dream may represent your need for a new start or fresh beginning.   

Bootlegger

To dream that you are a bootlegger suggests that you feel that you are above the law. You feel that the rules do not apply to you.   

Boots

To see or dream that you are wearing boots refers to the power in your movement and the boldness of your position. You are taking a firm stance. The dream may also be a metaphor that you are getting the boot. Are you getting kicked out somewhere?   

Border

To see or cross the border in your dream indicates that you are entering a new phase or transition in your life. You are encountering new territory. Alternatively, it represents the conversion of two states of mind or attitudes.   

Borrow

To dream that you are borrowing something suggests that you need to let go of your pride. It is okay to ask for help and lean on the support of friends and family. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you need to incorporate a certain quality into your own life that you are not utilizing currently.   

Bosom

* Please See Breasts.

Boss

To see your boss in your dream  represents the bossy or authoritative side of your own personality. Your boss may reveal  self-confidence and the assertive aspect of yourself. It is telling of your issues of control and authority. Alternatively,  to see your boss in your dream may indicate your over-involvement or obsession with your work. Negatively, the boss in your dream may symbolize your limitations and lack of freedom/originality.

To dream that you are afraid of your boss indicates your fear of authority. You may feel that someone else is running your life or dictating what you can and can not do. 

Consider also the relationship you have with your boss. This may provide clues to work-related stress or issues that need to be resolved.   

Bottle

To see a bottle in your dream indicates that you are pushing your feelings back inside, rather than expressing them. The contents of the bottle represent the nature of the emotions. A bottle of champagne shows your need to socialize, while a bottle of poison signifies evil thoughts and a wine bottle symbolize sexuality.

To see an empty bottle denotes that you have exhausted your inner resources. You may be feeling drained and empty inside.    

Bottle Brush 

To see or use a bottle brush in your dream refers to an emotional cleansing.  You need to express your emotions instead of keeping it bottled up.  

Bougainvillea

To see bougainvilleas in your dream indicate protection.   

Boulder

To see a boulder in your dream symbolizes a major obstacle and problem in some component of your life.    

Bounce House

To see or play in a bounce house in your dream indicates a lack of stability in your life.  You are also lacking focus in your life. 

Bouncer

To see a bouncer in your dream means that you are suppressing your desires.  

Bound

To dream that you are bound or tied up represents your need to be free from some relationship or situation. According to Freud, this dream may be an indication of repressed sexual fantasy.   

Boundary

To see a boundary in your dream indicates that something is restricting your growth and hindering your goals. You are being limited.   

Bounty Hunter

To dream that you are a bounty hunter is analogous to the pursuit of your goals. You are determined once you set your sight on a path. Alternatively, the dream may comment on how you are motivated by money. As a result, you may be feeling an emotional void in some area of your life.     

Bouquet

To dream that you receive or give a floral bouquet signifies respect, affection, approval, graciousness, admiration, and love. It is indicative of some healing energy. Consider the flowers and their colors  in your bouquet for additional significance.   

Bow

To see or tie a bow in your dream symbolizes femininity. Alternatively, the bow can stand for a social cause. Consider the color the bow for additional significance.

To see an archer’s bow in your dream refers to the pursuit and accomplishment of your goals.   

Bow And Arrow

To see a bow and arrow in your dream represents a combination of female and male energies. It may refer to your libido or some sexual energy/desire. Alternatively, it symbolizes anger, aggression, or tension. This dream symbol may also be a metaphor that you are aiming for perfection.   

Bowel Movement

To dream that you have a bowel movement signifies that you are successfully getting rid of your old habits/ways and thinking patterns. It is usually analogous to the release of strong emotions, such as anger or hatred.

To dream that you have a bowel movement in a public place suggests that you are expressing regret about something that you said. You may have spoken your mind a little too loudly.   

*See Constipation or Diarrhea.

Bowing

To dream that you are bowing symbolizes respect, honor, humility, and reverence. You are acknowledging a greater and higher power. Or perhaps you need to be more submissive to another’s wishes.    

Bowl

To see a bowl in your dream symbolizes the womb and sense of security. Consider the condition of the bowl and how it is treated or handled in the dream. This may offer clues as to how you feel you are being treated in a particular relationship.   

Bowling

To dream that you are bowling represents the strikes, hits, and misses in your life. If you are bowling a bad game, then you may be expressing some regrets. If you are bowling strike after strike, then it suggests that you are on your way toward a successful future. The dream may also be a pun on your striking performance and/or stellar ability.

To dream that you bowl a gutter ball suggests that you are stuck in a rut and need to make some changes of where your life is headed.

Alternatively, bowling and bowling alleys may also be a metaphor for sexual conquest.  Consider the sexual innuendos that are at play in the bowling alley. The pins and bowling balls can be viewed as masculine symbols. The pin deck is symbolic of the womb or vagina (as is with any dark receptacle like caves, bowls, containers, etc.).   

Box

To see a box in your dream signifies your instinctual nature and destructive impulses.  Alternatively, you may be trying to preserve and protect some aspect of yourself. The box may also symbolize your limitations and restrictions. Consider the pun of “being boxed in”.

To dream that you are opening a box indicates an aspect of yourself that was once hidden is now being revealed. It symbolizes self discovery. Consider your feelings as you open the box. If opening the box fills you will fear, you may be uncovering aspects of yourself that cause you to feel anxious.    

Boxcar

To see a boxcar or a cable car in your dream signifies financial security.   

Boxing

To watch boxing or dream that you are a boxer suggests that you are experiencing some internal struggle or conflict. The dream may also be a pun on “boxing” things up. It suggests that you are limiting yourself and your goals/ideas. It may also indicate that you keep your emotions inside.    

Boxing Gloves

To see boxing gloves in your dream represents a difficult or even violent situation in which you are trying your best to succeed or overcome.   

Boy

If you are female and dream that you see or are a boy, then it indicates that you are developing the masculine aspects of character. Alternatively, it may represent your feelings about a real-life boy who is important and significant to you. You may have a crush on this boy and your waking thoughts of him has carried over into the dream world. Your motherly instincts may be taking over.

If you are an adult male and dream that you see or are a boy, then it suggests your playful, innocent, childlike nature. Alternatively, it can symbolize the immature aspects of yourself that still needs to grow. Your inner child may be trying to draw your attention to parts of yourself that you need to recognize and acknowledge.   

Boy Scout

Your own experience as a boy scout will definitely affect this dream symbol. If you were never a boy scout and dream that you are, then it signifies your commitment and discipline toward some task. The dream may emphasize a sense of community, belonging, and helpfulness. 

To see a boy scout in your dream denotes that you or someone else has displayed exemplary behavior. You will gain the ranks necessary  to achieve your goals and success.   

Boyfriend

To see your boyfriend in your dream represents your waking relationship with him and how you feel about him. If you dream that your boyfriend is walking away while you hang out with your friends, then the dream suggests that you are not spending enough time with your friends. You need time away from your boyfriend to spend with friends.

To dream that your boyfriend is dead indicates that something in your own Self that is no longer functional and is “dead”. You are not being allowed to fully express yourself. It is also symbolic of your own relationship with that person. Perhaps you need to let go of this relationship. Alternatively, your boyfriend’s death may signal a new phase in your relationship. Perhaps you are getting engaged.

If your boyfriend is away and your dreams of him involve a lot of touching, then it signifies how much you are missing his presence and having him nearby. The dream is telling you not to take the day to day things for granted. Learn to cherish the smaller things in life. 

To dream that your boyfriend tells you that he is gay or that he doesn’t love your anymore represents your own insecurities with the relationship. It may also mean that the relationship is moving to a new level to which you are expressing some anxiety and fears about the changing situation.  You may feel left out it in his life or that you are unable to share in all his experiences. It boils down to trust and communication. 

To dream that you have a new boyfriend different from the one you have in your waking life implies that your existing relationship has moved on to a higher level. The relationship has moved toward a more serious phase.  

To dream that you are pretending to be someone’s boyfriend implies that you are not ready to settle down into a committed relationship. You don’t want to be tied down.    

Bra

To dream that you are wearing a bra signifies support and protection. Perhaps you need to have your spirits uplifted. Alternatively, it may represent your nurturing side and maternal feelings.

To dream that you are not wearing a bra indicates that you have no discipline or control. Alternative, it may reflect your sexual nature.   

Bracelet

To see or wear a bracelet in your dream refers to an expression of deep passion and fire. The dream also highlights your need to reach out to others. It is a sign that you need to rekindle old friendships and to call up an old friend that you haven’t heard from in awhile.

To see a broken bracelet in your dream suggests that you tend to sacrifice your own comfort and happiness for others.   

Braces

To dream that you have braces indicates your brashness and critics of others. You should not be so quick to criticize.  You need to stop talking too much and listen to what others have to say. The dream may also be a pun on “brace yourself”.   

**See The Meaning In Action: “Braces

Bragging

To dream that you are bragging indicates that you are feeling insecure about yourself. You are trying to overcompensate for your shortcomings.   

Braids

To dream that you hair is in braids represents your neat and orderly way of thinking. It symbolizes your determination and strong mindset.   

Braille

To read Braille in your dream suggests that you are trying to express yourself without words. Perhaps the dream means that you need to learn to better verbalize your thoughts and express your emotions.   

Brain

To dream of your brain suggests that you are under severe intellectual stress. You need to put your problem-solving abilities to use. Alternatively, it implies that your ideas are not receiving enough attention and validation. You are concerned that your knowledge and teachings are not be transmitted clearly.

To dream that you are undergoing brain surgery indicates that you need to rethink some important issue. You need to change your way of thinking and put aside any misconceived notions you have.   

Brain Surgery

*Please See Lobotomy.

Brainwash

To dream that you are being brainwashed suggests that you need to think for yourself. Stand up for yourself and do not let others tell you what to do.    

Brakes

To dream that you are applying your brakes signifies that you should slow down in your business and/or personal affairs. You have been living on the fast lane and you need to take it easy. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on “break”. Perhaps you need to take a break or perhaps you need to break off some relationship.

To dream that your brakes fail or that you can’t reach the brakes forewarns that you lack stability in your life. Now is not the time to take risks. Your life is out of control and you need to make some significant changes. It may also not a bad idea to check out the brakes in your car, as you mind might have picked up subtle cues and is manifesting the problem in your dream.   

Bramble

To see or be entangled in bramble indicates that you are feeling trapped in a relationship or emotionally.    

Branches

To see branches in your dream symbolize good luck, growth, and new life. Alternatively, branches represent the relationships and communication between you and your family or relatives.

To see broken branches in your dream represents a personal or work-related problem.

To dream that a branch snaps indicates that you are under tremendous stress. Alternatively, the dream means that you are feeling emotionally insecure.   

**See The Meaning In Action: “Scissors In The Forest

Branded

To dream that you are getting branded means that you are being typecast or wrongfully labeled. Alternatively, it implies that you need to be more yielding in some area of your life. If you are willingly getting branded, then it means that you are being too submissive.   

Brandy

To drink brandy in your dream symbolizes your preoccupation with material gains and money.  You need to remember that there are more important things in life.    

Brass

To see brass in your dream indicates deception, falsehood and deceitfulness.  It may also refer to your boldness.

To dream that you are polishing brass suggests that you need to smooth out the rough edges of your personality.   

Bravery

*Please See Courage. 

Bread

To see bread in your dream represents the basic needs of life. Bread may signify the positive qualities and great things you have learned on your journey of life. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to rise above the situation or rise for the occasion.    

Break

To dream that you break something indicates that changes are ahead for you. You need to “break” away from some situation and change the direction that your life is headed in. Alternatively, to break something suggests that you need to take things slower as in “take a break”.  Or the dream may be a pun on being broke. Are money matters weighing on your mind?

To dream that objects around you are breaking suggests that you are under tremendous stress. The dream could be a metaphor that you are literally at your breaking point.   

Break-In

To dream that someone is trying to break into your house indicates that some subconscious material is attempting to make itself known. You are in denial about some aspects of yourself. Alternatively, the dream may be about a current relationship or situation that is making you uncomfortable. You feel that you are losing your own identity or space.

If the birds are trying to break into your house, then it implies that you are not following your desired path in life. Others are meddling in your life and interfering with your life path.

To dream that someone is breaking into your car suggests that your plans are not working out how you have planned.    

Break-Up

To dream that you break up with your significant other indicates that there is something in your life that you need to let go no matter how hard it may be.

To dream that your boyfriend or girlfriend is breaking up with you indicates that your relationship is moving to the next level. In a way, it is an end to something; you are leaving some past behind. At the same time, it is the start of something new or better. It is important to remember that such a dream is not an omen that the relationship is not working out. As a relationship evolves and grows, it also changes.

To dream that you did not break up with your boyfriend or girlfriend suggests that you are still in denial about the break-up. Your mind many not have accepted the notion that the relationship is over.    

Breakdown

To dream that your vehicle breaks down suggests that you may be pushing yourself too hard and going beyond your limits. You are in danger of driving yourself toward physical difficulties, hardships, and even illness.  You need to take better care of yourself or reevaluate your choices and alternatives.   

Breakfast

To dream about breakfast indicates the start of a new project or the beginning of a new stage in your life. Alternatively, your mind may already be thinking ahead on what to make for breakfast in the morning. It is not uncommon for your fleeting thoughts to be incorporated into your dream.   

Breast Feeding

To dream that you are breast feeding or nursing symbolizes tenderness, love, nurturance, and motherly love. Good things will be at your grasp. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you need to be careful in who you confide in.

To see someone breastfeeding indicates that you are nurturing a hidden aspect of yourself.    

* Please See Also Lactating.

Breast Implants

To dream that you get or have breast implants refer to your body image issues. You are feeling insecure and self-conscious about the way you look. You are not measuring up to others. Alternatively, the dream is expressing your desires to be more sexual and/or sensual. The dream may also reflect your subconscious desires for bigger boobs.   

Breast Pump

To see or use a breast pump in your dream refers to your ability to provide nurturance and give love.   

Breastplate

To see or wear a breastplate in your dream suggests that you are trying to protect yourself from love and heartbreak. You feel that you need to protect yourself emotionally.   

Breasts

To see breasts in your dream symbolize primal nourishment and your need to be nursed and care for. The breasts represent motherhood, nurturance, and infantile dependency. Alternatively, breasts indicate sexual arousal and raw energy.

Seeing naked breasts can also denote a feeling of exposure and invasion of privacy. In particular, for a woman, the dream may indicate anxieties about becoming a woman/mother.   

Breath

To dream that you are trying to catch your breath or that you are out of breath indicates that you are experiencing some anxiety, tension, or fear concerning a new situation in your waking life.

To dream that you have bad breath suggests that you are feeling enclosed or crowded in. Perhaps someone is invading your personal space.

To dream that you are holding your breath indicates your stubborn state of mind.  Your views are too one-sided. The dream is telling you  to be more open to the opinions of others.     

Breathe

To dream that you are breathing rapidly indicates that you are experiencing some anxiety, tension, or fear concerning a new situation in your waking life.

To dream that you are breathing underwater represents a retreat back into the womb. You want to return to a state where you were dependent and free from responsibilities. Perhaps you are feeling helpless, unable to fulfill your own needs and caring for yourself.  Alternatively, you may be submerged in your own emotions.

To dream that you cannot breathe indicates that you are feeling exhausted. People who suffer from asthma often have dreams of not being able to breathe. 

To dream that someone is breathing into your mouth suggests that you need to incorporate aspects of this person within your own self. If this person is no longer alive, then it means that he or she still lives within you.  

Breathalyzer Test

To dream that you are being administered a breathalyzer test indicates that your misdeeds or bad behavior will catch up with you. The dream may be telling you to slow down.    

Breeze

To feel a breeze in your dream represents the movement of ideas and minor changes.    

Brew

To brew something in your dream suggests that patience, hard work, and tenacity will pay off in the long run. Hang in there and don’t let life’s difficulties or hurdles discourage you.   

Bribery

To dream that you are being bribed suggests that you are easily influenced. Perhaps you are letting others persuade you into doing something you don’t really want to. Gather your strength and stand up for yourself.

To dream that you are bribing someone indicates that you expect too much of others.  You may be too demanding. In particular, if you dream that you are bribing a policeman, then you believe that you are above the law or rules. You think you can get away with being dishonest and deceitful.   

Brick

To see a brick in your dream represents your individual ideas and thoughts. Experience and/or heartbreak may have hardened you.

To dream that you are building a brick wall signifies a wall that you are putting up to protect yourself against hurt. You are trying to isolate yourself. Alternatively, a brick may also indicate that you may be hard on the outside but still sensitive on the inside.   

Bride

To see a bride in your dream symbolizes a union or partnership. meanings by DreamMoods.com

To dream that the bride is shot at her wedding suggests that a feminine aspect of yourself has come to an abrupt end. 

If you are single and dream that you are a bride, then it represents your desires for marriage. Alternatively, it may represent the most feminine qualities about yourself. The dream may also symbolize purity and virginal qualities.     

Bridegroom

If you are female and see a bridegroom in your dream, then it represents your desire to be in a committed relationship or to be married. You are seeking for a partnership.   

Bridesmaid

To dream that you are a bridesmaid signifies a looming romance. Also consider the old adage “always a bridesmaid, never a bride”. You could be expressing your desire to be in a committed relationship.   

Bridge

To dream that you are crossing a bridge signifies an important decision or a critical junction in your life. This decision will prove to be a positive change filled with prosperity and wealth in the horizon. Bridges represent a transitional period in your life where you will be moving on to a new stage. If the bridge is over water, then it suggests that your transition will be an emotional one. If you fall off the bridge and into the water, then the dream indicates that you are letting your emotions hold you back and prevent you from moving forward.  Alternatively, the bridge may indicate that you are trying to “bridge” or connect two things together. 

To dream of a run-down bridge indicates that you should not contemplate any major changes in your life at this time.

To see a bridge collapse in your dream implies that you have let an important opportunity pass you by.   

 **See the Meaning In Action: “God Is Dead”

Bridle

To dream that you are being bridled indicates that you need to show some restraint and control, either physically, mentally or spiritually.

To see a bridle on a horse suggests that you are being manipulated in some waking situation.   

Briefcase

To see or carry a briefcase in your dream represents your level or preparedness in some situation or circumstance. It also refers to your concerns and worries about work and travel.   

Bright

To dream that something is bright represents divinity, a higher consciousness, and spirituality. You need to show your honor toward an important an person or situation. The dream may also be a metaphor for intellect and someone who is smart. If your dream is particularly bright and vivid, then it could indicate a prophetic or epic dream.

If the brightness is blinding, then it suggests that you are not paying attention to some new insights.   

Broadcast

To dream that you are in a broadcast indicates your desire to have your voice heard and get your message out there. You need to be more expressive.   

Broccoli

To see or eat broccoli in your dream suggests that you are in need of spiritual nourishment.  Or it could just mean that you are lacking a particular nutrient. You need to eat a more well balanced diet. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are putting up your defenses about a situation.    

Brochure

To see or read a brochure in your dream represents your open mindedness and your willingness to hear dissenting views, especially from those who disagree with you.   

Bronchitis

To dream that you have bronchitis represents the obstacles that you need to overcome.  You need to stay the course and remain steadfast. The dream may possibly forewarn of a future illness.   

Bronze

To see bronze in your dream suggests that you need to provide more care and protection to something. You need to take better care of your health.   

Brooch

To see or wear a brooch in your dream represents an aspect of yourself that you are trying to express. There is a personal message or announcement that you need to convey.   

Brook

*Please See Stream.

Broom

To see a broom in your dream denotes that it is time to clean up your act and resolve your past issues. You need to discard what is no longer useful to you. Alternatively, brooms symbolize domesticity and the establishment of a household. Perhaps it is time to settle down. Also, brooms are sometimes associated with witches and thus broomsticks may refer to the female shadow aspect of yourself.    

Brothel

To dream that you are in a brothel indicates dissatisfaction and deprivation in your emotional or sexual relationship.  Your physical urges need attention.    

Brother

To see your brother in your dream symbolizes some aspect of your relationship with him. It can also serve to remind you that someone in your waking life has certain characteristics or behaviors similar to your brother.

If you do not have a brother and dream that you have one, then he may symbolize characteristics that you need to acknowledge within yourself.  The brother in your dream can also be synonymous with a close friend or buddy.  Brother also has religious implications and thus represents spiritual issues. Consider also the familiar phrase “big brother is watching you” which indicate that your dream has to deal with issues of authority and oppression.

To dream that you are mad or angry at your brother signifies repressed anger that you are feeling but afraid to express in your waking life.    

Brother-In-Law

To see your brother-in-law in your dream represents characteristics in him that you find within your own self. Consider also your waking relationship with your brother-in-law. If you dream that you are arguing with your brother-in-law, then it suggests that you are refusing to acknowledge or accept certain of his qualities.   

To see your brother-in-law with his arm in a sling in your dream implies that he is being unhelpful or unproductive. If he is wearing a suit, then it means that you are underestimating his abilities.   

Brownies

To see or eat brownies in your dream symbolizes self indulgence. You feel that you are deserving of a small gift and are treating yourself to a little sweet reward. 

To dream that you are baking brownies represents your sweetness and consideration of other people.  

Bruise

To dream that you have a bruise represents stress and mounting pressure that you are dealing with in your waking life. It may also refer to a reawakening of old, family wounds that have not been properly addressed. Alternatively, the dream is telling you that you need to accept the consequences of your actions. Consider the symbolism of the specific part of your body that is bruised.    

Brunette

To see or dream that you are a brunette indicates that you need to be more down to earth. It may also be symbolic of your sultriness and smoldering sexuality.   

