Dream Dictionary - The Meaning of Symbols -
A Dictionary of Dreams from Real
abandoned - you abandon something that
you are detaching your emotions from. You are abandoned, being
left out feeling rejected.
abducted - You are
being controlled by circumstances or another's
airplane - flying: sense of being on
route to your desires, need for a vacation or getting away,
Landing: coming back to reality from that desired, grounding
your self, the changing situation regarding an ideal or
desire. Time to put ideas into
alcohol - others drinking, they are
out of control, it is an excuse for their behavior, they are
not in condition to help you by their own fault, You: possibly
drinking too much, its your excuse for you to do something out
of the ordinary, or for not performing,
- person or situation that is completely foreign to you, you
are at a complete loss at how to handle or control a person,
circumstances or situation.
alley - a
restricted or confining situation that you have to traverse on
your journey. Limited options.
Threatening you: fear of an unpleasant reaction to something
you said or did. Not threatening: realization that there are
consequences to your actions. Also, that you are prepared to
fend off any threats against you. Attacking you: You have
suffered repercussions from previous deeds, or are stressed
out about it happening soon.
grounding in the past, things continue to go on in spite of
one's fears of the present. A sense of having
angel & fairy - Spirituality,
a messenger of words or showing the way or giving an example.
Encouragement that you are not alone. Can be your Higher Self
preparing you for a future event.
Little things or events that annoy and irritate you. Lots of
diverse activity requiring energy and attention. Little
anxiety - Your impatience is
showing with a desired or feared coming situation, or event
that has a measure of suspense.
others: you recognize a conflict between events or people.
Unsettled issues. You: Trying to rectify conflict or make up
for things left unsaid.
army - An over powering
force. No match for anyone. You against all the
athlete - Others: represents agility
and ability that you recognize. You: You are engaged in doing
what you felt you couldn't do. You feel your own ability and
agility over circumstances or a
attack - You are attacked: you
haven't addressed a conflicting situation. You are attacking:
You are fighting back from an injury or offense committed
attic - Secret or hidden
thoughts or memories. Discovery of same. Knowledge that is
special is being unveiled, Your connection to the Higher
audience - The world around you. Fear
of your private feelings or thoughts being discovered. Being
under observation or watched.
aura - Around a
person or angelic being: Gives divine meaning to what they
represent. Special symbol to get your
avalanche - Unable to flee: Stress
in life situation is controlling your life. Fleeing and
watching: Living under stress while performing your duties and
baby - A new event , happening,
beginning for the subject of the dream. Can mean a baby if the
dream is about a pregnant person or someone wanting to have
one. Wish fulfillment. Fills one's sense of lacking or
basement - Your perceived
faults, shortcomings, fear of those with power over
bat - Pestering and annoying people and
events associated with them. Erratic, and sporadic
bathroom - A need to remove certain
emotions and beliefs. Remaking oneself into something
beach - A place of transition between
spiritual and material: emotions and mental
bear - Friendly: Support and
consoling. Unfriendly: Threatening situation or circumstances
from powerful sources, groups or
bedroom - Sexual meaning,
partnership, intimacy, relationship. Has subconscious
implications regarding the activities
betrayal - Actual betrayals may recur.
Suspicions often played out with this theme. May be
precognitive in both respects. Represents both love mates,
friends and business.
birth - Can be about a
real birth. Coming event or new beginning. Rebirth from what
was thought to be completed or ended.
Being bitten brings to a close emotions and fears about
vulnerability from something threatening or unresolved. The
trigger event is signified by what is doing the
blood - A sign of life. Killing scene
with blood: Enforces the notion that something is ended or
boat - Spiritual journey. Calm and
peaceful: An encouraging report on one's progress. Stormy:
Conflicting issues not resolved yet. Can also be signal that
emotions are not balanced.
bomb - Unexploded:
A fear of a negative future event. Exploded: Recognition that
things or a situation has fallen apart.
- Knowledge to be revealed.
boy - May be
relating to one's youth. male). A woman's protective
association with her mate. A woman's projection into her
bridge - A transition or
transformation. Crossing a boundary, or getting from one
situation to another. A place where change takes
brown - Earthy, common, crude, basic,
burglar - An intruder,
unwelcome person or event, loss of something. Being forcibly
deprived by someone's actions.
burn - The
disintegration of something, loss, ending, beyond control.
Emotion or anger dissipating,
bus - Going
along with everyone else, part of the group, not going it
cage - Restricted, encumbered,
restrained, held away from the thing
cars - Cruising along, going
somewhere, a journey. Out of control: Not in control of
circumstances or of one self
castle - The
desires for the self, the person's future, dreams and
cats - A feminine power symbol.
Attributes are by image portrayed.
Observing others: Detachment from their concerns. In the midst
of: Dealing with inadequacy to handle one's own
chase - Unresolved circumstances,
situation, emotions plaguing you. Can be real fear of being
pursued by someone or something.
