ABNORMAL

1- Abnormality in a dream usually represents something which we instinctively...

ABORIGINAL

1- In dreams, the aboriginal represents that which is basically different to...

ABORTION

1- There may be a need to reject a feeling, emotion, belief or concept which...

ABROAD

1- To dream about being or going abroad gives us an understanding of our...

ABSENCE

1- A dream about someone being absent, or of the absence of something one would...

ABSORB

1- To be absorbed in what we are doing in dreams indicates our ability to be...

ABYSS

1- To dream of an abyss indicates the dreamer recognises within themselves the...

ACCIDENT

1- Dreams of being injured, murdered or killed occur relatively frequently, and...

ACID

1- There is a corrosive influence in the dreamer’s life which is usually bad...

ACORN

1- To dream of acorns indicates that there is a huge growth process beginning...

ACTION

1- The action within a dream often informs the dreamer of hidden agendas and...

ACTOR

1- To dream of an actor, particularly a famous one. is to become aware of the...

ADDER

also see Snake and Serpent in Animals

1- A ‘slippery’ person or situation...


ADDICTION

1- To dream of being addicted indicates we have to recognise that there is a...

ADDRESS

also see Utter and Parcel

1- There is a situation in the present which needs...


ADOLESCENT

see...

ADVERTISEMENT

1- Depending on the content of the dream, this indicates those areas in our...

ADVICE

1- Receiving advice in a dream means we should consider guidance from within,...

AEROPLANE

also see Journey

1- Dreams of aeroplanes can represent sudden or dramatic...


AFFAIR

We need to come to terms with our own sexual needs and desires for excitement...

AIRPORT

1- In dreaming of an airport we arc entering a stage of transition, making...

ALCOHOL

also see Drunk and Intoxication and I ‘Vine

1- When alcohol appears in a...


ALIEN

1- There is something unknown and frightening, which needs to be faced. We have...

ALONE

1- Dreaming of being alone highlights being single, isolated or lonely. More...

ALTAR

also see Table

1- An altar in a dream represents the means or need to give...


AMNESIA

1- To suffer from amnesia in a dream indicates our attempts to blot out the...

AMPUTATION

1- When we dream of amputation of one of our own limbs we risk or fear losing...

ANAESTHETIC

1- To be anaesthetised in a dream highlights the fact that we are trying to...

ANALYST

1- Whatever kind of analyst we dream about, we have within ourselves a monitor...

ANCHOR

When an anchor appears in a dream it can generally be taken to mean the...

ANDROGEN

1- If we dream of someone and cannot decide if they are male or female, we are...

ANGEL

also see Religions Imagery

1- Dreaming of angels indicates we are searching...


ANGER

1- Anger in a dream can often represent other passionate emotions. We arc...

ANIMA / ANIMUS

also see Introduction

1- When we dream of a figure of the opposite sex we are...


ANIMALS

1- When animals appear in a dream they usually represent an aspect of the...

ANKH

1- The symbolism is similar to that of a cross. It represents the dreamer’s...

ANTLERS

also see Horns

1- The deer is a noble animal, so the interpretation differs...


ANVIL

1- Depending on the dream circumstances, the anvil can represent the basic...

APE

also see Monkey in Animals

1- To dream of apes or monkeys links with the...


APPETITE

1- When an appetite is particularly noticeable in a dream it usually represents...

APPLE

also see Food and Fruit

1- In dreams this can represent fruitfulncss, love...


APPOINTMENT

1- Dreaming of going to an appointment indicates we need to have an aim or a...

APRON

1- This can represent a badge of office or family ties. It depends on the...

ARC

1- We need to concentrate on a particular part of our lives.

2-...


ARCH

1- Wrhen we dream of arches or doorways, we are often moving into a different...

ARCHETYPES

1- Archetypes are basic pictures that each of us hold deep within our...

ARENA

1- Dreaming of being in an arena either as a player or as a spectator...