Brush

To see a brush in your dream symbolizes your desire to “brush” away problems or something in your life that needs to be cleaned up. Perhaps you are taking a nonchalant attitude to circumstances that need serious consideration.

If you lose or can’t find your brush, then suggests that you are unable to sort out your problems.

To dream that you are brushing your hair suggests your need to organize and sort your thoughts. You need to search for some elements that are not clear. Brushing you hair may also highlight your preoccupation with appearances and beauty over substance and quality.   

Brutality

To dream that you are being brutalized suggests that you need to confront your fears in order to progress forward. The dream may also symbolize animalistic passion.   

Bubble

To see bubbles in your dream represent merriment, fun, and childhood joys. It may also symbolize wishes or unrealistic expectations. In deciphering this dream symbol, consider also the phrase of having your bubble burst and the resulting disappointment.   

Bubble Bath

To dream that you or someone is taking a bubble bath represents ultimate relaxation. You have rid yourself of your worries/difficulties and release all the negative emotions you have been keeping inside.    

Bubble Wrap

To see or use bubble wrap in your dream indicates that there is a problem that you need to be cautious in the way you handle it. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you are looking to shield yourself from some emotional hurt.

To dream that you are popping the bubble in the bubble wrap represents your satisfaction with the way your life is going. You have an effective outlet to release stress.   

Bubblegum 

To chew bubblegum in your dream represents your overly carefree attitude. You need to take life a little more seriously.   

*Please See Also Gum.

Buck

To see a male deer or buck in your dream represents alertness, virility, masculine sexuality and assertiveness. If the two bucks are fighting, then it signifies male aggression. You are trying to dominate or take control over some area of your life. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on a dollar.     

*Please See Also Deer.

Bucket

To see or carry a bucket in your dream indicates an improvement in your current situation. If the bucket is filled, then it signifies abundance, love and wealth. If the bucket is empty, then it signifies that you will overcome some loss or conflict.    

Buckle

To dream that you are fastening a buckle represents your acceptance of certain responsibilities. The dream may also be a pun to on “buckling” under the pressure. A fancy or expensive looking buckle symbolizes status and honor.   

Bud

To see a flower bud in your dream symbolizes great potential and the beginning of new experiences or relationships. A project that you have been working on may be finally taking off. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for a “buddy”.   

Buddha

To see Buddha in your dream symbolizes wisdom, insight, compassion, and inner spirituality. You need to find calmness and peace within your own Self.    

Budgie

*Please See Parakeets.

Budget

To dream that you are making a budget, indicates that you need to focus on your financial situation. You are experiencing concerns over money matters. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for your emotions and thus means that you need to spread your love more evenly.   

Buffalo

To see a buffalo in your dream symbolizes survival, strength, and power.  The dream may also warn that you are deviating from your life path and goals. Alternatively, the dream represents your heritage and your roots. In particular, if you see a white buffalo in your dream, then it means that your desires or wishes will be fulfilled.

To see an injured or killed buffalo forewarns that you need to carefully think through any new ventures and projects that you are undertaking. 

To see a herd of buffalo in your dream signifies tranquility and plentitude.   

Buffet

To eat too much food at a buffet in your dream indicates that some relationship is consuming your energies. Alternatively, it suggests that you are trying to work through some guilt.   

Bug

To see a bug in your dream suggests that you are worried about something. It is symbolic of your anxieties and/or fears. What is literally bugging you? Consider also the popular phrase “bitten by the bug” to imply your strong emotional ties or involvement to some activity/interest/hobby. Alternatively, the bug may be representative of your sexual thoughts.  

To dream that there are endless amount of bugs coming out of your hair suggests that something is weighing on your mind that you are confused about. Perhaps you are making a big deal out of minor matter. Alternatively, the dream refers to concerns over your public image.  

Bugle

To see or hear a bugle in your dream represents some sort of warning. It signals an end to something and the beginning of another. Alternately, hearing a bugle symbolizes remembrance, mourning and solemnity.  

Bugs Bunny

To see Bugs Bunny in your dream represents your fast thinking and quick wittedness. You will overcome your obstacles. The dream may be a way of asking you “What’s up, doc?”   

Building

To see a building in your dream represents the self and the body. How high you are in the building indicates a rising level of understanding, awareness or success. If you are in the lower levels of the building, then it refers to more primal attitudes and/or sexuality. 

To see a building in ruins or damaged indicates that your approach toward a situation or relationship is all wrong. You need to change. Your own self-image may have suffered and taken some blow.

To dream that a building collapses indicates that you are losing sight of your ambitions and goals. Your pursuit for material gains is failing.

To dream that you or someone fall off a building suggests that you are descending into the realm of subconscious. You are learning about and acknowledging aspects of your subconscious. Alternatively, it symbolizes your fear of not being able to complete or succeeding in a task.  

To dream that you are scaling or climbing a building indicates that you are getting carried away by your ambitions.   

See also Falling in our Common Dream Themes section.

Bulb

To see a plant bulb in your dream represents your spiritual, physical, and intellectual potential. It refers to the growth of some project, relationship, or situation.  Alternatively, it symbolizes your genetic heritage, family tradition or fertility.   

*Please see Also Light Bulb

Bulimia

To dream that you have bulimia represents your lack of self-acceptance, self-esteem and your quest for perfection. You feel alone and cut off from others. Learn to love yourself and accept who you are instead of punishing yourself. The dream symbolizes your quest for perfection.   

Bull

To see a bull in your dream symbolizes stubbornness, strong will, strength, and power. The dream may be telling you that it is time to take a stand and be more assertive. Alternatively, the bull indicates a rich, prosperous, and  abundant life. Consider also the metaphor, “being bull-headed”. You need to learn to compromise in a situation. Or it could be a pun on something that is “bull”, as in crap or worthless. 

Bulls are also symbolic of repressed sexual energies, fertility and virility. To see an untamed raging bull represents that your passions may be out of control. The bull may also represent a person in your life who is born under the Taurus sign.

To dream that you are bathing in bull’s blood represents immortality and eternal life.  

To dream that you are being chased by a black bull implies that you are refusing to acknowledge your own stubbornness.  

*Please See Also Steer.

Bull’s Eye

To see a bull’s eye in your dream represents your search for perfection. It may also mean that you will achieve the goals you have set for yourself.   

Bulldog

To see a bulldog in your dream signifies that some protective force is helping you move forward in life.

Bulldozer

To see a bulldozer in your dream suggests that you are feeling pushed away from what you want.  Or that you are being diverted away from the path toward your goals. You may be feeling helpless and bullied. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to organize and clear away the clutter in your life.    

Bullets

To see a bullet or bullets in your dream indicate anger and aggression directed at you or someone else. You need to be cautious on what you say and do. Your actions and words may easily be misinterpreted. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that you need to “bite the bullet” and accept some difficult situation.

To dream of being hit by a bullet suggests that you need to persevere and endure the difficult times.    

Bulletproof Vest

To wear a bulletproof vest in your dream suggests that you are a overprotecting yourself from emotional hurt. You don’t want to get hurt from a personal relationship again.   

Bullfight

To dream that you are watching a bullfight symbolizes the struggle between your animalistic desire and your spiritual side.

To dream that two bulls are fighting represent an imbalance in some area of your life.     

Bullhorn

*Please See Megaphone.

Bully

To dream that you are a bully indicates your tendency to dominate a conversation relationship or situation.  You have difficulties in recognizing your weaknesses and asking for help when you need it.

To see a bully or be bullied in your dream signifies repressed rage. The bully may be seen as your shadow Self which you have rejected.     

Bum

To dream that you are a bum indicates that you are feeling like  failure or an outcast. You are losing control of a situation in your life. 

To see a bum in your dream signifies laziness. You need to take more initiative.    

Bumblebee

To see a bumblebee in your dream is symbolic of distress and coming problems.   

Bumper

To dream that your bumper has been damaged symbolizes the small “bumps” that you will encounter in life. Things will not always go as smooth as you expect.    

Bumper Car

To dream that you are riding in a bumper car represents your resilience. You are able to bounce back from adversity. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you are going nowhere with your life.    

Bumper Sticker

To see a bumper sticker in your dream represents a message that you are trying to convey to the world. You want your opinion to be heard. Consider the exact message on the bumper sticker.    

Bungee Jumping

To dream that you are bungee jumping represents your ability to bounce back from adversities and setbacks in your life. The important thing to remember is that you took the initial risk.    

Bunk Beds

To see bunk beds in your dream represent childhood and innocence. Alternatively, it may refer to diverging and conflicting views of sexuality. You may have difficulties expressing your needs and desires.    

Bunsen Burner

To see or use a Bunsen burner in your dream suggests that you need to be more expressive and focus your energies on more fruitful or worthwhile endeavors. The dream may also be symbolic of a developing awareness, truth or enlightenment.    

Buoy

To see a buoy in your dream represents your ability to hold your head up even amidst your emotional distress. It may also indicate a renewed state of mind and emotional calm. Alternatively, it suggests that some of your repressed thoughts or subconscious material has come to the surface and is making itself known.   

Bureaucracy

To dream that you are dealing with bureaucracy signifies a lack of emotions and personal contact in some aspect of your life. Perhaps your relationship has gotten too routine or that you are doing things by rote.  

Burglar

To see or dream that you are a burglar indicates that your energy is being sucked away from you.  You are feeling drained. It may also mean that your fears, guilt, and anxieties are making it hard for you to say no to others.    

Burglary

To dream that you have been burglarized indicates that you are feeling violated or that personal space has been invaded. You feel helpless in some situation or relationship. This could be due to a major change in your life. Give yourself some time to adjust to your new environment. The dream may also occur as a result of being burglarized in real life and a symptom of post traumatic stress.    

Burial

To see a burial in your dream indicates that you have gotten rid of your bad habits and have freed yourself from a negative situation. You are finally letting go of something. 

To dream that you are burying a living person signifies emotional turmoil. Alternatively, it suggests that you are being buried by problems and stresses of your waking life.

To dream that you are being buried alive suggests that you are being undermined or stifled in some way. You are feeling trapped or helpless.     

 * Please also see Funeral.

Burning

To see something burning in your dream indicates that you are experiencing some intense emotions and/or passionate sexual feelings. There is some situation or issue that you can no longer avoid and ignore.  Alternatively, it may suggest that you need to take time off for yourself and relax. Perhaps you are you feeling “burned out” or “burned up”.

To dream that you or someone is being burned alive suggests that you are being consumed by your own ambition.   

*Please see also Fire.

Burp

To dream that you burp indicates that your subconscious is informing you that you are going through some changes. You are seeing things differently as you grow older and gain more experience.

To hear a burp in your dream signifies a breakthrough in your personal struggles. You have overcame barriers and resistance and are no longer being held back.   

Burqa

To dream that you are wearing a burqa suggests that are feeling sexually repressed. You feel that you are not able to fully express yourself and be who you are.

To see someone wearing a burqa indicates that something is being kept away from you. You are in the dark about some issue or matter.   

Burr

To see or dream that a burr is clinging to you symbolize a minor irritation or annoyance that you are choosing to overlook.  

To dream that an animal is covered in burrs implies that someone in your life is afraid of showing their vulnerable side.   

Burrito

To see or eat a burrito in your dream symbolizes your efficiency in some matter.   

Burst

To dream that something bursts indicates that you are under a lot of pressure and stress.   

Bury

To dream that you bury something suggests that you are hiding your true feelings. Or you are trying to cover up some situation or act. In particular, if you are burying a body, then it suggests that you are trying to hide something that you find repulsive or that others may find unappealing.   

Bus

To dream that you are waiting for a bus indicates a temporary setback in achieving your personal goals. If you miss the bus, then it indicates that an aspect of your life is out of control. You need to slow down and map out a new plan. If you get on the wrong bus, then the dream indicates your fears of making the wrong choice and going on the wrong path. You are conflicted between what you want and what others want for you.

To dream that you are riding a bus implies that you are going along with the crowd. You are lacking originality and control over where your life is taking.

To dream that you are in a bus accident suggests that it is time for you to move away from a group setting and venture out on your own. You need to be more independent.  

To dream that you are paying a bus fare refers to the price you are paying in order to please others.   

Bus Driver

To see a bus driver in your dream indicates leadership in some group idea or plan. It is symbolic of collective power. Alternatively, it suggests that you are going around in circles and showing little progress.

To dream that you are a bus driver suggests that you are moving forward quickly. You need to show more patience and less force. In particular, if you are a school bus driver, then it signifies that through knowledge and learning you will advance rapidly in life. Your dream may be connected with a new learning situation.  

Bus Station

To dream that you are at the bus station suggests that you have reached some new level or stage in your emotional or physical life. 

To dream that you failed to get to the bus station indicates that you are feeling helpless and trapped by some situation. You feel that you are being held back, either physically or mentally. Alternatively, the dream may also suggest that you are feeling disconnected in some aspect of your life – work, relationship or home life.    

Bus Stop

To dream that you are at a bus stop indicates that there is a decision that you need to make. You need to decide what you want to do with your future.   

Bush

To see a bush in your dream symbolizes feminine emotions and desires. It may also be a reference to the female genitalia. 

To dream that you are hiding behind a bush suggests that you are keeping something a secret and are not being completely open. A literal interpretation indicates that you are seeking protection. 

To see a flowering bush represent development and personal growth.   

Business

To dream about a business deal signifies issues and problems that you are dealing with in your waking life. Pay attention to how the business deal is going and your demeanor during the deal. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for aspects of your own personality that you need to deal with. The dream may also be a pun on the “busy-ness” of your life. Perhaps the dream is telling you that you need to “get down to business” or that you need to put “business before pleasure.”     

Business Card

To dream that you are handing out your business card indicates that you need to make more connections and expand your network. in order to be successful, you need to reach out.   

Business Trip

To dream that you are on a business trip suggests that you having a difficult time trying to relax. You may be feeling overwhelmed.   

Businessperson

To see or dream that you are a businessperson represents the rational and organized aspect of yourself.   

Bustier

*Please See Bra.

Butcher

To see a butcher in your dream represents your raw emotions or immoral behaviors. You may be testing the limits of your physical strength. The dream may be a metaphor that you are “butchering” or ruining some project or situation.

To dream that you are a butcher signifies pent up anger and hostility.   

Butler

To see a butler in your dream suggests that you are depending too much on others for their help. You need to be more independent and tend to your own needs. Alternatively, the dream may symbolize your desire for wealth or material possessions.

To dream that you are a butler represents your feelings of subservience. Perhaps you need to take on a more submissive role.   

Butter

To see or taste butter in your dream suggests that you are looking to be gratified in some area of your life.  You need to indulge yourself in life’s pleasure. The dream may be a metaphor that you need to “butter” up to someone, in order to ease the situation.

To dream that you are churning butter represents hard work and difficult task. 

To dream that you are melting butter or that the butter has melted implies that you need to be soften your attitude and demeanor toward others.   

Butter Knife

To see or use a butter knife in your dream signifies easiness and simplicity. Consider the phrase “like a knife through butter.”

To dream that you are using a butter knife to cut or slice something indicates that you are ineffectual in getting a task done. You are lacking some important knowledge or insight.    

Buttercup

To see buttercups in your dream refer to your childhood and past memories. The dream may be trying to take you back to a time where things were simpler and the pace was slower. Alternatively, buttercups signify humility.   

Butterfly

To see a butterfly in your dream signifies longevity, creativity, romance, joy and spirituality. You may be experiencing a new way of thinking. Or you are undergoing some sort of transformation. Alternatively, a butterfly refers to your need to settle down. You are lacking focus in your life. You tend to be flighty and jump from one thing to another. Also consider the term “social butterfly” to describe someone who is popular and outgoing. Perhaps you need to be more outgoing. 

To see two butterflies in your dream represent romance and a long and happy marriage. If you see several butterflies in your dream, then it symbolizes acceptance, growth, inspiration, and freeness. 

To catch or kill a butterfly suggests that you are being too superficial. Alternatively, the dream refers to your possessive nature. To see a dead butterfly in your dream refers to your unrealized goals.

To dream that you are mounting a butterfly on frame symbolizes sexual oppression.  

Buttocks

To see your buttocks in your dream represent your instincts and urges. The dream also indicates your feelings of insecurity and reveals your struggles with some situation.

To dream that your buttocks are misshaped suggest undeveloped or wounded aspects of your psyche. 

To dream that someone is smelling or kissing your butt indicates that someone in your life is not being genuine about his or her intentions.  

Buttons

To see a button in your dream indicates wealth and security. Alternatively, the dream may also be a metaphor for being too “buttoned up” or refrained. You need to let loose and be yourself.

To dream that you are unbuttoning your clothes denotes that you are opening yourself to others, either on a mental, emotional, or sexual level.

To lose a button in your dream signifies your tarnished self-image. You are feeling insecure and unconfident about yourself.    

Buying

To dream that you or someone is buying something represents your acceptance of an idea, condition, or situation. Consider what item you are buying for additional analysis. Alternatively, the dream means that you are lacking something in your life and are looking for some form of fulfillment. 

To buy a car in your dream refers to your commitment to some important life decision you have made.  

Buzzer

To hear a buzzer in your dream indicates that you are experiencing a conflict in a relationship or situation. You are questioning the decisions you have made. Perhaps you feel you made the wrong choice and are now expressing regret. Alternatively, there is something in your dream that needs your immediate attention.    

Buzzard

To see a buzzard in your dream symbolizes death and decay. It may represent an ugly aspect of yourself.  

C

To see the letter “C” in your dream symbolizes being average. It may also be a pun on “seeing”. The dream is drawing your attention to something that you need to see or take notice. Pay attention! Alternatively, it may indicate the name or initial of a person.

Cab

To dream that you are hailing a cab suggests that you need to ask for help in order to be able to move forward in some waking situation. 

To dream that you are in a cab indicates that you are being taken for a ride. Someone is taking advantage of you.

Cabana

To see or dream that you are in a cabana signifies your need for an escape or vacation. You may be feeling overwhelmed by a waking problem and need some downtime.

Cabaret

To watch a cabaret in your dream indicates your need to acknowledge your sensual side. 

Cabbage

To see or eat cabbage in your dream suggests that you should not waste time with petty things in your life. You live and thrive on life’s challenges. Alternatively, the dream refers to your unwise choices or decisions. You need to rethink some of your decisions. 

Cabin

To see or dream that you are in a wood cabin indicates that you will succeed via your own means.  It suggests that you are self-reliant and independent, yet still remain humble. You prefer the simpler things in life.

To dream that you are in a ship cabin indicates that are seeking some refuge from your emotions.

Cabinet

To see a cabinet in your dream symbolizes the female body and/or the womb. Alternatively, you may be hiding some family or personal secret. Consider the contents and condition of the cabinet for more clues. 

To dream that someone rearranged your cabinets suggests that somebody is overstepping your boundaries. 

Cable

To see a cable in your dream represents your stamina and durability. If the cable is frayed or broken, then it signifies a lack of strength.

To dream of cable television signifies your openness and how you communicate with others.

Cable Car

To see or ride in a cable car in your dream signifies the compromises that you make in life. Sometimes you have to go along with the masses in order to maintain the peace. Alternatively, the dream represents life’s journey. You are headed in the right direction. 

Cackle

To hear the sound of cackling in your dream signifies illness and loss.

Cactus

To see a cactus in your dream suggests that you are feeling invaded, that your space is being crowded into and that you are being suffocated.  The prickly spines of the cactus represent the boundary you are trying to establish between your personal and private. Or you feel the need to defend yourself in some way. Alternatively, the dream implies that  you have found yourself in a sticky situation. Perhaps you need to adapt to your existing circumstances instead of trying to change them.

*Please See Also Succulents.

Cadillac

To see a Cadillac in your dream suggests that you are driven to succeed. Your ambition will take you far in life.

Caduceus

To see a caduceus in your dream symbolizes health concerns. The dream may be telling you that you need to take better care of yourself.

Caesarian Section

To dream that you are having a caesarian section implies that you need help in order to get your idea or project off the ground. You can not do it by yourself. A more direct interpretation of this dream may represent your anxieties of having a C-section in real life.

Cafe 

To dream that you are at a cafe represents your social life. The dream is telling you that it is time to call up old friends and catch up with what they are all up to. 

Cafeteria

To dream that you are in a cafeteria denotes that there may be a lot of issues “eating” you up inside.

Cage

To dream that you are in a cage indicates that you are experiencing inhibitions and powerlessness in some areas of your life. You are feeling restricted, confined and restrained in a current relationship or business deal. Somebody may be keeping a short leash on you, where you are lacking the freedom to act independently. 

To dream that you are putting a wild animal into a cage signifies that you will succeed in overcoming your rivals and fears. It is also symbolic of your ability to control you animalistic rages and anger. 

To see a bird in a cage suggests that you are feeling limited in your expression and a sudden lost of freedom. You may be experiencing frustrations and an inhibited spirituality. The dream may also imply that you are feeling like a “jail bird”.

Cake

To see a cake in your dream indicates that you need to learn to share and allocate your workload instead of trying to do everything yourself.  Cakes also symbolize selfishness or the feeling of not getting your fair share. More positively, the dream may represent your accomplishments and achievements. Consider also the metaphor a “piece of cake” or some situation that is easy.

To see a partially eaten cake in your dream signifies missed and lost opportunities.

To dream that you are buying a cake suggests that you have accepted the rewards and recognition you are getting for our work.  You are learning to be comfortable in the spotlight.

Calamari

To dream that you are eating calamari indicates that you are feeling battered or beaten. However, you are tough. Hang in there!

Calculator

To see a calculator in your dream suggests that you need to thoroughly think through some problem and carefully evaluate your choices.  You need to lay out some sort of plan or outline. The symbol may also be a metaphor for someone who is “calculating”, cunning and scheming.