Common dream of those who have suspicions real or imaginary
about their mates. Some times can be a hint from the
subconscious to investigate.
cliff - A place
that represents a threat and feeling vulnerable. Falling from:
Losing control of oneself or situation.
- A struggle to attain a goal or
closet - Confined in: Feeling
limitation regarding one's psyche. Hiding in one: Trying to
avoid facing up to one's inadequacies regarding the
coffin - A focus upon death and the
realm beyond. Removal or detachment from an emotional
connection with the person within.
The end of something. Desire to keep something
crash - Bringing to an end an emotion
or fear that was causing stress in the person. Warning about
cry - Release of emotion not
related to the action in the dream that caused the crying.
Regaining emotional balance.
dance - Brings a
sense of bonding with partners.
Attempt to accomplish something with inadequate or
insufficient means. Need to be balanced in
death - Does not signify death.
Means to remove or be removed from a situation, emotions or
circumstances. May or may not involve the dead
deceased - The deceased often come to
comfort those they left behind. :They bring messages and
convey the notion that everything is
descend - Getting out of a threatening
situation. Migrating to a lower status.
- A symbol for fear and evil for those who use this
direction - Having to choose: The
need to make a decision in life. Fork in the road: A choice to
be made. Going in: The recognition that one is on a journey of
doctor - Talking or treating you:
Check your self, it may be health related. Someone else: May
indicate medical need or focus.
Choices to be made. Entry into the unknown. Entering something
new. Making a commitment.
driving - You are
on a a life or purpose journey and making progress getting
drowning - Losing ones emotional
control. Situation is out of control. Inability to handle a
circumstance or social situation.
volcanoes - Dealing with things out of your control.
Unexpected problems or circumstances. May be stress
elephant - As a gift: Sense of
abundance or prosperity coming. Baby: Good luck or
elevator - The status and location
of your mental and spiritual awareness related to the mind.
Slow elevator: impatience to get there. Wrong floor: you
haven't found what you are seeking.
food - This may be an indicator that the dreamer is
concerned about a weight problem or eating disorder. It may be
a health warning to draw attention to one's eating habits or
enemy - Can be
conflicts with one or more subjects. Can be one's own shadow
self that you haven't dealt with.
What you expected doesn't exist.
A future desire. In anticipation of a known coming event. Can
be a prophetic message about the
escape - Desire to find a way out of
a situation or circumstances. A signal that one can escape the
thing feared. Confidence that one can overcome problems and
exam - Being put on the spot to
prove oneself in ability, fidelity, loyalty,
extraterrestrial - A sense of
being beyond the possibility of understanding. Can be a threat
or a sustaining feeling.
face - A person's
face may not be that person, but the feelings and emotions
associated with it. Can indicate that person or that type of
person. With out a face: Pay attention to the
dream action and content rather than the
falling - Falling or rapidly
descending: Fear of a loss of control or of something
famous people - Adds the quality
with which that person has. Uplifting or negative qualities
farm - Applies to remoteness,
security, peace & calm, work.
Masculine, authority, strength, A strengthening symbol, or the
reverse depending upon view held.
Represents the thing you have to face up to in waking
fence - A partition of two symbols or
meanings to focus upon. An obstacle. A
finding - Discovery of desires, that
which was unknown or lost. A signal to search for an answer to
fire - With fear: The
disintegration of something, loss, unwanted change. Danger
lurks somewhere. With curiosity: Re-think what your options
are. A new perspective is needed.
fish - Many
little fish: concerns, problems, difficulties that need to be
thought about. Swimming with a dolphin: Spiritual meanings,
sense of well being, emotions under control.
flying - By yourself: Signal to
think positive, all things are
forest - Confused or lost:
Difficulty in finding a solution or thinking out a situation.
Peaceful: Removal from problems, instills sense of security
fork in the road - Time
to make a decision about life direction or other
fox - A situation or personality that
requires caution because of possible trickery,
frog - Mysterious, or magical feeling
intended. If it is staring at you: a spiritual significance of
being watched. If the dream focus is not on the frog, but
something else: it represents another person in your
life. It also signifies something is known about you by
others, but not known by you.
funeral - The
end of something rather than death of a person. An issue or
emotion finally being put to rest. May be a replay of a past
gate - Closed: An opportunity for
you to decide upon. Open: The beginning of an opportunity to
leave your current situation.
gift - To make
you feel better about what the gift relates to. Something is
coming to you, high expectations.
Something beyond your grasp or understanding. Running away:
Loss or defeat because of inability to cope or manage.
Coming at you benignly: you recognize a challenge that can
overwhelm you. Charging at you: you are beginning to panic
because of unprepared ness. If focus is upon its throat:
possible health related to throat problem.