ARMOUR

1- We need to be aware of e motional and intellectual rigidity in either...

ARMS

also see Body and Weapons

1- We use our arms in all sorts of different ways,...


ARRESTED

also see Authority Figures in People

1- To dream of being arrested suggests...


ARROW

1- If we dream of shooting arrows we are aware of the consequences of actions,...

ARTIST

1- The artist in a dream makes us rccognisc the artist in us. We arc aware of...

ASCENDING

1- We are becoming conscious of being able to cxcrcise control over passion or...

ASCENSION

1- The act of Ascension is a breakthrough to a new spiritual plane which...

ASCETIC

1- There is some conflict with natural drives. There may be an avoidance of sex...

ASHES

Ashes in a dream often indicate penitence and sorrow. We are aware that we have...

ATOM BOMB

also see .\uclear Explosion

1- Where anxiety regarding the external world is...


ATTACK

1- Being attacked in a dream indicates a fear of being under threat from...

AUDIENCE

1- If we are standing in front of an audience in a dream we are probably having...

AURA

also see Nimbus and Religious Imagery

1- To perceive an aura in a dream...


AUTHORITY FIGURES

(Such as teachers etc.) - see Individual Entries and also see Authority Figures...

AUTUMN

1- We are being made conscious of the sense of something coming to an end. We...

AVALANCHE

1- If we witness an avalanche in our dreams we arc experiencing a destructive...

AXE

also see Weapons

1- When we dream of an axe we need to differentiate between...


BACHELOR

1- To dream of meeting a bachelor indicates that we arc searching for freedom...

BACK

also see Body

1- Dreaming of seeing someone’s back suggests we should...


BACKBONE

also see Body

1- If the backbone is particularly noticeable in the dream we...


BACKWARDS

1- To dream of going backwards indicates that we may be withdrawing from a...

BAD

1- When we dream of something being bad we are being made aware that the dream...

BADGE

1- To have our attention drawn in a dream to a badge makes us aware of our...

BAG

1- The dreamer may be having problems with the feminine elements in his or her...

BAGGAGE

1- To be carrying extra baggage in a dream we may be carrying an extra load,...

BAILIFF

also see Authority Figures in People

1- When a bailiff appears in our dream,...


BAIT

In a woman’s dream putting down bait can be an indication of her doubts about...

BAKER

also see Oven

1- We all have within us the ability to alter our approach or...


BALANCE

1- When we dream of trying to maintain our balance or of being balanced in a...

BALCONY

also see Buildings

1- To dream of being on a balcony indicates that we are...


BALD

1- To dream of someone who is bald indicates we are being made aware of a...

BALL

1- A ball connects with the playful, childlike side of ourselves and our need...

BALLERINA

also see Dance

1- The fairy-like appearance of the ballerina within a dream...


BALLOON

1- Very often it is the colour of balloons in our dreams which are important...

BAMBOO

1- The pliability of bamboo indicates yielding but enduring strength. Being one...

BANANA

also see Food and Fruit

1- Most dreams about fruit are to do with sexuality...


BAND

If the image of a band is that of a stripe, there is some limitation within the...

BANDAGE

1- If a bandage is being applied in a dream this shows the beginning of a...

BANK

1- The financial, mental or spiritual resources of the dreamer may need careful...

BANKER

1- Money and personal resources tend to be the things with which most people...

BANNER

also see Flag

1- If the banner in the dream is a commercial one, it...


BANQUET

1- To dream of a banquet could have two meanings.

If we arc serving at one,...


BAPTISM

1- To dream of being baptised indicates a new influence entering the...

BAR

also see Public House

1- When we dream of a bar, such as an iron bar, we...


BARB

1- To be surrounded by barbed wire in a dream indicates that we arc being...

BARBER

1- When we dream of visiting a barber we are considering a change of attitude,...

BARE

If the dreamer is bare, he or she is becoming aware of his or her...