Calendar

To see a calendar in your dream represents the passing of time and past events. The dream may also be a reminder of a special event, appointment or important date in your waking life.

Calf

To see a calf in your dream symbolizes immaturity and inexperience. You need to develop certain qualities.

California

Known as the Golden State, to dream of California, refers to your desire for instant wealth. It may also suggests that you are looking for fame. If you live in California, then the dream may just be a reflection of your reality.

Calla Lily

To see calla lilies in your dream symbolize new beginnings, rebirth and longevity. In particular, a white calla lily represents purity, simplicity or elegance. Alternatively, the calla lily refers to a commitment. 

Calluses

To dream that you have calluses symbolize hard work. You have be laboring over a difficult task or situation.

Calm

To dream that you are calm denotes a fulfilling life. You find contentment and satisfaction in what you have.

To dream that someone is trying to calm you down suggests  that you will experience many setbacks, especially if you continue to let your emotions run out of control.

Calomel

To see calomel in your dream indicates a rivalry.

To dream that you are drinking calomel tea signifies that you are being manipulated and taken advantage of. It is time to open your eyes and not allow yourself to be stepped on.

Calves

To see your calves in your dream symbolize movement and your ability to jump from situation to situation. In particular, if you are admiring your own calves, then it denotes a needy or codependent relationship.

Camcorder

*Please See Video Camera.

Camel

To see a camel in your dream denotes that you need to be more conservative; you are carrying too many responsibilities, burdens and problems on your shoulders. Consider the common phrase, “the straw that broke the camel’s back”. You tend to hold on and cling on to your emotions instead of expressing and releasing them. Learn to forgive and forget. Alternatively, the camel represents your stamina. 

To dream that you are petting a camel indicates that you are ready to let go of some of the burdens, responsibilities or emotional baggage that you are carrying around.

Cameo

To see or wear a cameo in your dream represents an aspect of yourself that you are trying to express. Perhaps you are showing your delicate and feminize side. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on a “cameo” appearance that you are making at some social gathering.

Camera

To see a camera in your dream signifies your desires to cling on and/or live in the past. Alternatively, it may indicate that you need to focus on a particular situation. Perhaps you need to get a clearer picture or idea.

To dream that the camera is broken indicates that you are ignoring an issue or refusing to see the big picture.

To dream that you cannot find your camera to take a picture implies that you are not focusing on the matter at hand. Your attention is too easily diverted. Alternatively, the dream refers to forgotten memories.

To see or dream that you are on a hidden camera indicates that you feel that you are being scrutinized. All eyes are on you. 

Camouflage

To dream that you are in camouflage suggests that you are hiding  your true self and feelings. You are concealing who you really are. Alternatively, there is a situation in your waking life that is making you want to blend into the background and not get noticed.

Camper

To dream that you are living in a camper indicates that you need to move on with some situation or some aspect of your life. You may be dwelling on a situation and it is time to move forward. Alternatively, you may be expressing your desire to be more independent and self-sufficient.

Campfire

To start or see a campfire in your dream represents sharing and companionship. You need to open yourself to others and allow others to get to know you.

Camping

To dream that you are camping indicates a need for relaxation and a long-deserved break.  You need to be more in touch with nature and go back to a more basic and simpler life. Alternatively, it refers to your social circle and support group. You are looking for a sense of belonging, but at the same time be self-sufficient and independent. 

Campus

To dream that you are on a campus indicates your need to expand your thinking/knowledge and challenge yourself mentally.

Can

To see a can in your dream indicates that there is something in your past that you need to hold on to and preserve. The dream may also be a pun on how you “can” do something. Don’t underestimate your abilities and talents.

To see canned foods in your dream symbolizes the emotions that you are keeping inside.

Can Opener

To see a can opener in your dream indicates your willingness to accept new ideas and new concepts. It may also be a symbol of reassurance and a way to tell yourself that “I can” do something.

Canada

To dream that you are in Canada depends on your own personal associations with the country. If you have never been to Canada, then you will need to draw on your own preconceptions and feelings of the country. 

Canal

To see a canal in your dream symbolizes restraint and constricted emotions. It also suggests that you are unyielding in your thinking and beliefs, which may hinder you in the pursuit of your goals. You are being too controlling.

Canary

To see a canary in your dream represents happiness and harmony. Alternatively, the dream could indicate your desires for a relationship or that a new relationship is blossoming.

Cancer

To dream that you have cancer denotes hopelessness, grief, self-pity, and unforgiveness. You feel you are wasting your life away. This dream also represents areas in your life which are bothering you, disturbing you, and hurting you in some emotional way. An emotional issue is eating away at you.

To dream that you are being treated for cancer signifies a positive change in your life.

To dream that someone has cancer indicates that you need to change your negative way of thinking before it eats away at you. Start being more positive. 

To dream that someone is a Cancer sign symbolizes your tendency to keep and hold on to everything. You have a lot of power and influence. The Cancer sign also indicates that you tend to be sensitive, moody and emotional. You are also very family oriented.

Candle

To see a burning candle in your dream signifies that good luck and hope will be coming your way in small and steady amounts. You are in a comfortable stage in your life and may be seeking spiritual enlightenment. Lit candles are also symbolic of intellect, enlightenment, awareness or the search for truth.

To see an unlit candle denotes feelings of rejection or disappointments. You are not utilizing your fullest potential. If you try to light the candle, but it won’t light, then it represents grief. You are in denial about something.

To see a candle blow out in your dream indicates that you are surrendering a significant aspect of yourself. You are letting go of something that used to be important to you.

To watch the candle burn down to nothing in your dream signifies your fears of aging and dying. Alternatively, it represents a fear of sexual impotence.

To see a red colored candle in your dream symbolizes some intimate or romantic relationship. You may not be giving the relationship a fair chance and are dismissing it before you invested sufficient time to learn more about the other person. On the other hand, you may just not be feeling any chemistry or passion.

Candle Wax

To see candle wax in your dream indicates that there is too much activity going on in your life. You may need to slow down and take a breather. Alternatively, it may symbolize the passage of time.

Candy

To see or eat candy in your dream symbolizes the joys and the special treats in life. It also represents indulgence, sensuality and/or forbidden pleasure. You may be devoting too much time to unimportant issues. A more direct interpretation suggests that you are eating too much candy and sweets.

Candy Apple

To see or eat a candy apple in your dream is a reminder that you can have too much of a good thing. You need to show restraint in some area of your life.

Cane

To see or use a cane in your dream suggests that you are in need of some support and advice. The cane may also represent someone you trust and can rely on.

To dream that you are being caned indicates that you are being forced into submission or obedience. Someone is trying make an example of you. Alternatively, the dream symbolizes self-guilt.

To dream that you are caning someone signifies pent up aggression. Pay attention at who you are caning. You may harbor some ill feeling or anger toward this person. This person could also represent an aspect of your own self. 

Cannabis

To dream of cannabis denotes a loss of control. You are trying desperately to escape. The dream may also be a reflection of waking drug use.

Canned Food

To see or eat canned food in your dream implies that you are keeping your emotions bottled up inside. You feel that it is not the appropriate time to express your true desires.

Cannibalism

To see cannibalism in your dream symbolizes a destructive and forbidden desire or obsession. In a literal sense, cannibals consume people’s lives, along with their energy. Thus, this dream may then denote an aspect of your life (career, relationship, children, etc ), which is consistently draining your enthusiasm and vitality.

To dream that you are a victim of cannibalism represents feelings of being “eating alive” by work, a relationship. or a situation in your waking life.

Cannon

To see a cannon in your dream suggests that there is something drastic that needs to be done immediately. According to the Freudian school of thought, the cannon symbolizes the penis. 

Cannonball

To see a cannonball in your dream indicates that you are harboring some anger or aggression and it is weighing your down.

Canoe

To see a canoe in your dream represents serenity simplicity, and independence. It is also a reflection of your emotional balance. You are moving ahead via your own power and determination.

Canopy

To see a canopy in your dream symbolizes protection. You may also be elevated to a prominent position.

Canteen

To see or use a canteen in your dream suggests that you are looking to easily and conveniently satisfy your emotional needs.

Canvas

To see a canvas in your dream symbolizes potential and possibilities, especially if the canvas is blank. Consider the significance of what is on the canvas, as it is an aspect of your subconscious.

Canyon

To see a canyon in your dream represents your subconscious mind and hidden feelings. It may point to emotions and relationships that you did not recognize.

Cap

To see a cap in your dream signifies informality and ease. It also suggests that you need to be more tolerant of others.

Cap And Gown

To wear a cap and gown in your dream indicates that you are transitioning into a higher level in your life. You are ready to move on to the next stage.

To see someone in a cap and gown in your dream symbolizes your successes and accomplishments. 

Cape

To see or dream that you are wearing a cape indicates that you are trying to shield yourself from being emotionally hurt. It may also mean that you are trying to cover-up or hide something.

Capricorn

To dream that someone is a Capricorn signifies fears of inadequacy. You are afraid that you are not measuring up. Alternatively, it denotes your drive, tenacity and ambition.

Capsize

To dream that your boat has capsized represents your avoidance in confronting uncomfortable feelings and/or situations. 

Captain

To dream that you are a captain indicates that you are taking charge of your emotions and confronting the issues that are bothering you.

To see a captain in your dream represents your powerful influence over others. 

Captive

To dream that you are held captive suggests that you are feeling trapped in some aspect or circumstances of your waking life. You may feel trapped in your career, relationship or life in general. Alternatively, captivity dreams indicate something you are refusing to acknowledge or something that you are in denial about. 

Car

To dream that you are driving a car denotes your ambition, your drive and your ability to navigate from one stage of your life to another. Consider how smooth or rough the car ride is. If you are driving the car, then you are taking an active role in the way your life is going. However, if you are the passenger, then you are taking a passive role. If you are in the backseat of the car, then it indicates that you are putting yourself down and are allowing others to take over. This may be a result of low self-esteem or low self-confidence.  Overall, this dream symbol is an indication of your dependence and degree of control you have on your life.

To dream that you drive your car  into a body of water or that it rolls into water implies that you are in for an emotional journey. To see a car underwater in your dream points to feelings of regret or sadness over an abandoned goal.

To dream that your car flipped over implies that some significant event is preventing you from achieving your goals. You feel that you have to put your own life on hold.

To dream that your car won’t start indicates that you are feeling powerless in some situation.

To dream that you forget or can’t find where you parked your car indicates that you are dissatisfied or unhappy with an aspect of your waking life. You do not know what you really want to do with your life or where you want to go. To dream that your car has been stolen indicates that you are being stripped of your identity.  This may relate to losing your job, a failed relationship, or some situation which has played a significant role in your identity and who you are as a person. 

To dream that your car is overheating suggests that you are expending too much energy. You need to slow down or run the risk of being burnt out. You are taking on more than you can handle. It is time to take a breather. 

To see a parked car in your dream suggests that you need to turn your efforts and energies elsewhere. You may be needlessly spending your energy in a fruitless endeavor. Alternatively, a parked car may symbolize your need to stop and enjoy life. 

To dream that you are almost hit or were ran over by a car suggests that your lifestyle, beliefs or goals may be in conflict with another’s. It may also be symbolic of a jolting experience or injured pride. If you dream that you hit or ran over someone with a car, then it implies that you have hurt someone in order to move ahead in life.

To dream that you are unable to roll up the windows of your car suggests that  you are showing some hesitation and reservation about the direction that you are taking in life or the path that you have chosen.

To see a haunted car in your dream represents unfinished goals. You had started off on a path or journey, but never reached the end. Perhaps life had taken you on a different direction that you had planned or intended.

To dream that no one is driving a moving car suggests that you need to reassess your level of control over your life. You are unwilling to take responsibilities for your actions.

To buy a car in your dream refers to your commitment to some important life decision you have made.

Car Alarm

To hear or set off a car alarm in your dream implies that you are headed on the wrong path. The dream is alerting you to change  your direction and alter your course.

Car Battery

To see your car battery in your dream symbolizes your stamina.

To dream that your car battery is dead suggests that you are overwhelmed and overworked. You need to slow down and set some time for yourself or else run the risk of collapsing from exhaustion.

Car Carrier

To see a car carrier in your dream indicates that you are lacking direction and have no goal of your own. You are letting others make decisions for you. You are going with the flow.

Car Dealership

To see or dream that you are in a car dealership refers to some decision that you need to make about where you want to go in life. You are trying to figure out your life path. 

Car Seat

To see an infant car seat in your dream implies that you are in control of someone else’s direction or destiny in life. Alternatively, the dream refers to the beginning stages of your life journey. You are just getting started on an important path.

Car Show

To dream that you are at a car show suggests that you are drawn to a flashy lifestyle which may not necessarily be who you really are. 

To dream that you are showing off your car at a car show implies that you are proud of your accomplishments and achievements. You are seeking recognition for your work.

Caramel

To eat or lick caramel in your dream indicates a sweet and satisfying situation will eventually turn into “sticky” problem. If it sounds too good to be true, then it is really too good to be true.

Caravan

To dream that you are part of a caravan means that you will achieve your goals with the support of others. You do not need to do things by yourself.

Carburetor

To see the carburetor in your dream represents emotional, spiritual and physical balance.

Carcass

To see a carcass in your dream indicates that you are feeling emotionally torn. You feel that you are literally being ripped apart. 

Cardboard

To see a cardboard box in your dream indicates a lack of protection against risk.

Cardinal

To see a cardinal in your dream represents vitality and happiness. It also may mean being in first place or your position at the front.

Cards

To dream that you are playing a game of cards represents your ability to strategize in various areas of your life. In particular, diamonds indicate wealth and materialism, clubs indicate work and industry, hearts indicate happiness in love, and spades indicate troubling times and disappointments.

To dream that you are shuffling cards signifies indecision. You need to reevaluate your choices.

Carjack

To dream that you have been carjacked suggests that you have lost your direction in life. You feel that circumstances in your life has lead you on a different course. 

Carnation

To see carnations in your dream symbolize light-heartedness, vitality and joy. Alternatively, it may represent bachelorhood. Consider the color of the carnation for additional significance.

Carnelian

To see a carnelian in your dream represents passion, lust, sexuality, or matters of the heart.  It also indicates a need for spiritual healing.

Carnival

To dream that you are at the carnival represents falsehoods and deception. If you observe freakish sights, then it denotes a lack of harmony in your domestic life. Much sorrow will arise in what were thought to be pleasant times.

To dream that you are on a carnival ride suggests that you are going in circles. It may also symbolize cheap thrills.

To dream that you run away with the carnival denotes that you will be involved in or closely connected to the entertainment field. 

Caroling

To dream that you are caroling signifies joy, harmony and tranquility. You are in a festive and upbeat mood.  The dream may also be a pun on someone who is named “Carol”.

Carousel

*Please see Merry Go Round.

Carp

To see a carp in your dream indicates that you need to put aside your pride and ego and not let it get in the way of friendships and relationships. Alternatively, the carp is symbolic of patience, perseverance, determination, tenacity, courage and success. 

Carpenter

To see or dream that you are a carpenter indicates that you are confronting and overcoming your obstacles. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to change your way of thinking and readjust your attitude.

Carpet

To see a carpet in your dream represents your way of protecting yourself from life’s harsh realities. Alternatively, a carpet symbolizes luxury, comfort or richness. Consider the condition and designs of the carpet and how it parallels the foundation that you have laid for yourself in life. Perhaps the dream is telling you that you are refusing to confront some issue and instead are sweeping it under the carpet? 

To dream that you are installing or laying down carpet suggests that you are trying to make your life more comfortable.  The dream may also be analogous to the planning of something. You are laying out  some new project or endeavor.

To dream of a magic carpet implies your desires and wishes to escape from a situation, relationship, or responsibilities. The dream is similar to a flying dream, so you may want to look up flying.

*Please See Also Red Carpet.

Carriage

To see an old-fashioned carriage in your dream suggests that your ways of thinking may be too outdated and antiquated. The carriage is also a symbol of power and status.

Carrot

To see a carrot in your dream signifies abundance and fertility. It may also symbolize a lure as in the pun “dangle a carrot”.

To eat a carrot in your dream indicates clarity. You are seeing something more clearly. 

Carry

To dream that you are being carried suggests that you are feeling like a burden to somebody. You need to be more independent and take on more responsibilities. Alternatively, it may elude to romance. 

Cartoon

To dream that your real life is depicted in a cartoon world suggests that you are perceiving the world in a comical and unserious manner. This dream may also serve as an escape from the stressful realities of your life. It is your way of obtaining moments of lightheartedness and fun. Additionally, you need to learn to laugh at yourself and at your mistakes.

To dream that you are watching cartoons indicates that you are not taking life seriously.

*Please See Also Cartoon Character.

Cartwheels

To dream that you are doing cartwheels represent poise and balance in your life or the need to regain balance. You need to handle life’s obstacle and stress with more fortitude. 

To dream that you have difficulties doing cartwheels suggest that you do not have confidence in your own abilities. It may also mean that you are lacking discipline and are exhibiting some struggles in your life. There is an imbalance between work and pleasure.  

Carving

To dream that you are carving a piece of wood symbolizes spiritual and creative energy. Metaphorically, you are transforming subconscious energy into conscious awareness. Consider whether the carving is purely ornamental or utilitarian.

To dream that you are carving some meat indicates that you are trying to rid yourself of certain feelings. You may be distancing yourself from your emotions and analyzing them from an objective standpoint. Alternatively, some person or situation is violating an aspect of your life.

Carwash

To dream that you are at a carwash indicates that you need to clean up your self-image. You are ready for a fresh start.

Cash

*Please See Money.

Cash Register

To see a cash register in your dream represents financial worries and concerns. You are assessing your financial situation. On the other hand, you may be expecting monetary gains. 

Cashier

To see or dream that you are a cashier indicates that you are re-evaluating your life and what you have accomplished.  Alternatively, it suggests that you have removed yourself out of some situation. You have “checked out”.

Casino

To dream that you are in a casino signifies the risk-taker within you. If you are a reserved or passive person, then the dream suggests that you should take a chance. If you are not, then it implies that you need to make a more informed decision instead of relying on fate.

Casket

To see a casket in your dream symbolizes the womb. It also signifies your thoughts and fears of death. If the casket is empty, then it denotes irreconcilable differences. Alternatively, the coffin represents ideas and habits that are no longer of use and can be buried. In particular, if the casket is white, then it refers to lost innocence.

To see a body in a casket in your dream signifies that you are going through a period of depression. You may feel confined, restricted and that you are lacking personal freedom. There may be a dead or decaying situation or issue in your life that you need to address. It is time to end this situation or relationship.

Casserole

To dream you are making a casserole symbolizes new ideas or a new phase in your life. 

Cassette Tape

To see a cassette tape in your dream suggests that there is worth and truth in what you are saying. Alternatively, the dream means that you need to get out of the same rut. You are going around in a loop.

Cast

To dream that you are wearing a cast suggests that your motion is being inhibited in some way. Or that you need to show some restraint in an area of your life. Consider which part of the body is in a cast. Alternatively, a cast symbolizes a time of healing and discipline.

Castanets

To see, hear or play with castanets in your dream  represents little annoyances and irritations in your waking life. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor that you need to “cast-a-net”. Perhaps you are looking for some assistance.

Castle

To see a castle in your dream signifies reward, honor, recognition, and praise for your achievements. You are destined to a position of power, wealth, and prestige. Alternatively, the dream indicates your desire to escape from life’s daily problems.

To dream that you live in a castle represents your extreme need for security and protection to the point where you may be isolating yourself from others. Perhaps the dream parallels a waking situation where it  has put you on the defensive.

To see a castle door in your dream indicates that you have missed a huge and/or profitable opportunity, especially if you are standing outside the castle door. If you are standing inside the castle door, then it means that you have let your success and ego distance you from others. 

Castration

To dream of a castration signifies your overwhelming fears that you have lost your virility. You are feeling the pressures of your sexual performance. Alternatively, it represents a lack of creativity, power or strength.

Cat

To see a cat in your dream symbolizes an independent spirit, feminine sexuality, creativity, and power. It also represents misfortune and bad luck. The dream symbol has different significance depending on whether you are a cat lover or not. The cat could indicate that someone is being deceitful or treacherous toward you. If the cat is aggressive, then it suggests that you are having problems with the feminine aspect of yourself. If you are afraid of the cat in your dream, then it suggests that you are fearful of the feminine. The dream may be a metaphor for “cattiness” or someone who is “catty” and malicious. If you see a cat with no tail, then it signifies a loss of independence and lack of autonomy. 

To dream that you cannot find your cat highlights your independent spirit. You need to allow yourself to be free and not let anyone or anything hold you back. 

To dream that a cat is biting you symbolizes the devouring female. Perhaps you are taking and taking without giving. You may be expressing some fear or frustration especially when something is not going as planned. To dream that you are saving the life of a cat implies that you are reclaiming your independence and power.

To dream that a cat is scratching you suggests that you are feeling threatened.

To see a black cat in your dream indicates that you are experiencing some fear in using your psychic abilities and believing in your intuition. You may erroneously associate the black cat with evil, destruction, and bad luck. In particular, if the black cat is biting, clawing or attacking you, then the dream means that you must acknowledge what your intuition is trying to tell you. You can no longer ignore it. Do not be afraid to face the situation. If you see a white cat, then it denotes difficult times.

To dream that a cat killed a spider suggests that you are expressing your femininity in a seductive and cunning manner rather than in an overtly and almost destructive way.

To see a dead cat or hear a cat being killed implies that you are lacking autonomy and independence in some area of your life. Alternatively, the dream means that you are refusing to recognize your feminine power.

To see cats playing in your dream refers to your frisky nature. You need to show your playful side.