God - Pay attention to details and
meanings about yourself and your spiritual progress in life.
If God is there but not the focus: the dream content has
an important message for you. If God is the focus: try
to remember your feelings during that part of the dream for
clues to the meaning.
Completion and accomplishment recognized. Ready to go on to
the next stage or level of life.
- Encouragement and sustenance instilled. Their house: Need to
regain peace and tranquility in life.
Reminder of things past and completed. Draw opinions
conclusions from other symbols.
bride - Desire to marry. Face of fiancé': Reassuring.
Face of a non- candidate friend: Patience required. Faceless:
no prospective partner there yet.
gun - Self
with gun: Ready to assert one's will over the subject. Gun
threatening you: Others wishing to assert their will over you.
You are encouraged to take action about something and not
hair - Own hair falling
out: Sense of having no control over a situation. Other's
hair, seeing them as losing stature or importance in one's
view. Real hair problem: Continuation of
health - Here are some points to
consider being a possible signal that there is a health
situation to be dealt with: Any focus upon a body part.
Exaggerated size or color; Extreme feelings. Swallowing or
choking, vomiting. When there is a demonstration of these on
another faceless person that you are observing. It's best to
be safe and investigate.
heaven - A spiritual
meaning. A message from God or the Higher Self. Progress,
status and direction in life can be made evident
hide - Trying not to face situations,
desire to protect one self and avoid consequences. Continues
suspenseful situation in life.
hill - Below
it: More energy needed in a situation to get a resolution. On
top of it: Achieved objective; feeling satisfied. Time to make
house - You, your psyche,
intellect, mind, spirituality. How you perceive yourself in
light of the things that go on here.
- Being unable to perform the action desired. An excuse to not
do something. May be a sign of a real illness and should be
injury - You are injured: You
may have been offended or emotionally hurt. You inflict
injury: Signal that you are doing same to another
intruder - Someone or something has
interfered with your peace of mind by forcing a situation upon
invisible person - Person: Can be
presence of one's Higher Self lending strength and comfort.
Power: Something in your life that you haven't been able to
island - Seeking a refuge away
from life situation. Feeling displaced and isolated from
journey - The journey through
one's life in a spiritual sense. The sense of making progress
in spiritual things. From one part of a dream to another:
Change of one dream purpose to another
kidnapped - Forced to be involved in
things not of one's choosing that are forced upon the person
by outside circumstances.
kill & murder -
You kill: You are fighting back against your fear or desire to
eliminate something from your life. You are killed: You are
removed from your emotions and feelings caused by the
situation you are in.
kissing - Someone you
like and want: wish fulfillment. A faceless person: your
basic desire being met. Someone you know casually and
not romantically: recognition of harmonious vibrations. A
celebrity: trying to boost your self worth. Adulterous
passionate overtones: If you already have a mate, it may be
time to spice up the romance. If you don't, its wish
knock - Loud knock on a door:
You are becoming aware of spiritual truths and are reaching a
new level of understanding. You are aware of certain spiritual
powers that you have.
lake - Observing
peacefully: Your emotions are under control and you know it.
Drowning in it: You have lost control of your emotions. Wading
of swimming: A sense of spiritual peace surrounds
lightening & thunder - Afraid: Fear
of a power beyond your control. Enjoying: Control of life's
situation and recognition of a greater power that helps
love - Loving one's mate: Solely for
your pleasure. Loving your ex mate you still want: Helping you
to feel better. Loving your ex mate you don't want: Time to
over come your negative emotions against them. Loving a friend
or stranger when you are happily married: Your romance is
getting too routine, time to spice it up a
marathon - An ongoing situation or
circumstance that a person is undergoing. A sign that the
person can persist to get a result.
- No fiancé: Its your desire. With a fiancé: you are
anticipating the event. To a non-candidate: Meeting of the
minds to work together.
money - Winning or
finding: Makes your financial situation easier to deal with.
May be a precognitive signal. Raise your expectation,
something is in the air.
monkey - One who is
not under your control. Qualities of a monkey applied to a
person as an excuse for their behavior.
monster - Different
forms of monsters for diverse fears. To force you to face your
mountain - On top: Sense of having
arrived or having accomplished something. Below: Prepare for a
challenging effort needed to over come a problem or
mud - A situation that has no
clear solutions or understanding at the
mummy - A person you know: Helps you
accept their passing. One that walks and talks: Death is not
the end. Nor is the end of something, the end of it
naked - Northerners: The covers
probably came off during the night. Other things: You are not
prepared for something. You are in the public's eye
name - Hearing your name: Your Higher
Self or one from the spiritual world touching in with you.