BAREFOOT

1- Depending on the circumstances of the dream, to be barefoot can indicate...

BASE

1- If our attention is drawn to the base of an object we may need to go back to...

BASKET

1- To dream of a basket, particularly a full one, is to dream of full fruition...

BAT

also see Vampire

1- Because popular belief has it that bats are frightening,...


BATH, BATHING

1- When we dream of being in the bath, it may indicate the need for cleansing...

BATON

1- If the dream is of a police baton, then it can represent authority or male...

BAY

1- To dream of a seashore and be conscious of a bay or inlet shows we arc aware...

BEACH

1- To be on a beach shows our awareness of the boundary between emotion and...

BEACON

1- This can show, variously, a warning, the need for communication or a...

BEADS

also see Necklace When we dream of beads for instance a rosary - we are making...

BEAN

1- To be storing beans in a dream may show a fear of failure, or a lack of...

BEAR

also see Animals

1- To have a bear appear alive in a dream indicates...


BEARD

1- To dream of a man with a beard means we must guard against cover-up and...

BEATING

1- In dreams the act of beating something or someone represents our need for...

BED

also see Furniture

1- To be going to bed alone in a dream can indicate a...


BED WETTING

1- In dreams, we often regress to a former state, and to dream of wetting the...

BEE

1- As a symbol of something to be feared, as well as tamed and used, the...

BEEHIVE

1- Folk-tales, such as the one about telling one’s troubles to the bees, can...

BEETLE

1- Considered by many to be dirty, in a dream the beetle carries the same...

BEGGAR

1- To dream of being a beggar represents our own feeling of failure and lack of...

BEHAVIOUR

1- Our (or others’) behaviour in a dream can differ markedly from normal,...

BEHIND

1- To be behind someone in a dream indicates that on a subconscious level we...

BELL

1- Traditionally, to hear a bell tolling in a dream was to be warned of...

BELLY

also see Stomach in Body

1- I’o be aware of someone else’s belly in a...


BELT

1- To dream of a belt which attracts our attention represents the fact that we...

BET

see...

BIBLE

also see Religious Imagery

1- If we dream of a Bible or other religious book...


BICYCLE

also see Journey

1- To dream of riding a bicycle shows the need to pay...


BIGAMY

1- To dream of being a bigamist indicates not being able to decide cither...

BIRDS

1- Birds in dreams usually represent freedom, imagination, thoughts and ideas...

BIRTH

1- We tend to dream of birth at the beginning of a new way of life, a new...

BITE

1- Being bitten in a dream may show that we are experiencing aggression from...

BIZARRE

1- Dream images are often bizarre in that someone may be doing something that...

BLACKBIRD

see...

BLINDFOLDING

1- If we have been blindfolded in a dream, it shows a deliberate attempt is...

BLINDNESS

1- If we ourselves are suffering from blindness in a dream there is an...

BLOCK

1- In dreams, a block may present itself in many forms. We can experience it as...

BLOOD

also see Body

1- From time immemorial blood has represented the life-carrier...


BOAR

also see Animals and Pig

1- One of the wavs in which the dream mind can bring...


BOAT, SHIP

also see Journeys

1- To dream about a boat or a ship very often indicates how...


BODY

The body represents the individual and is his outward physical manifestation of...

BOMB

1- Bombs appearing in a dream usually indicate some form of explosive situation...

BONDS

There are two meanings for bonds in dreams. One is as in savings bonds...

BONES

also see Limbs in Body

1- Bones appearing in a dream usually indicate that we...


BONFIRE

also see Fire

1- To be lighting or tending a bonfire in a dream indicates a...


BOOK

also see Novel

1- Our search for knowledge and the ability to learn from...


BORDER

also see Frontier

1- A border can appear in many different ways in a...


BOTTLE

1- To a certain extent it depends on which type of bottle is perceived in the...

BOTTOM

see...