To see a cat with green spikes suggests that jealousy is preventing you from forming meaningful relationships. You are keeping your distance from a situation or relationship.

**See The Meaning In Action: “”Black Cat” or Injured Cat

Cat Eyes 

To see or dream that you have cat eyes indicate that  you are able to find your way through some dark and troubling problem. You are able to see the bright side of a negative situation. Alternatively, it suggests that you are being slick or sly.

To dream that a cat has glowing blue eyes indicates that you need to look at something from a different perspective. The dream may also mean sudden enlightenment which may bring about feelings of fear or anxiety. You are afraid of the truth. 

Catacomb

To dream of a catacomb suggests that you need to confront your fears of the subconscious. 

Catapult

To see a catapult in your dream indicates that you will overcome your obstacles through ingenuity and determination. Alternatively, the dream implies that you know no limit. You are on the fast track to success.

Cataract

To dream that you have cataract or are having cataract remove indicates that you are looking for clarity in some situation. You are not seeing all the details clearly. 

Catastrophe

To experience a catastrophe in your dream represents sudden instability and upheaval in your walking life. You are feeling extremely anxious about the unknown changes that are in store for you.

Catch

To catch something in your dream suggests that you need to incorporate something into your life. Consider the object you are trying to catch and look up its meaning. If you are trying to catch a ball, then it indicates that you want to feel whole or you need to be more well-rounded. If you catch a fish, then it suggests that you need to be more spiritual.

To dream that you are playing catch signifies your carefree attitude. You are enjoying life. Consider who you are playing catch with. If you are playing catch with mother or father, then it represents your bond and closeness to them. 

The dream may also be a metaphor to indicate something that is “catchy” or contagious.

Catcher

To see or dream that you are a baseball catcher implies that you need to be ready to accept whatever life throws at you. The dream is telling you to be prepared. Since baseball is often analogous to sexual foreplay as in getting to first, second, or third base on a date, the catcher in your  dream may be a play on words, telling you to “catch her”. Perhaps there is a girl that you like and you are not sure if you should pursue her.

Caterpillar

To see a caterpillar in your dream signifies a stage in your own personal growth and development where you are on your way, but have not yet reached your goal.

Catfish

To see a catfish in your dream symbolizes someone who may not appear to be who they are. Their true self may not be obvious or immediately apparent.

Cathedral

*Please see Church.

Catsup

To see or eat catsup in your dream represents simplicity, youth, and happiness. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on your need to “catch up” on something.

Cattle

To see cattle in your dream indicates that you need to proceed with caution in some situation or relationship. 

To see a herd of cattle in your dream represents a lack of individuality. You generally go with the flow of things. Alternatively, it symbolizes prosperity.

To see a stampede of cattle in your dream suggests that something in your life is out of control.

Catwalk

To see or dream that you are walking a catwalk represents your new found confidence. It may also mean that you enjoy being the center of attention. You are being recognized for your talents or creativity. Alternatively, the dream could mean that you are using your appearance to get your way. You need to start looking within yourself.  

Caught

To dream that you are caught doing something represents your fears and vulnerabilities. You are afraid of being judged. Consider the significance of what you were doing and how you felt when you were caught. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are being hyper-vigilant about your surroundings.

Caul

To see a caul in your dream indicates that you are not seeing something clearly. Your vision is being impaired or clouded by something or someone. A caul is also symbolic of luck and protection.

Cauldron

To see a cauldron in your dream implies that you are undergoing some transformation. It also indicates destiny or some magical, spiritual force. Alternatively, the cauldron symbolizes fertility and the womb. Consider the symbolism of what is inside the cauldron and its importance.

Cauliflower

To see or eat cauliflower in your dream symbolizes spiritual nourishment, purity and perfection. It also represents sadness and a need to be uplifted. Your dream  indicates that the tough times you are experiencing will soon be over. Alternatively, the cauliflower represents the brain and your mental capabilities.

Cave

To see or dream that you are in a cave symbolizes the womb and thus signify refuge, protection and concealment.

To dream that you are walking in a dark cave represents an exploration of your subconscious mind. It signals self discovery.

Caveman

*Please See Barbarian.

Caviar

To see or eat caviar in your dream points to your expensive tastes. You enjoy the finer things in life and are not afraid to flaunt it.

Cavities

To dream that you have a cavity indicates feelings of fear and insecurity over a situation. You are lacking self confidence.

CD

To see  a compact disc in your dream represents a need for enjoyment or a distraction. It also points to the opportunities and possibilities within your grasp. Consider the type of music and the title of the compact disc. If you are giving away the CD, then you may be trying to convey a message to that person within the songs. Alternatively, the CD is analogous to the meaning of a circle.

Consider also if the initial “CD” have any additional significance to you. Perhaps it represents a person or may even be a pun on something that is “seedy”.

CD Player

To see or use a CD player in your dream represents the impression or image that you want to project to others. It may also symbolize inspiration and the simple pleasure of listening to music.

Cedar

To  see a cedar in your dream symbolizes longevity, durability, strength, endurance and immortality. The dream may be trying to offer reassurance during a difficult time in your life. 

Ceiling

To see a ceiling in your dream represents a mental or spiritual perspective. It may also symbolize the limit you have set for yourself. If you see vaulted ceiling in your dream, then it signifies your  askew perspective or view. 

Celebration

To dream of a celebration represents your achievement toward a higher level of growth. This may also be a self-congratulatory  dream for the goals you have achieved and for the recognition you have gained. You may also be honoring some victory, success, or accomplishment.  Alternatively, to dream of a celebration symbolizes freedom  and emotional release.  Celebration dreams are common for those who anticipate an upcoming  turning point or event in their waking life.

Celebrities

To dream that you are a celebrity signifies your high aspirations that may be way beyond your reach at the present moment. You may just be setting yourself for a let-down.

To dream that a friend or lover becomes a celebrity denotes your fear of losing the friendship and loyalty of this person.

To see a celebrity in your dream represents your beliefs and understanding about him or her. Consider what the celebrity is famous or known for and how you relate to that quality. Something in you waking life has triggered these similar beliefs and feelings. It is not uncommon that your obsession with a certain celebrity may carry over onto your dream world. Celebrities are often seen as heroes and all that is mighty. Also consider any puns within the name.

To dream that you are good friends with a celebrity represents your idealized version of someone you know in your life. Perhaps you hope that a real-life friend can act more like a particular celebrity. Consider the qualities that you see in this celebrity and how you want your friends to have those qualities. Alternatively, the dream may be trying to compensate for your own lack of self-confidence. You want to escape from your own reality and live the high life. You want to fit in.

To dream that you are kissing or having sex with a celebrity indicates your drive to be successful. Consider what movies you associate this celebrity with or what makes this celebrity famous for clues as to where and what you want to achieve success in. Alternatively, the dream may represent your waking fascination or obsession with this particular celebrity.

*See Also Actor / Actress.

Celery

To see or eat celery represents your need to be cleansed, either physically or emotionally.  The dream may also be a pun on “salary” and thus indicate your financial concerns.

Celibacy

To dream that you are celibate represents your fears of intimacy. You may be trying to block off your sexual energies.

Cell Phone

To see or use a cell phone in your dream indicates that you are being receptive to new information. It also represents your mobility. Alternatively, the dream signifies lack of understanding. Perhaps you are having difficulties getting through to someone.

To dream that you lost your cell phone represents a lack of communication. You have lost touch with some aspect of your feelings or your Self. If you find a cell phone, then it symbolizes reconnection and reopened communication.

To dream that your cell phone is snapping open and close implies that you are ready to talk about something that you have been keeping inside.

*Please see also Telephone

Cell Phone Tower

To see a cell phone tower in your dream symbolizes communication and your connections to others. 

To dream that a cell phone tower is being built on top of your house implies that there is a lack of communication within your family which can no longer be ignored. You need to address this communication problem. 

Cellar

To dream that you are in a cellar represents a part of your subconscious mind where you have kept your fears and problems hidden. 

To dream that you are going down the cellar signifies that you are digging deep into your own past and facing your fears.

Cello

To see or hear a cello in your dream represents sensual or creative achievements. You are displaying much strength and stability.

Celtic Knot

To see a Celtic Knot in your dream symbolizes continuity, longevity, good health and/or immortality. It also refers to a timeless tradition. Consider the general geometric shape of the knot for further meaning.

Cement Truck

To see a cement truck in your dream represents firm and “concrete” ideas or plans that are being set into motion.

To dream that you are mixing cement suggests that you are fusing ideas or aspects of yourself together.

* Please see also Concrete.

Cemetery

To dream that you are in a cemetery indicates an end to a habit or behavior. You are experiencing a rebirth. More directly, the dream may symbolize sadness, unresolved grief or your fears about death.

Censor

To dream that you are being censored suggests that you are being prevented from expression your views, opinions or feeling. A relationship or situation may be unhealthy and oppressive. 

To dream that something is being censored indicates that you do not have all the facts to make an informed decision about some matter.

Centaur

To see a centaur in your dream symbolizes the duality of human nature. It indicates that you are trying to balance your intellectual/mental nature with your physical nature. The centaur also represents humanity, wisdom, and compassion.

Center

To dream that you are at the center of something represents your belief that everything revolves around you. The dream may also be a metaphor that you are in the middle of some situation that you cannot get out of. If you are off centered, then it indicates that something in your life is out of balance. 

Centipedes

To see a centipede in your dream suggests that you are letting your fears and doubts hinder you from making progress and achieving your goals. You need to stop thinking negative thoughts.

Ceramics

To see or make ceramics in your dream suggest that you need to be more hands on in some situation or relationship. You need to express more of your creative side.

Cereal

To dream that you are eating cereal denotes the start of a new project or new stage in your life. It may also indicate your need to restore yourself in some basic way. Alternatively, your mind may already be thinking ahead to breakfast.  It is not uncommon for your fleeting thoughts to be incorporated into your dream.

Ceremony

To dream that you are attending a ceremony suggests that sacrifice and devotion is necessary for success. You may be going through a crucial moment in your waking life that requires your commitment. It is a time for introspection, self-discovery, and inner changes.

Certificate

To see a certificate in your dream suggests that you are seeking some validity and truth to some situation. You want recognition for your efforts. 

Cesarean

To dream that you have a cesarean section suggests that you need some help with your development. 

Cesspool

To see a cesspool in your dream suggests that you need to undergo some emotional cleansing. You need to let go of the negativity and the things that are holding you back.

Chains

To see chains in your dream signify your need to break free from a routine, old idea, or a relationship. If you are being chained, then some part of you is being forcefully put in check. You are being held back from what you really want to do.

Chainsaw

To see a chainsaw in your dream indicates that something drastic is about to happen.  Success will only come about through willpower.  Alternatively, it suggests that you get right to the heart of the matter quickly. The chainsaw may be seen as a phallic symbol and  can refer to your sexual drives. 

Chair

To see a chair in your dream symbolizes your need to sit down and take time out to contemplate a situation before proceeding. Or you just need to relax. Alternatively, it indicates that your feelings or ideas are being dismissed or cast to the side.

To dream that someone is offering you a chair suggests that you need to be open to taking and accepting advice.

Chakra

To dream about your chakra indicates that there is a blockage to the flow of your spiritual energy. You need to open up. There are 7 chakras so you need to consider which chakra for additional significance.

The root or base chakra radiates a white divine light. It relates to material and physical life. If you are dreaming of your base chakra, then it indicates feelings of being lost or uprooted in your waking life.

The solar plexus chakra radiates a bluish-violet light and represents your relationships with others. Are you in conflict or at peace with others?

The heart chakra is depicted by a rosy pinkish color and symbolizes pure and divine love for everyone and everything around you.

The hara chakra is represented by a purplish light. It relates to sexual matters and issues about love.

The throath chakra radiates a blue light and represents strength, balance, power and inner peace.

The brow chakra, also referred to as the third eye is represented by a green light and symbolizes psychic ability, intuition and mutual understanding. 

The crown chakra radiates a golden yellow color and signifies wisdom and intellect.

Chalice

To see a chalice in your dream represents your need for spiritual nourishment. You are searching for your individual self and for a more meaningful existence. 

Chalk

To see a piece of chalk in your dream refers to school and learning. Your ability and knowledge is being called into question.

To see something written in chalk signifies something that can easily escape your grasp. You may have an advantage in some situation, but it is only temporary. Consider the significance of the message written.

Chalkboard

To see a chalkboard in your dream represents the classroom and the difficulties you may have experienced in school. There is a lesson to be learned from this dream. You may feel that you are being put to the test. Consider what is being written on the chalkboard. Alternatively, it signifies your debts. 

To dream that you are writing on the chalkboard indicates you will need to get your hands dirty in some situation.

Chameleon

To see a chameleon in your dream represents your ability to adapt to any situation. You are versatile and are well-rounded. Alternatively, you feel you are being overlooked.

Champagne

To see the opening of a bottle of champagne symbolizes a sexual act. Alternatively, it represents extravagance and overindulgence. Or it indicates a celebration or a personal achievement that you are proud of. 

Chamomile

To see or smell chamomile in your dream represents patience. You need to calm down over some situation.

Chandelier

To see a chandelier in your dream represents grandeur and greatness. You see a bright future ahead.  If the chandelier is made of crystal, then it symbolize wealth.

Change

To dream that you receive the wrong amount of change depends on whether you were shortchanged or not. If you were shortchanged, then it is analogous to low self-esteem issues. You feel unworthy. If you receive more change than you were due, then it signifies your inflated ego. You feel entitled to certain things.

Chanting

To dream that you are chanting symbolizes your camaraderie and oneness with others toward a common cause. It also suggests that you are in touch with a Higher plane and an elevated sense of spirituality.

To hear chanting in your dream signifies chaos and disagreements.

Chapel

*Please See Church.

Chaps

To see or wear chaps in your dream symbolizes a passive aggressiveness.

Character

To dream that you are playing a character indicates that you are avoiding some responsibility or refusing to acknowledge your role in it. Alternatively the dream means that you are putting on an act. By playing a character, you are pretending be someone else instead of being yourself. Consider a situation in your waking life where you are not being genuine.

Charades

To dream that you are playing charades indicates that there is something that you are not able to put into words or articulate. Try to decipher what message you are trying to convey.

Charcoal

To dream that you are eating charcoal symbolizes your burning passion and libido. You are going through some sort of transformation and embracing your sensuality.

Chariots

To dream that you are riding in a chariot indicates that you need to exercise control in your life.

To dream that you or someone else fall from a chariot denotes failure.

Charity

To dream that you are giving or receiving charity is analogous to your ability to give and receive love. You have compassion for others. 

Charleston

To dream that you are dancing the Charleston signifies important and substantial success ahead for you.

Charlie Chaplin

To see or dream that you are Charlie Chaplin suggests that you are searching and looking for some direction in your life. You need some variety from your daily routine.

Charm Bracelet

To see or wear a charm bracelet in your dream is symbolic of protection from any harm. Consider the symbolism of the specific charm for additional significance.

Chart

To see or read a chart in your dream symbolizes your goals and your approach to life.

Chase

To dream that you are being chased signifies that you are avoiding a situation that you do not think is conquerable. It is a metaphor for some form of insecurity. In particular, to dream that you are chased by an animal represents your own unexpressed and unacknowledged anger which is being projected onto that animal. Alternatively, you may be running away from a primal urge or fear.

To dream that you are chasing someone signifies that you are attempting to overcome a difficult goal or task. You may also be expressing some aggressive feelings toward others.

To dream that you are being chased and enjoying it implies that you like being the object of desire. You like feeling wanted. The dream may be analogous to a blossoming relationship.

*For an in depth analysis, click on  Common Dreams: Chase.

Chasm

*Please See Abyss.

Chastity Belt

To see or wear a chastity belt in your dream signifies your attitudes and feelings toward sex.  Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor to indicate that you are being overly protective. Perhaps your way of thinking is outdated.

Chat Room

To dream that you are in a chat room represents your need to connect with others on a mental level. The dream could also mean that you are spending too much time in front of the computer and this has carried over into your dreams. You need to get out and socialize in the real world. 

Chauffeur

To dream that you are a chauffeur indicates that you are helping someone with their goals. You are trying to steer them on the right direction.

To dream that you are being chauffeured signifies extravagance and luxury. You have a high sense of self worth. Alternatively, the dream represents your dependence on others. You are not in control of your life.

Cheap

To dream that you or someone is cheap represents your own feelings of inadequacy. You are not fully acknowledging your own self worth. 

To dream that you got something at a cheap price suggests that you are being undervalued. Or are you cheating somebody of their valuable things? Consider the symbolism of the item and how you feel about it in the dream.

Cheating

To dream that you are cheating on your spouse mate, fianc�, or significant other suggests feelings of self-guilt and self-betrayal. You may have compromised  your beliefs or integrity and/or wasting your energy and time on fruitless endeavors. Alternatively, cheating dreams reflect the intensity of your sexual passion; you are exploring areas of your sexuality. In this scenario, the dream may actually serve as a reaffirmation of your commitment. Furthermore, if you are approaching your own wedding date, then it is not uncommon to have dreams about erotic experiences with partners other than your intended spouse. Most likely, such a dream represents the newness of your sexual passion. It may also signify anxieties of changing your identity – that of a spouse. 

To dream that your mate, spouse, or significant other is cheating on you indicates your fears of being abandoned. You may feel a lack of attention in the relationship. Alternatively, you may feel that you are not measuring up to the expectations of others. This notion may stem from issues of trust or self-esteem. The dream could also indicate that you are subconsciously picking up hints and cues that your significant other is not being completely truthful or is not fully committed in the relationship. 

To dream that your friend is being cheated on indicates your subconscious dislike for his/her significant other. You think your friend deserves to be treated better. 

To dream that you are cheating at a game suggests that you are not being honest with yourself. You feel inadequate and insecure.

Check

To see a check in your dream suggests that you may feel indebted to others. The dream may also be a pun on checking things out.

To see a blank check in your dream symbolizes your unused potential. It may also indicate unclaimed rewards.

To see a check mark in your dream indicates approval and acceptance. Your hard work has paid off.

Checkerboard

To see a checkerboard in your dream indicates the many aspects and facets of your personality.  Alternatively, a checkerboard may reflect your struggle between good and evil or good and bad. The dream may also be a metaphor for your “checkered” past. Perhaps you did something that you were not proud of or something that is coming back to haunt you.

Checkers

To see or play checkers in your dream suggests that you need to have a clear strategy in order to overtake your opponents. The dream may also be a pun on “check her”. Perhaps you need to reevaluate this female person.

Cheeks

To see your cheeks in your dream symbolize commitment, intimacy, and closeness. It also reveals your strength of character and your opinions. Alternatively, cheeks can also be a slang for the buttocks.

To see rosy-colored cheeks in your dream signifies life energy, enthusiasm and vitality. If the cheeks are sunken in, then it symbolizes sadness, hunger, poverty and/or struggles. The emphasis of cheeks in your dream could also point to health issues.

To dream that your cheeks are painted represents your attitudes of courage and violence/passivity.

To dream that you are kissing someone on the cheek or someone is kissing you on the cheek, then it signifies admiration, courtesy, reverence, friendship or respect.

Cheer

To hear or start a cheer in your dream indicates that you are headed in the right direction or making the right decisions in your life.  You have more self confidence and belief in yourself. The dream may also be a metaphor to “cheer up”.

Cheerios

To see or eat Cheerios in your dream indicates that there is something missing from your life. You do not feel completely whole. Alternatively,  the dream may be a pun on “farewell” or “good bye”.

Cheerleader

To see a cheerleader in your dream represents competition and triumph. Your dream may be telling you to offer more praise and encouragement toward others. 

To dream that you are a cheerleader signifies your self-confidence and self-esteem. You need to be more active and more positive in some waking situation in your life. 

Cheese

To see cheese in your dream symbolizes gains and profits. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for something that is “cheesy” or lame. Or it could be saying that you need to smile more. 

Cheesecake

To see or eat cheesecake in your dream indicates that things are going great for you. You deserve a sweet reward for a job well done. 

Cheetah

To see a cheetah in your dream suggests that you need to get moving and be more active in pursuit of your goals. Perhaps you have been a little lazy and you need to get off from that seat.

Chef

To dream that you are a chef indicates that you have the ability, knowledge, and talent to chose your path in life. You know what course of action you need to take and are moving forward in a productive manner. And you have learned from your previous life experiences.

To see a chef in your dream represents transformation and changes. Consider what is “cooking” in your life?

Chemicals

To see or use chemicals in your dream suggest that you are undergoing some transformation and individuation process.

To dream that you are mixing or combining chemicals represent creativity, manipulation and/or intellectual power.

Chemist

To see a chemist at work in your dream indicates your ability to change and alter your Self.

Cherry

To see cherries in your dream symbolize honesty and truthfulness or sweetness and good fortune. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that “life is like a bowl of cherries”. In other words, don’t take life so seriously; take it easy. 

To see a cherry tree in your dream represents luck, spring, femininity, and youth. 

Cherub

To see a cherub in your dream represents child-like innocence, frailty and mischievousness. You need to take life a little less seriously. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you may have been dishonest or manipulative.

Cheshire Cat

To see the Cheshire cat in your dream signifies mischief, deceit and mockery. It may represent someone in your life who you are not sure if you can trust or rely on.

Chess

To see or play chess in your dream indicates that you need to carefully think through the situation before making a decision. The light and dark squares of the chess board symbolizes the positive (pro) and negative (con) of a situation. The dream may also comment on how you have met your match in love or in business.

To dream that your king chess piece is in danger suggests that you are being stifled by some female character in your life. 