Draws attention to others in your life beyond the physical
world. Makes you aware of your
ocean - Deepest foundation in a
spiritual sense. The source and depth of spiritual
pain - Transfers emotional pain to
the physical. Regarding body parts, a possible health related
situation that should be
paradise - Refreshes the soul
spirit. A vacation from the physical and material world. A
reminder of better things.
paralysis - Often
felt during lucid dreaming and when someone wants to move
physically in a dream. Can also represent one's inability to
function in a given situation.
Authority figures add sense of protection or rescue. Can also
provide sense of impending
pregnancy - Desire a baby: You
may be pregnant or its giving you what you want so you don't
feel wanting. Don't want a baby just yet or you are a virgin:
The dream is satisfying your instinct to have one. Someone
else may be pregnant.
quicksand - A trap from
which one may not easily escape. A sense that you are losing
and can't overcome your problem.
rain - You
are trying to overcome an emotional issue with someone or
rape - You feel used or your
integrity violated by someone or circumstances that was forced
Rat - Non - threatening: Indicates
that something doesn't make sense, is deceptive, is wrong or
amiss, isn't fair. Threatening or attacking you: you are in
the midst of a situation that involves the previously
mentioned meanings. May represent disease if the dream is one
about health or well being.
ring - Symbol of
commitment when involved with a candidate for marriage. Can
also be any other type of commitment. A sense of
river - Creates a focus on the
feelings and emotional content of the
school - A place where one works out
situations with a feeling of being on familiar ground, a
controllable situation. Can resolve issues never done in
school or use those old solutions to apply to current
situation. For teens it’s the backdrop for many social
scream - A response provoked by many
dreams to get someone to externalize with held
search - Search and not find:
Instills the need to find something that is lacking within.
Can be spiritual or need for self-examination. Search and
find: Signal of accomplishment and
sex - The most powerful
instinct in the human psyche. Satisfy a natural desire when
sex is absent in waking life. With someone you like
platonically: Affirming a close relationship. With someone you
do not like: Time to moderate those negative feelings about
them. With the same sex: Can be yourself dealing with your
male/ female counterpart. The part of you that you don't
shadow - Your own shadow: Your higher
Self participates with you. Your counterpart (shadow)
personality that you are trying to integrate
shark - Emotional threat to self or
shower - Cleansing one self
from things that affect the emotions. Relief from stressed
sign - Things that appear to you as
a "sign" require paying attention to. There may be a message
there for you.
sinking - Sense of losing the
battle to provoke one to fight on.
Exaggerated sizes of things are to get your attention. Examine
them in detail.
sliding - Instills a sense of
instability and tenuousness related to the subject
snake - An recurring issue that has
not been resolved yet. Can involve treachery or sense of
spaceship - Fearful: Overpowering
and puzzling situation or circumstances that makes no sense to
you. Happy: Feeling that you have help that is out of this
world, there is more than the material powers in the current
spider - Little annoying or
irritating things that are left undone. Can be a fear of
gossipy things said about you - or the consequences of gossip
you engaged in regarding someone else.
or ghosts - Connections with another world. Fear: You
need to address your fears about death or of the unknown.
Vivid images of family members contain messages for you.
Spirit images of loved ones try to console those they
left behind. Negative spirits challenge you to address your
fear, chase them away and you won.
Take you to another level of understanding or progress in your
spiritual, emotional or material
stalker - The thing left undone or
being avoided wants to be addressed.
You steal: A bit of dishonesty comes to your attention.
Someone steals from you: Dealing with your own loss of
material or emotional belongings.
swim - At
peace and comfortable with one's emotions. Things are under
teeth - Falling out: Loss of control
over certain aspects of one's life. Powerlessness, unable to
influence things or the outcome of things important. Loss of
self-esteem in a situation or a chronic
telephone - Can't hear the voice:
You are out of touch with the subject. You can't speak: You
may have nothing to say or lack the skill to say something.
The notion of a telepathic message or spiritual
tidal wave - Overcoming you:
Your emotions about to become out of control regarding
circumstances in life. Dodging it: You are maintain emotional
control while facing your stressful
toilet - Sitting on one: Trying to
remove memory or stress from embarrassing
tornado - Being overwhelmed by
work or circumstances. You are stressed out. If you are
overtaken: Things are out of control in your life. If
you escape from or avoid it: You are stressed but can handle
train - A journey in life with
someone else in control of the
train - Don't work. Loss of
control. Applying them: bringing something under
unfaithful - Your mate: Suspicion
deserved or un-deserved of the mate. Your self: Possibly a
desire you have. Happy with the relationship: A signal to
reaffirm the commitment.
voice - May be a
message for you. The Higher Self is getting your
wedding - A desire fulfilled if
there is no ready mate. Preparing your mind set for the
future. Prior to actual wedding: To be
window - A point to focus upon a
wolf - Peaceful:
Coexistence with a threatening situation. On the prowl:
Warning to be alert for treachery or loss.
Dictionary - A Dictionary or Dreams taken from real life.