To dream of chess pieces coming alive means that you are completely engrossed or submerged in some situation, relationship or task. You are ignoring everything else around you. Alternatively, the dream implies that you no longer have control of a situation. A situation in your waking life is ruling your actions and behavior.

Chest

To see your chest in your dream signifies confidence, conquest and vitality.  Alternatively, it represents feelings of being overwhelmed and being dangerously confronted by something. Consider also if the dream is telling you that there is something that you need to “get off your chest”.

To dream that you are beating on your chest indicates triumph and a great accomplishment. 

It is common for those who experience real life chest pains to have dreams where they are being shot in the chest or feel heavy pressure on their chest.

Chestnut Tree

To see a chestnut tree in your dream represents strength and good health.

Chevron

To see a chevron in your dream symbolizes protection.

Chew

To dream that you are chewing something suggests that you are sorting things out and carefully thinking it over. 

Chicago

To dream that you are in Chicago represents mainstream thinking. Known as the windy city, the dream may also indicate that your life is blowing in a new direction. You are experiencing extra vigor, vitality and energy in your life. 

Chickadee

To see a chickadee in your dream indicates that you need to pay attention and become aware of something unique and special occurring in your life.

Chicken Suit

To dream that you are wearing a chicken suit implies that your subconscious is calling you a chicken. You are lacking confidence in yourself.

Chickens

To see chickens in your dream symbolize cowardliness and a lack of willpower. The dream may be a pun on being a chicken or chickening out of some situation. Chickens also represent excessive chatter and gossip. Listen closely to what people may be saying about you or what you are saying about others.    

To see a rubber chicken in your dream indicates that you are being too serious and need to lighten up. It is okay to be silly sometimes.

To dream that you are eating chicken implies fear. You are being a “chicken”. In particular, if you are eating fried chicken, then it refers to some unhealthy aspect that you need to cut from your life. Perhaps you are being too overindulgent. If you are eating raw chicken in your dream, then it indicates that you are feeling unprepared about some situation. You are having difficulties achieving your goals. 

Chiffon

To see or wear chiffon in your dream represents your feminine and delicate side. It may also point to your vulnerabilities. 

Chihuahua

To see a Chihuahua in your dream represents someone around you who is unexpectedly vocal. It may also represent someone who is insecure. Alternatively, the dream may refer to a situation or relationship where the bark is larger than the bite. 

Child

To dream that you are a small child again suggests that you are feeling the burdens of adulthood. You are trying to escape from your daily responsibility and are looking for someone else to shield, protect and care for you.

To dream that you lose a child represents losing hope. It may also suggest that a project is not working out as you had wanted it to.

To save a child in your dream signifies your attempts to save a part of yourself from being destroyed. If you dream that you are separated from your children, then it symbolizes failure in some personal endeavor or a setback in some ideal you had.

Childhood

To dream of your childhood indicates your wish to return to a life where you had little responsibility and worries. It also represents innocence.  Alternatively, it suggests that certain aspects of your childhood has not yet been integrated into your adult personality.  On the other hand, some childhood anxiety has yet to be resolved in your adult life.

Children

To see children in your dream signify an aspect of yourself and your childlike qualities. You may be retreating back to a childlike state and longing for the past. You are trying to still satisfy repressed desires and unfulfilled hopes. Perhaps there is something that you need to see grow and nurture. Take some time off and cater to the inner child within. Alternatively, the dream may be highlighting your innocence, purity, simplicity, and carefree attitude. If you are fighting with children, then it implies that you are repressing your inner child. The children could represent someone in your waking life (coworker, mate, sibling, etc.) who is acting like a child. If you see children fighting in your dream, then it means that your sense of morality and character are in conflict. 

To forget about your child or children suggests that you are feeling overwhelmed by your waking responsibilities. The dream is telling you that you are overly fixating on minor details and overlooking the important things on your life. You need to re-prioritize your time and focus on what matters. To dream that your own grown children are still very young indicates that you still see them as young and dependent. You want to feel needed and significant. To dream that you have more children that you actually have in real life means that you are discovering old talents or skills that you have been casting aside. 

To dream that you are watching children but they do not know you are there is a metaphor for some hidden knowledge or some latent talent which you have failed to recognize.

To save a child in your dream signifies your attempts to save a part of yourself from being destroyed. If you dream that you are separated from your children, then it symbolizes failure in some personal endeavor or a setback in some ideal you had. 

Chili

To see or eat chili in your dream symbolizes intense passion and raw emotion. The dream may also be a metaphor for being “chilly”.

Chills

To get the chills in your dream signify fear. Alternatively, it represents your indifference to some situation or person. The dream may be an actual physical reaction; perhaps the blankets have fallen off of you. Or the dream may be a metaphor indicating that you need to “chill out” or calm down.

Chimera

To see a chimera in your dream represents a feeling of confusion. You need to sort out your thoughts and emotions.

Chimes

To hear chimes in your dream symbolize tranquility. Alternatively, it means that there is something that you need to pay special attention to. 

Chimney

To see a chimney in your dream represents warmth, tradition, and family values.  Alternatively, a chimney symbolizes the phallus. So if the chimney is smoking, then it represents sexual release. If it is not smoking, then it signifies sexual tension or your need for sexual release. If the chimney collapses, then it implies impotence.

To dream that you are sweeping the chimney indicates your need to vent off your frustrations and get things out in the open. You need to release all that negativity and/or guilt that you are holding in.

Chimpanzee

To see a chimpanzee in your dream suggests that what you thought was true is actually not. You are over-thinking an issue.

Chin

To notice your chin in your dream refers to your resilience and your ability to bounce back from adversity. The chin often symbolizes character, strength, and resolve. Perhaps you need to “keep your chin up” and remain optimistic.

Chipmunk

To see a chipmunk in your dream suggests that you are holding on to the past and need to learn to let go. 

Chiropractor

To see a chiropractor in your dream suggests that you are seeking support and advice. Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it; it is not a sign of weakness.

Chisel

To see or use a chisel in your dream indicates that you need to forcibly break through the surface or barrier in order to get to the core of the situation or problem.

Chives

To see or eat chives in your dream suggest that you get along well with others.  The dream symbolizes harmony and balance.

Chocolate

To see chocolate in your dream signifies love, celebration and self-reward. It also suggests that you may be indulging in too many excesses and need to practice some restraint.

To eat chocolate in your dream indicates that you are embracing your own sensuality.

Chocolate Milk

To see or drink chocolate milk in your dream means that you are feeling good about life. 

Choir

To dream that you are singing in a choir symbolizes spiritual harmony and balance. It also refers to your ability to work and cooperate with others. If you are singing out of tune, then it suggests that you are not fitting into some group situation. 

Choker

To see or wear a choker in your dream indicates that you are having difficulties in expressing yourself. You maybe feeling constricted or voiceless in some waking situation.

Choking

Choking dreams are often a fearful experience and it is not uncommon for dreamers to awaken from them. To dream that you are choking on an object suggests that you may find some advice/remarks/situation hard to swallow or difficult to accept. Alternatively, you may feel that you are unable to completely express yourself in a situation. In particular, if you are choking on food, then it may be an expression of self-guilt and unnurtured feelings. If you are choking on smoke, then it indicates something you are unwilling to confront.

To dream that someone is choking you indicates that you are suppressing your emotions. You have difficulties in expressing your fears, anger, or love. Consider the phrase “being all choked up”. Alternatively, you may feel that you are being prevented or restricted from freely expressing yourself.

To dream that you are choking someone signifies feelings of aggression. You may be trying to prevent something from being said or revealed.

Chopping

To dream that you are chopping something indicates that you are trying to cut your problems into smaller, more manageable sizes. You need to break up the issues and attack them piece by piece. Consider also the significance of the object that you are chopping. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for having the chops or the guts and fortitude to do something.

Chopsticks

To see or use chopsticks in your dream indicates that you are trying to manipulate some situation. Alternatively, it represents an extension of your reach. 

If you are using chopsticks for its unintended function, then it suggest that you are in a sticky situation.

Choreographer

To dream that you are a choreographer represents freedom of expression. You feel unconstrained, unrestricted, and in charge of the direction that your life is taking. Your life is balanced and in harmony. 

Chores

* Please See Housework.

Christ

To see Christ in your dream represents perfection of the self and spiritual truth. You need to achieve self-fulfillment through love. This symbol has many personal associations for you, depending on your belief.

Christening

To dream of a christening symbolizes a renewal and fresh beginning. You may be undergoing a transformation where you want to better yourself as a person.

Christian

To dream of Christianity relates to your own personal beliefs and religious experiences. It is a sign of inner growth and development of the Self. Alternatively, it may refer to a person in your life whose name is Christian.

Christmas

To dream of Christmas symbolizes family togetherness, reunions, celebration, peace, goodwill, generosity, and human kindness. It is also representative of new beginnings and fresh starts. Consider also your own associations with this holiday. 

Christmas Card

To see or send a Christmas Card in your dream indicates that you are reaching out to loved ones and reconnecting with old ties. It is also symbolic of forgiveness. Time to swallow your pride and let the past go.

Christmas Lights

To see or hang Christmas lights in your dream implies flexibility in how you see things.

Christmas Tree

To see a Christmas Tree in your dream symbolizes family celebrations, gatherings, and familial relationships. You may be experiencing some anxieties and stress in your domestic life. It also signifies a passage of time, self-development, and spiritual enlightenment. Consider also the feelings and emotions you experience during this holiday season to help you decipher this dream symbol.

If your dream of a Christmas Tree occurs in December, it may indicate the expected pleasures, demanding responsibilities, and growing anxieties associated with the holiday season.

Chrome

To see chrome in your dream suggests that you will experience a surge in energy and vitality. It is time to share your new ideas.

Chrysalis

*Please see Cocoon.

Chrysanthemums

To see chrysanthemums in your dream represent abundance, prosperity, humility, longevity, and gratitude. Alternatively, it may suggest that you need to keep silent about some situation.

Church

To see the outside of the church in your dream signifies sacredness and spiritual nourishment. It is representative of your value system and the things you hold sacred. 

To dream that you are inside a church suggests that you are seeking for spiritual enlightenment and guidance. You are looking to be uplifted in some way. Perhaps you have made some past mistakes which have set you back on your path toward your goals. With proper support, you will get on the right track again. Alternatively, the dream may also mean that you are questioning and debating your life path and where it is leading. You are reevaluating what you want to do.

Churning

To dream that you are churning something indicates disorder and chaos. You need to direct your energies to more worthwhile endeavors.

Churro

To see or eat a churro in your dream refers to life’s sweet rewards. Sometimes you need to take a break from your daily problems. Alternatively, a churro may represent the phallus.

Cicadas

*Please see Locusts.

Cigar

To see or dream that you are smoking a cigar represents a relaxed state of mind. You are in control of your own emotions and passions. According to Freud, a cigar is a phallic symbol and is representative of masculinity and raw energy. This dream symbol may also serve as a symbol for someone you know who smokes cigars.

To see dried or shriveled cigars may be a pun on your lack of a sex life.

Cigarettes

To dream that you are smoking or offering a cigarette signifies your need for a break. It may also points to issues of dependency . However if you are against smoking and have this dream, you need to analyze aspects of your waking life and what you are doing that may adversely affect your health.

Cilantro

To see or eat cilantro in your dream represents immortality.

Cinderella

To see or watch Cinderella in your dream indicates that a seemingly bad situation will work out for the best in the end. There is such thing as “happily ever after”. 

To dream that you are Cinderella suggests that you are feeling overburdened. You are taking on too much. Alternatively, the dream means that you are feeling overshadowed, overlooked or neglected. You are not being recognized for your work.

Cinnamon

To see or smell cinnamon in your dream suggests that you need to introduce a little spice into your life. You need to do something that is out of your character. Alternatively, the dream signifies renewal and purification.

Cinnamon Bun

To see or eat a cinnamon bun in your dream represents the Self, wholeness, and completion. Alternatively, it symbolizes the sweeter things in life.  

Cinema

*Please see Theater.

Circle

To see a circle in your dream symbolizes perfection, completeness, immortality and/or wholeness.  On a less positive note,  it may also mean that you are going around in circles in some situation. Or the circle can indicate monotony and endless repetition. 

To see circles within circles in your dream indicate that you are well protected or that you are being overly guarded. You may need to let down your defenses. Alternatively, the dream may highlight the notion that you are going around in a vicious circle. You need to somehow find a way to break this circle. 

To see an imperfect or incomplete circle in your dream suggests that you will face many obstacles and setbacks toward achieving your goals. You need to work on your inner self and develop more knowledge. Eventually, you will overcome these obstacles and find that your struggles are well worth it.

To see a circle with a cross symbolizes earth. It may also serve as guidance toward the center and self-orientation.

Circuit Breaker

To see or trigger a circuit breaker in your dream suggests that you are overloaded and overwhelmed. You are no longer functioning efficiently or properly. The dream may be metaphor telling you to take a break. Learn to prioritize and reorganize your tasks.

Circumcise

To dream that you are being circumcised suggests that you are getting rid of an essential part of yourself. Alternatively, it may mean that you are regressing and cutting yourself off from feeling emotions.

Circus

To dream that you are at the circus indicates your desires for a more exciting life. Alternatively, it suggests that you are easily influenced or lured into dangerous situations. Sometimes you are giving off the wrong impression to others. Consider the significance of the various acts you see in your dream.

To dream that the circus is abandoned or empty suggests that you are feeling excluded in some situation. You are feeling lonely.

To dream that there is chaos at the circus signifies that your life is out of control.

Citation

To dream that you get a citation suggests that you need to reevaluate how you are going about your life as it might get you into trouble.

Citizenship

To dream about your citizenship refers to your sense of belonging and pride. If you dream that you are not a citizen, then it means that you are feeling lost or rejected.

Citrine

To see a citrine gemstone in your dream represents strength and personal power. You need to have more willpower and motivation in pursuing your goals.  

City

To see a city in your dream signifies your social environment and sense of community. If you dream of a big city, then it suggests that you need to develop closer ties and relationships. You are feeling alienated and alone. To dream that you are in a deserted city indicates that you feel rejected  by those around you.

To dream of a city in ruins denotes that you are neglecting your social relationships and allowing them to deteriorate.

To dream of an underground or underwater city represents your subconscious and how through deeper understanding of yourself, you find commonality and shared experiences with others.

City Hall

To see or dream that you are in City Hall indicates that you are experiencing a lack of support or power. You feel that you are being bullied or dominated by some powerful source.

Civil Rights Movement

To dream about the 60′s civil rights movement  in the United Sates suggests that you may be feeling superior over others. Perhaps your ego is getting out of hand. More directly, the dream may be about how you are being unfairly treated in some waking situation. Or the dream is a call to action; you can make a change.

Claddagh

To see a claddagh in your dream symbolizes love loyalty and friendship. In particular, to give or wear a claddagh ring in your dream signifies your commitments and convictions when it comes to love loyalty and friendship.

Clairvoyant

To dream that you are clairvoyant suggests that you are experiencing total clarity in a situation or problem. You are feeling peace of mind. 

Clam

To see or eat a clam in your dream refers to your stubbornness and tenacity. If the clam is closed, then it suggests that you are emotionally cold or withdrawn. You are shutting others out and not letting them in on your problems and feelings.

Clamp

To clamp something in your dream indicates that you need to hold it together, especially when others are prone to losing control.

Clap

To dream that you clap your hands means that you are seeking attention. You want the focus to be on you. Alternatively, a clap signifies hesitation in expressing how you really feel. 

To hear a clap in your dream implies that there is something you need to pay close attention to.

*Please See Also Applause

Clapperboard

To see or use a clapperboard in your dream symbolizes your quest for fame and glamour. Alternatively, the dream refers to the many chances and opportunities that you come across in life.

Clarinet

To see or play a clarinet in your dream suggests that you need to adjust your tone of voice. 

Class

To dream that you are in class is a metaphor that you need to have more class.

To dream that you forget to attend a class you signed up for indicates your anxieties and fear of failing. You may also be lacking self-confidence in your ability to handle new responsibilities or projects. 

Classmates

To see old classmates in your dream indicate that you need to draw on your old associations with your former classmates to gain insight in some current relationship. It represents a past lesson that you have learned and is applicable in some aspect of your waking life now.

Classroom

To dream that you are in a classroom indicates that you are learning an important life lesson. Alternatively, it symbolizes personal growth. You are learning something about yourself. 

To dream that you are looking for a classroom suggests that you need to expand your knowledge and learning. 

To dream that a classroom is outdoors indicates that you need to learn to be more free and open. Learn to adapt to various situations. 

Claustrophobia

To dream that you have claustrophobia suggests feeling of self-guilt. You fear that you will be punished for your past’s actions.

Claws

To see claws in your dream signify feelings of vulnerability and/or hostility. You feel a need to defend or protect yourself or your surroundings. You also need to be careful with your words and actions.

Clay

To see or work with clay in your dream represents creativity, flexibility and the ability to shape your mind or mold yourself to fit into a situation. It may also mean that you are able to manipulate things to your advantage.  Alternatively, it indicates your need to set some goals and plans for yourself. You have some growing up to do and need to plan for the future. According to Freudian perspective, clay symbolizes feces. 

To see a clay pot in your dream signifies devotion, virtue or purity. The clay pot is also a healing symbol.

Cleaners

To dream that you are at the cleaners warns that someone may be “taking you to the cleaners.”  Someone may be taking advantage of your.  Alternatively, you may need to clear up a matter without getting overly emotional.

Cleaning

To dream that you are cleaning implies that you are removing some negativity in your life and overcoming major obstacles. You are moving ahead toward a new stage in your life. In particular, if you are cleaning your house, then it means that you need to clear out your thoughts and get rid of your old ways and habits. You are seeking self-improvement. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor that you need to “come clean” or tell the whole truth about some situation or matter.

To dream that you are cleaning an object represents an aspect of yourself that is not working or functioning as well as it should. If you are cleaning the refrigerator or oven, then it indicates that you are getting to root of a matter or situation. It may also indicate feeling so negativity and inferiority. You feel stuck in some area of your life.

To dream that you are cleaning out a desk suggests that you are getting rid of the burdens that has been weighing you down. You are acknowledging your new choices, decisions, and a new sense of freedom.  

Clearance

To dream that something is on clearance suggests that you are selling yourself short. You may be feeling undervalued or under appreciated. Alternatively, it indicates an old habit or characteristic that you need to clear out and rid yourself of. 

Cleaver

To see or use a cleaver in your dream indicates that there is something in your life that you need to cut out and get rid of. Perhaps you are trying to break off some relationship or sever your ties with your work. Alternatively, a cleaver symbolizes anger, aggression and fear. It could also be telling you to break your problems up into smaller conquerable chunks.

Cleopatra

To see Cleopatra in your dream indicates that you are in danger of being seduced by some uncontrollable force.

To dream that you are Cleopatra suggests that you are acknowledging your own beauty and sexual appeal.

Clergyman

**Please see Preacher.

Client

To see a client in your dream refers to your position of power. Consider the position that you are in and the significance of the services that you are providing. If you dream that you are a client, then it means that you are looking for some sort of approval and validation of your ideas.

Cliff

To dream that you are standing at the edge of a cliff indicates that you have reached an increased level of understanding, new awareness, and a fresh point of view. You have reached a critical point in your life and cannot risk losing control. Alternatively, it suggests that you are pondering a life-altering decision.

To dream that you or someone falls off a cliff suggests that you are going through a difficult time and are afraid of what is ahead for you. You fear that you may not be up for the challenge or that you cannot meet the expectations of others. 

To dream that you are climbing to the top of a cliff symbolizes your ambition and drive. The dream may parallel your desires to achieve success and to be the at the top of your profession. It is analogous to climbing the corporate ladder. 

Climate

*Please See Weather.

Climb

To dream that you are climbing up something (ladder, rope, etc.) signifies that you are trying to or you have overcome a great struggle. It also suggests that your goals are finally within reach. Climbing also means that you have risen to a level of prominence within the social or economic sphere.

To dream that you are climbing down something  indicates that you need to acknowledge and take notice of your subconscious.  You are expressing some hesitance and reservation with delving into your more negative feelings. Alternatively, it suggests that you may be feeling low or emotionally drained.

Clinic

To dream that you are in a clinic implies that you need to work on your spiritual, emotional and/or physical well-being. Consider the significance of what you are getting checked at the clinic.

Clipboard

To see or use a clipboard in your dream suggests that you are under scrutiny. You feel that you are being judged or criticized for your choices and actions. Alternatively, the dream may mean that your opinions and views are valued by others.

Cloak

To dream that you are wearing a cloak signifies the need for security and warmth. You want to be protected. It may also mean that you are trying to cover-up or hide something.

If see a torn or ragged cloak in your dream signifies a separation between you and a friend or lover.

Clock

To see a clock in your dream signifies the importance of time in some waking situation. You may be feeling some anxiety of not being on top of things. Your mind may be preoccupied with a deadline that you have to meet or some other time-sensitive issue. It is time for you to tread on and speed up your actions. If the clock is chiming, then it suggests that time is running out. Alternatively, clocks symbolize the ticking of the human heart and thus is indicative of the emotional side of your life. If the clock has stopped, then it signifies death. This is a common theme for the terminally ill or the dying. Consider the time shown on the clock and determine the significance of the numerals or of the time.  

To dream that the time on a clock is moving or speeding out of control symbolizes some overwhelming task or emotion that you are going through in your waking life. Time is not on your side.

To dream that a clock is moving backwards parallels the way that your life is going. Instead of moving forward and progressing toward your goals, you feel that you have not made any significant accomplishments. You feel you are stuck in a rut.

To dream that you are winding or setting a clock suggests that you need to put more effort toward a task in order to obtain the desired result or outcome.

Clock Tower

To see a clock tower in your dream indicates that you will be recognized for your work.

Clogged

To dream that the drain is clogged up indicates that you need to remove some obstacle or blockage that is hindering your progress.

Clogs

To wear clogs in your dream signify your firm and solid foundation. The dream may also be a pun on feeling clogged. Perhaps you are feeling overloaded or overwhelmed. On the other hand, you are not expressing your feelings and harbor some pent up anger.

To dream that you are clogging or clog dancing signifies the beat and rhythm of your life. You are expressing your enthusiasm and zest for life.

Clone

To dream that you have a clone suggests that you are either in harmony with or in conflict between ideas and decisions. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are overburdened. You are spread to thin and feel that you need to clone yourself in order to get what you need to get done.

To dream that you have many clones represent your lack of originality. You have a tendency to copy other’s ideas/beliefs. You need to start thinking things through for yourself. 

Closed

To dream that a door is closed represents an aspect of your life or an opportunity that is closed off to you. It may also refer to sexual secrets or activities.

To dream that the store is closed signifies your inability to consider other alternatives and other viewpoints.  You may be biased in your judgment and opinion. Alternatively, it also represents feelings of inadequacy and frustration. Something is missing from your life.

Closet

To see a closet in your dream symbolizes something in your life that you have kept hidden. It may also signify an unveiling of previously hidden aspects of yourself, as in “coming out of the closet”.

Cloth

To see cloth in your dream represents components and various pieces that composes your life. Consider the color for additional significance. It may hint of your outlook and how things are going in your life.

Clothesline

To dream that you are hanging clothing on a clothesline suggests that you are revealing hidden aspects of yourself, especially if they are underwear. The dream may also signify your hang-ups. In particular, if you are hanging white clothes in the backyard, then it indicates your desire for pureness and to be cleansed. You may also be proclaiming your innocence in some situation. Or perhaps the dream is telling you not to “air out your dirty laundry.”

Clothing

To dream of your clothes is symbolic of your public self and how you are perceived. It is indicative of the act you put on in front of others. Clothes are also an indication of your condition and status in life.  Thus, if you wear clothes that do not suit you or that you normally would not wear, then it suggests that you are putting up a front and trying to deceive others. Something in your life is “unsuitable”. It may be a symbol of hypocrisy and being someone that you are not. Alternatively, it could also mean that you are revealing a hidden part of yourself to the world.

To dream that your clothes are soiled and you are trying to clean them signifies your attempts to change something about your character. You may need to change your old habits and old ways of thinking.

To dream that you are wearing brand new clothes signifies new attitudes and a new persona.  You are finding a different way of expressing yourself. If the price tags are still attached to the clothes, then it suggests that you are trying too hard to adapt to this new attitude. Perhaps it is not who you really are and you are not quite fitting in.

To dream that you are constantly changing your clothes represents the need for change and your need to fit into a new situation or role. You need to establish a new self-image.

To dream that your clothes fit too tightly denote that you feel restricted in some way. You may feel constrained in a relationship or held back at work. 

To dream that your clothes fit too loosely or is oversized implies that you are feeling inadequate. You may also be suffering from low self esteem. In a way, you are trying to hide from the world.

 If you are wearing inappropriate clothes for a situation, then it means that you are unprepared for the task at hand. 

To dream that your clothing is torn or ripped indicates that there are some flaws in your thinking or thought process. Your logic is not making sense. You need to alter your reasoning and make a stronger argument. 

To dream that you are shopping for or buying clothes represents your anxieties about trying to fit in or being “well-suited” for your changing role. 

To dream that all your clothes in the closet are white suggests that you need to lighten up. You may have recently been feeling a little depressed. Perhaps you are going through some crisis. It is time  to move on. and change your attitude. You need to better get a  grip of your inner emotions. 

To dream that you are wearing only black clothes refer to your desires to blend in. You may be representing your shadow persona and expressing your subconscious thoughts. If you normally wear black clothes in your waking life, then the dream may simply be a reflection of yourself.  

To dream that your clothes are worn inside out represents your non-conformist attitude. You like to go against what everybody else says. If you turn your clothes inside out in your dream, then it suggests that you are trying to protect yourself against something. You don’t want to get hurt. 

Clothes Hanger

*Please see Hanger.

Clothespin

To see a clothespin in your dream indicates that you are trying to control what is being revealed about yourself and your character. You are trying to get a firmer grasp on your public self.

To dream that you are pinching your nose with a clothespin suggests that you are above the situation at hand. The situation does not deserve your time or attention.

Clouds

To see fluffy, white clouds in your dream signify inner peace, spiritual harmony and compassion. An  issue in your waking life may be clearing up.

To see dark or stormy clouds in your dream symbolize depression or anger. It indicates an impending eruption of emotions. Alternatively, it represents a lack of wisdom or confusion in some situation. Thus, the dream may be a metaphor for your “clouded” way of thinking.

Clover

To see a three-leaf clover in your dream symbolizes the past, present, and future.

To see a four-leaf clover in your dream represents good luck and happiness. The four leaves symbolize fame, wealth, good health, and faithful lover. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you have successfully come to a resolution of some problem.

Cloves

To see or taste cloves in your dream represent love protection and domestic bliss.

Clown

To see a clown in you dream symbolizes absurdity, light-heartedness, and a childish side to your own character. The countenance of the clown is a reflection of your own feelings and emotions. Whether it is a happy clown or a sad clown, that will help guide you  through how you may be feeling. The actions of the clown signifies your uninhibited nature. Alternatively, a clown is an indication of your thoughtless or insincere actions.

If you have a fear or phobia of clowns, the clown may represent a mysterious person in your life who mean you harm. Somebody you know may not be who they appear to be. Or somebody may be pretending to be somebody they are not and are hiding under a facade. 

*Please see also Jester.

Club

To see a club in your dream denotes feelings of aggression or submission depending if the club is used by or against you. You may have some unexpressed anger that is on the verge of boiling over. It is also symbolic of virility and combativeness.

To dream that you are in a night club or dance club represents the social aspects of your life and your sense of belonging.  The dream could be a commentary on your lifestyle. Perhaps you need to settle down a little.

To see the clubs  of a deck of card in your dream indicate work and industry.

Clubbing

To dream that you are clubbing  represents your sense of belonging. More directly, the dream suggests your need to relax and let loose or that you need to settle down a little.

Clumsy

To dream that you or someone is clumsy suggests that some situation or relationship is not going smoothly in your life. You need to take it easy and not be too hard on yourself.

Clutter

To see clutter in your dream indicates that you need to clean up and organize a certain aspect of your life. The dream could be telling you that you need to let go of the past.

Coach

To see or dream that you are a coach indicates that you need to be more self-disciplined. 

Coal

To see a coal in your dream represents wealth and prosperity. It also points to your unused potential. Alternatively, it indicates that you have been misbehaving and have been caught in the act.

To dream that you or someone is walking on coals indicates that you will overcome adversity. Nothing is impossible if you put your mind to it.

Coast

To see the coast in your dream suggests that you are on a spiritual quest. The coast symbolizes the meeting between your two states of mind – the rational and the irrational. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor of how you are “coasting”. through life. You may need to take things more seriously. Or the dream may be telling you that “the coast is clear”. You are free to move ahead.

Coat

To see or wear a coat in your dream symbolizes your protectiveness and defensive persona. You may be isolating yourself. Consider also the color, appearance, and type of coat for additional significance. 

To dream that a coat is old, worn, or shabby suggests that you are feeling down on yourself.  

To see or wear a fur coat in your dream symbolizes prosperity and luxury. It also indicates your need for attention and your need to be admired.

Coat Of Arms

To see a coat of arms in your dream represents your familial roots and identity.

Cobra

To see a cobra in your dream represents creation and creative energies. Some situation or relationship has you hypnotized.

*Please see also Snake.

Cobwebs

To see cobwebs in your dream suggest that you have not reached your full potential. Your talents are not being utilized. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are neglecting your responsibilities, talents, or some issue.

Cocaine

To dream that you are taking cocaine indicates that you are feeling empty and devoid of emotions.  You are looking to get out of your commitments or denying your responsibilities. You lack ambition. On a more positive note, the dream may be telling you that you need to be more lively and energetic.

Cock

To see a cock in your dream symbolizes masculinity, pride, valor, cockiness and arrogance. It indicates that you or someone is being a show-off.  You have little or no regards for others. The dream may also be a pun on the penis.

To hear a rooster in your dream signifies bragging and self-glorification.

To see cocks fighting in your dream indicate an attack on your masculinity.

Cockatiel

To see a cockatiel in your dream implies that you tend to wear your emotions of your face. You are not one to hide your true feelings.

Cocker Spaniel

To see a cocker spaniel in your dream symbolizes your alertness. The appearance of a spaniel may mean that you are looking for companionship. You are ready for a relationship.

Cockerel

To see a cockerel in your dream symbolizes male aggression and masculinity. The dream may also be a warning of some kind.

Cockfight

To watch or participate in a cockfight in your dream implies that you masculinity or pride is under attack. You feel the need to defend your masculinity.

Cockpit

To dream that you are in a cockpit of a plane suggests that you need to take a leadership role and show that you are in control of the situation. You need to prove yourself. 

Cockroach

To see a cockroach in your dream symbolizes uncleanness. It also signifies longevity, tenacity and renewal. You need to reevaluate major aspects of your life. Alternatively, the dream represents an undesirable aspect of yourself in which you need to confront.  A roach may also be a pun on smoking marijuana. 

To dream that two cockroaches are fighting in the kitchen implies that you are undergoing a spiritual conflict. You need to acknowledge and confront the issue in order to complete your transformation and achieve wholeness.

To dream that you have pet cockroaches kept in an aquarium implies that you are trying to contain your negative attributes.

To see a white cockroach in your dream with the word “soap” on it symbolizes uncleanness. The dream is telling you that you may be able to physically cleanse yourself, but are unable to cleanse yourself spiritually and/or mentally. 

To dream that Madagascar hissing cockroaches are coming out of your ears indicate that someone is trying to provoke you into doing or saying something your might regret. You need to show some restraint before reacting. Alternatively, the dream represents your fear over something you heard.

*See the meaning in action: “Crawling Cockroaches

Cocktails

To dream that you are drinking cocktails indicate your need for some relaxation. You need to escape and get away from the daily grind and unwind.

*Please See Also Alcohol.

Cocoa

To dream that you are eating cocoa refers to relaxed state of mind. You are enjoying life.

Coconuts

To see a coconut in your dream foretells of unexpected rewards.

Cocoon

To see a cocoon on your dream signifies a place of safety and solitude. It may also represent transformation or healing. 

To dream that you are in a cocoon represents your need to rejuvenate and restore your body, mind and spirit. You may be recreating new paths of expression and perhaps a rebirth. Alternatively, it symbolizes your unrealized potential and possibilities.

Coffee

To dream that you are drinking or need your coffee suggests that you need to gain some insight and knowledge before making a decision or tackling some project/relationship. You may be acting too hasty and need to slow down. Alternatively, it may imply a need for you to change your routine.

To dream that you are drinking coffee with someone indicates that you might have feelings for that person. Alternatively, having coffee with someone denotes your hospitality and sociability.

To see a coffee pot in your dream signifies hospitality and sharing of knowledge, hopes, concerns and/or ideas. It may also represent neighborliness, comfort, and companionship.

Coffee Maker

To see a coffee maker in your dream represents a disturbance in your psyche and well-being. You are feeling off-balanced. Alternatively, the dream could also mean your level of alertness. Consider the phrase “wake up and smell the coffee”.

Coffee Shop

To dream that you are at a coffee ship indicates that it is time to catch up with old friends. It is symbolic of social gatherings and merriment. 

Coffee Table

To see a coffee table in your dream signifies your social circle and togetherness.

Coffin

To see a coffin in your dream symbolizes the womb. It also signifies your thoughts and fears of death. If the coffin is empty, then it denotes irreconcilable differences. Alternatively, the coffin represents ideas and habits that are no longer of use and can be buried. In particular, if the coffin is white, then it refers to lost innocence.

To see a body in a coffin in your dream signifies that you are going through a period of depression. You may feel confined, restricted and that you are lacking personal freedom. There may be a dead or decaying situation or issue in your life that you need to address. It is time to end this situation or relationship.

Coins

To see coins in your dream indicate missed or overlooked opportunities that have come your way.  To see gold coins in your dream represent success and wealth.  Silver coins represent spirituality, intuition, values, and your sense of self-worth. Copper coins indicates healing.

To see coins stacked in your dream symbolize masculine power, dominance, and energy.

To dream that you are flipping a coin represents your casual attitude about making some decision. You may also not be taking responsibility for your decisions. Alternatively, it indicates your irrational thoughts.

Cola

*Please See Soda.

Cold

To dream that you are cold indicates that you are experiencing a breakthrough in some area in your life. Alternatively, you may be feeling isolated or emotionally restrained. Your sense of coldness could reflect your feelings about a lover or a certain person. The dream may also occur as a result of your immediate environment in which you are really feeling cold.

To see the word cold in your dream suggests that you need to be more neutral or objective in your decision making. You need to remain emotionally detached.

To dream that you touch something cold suggests that you should avoid that object or what that object represents in your waking life.

Cold Sore

To dream that you have a cold sore indicates that you have expressed some hurtful words. You are regretting something you have said.

Collapse

To dream that you collapse indicates that you are pushing yourself too hard. You have lost sight of your goals and what you need to accomplish. You may also be having difficulties trusting your own judgment and decisions.

Collar

To see a collar in your dream signifies confinement and restraint. You may be going through a frustrating work situation or a confining relationship.

To dream that you have ring around the collar indicates that you need to clean up your language and the way you talk to others.

Colleague

*Please see Coworker.

Collections

To dream that you are dealing with collections suggests that you are feeling picked on or harassed.  Alternatively, it indicates that you may be too proud to ask for help.

College

To dream that you are in college indicates that you are going through some social or cultural changes.  You want to expand your knowledge and awareness. It also suggests that now is a good time for you to experiment and try new things. If you had gone to college in your past, then also consider your personal experiences and memories of your college days.  However, if you are currently in college, then it may be a reflection of your current surroundings. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you will achieve your goals through perseverance and hard work. You may be going through a period of stress in your life.

Collision

*Please See Crash.

Colonel

To see a colonel in your dream suggests that you need to be mindful of other’s feelings.

To dream that a colonel is stripped of their rank indicates that something will not go according to your plan. 

Coloring Book

To see or color in a coloring book symbolizes childhood. It indicates that you have a carefree attitude free from any responsibilities. Alternatively, the dream may be warning you against being idle and wasting time on fruitless pursuits. Consider the significance of the color you are using and what you are coloring. 

*Please See Also Crayons.

Colorless

To have a colorless dream suggests a depressed mood and a feeling of sadness. You may be shutting yourself off from others.

Colors

Colors in dreams represent energy, emotions, and vibes. First consider what that single color in your dream means to you and your own personal associations and relationship with that color. In general, pale pastel colors indicate weakness or subtlety. Dark colors represent passion and intensity. Bright colors mean awareness. 

To dream in color and then dream in black and white suggests that you are starting to look at a situation from a more objective perspective instead of from an emotional standpoint. You are subconsciously reacting to events in the dream.

Please see Dream Moods Dream Themes: Colors.

Colt

To see a colt in your dream suggests that you are feeling awkward and insecure. You may also be starting to unleash your unused potential.

Column

To see columns in your dream symbolize strength and hard work. You may be feeling burdened or drained in some way or that you find yourself needing to support others.

Coma

To dream that you are in a coma indicates your helplessness and inability to function in some given situation. You are not prepared for the major changes that are happening around you. Alternatively, your dream coma state may reflect what is really happening to your body when you are in the dream stage of sleep. In this stage of sleep, your body remains immobile as if it was paralyzed; commonly referred to as REM paralysis.

Comb

To dream that you are combing your hair suggests your need to organize and sort your thoughts. You need to search for some elements that are not clear to you in a situation or relationship. Alternatively, combing you hair may highlight your preoccupation with appearances and beauty over substance and quality.

*Please see also Hair:

Combination Lock

To see or use a combination lock in your dream indicates that you are shutting yourself down and not letting others in. Consider the numbers in the combination for additional significance.

To dream that you forgot your combination indicates that you are reluctant in fully expressing yourself. Something is holding you back. Alternatively, the dream may also parallel a date or appointment that you have forgotten.

Comedian

To see or dream that you are a comedian suggests that you need to be more carefree. You are feeling overburdened from your daily problems and need an outlet to release all that tension. You need to learn to laugh at yourself and not take yourself so seriously.

Comedy

To dream that you are watching a comedy suggests that you need to try and find the humorous side of a situation especially when things seem to get too intense. Sometimes you need to take life less seriously and be more carefree.

Comet

To see a comet in your dream indicates that you need to move on and free yourself from emotional and physical burdens. Charge forward toward your goals.

Comforter

To see or use a comforter in your dream symbolizes warmth, love, security and protection. You may be seeking for some form of shelter from the outside world. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor that you are looking for “comfort” or that you need to be “comforted” by someone. You feel depressed.

Comics

To see or read comics in your dream suggest that you need to learn to not take yourself so seriously. You need to have more of a sense of humor.

To dream that you are collecting comics indicate that you refuse to see the problems that exist in your life and only want to focus on the good times. Perhaps you are in denial about something.

Command

To dream that you are giving commands refers to ability to express your desires or ideas. The dream may also be telling you that you need to have more of a presence and take a more active role in a situation. Take control over your life and behavior.

To dream that someone is commanding you highlights your subordinate role. Perhaps you need to show more humility in a situation.

Commandments

To dream of the commandments in your dream suggests that you will be rewarded if you behave and follow the rules. If it is a specific commandment, consider how it relates to you waking situation.

Commercials

To dream that you are watching TV commercials signify your tendency to jump from one thing to another without completing your initial responsibilities and tasks. You have a tendency to emotionally distance yourself and remain objective about the situations you are faced with. 

If the commercials quickly jump from one to another, then the dream symbolizes your flightiness.

Commune

To dream that you live in a commune indicates that you are withdrawing from society. You are doing things your own way and living by your own set of rules.

Communication

To dream that you have difficulties communicating represents low self esteem and feelings of inadequacy. 

Communion

To dream of communion symbolizes your conflict with the material world and the spiritual world. You are torn between your values and your feelings. Alternatively, the dream indicates a betrayal. You may also be seeking some form of acceptance.

Community

To have a sense of community in your dream means that you need to nurture your relationships with your family/friends and develop new ties. Perhaps you need to look at expanding your network of friends.

Compact Disc

To see  a compact disc in your dream represents a need for enjoyment or a distraction. It denotes opportunities and possibilities. Consider the type of music and the title of the compact disc. If you are giving away the CD, you may be trying to convey a message to that person within the songs. 

Consider also if the initial “CD” have any additional significance to you. Perhaps it may even be a pun on something that is “seedy”.

Compass

To see a compass in your dream is a way of your subconscious to show you the way. The dream may be telling you to reconsider the direction in your life and to rethink the path you are taking.

To see or use a drafting compass in your dream represents your set path. You do not like to deviate from your plans, even if it becomes monotonous. Alternatively, a drafting compass symbolizes your drive for perfection.

Compassion

To dream about compassion indicates that you are lacking this quality in your waking life. You need to be more sympathetic toward others.

Competition

To dream that you are in a competition represents your need to grow and expand. Learn the value of endurance and perseverance. You also need to be more assertive. Alternatively, the dream may reflect your anxiety about some real life competition that you are involved in.

To dream that you win a competition suggests that you possess the necessary skills to accomplish a goal or solve a problem in your waking life. 

Complain

To dream that you or someone is complaining about something signifies suppressed or unexpressed feelings that are threatening to surface. The actual complaint usually refers to something else that is really bothering you.

Complexion

To dream of your complexion represents how others perceive you.

Compliment

To dream that you are giving a compliment suggests that you need to be steadfast and not let others question your authority and position on things. 

To dream that you are being complimented signifies pride and self-love. You feel good about yourself. However, be careful not to let it get to your head.  

Composer

To dream that you are a composer signifies that you are creating or directing new found energies to some aspect of your life.

Compost

To see compost in your dream suggests that you need to channel and transform your outdated ideas or past experiences into something you can learn from.

Copyright

To dream of a copyright indicates that you are guilty of copyright infringement. Content within this dream dictionary has been copied without permission from dream mo0ds.

Computer

To see a computer in your dream symbolizes technology, information, and modern life.  New areas of opportunities are being opened to you. Alternatively, computers represent a lack of individuality and lack of emotions and feelings. Too often, you are just going along with the flow, without voicing your own opinions and views. You may also feel a depreciated sense of superiority.

To dream that your computer has a mind of its own denotes anxiety about technology and loss of control. You are feeling overwhelmed and that you are at the mercy of another.

To dream that a computer has a virus or has crashed suggests that something in your life that is out of control. It may parallel something in your life that has come to a crashing end.

Computer Games

To dream that you are playing computer games represent a situation in your waking life where you either win or lose. If you dream the game is over, then it indicates that something has come to an end. Consider the type of game and how it parallels your life. 

Computer Mouse

To see or use a computer mouse in your dream symbolizes control over your thoughts. If the mouse is malfunctioning, then it denotes confusion.

Concentration Camp

To see or live in a concentration camp in your dream indicates that you are afraid of differences. You are having difficulties accepting others and their differences. Learn to appreciate diversity and the uniqueness in yourself and in others around you. If you actually lived in a concentration camp, then the dream may signify a situation in your waking life which is triggering similar feelings felt at the time.

Concern

To dream that you are concerned about something or someone indicates that you are feeling much anxiety, unhappiness, or uneasiness in some situation of your waking life. The concern you have in your dream may be something you need to pay attention to and acknowledge.

To dream that someone is concerned about you implies that you are behaving recklessly.

Concert

To dream that you are at a concert represents harmony and cooperation in a situation or relationship in your waking life. You are experiencing an uplift in your spirits.

To dream that you are holding a concert symbolizes your untapped talents and hidden potential. You need to show of your creative side.

Conch Shell

To see a conch shell in your dream represents sexual inhibitions.  The dream may also be a warning.

Concussion

To dream that you have a concussion suggests that you are not utilizing your fullest potential. You need to be more responsive to others, instead of just sitting back and waiting for things to happen. 

Concrete

To see concrete in your dream represents your solid and clear understanding of some situation. The dream may also mean that you are too unyielding and inflexible. 

To see wet concrete in your dream suggests that some issue or some aspect of your life still remains unresolved. 

Concubine

To dream that you are a concubine implies that you are compromising your own values and beliefs. You are sacrificing your own happiness to please someone else. 

To dream that you are keeping a concubine refers to a sexual relationship that you are involved in, but have no emotional bond.

Condo

To see or live in a condo in your dream refers to your financial and emotional state. You are looking for financial or emotional independence. Consider the appearance of the condo for indication on the current status of your life.

Condom

To see a wrapped condom in your dream represents your one-sided viewpoints. You are not allowing others to voice their opinions. It also symbolizes sexual possibilities.

To see an unwrapped condom in your dream indicates sexual frustration. Additionally, it may also indicate that you are experiencing some anxiety about pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases.

To dream that you or your partner is wearing a condom suggests that you feel emotionally protected.

Condor

To see a condor in your dream signifies your close connection with your spirituality and to the supernatural. You possess a lot of insight.

Conductor

To see or dream that you are a conductor represents your abilities to lead and direct yourself toward higher awareness.

Cone

To see a cone in your dream represents a flow of ideas and feelings. 

Conference

To dream that you are attending a conference suggests that you need to consider the ideas and opinions of others before forming your own conclusion. Don’t be so close minded and listen to what others have to say.

Confession

To dream that you or someone is confessing represents feelings of guilt and self-blame. Alternatively, it suggests a form of healing. You are heralding new changes into your life.

Confetti

To see or throw confetti in your dream represents achievement and success.  You have achieved a higher level of growth and learning and are at a turning point in your life. Alternatively, it symbolizes much festivity and fanfare. You may be expressing joy, victory, and freedom from restraint. 

Confront

To dream of a confrontation represents a conflict or a fear that you are facing in your waking life. The dream provides a “safe” venue for you to confront your enemy or attacker, who you are afraid of standing up to in your waking life. You need to use your dream to overcome your fears. Next time you have this dream, tell your enemy or attacker that you are not afraid of them!

Confucius

To see Confucius in your dream indicates that you need to utilize your common sense.  Perhaps you are acting stupid and need to wise up. Alternatively, it represents the importance of loyalty and duty to your family.

Confusion

To dream that you are confused reflects your true confused state of mind and the nonsensical events of your waking life. Isolate the single element in your dream that is confusing to you and analyze the meaning of that particular symbol. Alternatively, dreams of confusion indicate that you are being pulled in opposite directions or you do not know which viewpoint is right.

Conga Line

To see or be part of a conga line in your dream implies that you are lacking creative expression. You tend to go along with what others are doing or saying. Alternatively, the dream epresents light-hearted fun. You need to let loose a little sometimes. 

Congratulate

To dream that you are congratulating someone represents your ability to offer your help and assistance to others.

To dream that you are being congratulated indicates that you need to learn to ask for help when you need it. You need to let go of your pride. Alternatively, the dream represents approval of your action or decision.

Conjoined Twins

*Please See Siamese Twins.

Conman

To see a conman in your dream indicates that you are being taken advantage of in some way. The dream may highlight fears that you are being played. Perhaps you need to trust your instincts.

To dream that you are a con artist represents your ability to manipulate some situation or relationship. The dream may be calling attention to your lacking conscience and low character. 

Connection

To dream that you miss your train or plane connection symbolize missed opportunities. The dream may also be a metaphor for your inability to make contact with something or someone.

Console

To dream that you are being consoled suggests that you are repressing your sorrow or grief. Something in your waking life is bothering you more than you want to admit. The dream is telling you that you need to express your sadness and not keep it inside. Alternatively, the dream implies that you are feeling emotionally neglected. Your feelings are being overlooked.

To dream that you are consoling someone means that you need to be more empathetic to others.

Conspiracy

To dream of a conspiracy suggests that you are deceiving others or being deceived by someone. Consider the people who are involved. These people may represent aspects of yourself and thus imply that you are lying to yourself.

Constellation

To see a constellation in your dream indicates that something in your life is coming together in a complex way. It represents a mental process. Consider what the constellation is depicting.

Constipation

To dream that you have constipation denotes that you are  unwilling to part with your old ways. You continue to grasp onto your old ways and fail to let go, forgive, and forget. You may be dwelling on past problems and previous  difficulties.

Construction

To dream that a building is under construction suggests that you need to work on some aspect of yourself and better your mind or body.

To see construction in your dream signifies a new surge of energy, growth, ambition and renewed confidence. It may also represent the rebuilding of your own life.

To dream that you are walking barefoot on a construction site means that you are not ready to put in the work necessary to improve your mind or body. Perhaps you are in denial that you need any improvement.

Contact Lens

To see or wear contact lens in your dream suggests that you need to focus on the task at hand. You need to pay closer attention to a situation before acting on it. The dream may also be a metaphor that you need to get in “contact” with someone.

If you have difficulties putting on your contact lens in your dream, then it indicates that you are having trouble paying attention. 

Contest

To dream that you enter or are in a contest indicates the need to prove yourself as worthy and deserving. If you win the contest, then it represents your self-confidence, pride, and/or conceit.  If you lose the contest, then it indicates a lack of self-esteem. You may not be fully applying yourself to the task at hand. 

Contortionist

To see or dream that you are a contortionist suggests that you are literally getting all twisted and wound up over a problem or situation in your life. Alternatively, it represents flexibility in your thinking or fluidity in your emotions. The dream may also be a metaphor in how you are able to stretch or twist the truth or facts of a situation.

Contraceptive

To see or use contraceptive in your dream suggests that you are refusing to let your creativity emerge from beneath the surface. You are holding back some aspect of yourself. The contraceptive  may be a metaphor for protection against emotional hurt. Alternatively, it signifies your anxieties about pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases.

Contract

To dream that you are signing a contract indicates that you are ready to commit to a long term relationship or project. 

To dream that you enter into a bad contract suggests that you need to think twice about committing to a relationship. Carefully examine what you are getting into.

Contrail

To see a contrail in your dream symbolizes hope, pride and possibilities. Alternatively, the dream may seek to tell you that no matter how far or how fast you go, you will always leave an impression on those you left behind. You will not be forgotten.

Control Tower

To see or dream that you are in a control tower may be a metaphor that you need to get a better handle on your waking life situation. You need to take things one at a time and evaluate the situation individually. Alternatively, the dream symbolizes complete control over your emotions. You may be too overly rational and not let feelings get in the way.

Convent

To dream that you are at a convent represents your need for spiritual support and nurturance. You need to isolate yourself and block out any external forces that may cloud your judgment. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are being restricted from fully expressing yourself.

Convention

To dream that you are at a convention represents your need for contact and communication. You need to keep in mind that the choices you make with effect those around you. Don’t be hesitant in getting them involved in your decision making. The dream is also a metaphor for bringing various aspects of yourself together. Consider the type of convention for additional clues as to what may be lacking in your life.

Conversion

To dream about a conversion indicates your hopes that some problem or situation can be changed. This dream also represents your mobility and adaptability to situations in life.

Convertible

To see or dream that you are in a convertible refers to your glamorous attitude. You are showing off your power and influence. 

Conveyer Belt

To see a conveyer belt in your dream suggests that you are stuck in a rut. Your daily routine has become predictable and unchallenging.

Convict

To dream that you are a convict suggests that some situation or relationship is making you feel restricted. You may be experiencing a loss of freedom in some area of your life.  Alternatively, the dream represents your feelings of shame and guilt. This dream image is trying to tell you to stop punishing yourself.

To see a convict in your dream indicates that  an aspect of yourself is unable to freely express itself.

Cookie Cutter

To see or use a cookie cutter in your dream symbolizes monotony and sameness. The dream may be telling you to deviate from the norm. Do something or say something unexpected.

Cookie Monster

To see Cookie Monster in your dream indicates that you need to eat more healthier and have a more balanced diet. Alternatively, the dream means that you need to show restraint and control. 

Cookies

To dream that you are eating, giving, receiving, or stealing cookies indicate that you are letting trivial matters and minor problems annoy you.

To dream that you are baking cookies signify feelings of optimism and increases. You may also experience a rise in status. If you dream that a freshly baked batch of cookies is out of reach, then it implies that someone else is trying to reap your rewards. In other words, someone is trying to take credit for your hard work. If you are able to get the cookies back, then it means that you are aware of your surroundings and of the people around you. You are regaining control.

To see or eat chocolate chip cookies symbolizes your guilty indulgences. If you are baking chocolate chip cookies, then it represents your connection to someone in an intimate and emotional way.

To dream that you are eating an oatmeal cookie suggests that it is okay to indulge once in a while.

Cooking

To dream that you are cooking signifies your desire to influence others in such a way so that they will like you or become dependent on you. Alternatively, it represents your nurturing side. You want to be loved. Or the dream could mean that you need to express your creativity.

To dream that you have difficulties cooking indicate that you are trying too hard.

Cooking Oil

To see or use cooking oil in your dream represents a smooth transition. 

Cooler

To see a cooler in your dream represents someone who is frigid or who has cold personality. As the cooler is a feminine symbol representing the womb, the dream could mean a female in your life who is emotionally cold. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that you need to cool off or that you need to “keep your cool”. Consider also what is inside the cooler. 

Cop

*Please See Police.

Copier

To see or use a copier in your dream represents your lack of originality and your tendency to copy other’s ideas/beliefs. You need to start thinking things through for yourself.  Alternatively, the dream may indicate a desire to spread some idea and circulate the word out.

Copper

To see copper in your dream represents the power of healing. It also indicates a flow of ideas, your connection to a situation to others, and flow of information.

Copycat

*Please Also See Mimic

 Coral

To see coral in your dream symbolizes protection and the beauty of life. Acknowledging your feelings is the key to a happy and rewarding life. Alternatively, it represents purification and blood.

Cord

To see cords in your dream symbolize a lack in independence in a situation or relationship. You are feeling restricted or tied down. If the cord is being cut, then it indicates that you are breaking those relationships that have held you back.

Coriander

To see or eat coriander in your dream symbolizes immortality. It also indicates that you are emotionally stable and healthy. 

Cork

To see cork in your dream represents your versatility and adaptability in different situations. You have the ability to stay afloat in times of turmoil and rise above your circumstances.

To see a cork pop in your dream symbolizes male sexuality and climax.

Corkscrew

To see or use a corkscrew in your dream suggests that some aspect of your life is spinning out of control, especially if you are having difficulties using the corkscrew. Alternatively, the dream may indicate the beginning of a fresh new idea.

Cormorant

*Please See Loon.

Corn

To see corn in your dream signifies abundance, prosperity, growth and fertility. Also consider the pun that something is “corny”.

To see a field of corn in your dream represents domestic bliss and harmony.

Corner

To dream that you are in a corner signifies feelings of frustration and lack of control in making decisions. You may feel trapped and “cornered”.  Alternatively, it indicates self-punishment.

Cornflower

To see cornflower in your dream represents hope, togetherness, and unity.

Cornucopia

To see a cornucopia in your dream represents abundance,  plentitude, fertility and prosperity. The dream also highlights the union of the masculine and feminine aspects.

Corpse

To see a corpse in your dream represents an aspect of yourself that has died. Or it may mean that you are unexpressive. You have shut yourself down and are dead inside. 

Correction Tape

To see or use correction tape in your dream represents your desires for a fresh new start. Alternatively, the dream maybe telling you are suppressing past mistakes into your subconscious, instead of learning from them.

Corridor

To walk along a corridor in your dream signifies a transitional phase of self exploration. It signals spiritual enlightenment, emotional growth, physical prowess, new opportunities and mental passages in your life.   

If  you are walking through a long corridor, then it represents your desperation in trying to escape a repetitive situation or some behavior patterns. You need to free yourself of this repetition. Alternatively, it symbolizes the choices and options that are available to you. You have a lot of things to consider.

Corsage

To see or wear a corsage in your dream suggests that an aspect of yourself is looking to be acknowledged and recognized. Alternatively, it is a symbol of honor.

Corset

To see or wear a corset in your dream indicates submission, restraint and restrictions. You may be feeling limited. Alternatively, it may mean that you have a tendency to hold in your displeasure in order to please others.

Cosmetics

*Please See Makeup.

Cost

To see or notice the cost of something in your dream represents the value you are placing on yourself, your time and your abilities. If the cost is high, then it indicates that you value yourself highly. If the cost is low, then you are undervaluing yourself or taking somebody else for granted. The dream also relates to your self esteem.

Costume

To dream that you are wearing a costume indicates that you are putting on a facade toward others. You do not want to reveal your true self and are not being completely honest with people around you.

Costume Party

To dream that you are at a costume party suggests that you are trying to escape from the demands of real life. You want to enjoy life and not worry about your daily responsibilities.

Cottage

To see a cottage in your dream represents comfort peace and serenity. You prefer a quiet life of simplicity. The cottage may also represent an altered sense of reality and thus may be a means of escaping the responsibilities and problems that may be associated with your home.  You need to approach life’s difficulties one at a time. 

Cotton

To dream that you are picking cotton suggests that you are seeing little benefits from all your long hard work. It may also mean that aspects of yourself are in harmony.

To dream that you are wearing cotton symbolizes simplicity.

Cotton Candy

To see or eat cotton candy in your dream represents childhood pleasures or rewards.  You are content with the way things are going in your life. 

Couch

To see or dream that you are on a couch represents rest, relaxation, laziness or boredom. It may also mean you need to clear you mind and thoughts. Consider also who is on the couch with you as the dream may also have sexual connotations.  

Cougar

To see a cougar in your dream symbolizes wild beauty, power,  grace, and raw emotion. It often refers to feminine power and aggression. Thus, the dream may represent a woman. Alternatively, it indicates lurking danger and death.

Cough Drops

To see or take cough drops in your dream indicate that you need some coaxing in order to discuss some issue. There is something holding you back. 

Coughing

To dream that you are coughing represents your fear or dissatisfaction of the future. You need to put some distance between yourself and others.  Alternatively, it indicates that you have made a negative choice in some important matter.

In particular, to dream that you are coughing blood represents wasted energy. You are spending too much time on counterproductive activities.

Counselor

To see or dream that you are a counselor or dream that you are one suggests that you are seeking for some support and direction in your life. Pay important attention to what the counselor is saying and/or doing. Your dream is trying to convey a message that you need to think about and possibly act upon.

Counter

To stand in front of a counter in your dream suggests that you are looking for advice and for some direction in your life. You are exploring your options. Depending on the function or purpose of the counter, the dream may also imply that you are lacking something in your life and are looking for a form of fulfillment. Alternatively, the counter may be a pun that you need to make a “counter” on some offer. Learn to compromise. 

Counterfeit

To see counterfeit money in your dream indicates that you are feeling unworthy or that someone is devaluing your talents or efforts. Perhaps something is not what it appears to be. Alternatively, this dream symbol suggests that you are pretending to be something you are not. 

Counting

To dream that you are counting suggests that you are too rigid, obsessive-compulsive and overly disciplined. You need to relax a little. Alternatively the dream may be a metaphor for being the one that others can “count on”. You are reliable and dependable.

Country

To dream that you escape to another country symbolizes change in your life. You are going through a new phase or transition. Consider how you feel about the surrounding. If you are afraid or lost, then it indicates that you are not ready for the change. You are not willing to leave the past behind. If you are excited or happy in this unknown place, then it suggests that you are ready for change.

Country Club

To dream that you are in a country club represents your status in society and sense of belong. You feel that you are part of a special group. 

Countryside

To dream of the countryside suggests that you are seeking a simpler way of life. You need to take some time for yourself to relax and free your mind. Alternatively, it indicates a sense of freedom and/or openness that is lacking in your daily life.

Couple

To see a couple in your dream symbolize marriage, your parents, or a relationship. Consider what the couple are doing in your dream for additional clues about their significance. It may point to something that is lacking or missing from your life.

Courage

To dream that you have great courage indicates that you are willing to confront rejected aspects of your subconscious head on. You are about to come to a whole new understanding.  The dream may be training you for  what you need to do in your waking life.

Coupons

To see or clip coupons in your dream suggest that you are doing your best to maximize your resources. You need to be more frugal or conserve your energy. 

Court

To dream that you are in court standing up for charges against you  signifies your struggle with issues of fear and guilt. A situation or circumstance in your life is giving you much distress and worry. You feel that you are being judged in some way and need to defend yourself.

Courthouse

To see a courthouse in your dream indicates that you are being judged.

Cousins

To see your cousin in your dream represents something or some aspect of your character that is somewhat familiar. Perhaps you need to spend more time in cultivating and developing some emerging ability or character. In particular, if you dream that your cousin is ignoring you, then it indicates that you are not acknowledging some aspect of yourself that is represented by your cousin. 

To dream that you or your sibling is in love with a cousin represents your acceptance of each other. You are acknowledging and embracing key qualities in one another. 

Cover

To dream that you are covering something indicates a part of yourself that you are trying to hide or are afraid of revealing.  Consider what you are trying to cover up.

Cow

To see a cow in your dream symbolizes your passive and docile nature. You obey others without question. Alternatively, a cow represents maternal instincts or the desire to be cared for. For some cultures, the cow represents divine qualities of fertility, nourishment and motherhood.

To see the skeleton of a cow suggests that your mother or motherly figure in your waking life is displaying a lack of emotions. She is being unresponsive to your needs.

To see a herd of cows indicates your need to belong.

To dream that you are milking a cow represents your willingness and drive to work hard. In the end, you will benefit from your hard work.

Coward

To dream that you or someone is a coward indicates that you are afraid to see your true Self and to be who you are. You are hindering your own self-growth.

Cowboy

To see or dream that you are a cowboy symbolizes masculinity, ruggedness, and toughness. You are in control of your animalistic and instinctual side.

Coworker

To see your coworkers in your dream highlights aspects of your waking relationship with them, including difficulties/support. It signifies your ambition, struggles and competitive nature.  If the coworkers in your dream are not your actual coworkers, then they may pertain to some psychological business that you need to work on. Work-related dreams can also often be linked to stress at work.

To dream that you are training someone to take your place suggests that you are moving toward deeper inner development. You are leaving behind old attitudes and are looking toward the future.

*Please see also Office.

Cowrie Shells

To see or wear cowrie shells in your dream signify your laid back and easy going attitude. Alternatively, a cowrie shell symbolizes fertility, womanhood, and reproduction. The dream may also be a metaphor for the value that you assign to certain things. 

Coyote

To see a coyote in your dream denotes deception and weakness. 

To dream that you are attacked by coyotes indicates that you are struggling with your own selfish needs.

CPR

To dream that you are performing CPR on someone indicates that you have resolved some anxiety, fear or tension in your life. Alternatively, the dream signifies creativity and intelligence.

To dream that someone is giving you CPR suggests that you are feeling exhausted or emotionally drained. You are seeking advice.

Crab

To see a crab in your dream signifies you perseverance and tenacity. On an extreme note, you maybe be too clingy and dependant. You are hanging on to a hopeless endeavor or relationship. Alternatively, the dream may indicate that you are trying to avoid some issue. You are being evasive. Crabs are also symbolic of your irritable personality, as in the pun, being “crabby”.

Crack

To dream of a crack in some object indicates that something in your life is imperfect. Nobody is perfect. Or there could be a flaw in your thinking or relationship. The dream may also be a pun on “cracking under pressure”. You may be experiencing difficulties in trying to maintain your composure and keeping it together.

Crackers

To see or eat a cracker in your dream suggests that you tend to care for the needs of others before your own.  You spend your time looking after other people and as a result, neglect your needs. The dream may also be a pun on “crack her”. Perhaps you are trying to get someone to reveal certain information or secrets.

Cradle

To see a cradle in your dream symbolizes a dependent relationship. You may feel the need to be protected and cared for. Your dream may be telling you to regain some control and independence in your life. Alternatively, it represents a new project or fresh start.

Cramp

To dream that you have a cramp means that you need to stop what you are doing and reevaluate your choices or decisions. Alternatively, a cramp implies that you are overworked. Consider also the significance of where the cramp is located.

Cranberries

To see or eat cranberries in your dream means longevity and good health. Alternatively, cranberries signify warmth and togetherness.

To drink cranberry juice in your dream suggests that you need to cut down on your stress.

Crane

To see a crane in your dream represents happiness, maternal love, and your gestures of good will. You look out for those who are near and dear to you. Alternatively, a crane signifies tact, immortality or vigilance. 

Crank Call

To dream that you are making a crank call signifies your frustrations about not being taken seriously. 

To dream that someone is crank calling you indicates that you are feeling out of the loop. You feel that some information is being hidden from you.

Crash

To dream that you are in a car crash indicates that your beliefs, lifestyle, or goals are clashing with another’s. It may also represent a shocking situation or painful experience. Alternatively, car crashes may forewarn of your dangerous or careless driving habits. In particular, if a car crashes into you, then itsuggests that your lifestyle, beliefs or goals may be in conflict with another’s. It may also be symbolic of a jolting experience or injured pride.

To dream that a plane crashes signifies that you have set overly high and unrealistic goals for yourself. You are in danger of having those goals come crashing down. Alternatively, the crashing airplane represents your lack of confidence, self-defeating attitude and self-doubt. You do not believe in your own ability to achieve those goals. Loss of power and uncertainty in achieving your goals are also signified.

To wake up before you crash in your dream may simply be the anticipation of the crash that jolts you awake. It is similar to the notion of waking up before you hit the ground from a fall.

**See The Meaning In Action:  “Plane Crash

Crash Test Dummy

To see a crash test dummy in your dream refers to the impacts others are making on your life.

Crate

To see a crate in your dream signifies  your positive attitude, your potential, the possibilities and your drive for success. 

Crater

To see a crater in your dream indicates that aspects of your subconscious are being slowly revealed to you. This dream symbol is also symbolic of past memories and experiences.

Crawfish

To see a crawfish in your dream represents your tenacity. 

Crawl Space

To see a crawl space in your dream symbolizes your subconscious. If you are going through a crawl space, then it suggests that you are exploring aspects of your subconscious in a slow and careful manner.

Crawling

To dream that you are crawling indicates that you are approaching your goals with careful forethought and preparation.  Alternatively, the dream may indicate that you are lowering yourself and your standards. You may be doing less than your best.

To dream that you are crawling out of a wreck or ruins represents your willpower.

To dream that someone is crawling towards you signifies your need for power, revenge, superiority, or control. 

Crayons

To see crayons in your dream represent some childhood memory or a period of time where you were more carefree. It is also symbolic of creativity. You may need to think outside the lines into more unconventional thoughts and ways of doing things. Consider the symbolism of the color of the crayon.

Crazy

To dream that you are going crazy suggests that you have lost sight of your goals. You may feel that you are no longer able to depend on someone. Alternatively, you feel that your opinions, viewpoints or decisions are being unaccepted or being ignored. You may feel like an outsider. 

Cream

To see or eat cream in your dream indicates that you appreciate the minor and sweet things in life. It is symbolic of nurturance and richness.

To see or apply face cream in your dream represents a beautiful soul. It may also represent the character and personality you are portraying to others in your waking life. 

Creatures

To see a faceless creature in your dream indicates a situation you are refusing to see or confront, but are aware of it in some passive way. This dream also suggests that something in your life is bringing up feelings of fear and insecurities. 

Credit

To dream that you are getting credit for something represents acceptance of your responsibilities and duty. It also signifies your own sense of pride and confidence.

Credit Cards

To dream about credit cards relate to your worth, value and/or credibility. Depending on your waking experiences, the credit cards may symbolize being in debt and your attitudes about money, work, and thrift.

To dream that you lose your credit cards indicate your carelessness in some aspect of your waking life.

To dream that someone is stealing your credit cards suggest that something or someone is robbing you of vital energy.

Credit Score

To dream of your credit score represents your feelings of measuring up or being accepted in some way. More directly, the dream may be about your concerns regarding your financial standing. To dream of a low credit score is a variance of the “failing an exam” dream scenario. The dream relates to your lack of self-esteem and confidence. You are experiencing some anxiety in your waking life. If you dream of a high credit score, then it symbolizes your high sense of worth. Also consider the significance of the actual credit score number.

Creek

To see a creek in your dream represents personal energy flow and steady emotional release. Alternatively, the dream may indicate that you are in trouble or danger.  Consider the saying to be “up a creek without a paddle.”

To see a dried up creek indicates that you are being cut off from your spiritual being and being out of touch with yourself. You may also feel physically or emotionally drained.

Cremains

To see cremains in your dream symbolizes change. It also represents a return to your true Self and acceptance of who you are.

Cremation

To dream that someone is being cremated represents purification and your strive for perfection. It symbolizes the ending to a phase in your life and the beginning of something else. If the person being cremated has passed away in real life, then the dream may be a way of grieving or coping with the loss. You want to always remember them in a positive light.

Crescent

To see a crescent in your dream represents the emergence of your feminine character. It also indicates versatility and changes. 

Crib

To see a crib in your dream suggests that you are harvesting or  “babying” a new idea, creation or project.  Alternatively, it may refer to your nurturing, protective, and caring nature. A more literal interpretation of this symbol suggests that you may be yearning for a baby or that you are expecting a baby. The dream may also be a pun on “your home”.

Crickets

To see crickets in your dream represents introspection. You are seeking guidance.

To hear crickets in your dream suggests that you are letting minor things bother you.

Crime

To dream that you or someone commits a crime represents feelings of guilt and shame. Your inner fears are hindering your growth and progress.

Crime Scene Tape

To see crime scene tape in your dream represents protection from your subconscious. Something is preventing you from delving deeper. Alternatively, the dream symbolizes restriction. 

Criminal

To dream that you are a criminal indicates that you are looking for a short cut in life. You are selling yourself short and underestimating your own potential. Alternatively, the dream means that you feel you are entitled to certain things.

Cripple

*Please See Handicap.

Critic

To dream that you are a critic suggests that you are being overly judgmental of others or of some situation. Alternatively, the dream represents self-discipline. 

Crochet

To see crochet in your dream indicates that you will find yourself entangled in some situation

To dream that you are crocheting symbolizes your creativity and artistic abilities.

Crock Pot

To see or use a crock pot in your dream suggests that you need to look at various sources to attack a problem. Alternatively, it means that patience, hard work, and tenacity will pay off in the long run.  Hang in there and don’t let difficulties and obstacles discourage you.

Crocodile

To see a crocodile in your dream symbolizes freedom, hidden strength and power. It also forewarns of hidden danger. Someone near you is giving you bad advice and is trying to sway you into poor decisions. Because crocodiles can live in water and on land, they also represent your conscious and subconscious and the emotional and rational. Perhaps something is coming to the surface and you are on the verge of some new awareness.

Alternatively, the crocodile may be an aspect of yourself and your aggressive and “snappy” attitude. Or it may reveal that are being insincere, displaying false emotions and shedding “crocodile tears”.

To dream that you are chased or bitten by a crocodile denotes disappointments in love and in business.

**See The Meaning In Action: “Crocodile Chase

Crocus

To see a crocus in your dream represents lucidity and your need to think more clearly about a situation.

Croissant

To dream that you are eating a croissant indicates that you are lacking some affection or love in your life. There is a void waiting to be filled.  

Crooked

To see something crooked in your dream indicates that something is not right or normal about a situation. The dream may also be a pun on someone who is a crook. You may be duped or lied to.

Crop

To dream that you are tending to your crop represents growth, self-love, and self-appreciation. In the end, your hard work will pay off.

Cross

To see a cross in your dream signifies suffering, martyrdom, death, and/or sacrifice. It is a symbol of your religious faith. Perhaps your dream is telling you that you have a cross to bear or that you are acting “crossed” and annoyed. Ask yourself what is causing you to suffer or what is causing you great difficulties.

Cross-Dressing

To dream that you or someone is cross-dressing indicates that you need to express and acknowledge your masculine side if you are female or your feminine side if you are male.

Crossing

To dream that you are crossing a street suggests that you are putting yourself in harm’s way. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you like to go against the majority. As a result, you become the target of criticism.

To dream that you are crossing a river or some body of water symbolizes a spiritual change or reawakening.

Crossbones

To see crossbones in your dream symbolizes danger and poison. The symbol may also represent the life of a pirate.

Crossbow

To see or use a crossbow in your dream implies that you need to have more precision in the goals that you are reaching for. Try to accomplish your goals in a more direct manner.

Crossroads

To dream that you are at a crossroads symbolize an important decision that you need to make. You have come to a point in your life where you have several options that you need to weigh. Each option will lead you to a different destination or goal. Alternatively, the crossroads suggest of a change in direction in your life. 

Crosswalk

To see or dream that you are in a crosswalk means that you are careful about the risks you take.

Crossword Puzzle

To see or do a crossword puzzle suggests that you are being faced with a mental challenge. The dream may be a pun on “cross words” directed at your or aimed toward someone.

Crow

To see a crow in your dream represents death and the darker aspects of your character. The dream could also be pointing out your annoying habits. Alternatively, the crow may be conveying a message from your subconscious. 

To dream that crows are on the attack indicates a conflict with your subconscious. 

To dream that you kill a crow implies that you are unable to or refuse to give up a habit. 

To dream that a crow kills a person represents an inescapable death. This death may be symbolic to an end to some situation, habit, or relationship in your waking life.

Crowbar

To see or use a crowbar in your dream suggests that you are trying to get into your subconscious even though you may not be mentally ready to confront those issues. You are forcing things out. 

To dream that you are attached with a crowbar means that someone is making you confront some issue that you are not ready to deal with.

Crowd

To dream that you are in or part of a crowd suggests that you need some space for yourself. You need solitude to reflect on a situation and recharge your energy. Consider also the familiar phrase of “going along with the crowd” which implies conformity and lack of individuality.  Perhaps you feel that your own opinion doesn’t count or matter. Alternatively, dreaming of a crowd means that you need to incorporate the various aspects of the crowd into your own persona.

To dream that you are not part of a crowd or that you separated yourself from a crowd suggests that you are feeling left out. Alternatively, the dream symbolizes your individualism. You are your own person and you are not afraid to voice your own opinions. 

To see an unruly crowd in your dream signifies that the worries and problems around you are pressing in on you. You are expressing great distress.

To see a happy, orderly crowd in your dream indicates that you have a strong social support system.

Crown

To see a crown in your dream symbolizes success and prominence. 

To dream that you are wearing a crown suggests that you are in a position of power. Alternatively, you may be basking in your own achievements. You are recognizing your talents and accomplishments.

Crucifix

To see a crucifix in your dream is symbolic of new life, spiritual guidance, and liberation. The dream may serve as a connection with your inner Christ/love consciousness. Alternatively, it represents  your difficulties and hardships. Do you feel you are being crucified for something occurring in your life?

To see an upside down crucifix implies that some aspect of your life is in disarray. You are not sure what to believe or what is right anymore. Things are not always what it seems.

Crucify

To dream that you are being crucified indicates that you are punishing yourself. You may be feeling guilty.  

Cruel

To dream that you or someone is being cruel signifies the release of pent-up hostility and anger. You may need to acknowledge the shadow and negative aspects of your personality.

To dream that someone is being cruel to you suggests that you need to develop your inner and outer strengths and become more emotionally strong.

Cruise

To dream that you are on a cruise represents some emotional journey that you are going through. The dream may also be a pun on “cruising” through situations in your life with ease and little effort.

Crumbs

To see or make crumbs in your dream suggest that you are feeling left out. Do you feel like an outsider in some situation?

Crush

To dream that you are crushing something denotes that you are under tremendous stress over a decision that you need to make. If you dream that a part of your body is being crushed, then it suggests that you are being prevented to full express yourself.

To dream that you have a crush on somebody is a literal reflection of your attraction and fascination for that person.  To see your crush in your dream represents your current infatuation with him or her.  If you find yourself thinking about him during the day, then it is not surprising that his image will appear in your dream during the night. If you dream of your crush frequently or that  your crush likes you back, then your dream maybe be telling you that it is time to let this person know how you feel, especially if you are dreaming of him or her in a good way. Only good things can happen from you telling your crush. Even if he or she is not interested, at least you can move on and stop wasting time on him or her.

To dream that your crush has died suggests that your feelings for him or her is waning; the crush is no longer as strong. The dream may also be telling you to move on.

If you dream that somebody has a crush on you, then it represents you own sense of worthiness and esteem.

To dream about a former crush refers to a particular period in your life and what you were feeling then. Perhaps a waking relationship is repeating the same pattern.

To dream that your crush rejects you or stands you up represents your feelings of insecurities and anxieties. The idea of not knowing how your crush feels about you is driving you nuts. Assuming that he or she rejects you, before you actually know how he or she feels, saves you from getting hurt. Because you are afraid to find out how he or she really feels about you, it may just be easier to move on if you think that they don’t like you back. 

Crutches

To dream that you are on crutches signify your need to lean on others for help. Perhaps you are acting helpless in order to get out of some situation or obligation.

Cry

To dream that you are crying signifies a release of negative emotions that is more likely caused by some waking situation rather than the events of the dream itself. Your dream is a way to regain some emotional balance and to safely let out your fears and frustrations. In your daily lives, you tend to ignore, deny, or repress your feelings. But in your dream state, your defense mechanisms are no longer on guard and thus allow for the release of those feelings that you have repressed during the day. 

To see someone else crying in your dream may be a projection of your own feelings onto someone else. If you do not cry in your waking life, then seeing someone else cry may be a little easier to deal with then seeing yourself cry.  

To wake up crying represents some suppressed hurt or previous trauma that is coming up to the surface. You can no longer suppress these emotions. They need to be dealt with head on.

To dream that no one hears or responds to your cries represents your helplessness, difficulties and frustrations in trying to communicate with others. You feel that your words are falling on deaf ears. Perhaps your dream is telling you to be more vocal and work harder to get your point across.

Cryopreservation

To dream that you are being cryopreserved indicates that you may be stuck in the past. You are dwelling on how things used to be.

Crystal

To see a crystal in your dream signifies wholeness, purity, healing, development and unity. It represents your higher Self. The dream may be a metaphor for something in your life that is crystallizing or taking shape.

To dream that you are looking into a crystal represents how you are looking within yourself to find your true destiny. Alternatively, it indicates your outlook of the future. 

Crystal Ball

To see or look through a crystal ball in your dream suggests that you are looking for guidance and direction in your life. It represents your outlook of the future. 

Cub

To see a cub in your dream represents innocence, playfulness and/or mischievousness.  It is also symbolic of your children or siblings. 

Cube

To see a cube in your dream symbolizes material possessions and earthly things. It may also be a metaphor for “being square” or being too conservative.

Cuckoo

To see a cuckoo in your dream symbolizes unfaithfulness. Or there may be someone in your life whose presence is unwelcome. Perhaps you are the one who is  intruding on other people’s business. Alternatively, a cuckoo represents timing and fate. You need to change your direction or alter your approach in how your pursue some situation. The dream may also be a metaphor for someone who is behaving crazily.

Cucumber

To see or eat  a cucumber in your dream signifies recuperation and recovery. You need to regain your energy and health. Alternatively, it is symbolic of the phallus and have sexual connotations. 

Cuddle

To dream that you are cuddling with someone indicates your need for physical and/or emotional contact. Do not overlook the obvious meaning of this dream which suggests your heart’s desire for that particular person. Also consider the symbolism of that person you are cuddling with and determine how you need to acknowledge, accept, and unify those qualities in yourself.

Cult

To dream that you are in a cult suggests that you are in some destructive and/or manipulative relationship. You are being exploited. On a more positive note, you have the desire to strive for a better Self. It implies devotion and sense of community. 

To see a cult in your dream indicates that you are lacking any spiritual freedom. 

To dream that you are a leader of a cult signifies your authoritarian attitude.  No one should question your motives or choices.

Cultivate

To dream that you are cultivating indicates that you need to clear your mind of negative thoughts. Keeping an open mind will further allow  you to grow as a person.

Cup

To see a cup in your dream represents love, nurturance and the womb. The cup may also signify rejuvenation and healing. Alternatively, it indicates a transcendence into a realm of higher consciousness. Is the cup half-full or half-empty? Do you see life from an optimistic or pessimistic point of view.

To see a cup with a broken handle indicates your feelings of inadequacy and anxieties of being unable to handle a particular situation.

To see a broken cup in your dream denotes feelings of powerlessness, guilt and/or low self-esteem. Perhaps you feel unqualified or inadequate in dealing with a situation.

Cupboard

To dream that you are opening a cupboard signifies that you are revealing some hidden truth or secret. 

To dream that you are closing the cupboard or putting something away inside the cupboard, indicates that there is something you are trying to hide. You are refusing to confront some issue or problem.

Cupcake

To see or eat a cupcake in your dream suggests that you are treating yourself to a little sweet reward. You feel that you are deserving of some sort of gift of prize. Alternatively, a cupcake represents your need to downsize some aspect of your life in order to make it more palatable or manageable. Take it a little bit at a time. 

Cupid

To see cupid in your dream represents a love relationship in your waking life. Its appearance in your dream may mean that you need to take a risk in love.

Curb

To see a curb in your dream symbolizes restrictions and limitations. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor that there is something that you need to “curb” in your life. You need to show more control. 

Curfew

To dream that you have a curfew symbolizes some time-sensitive situation. You are feeling burdened by the expectation of others.

To dream that you miss curfew denotes your fear of change. You are feeling unprepared, unworthy, or unsupported in your current circumstances. Alternatively, the dream suggests that time has ran out and you do not have time to accomplish all the things you want.

Curlers

To see curlers in your dream suggest that you are thinking in circles. You may be going over the same problem/situation again and again without any conclusion.

Curling

To dream that you are watching or playing curling symbolizes teamwork and cooperation. Sometimes you need the help of others in order to attain your goals. Alternatively, the dream refers to your ability to shape your own path in life.

Curling Iron

To see or use a curling iron in your dream indicates that you are trying to disguise your true feelings.  

Current

To see/notice an ocean or river current in your dream represents the direction of your life and the decisions you have made along the way. It also represents your influences and how they work in guiding you through your life’s path. The dream may also be a metaphor for some current events or for something that is going on in your life at the moment.

Curry

To see or taste curry in your dream suggests that you are emotionally sensitive and easily irritable. Alternatively, it refers to your quick-wit, sharpness, and intellect. It may also mean that you feel like you are  hot stuff.

Curse

To dream that you or someone is under a curse suggests that you are getting caught up in your own guilt. You also need to proceed with caution in some situation or relationship.

To dream that you or someone is cursing refers to your inner fears. It also means that you are becoming a hardened person.

Curtain Rod

To see a curtain rod in your dream indicates that you are revealing too much. You need to learn to hold certain things back.

Curtains

To see or dream that you are shutting the curtains signify secrecy and a repression of thoughts.  You are concealing some personal matter or some aspect of yourself. On the other hand, to dream that you are opening the curtains indicates that you are ready to reveal something hidden about yourself.

To dream that a stage curtain is going up indicates personal development and growth. You have learned something significant about yourself. If the stage curtain is coming down, then it suggests that you need to accept some decision. You have to come to terms with the end. 

Curtsy

To curtsy in your dream suggests that you are acknowledging something that is greater than you and deserves your respect. You are submitting to a power larger than you.

Cushion

To see or use a cushion in your dream suggests that you are in need of more rest and relaxation. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor that you need to “cushion” or distance yourself against a hurtful situation or some offensive remarks.

Cussing

*Please See Swearing.

Custard

To see or eat custard in your dream represents your appreciation for the little things in life. It also indicates that your life is full of richness, sweetness and nurturance.

Customer

To see a customer or customers in your dream refers to others who share your viewpoints and ideas. If younotice that there are no customers in a store, then it  implies that you are alone with your ideas. You feel no one agrees with your thinking. If you are the customer, then it means that you are looking for some sort of approval and validation of your ideas. 

Customs

To dream that you are going through customs indicates that you are under scrutiny and are being criticized. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you need to be on guard. 

Cut

To dream that you have a cut suggests that you are being let down or being undermined. Alternatively, it refers to feminine sexuality and feminine attitudes toward sex. In particular, if the cuts are on your legs, then it symbolizes an imbalance. You are unable to stand up for yourself.

To dream that you are cutting yourself indicates that you are experiencing some overwhelming turmoil or problems in your waking life. You are trying to disconnect yourself from the unbearable pain you are experiencing.

To dream that someone else is being cut suggests that you are trying to understand this person on some level. You want them to open up to you.

To see cut marks on a wall refers to your desires to break free from some obligation or relationship.

Cuticles

To notice your cuticles in our dream suggest that you are being overly sensitive. You may be overreacting in some situation.

Cutlass

*Please See Machete. 

Cutting

To dream that you are cutting something signifies a broken relationship or severed connection.  Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for something you need to “cut out” in your life. Perhaps it refers to a  bad habit or a certain food.

Cuttlefish

To see or eat cuttlefish in your dream indicates that you are clear on your feelings and are expressing them in a healthy manner. There is no confusion or ambiguity on how you feel about a situation or about a person.

Cyborg

To see or dream that you are a cyborg implies that you need to balance your objectivity with your personal feelings. It may also mean that you are too rigid in your thinking.

Cyclamen

To see cyclamen in your dream represents the feminine mystique, seduction, lust and allure.

Cyclone

To see a cyclone in your dream suggests that you are fighting against some emotional turmoil.

Cyclops

To see Cyclops in your dream suggests that you may be narrow-minded and need to expand the scope of your vision. Alternatively, you may be too overly focused on one thing.

Cylinder

To see a cylinder in your dream suggests that you are receptive to new ideas, especially if both ends of the cylinder are open. If the cylinder is closed, then it implies that you are exhibiting caution in what you share about yourself.

Cymbals

To dream that you are playing with cymbals indicate that you are overreacting in some situation. You are making too much fuss over a small thing. Alternatively, the dream refers to your connection to your spirituality.

Cypress

To see a cypress tree in your dream symbolizes death, the underworld, and the subconscious. It may also indicate a time of mourning and sadness.

Cyst

To dream that you have cyst suggests that you have something that needs to be expressed and get out in the open. You may be harboring some prejudices, attitudes, or some other negative emotion that attempting to be released. You need to acknowledge these feelings and deal with them. Also consider the symbolism of where on the body the cyst is located.

About Ariona

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I have studied paganism for 16+ years both as solitary and within a coven/tradition. I am a Draconic and Green Witch High Priestess in my local coven. I am also a priestess of the Correllian Nativist Tradition and a life time member of witchschool.com. I am a council member of my coven and love to teach and study all things to do with the Craft.