BOUQUET

1- To be given a bouquet in a dream shows that we recognise our own abilities...

BOW

1- Since bowing is indicative of giving someone else status, to be bowing to...

BOWL

1- A bowl of food in a dream represents our ability to nurture and sustain...

BOX

1- To feel boxed in in a dream is to be prevented from expanding in an...

BOY

see...

BOYFRIEND

see...

BRAIN

1- When attention is drawn to the brain in a dream, we are expected to consider...

BREAD

also see Food

1- Dreaming of bread connects us with our need for basic...


BREAK

1- To dream of something being broken symbolises loss or damage.

If a...


BREASTPLATE

1- In mythology, the breastplate was always considered to protect the knight....

BREASTS

also see Body

1- Considered to be one of the most often dreamed about parts...


BREATH

1- To become aware of one’s own breathing in a dream indicates a deep...

BREEZE

1- To dream of a breeze being meaningful indicates a contented state of mind....

BRIDE

also see Marriage

1- When a woman dreams of being a bride, she is often...


BRIDEGROOM

also see Marriage

1- i’o dream of a bridegroom usuallv indicates the desire...


BRIDGE

1- The bridge is one of the most commonly found images in dreams and almost...

BRIDLE

1- To be bridled in a dream, as in being yoked to something, indicates the need...

BRIGHT

1- To experience brightness in a dream means that some part of our life needs...

BRINK

1- To be on the brink of something in a dream literally means we are on the...

BROADCAST

1- When we dream of taking part in a broadcast we arc aware of needing to reach...

BROKEN

see...

BROTHEL

1- If a woman dreams of being in a brothel, she has not yet come to terms with...

BROTHER

see...

BROTHERHOOD

1- Dreaming of belonging to a brotherhood indicates our need to belong to a...

BRUTALITY

1- To experience some form of brutality in a dream can be frightening until we...

BUBBLE

1- We may dream of bubbles as part of our need to have fun in a childlike way....

BUCKLE

1- Dreaming of an ornate buckle has the same symbolism as that of a belt in...

BUD

1- To dream of a bud is to recognise the unfolding of a new way of life, new...

BUDDHA, BUDDHIST

1- There is a saying that goes if you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him.’...

BUFFER

In our dream imagery there may need for symbols which represent barriers and...

BUILDINGS

Buildings in dreams represent the constructions we make in our lives. They are...

BULL

also see Animals

1- In dreams the bull represents the masculine principle and...


BULLET

1- To dream of bullets is to be aware of aggression and a desire to hurt.

If...


BURGLAR

also see Intruder

1- When we become aware of a burglar or intruder in our...


BURIAL

1- To have a dream about being buried indicates a fear of being overcome,...

BUS

also see Journey

1- If we dream of being in a bus we are coming to terms with...


BUTCHER

1- We see the butcher as one who mutilates, but provides for us at the same...

BUTTERFLY

1- On a practical level when seen in dreams, the butterfly represents...

CADUCEUS

1- The Cadueeus is the sign that is used by doctors and medical establishments...

CAKES

1- When we dream of celebration cakes - such as a wedding or birthday cake we...

CALENDAR

1- If a calendar appears in a dream there can be more than one meaning. Our...

CALF

see Baby Animals and...

CAMEL

1- Depending on the environment in the dream the camel can represent the...

CAMERA

1- The camera is a recording instrument.

To be using a camera in a dream...


CANAL

1- Because a canal is a man-made structure, a dream about a canal usually...

CANCER

1- Cancer is one of the prime fears that a human being has to deal with, so to...

CANDLE

1- In Pagan times, the candle or taper represented the dispersing of darkness...

CANE

Because many people associate the cane with some form of punishment or sadism,...

CANNIBALISM

1- To dream of cannibalism usually represents unsophisticated or inappropriate...

CANOE

1- To dream of a canoe would indicate that we are handling our emotions in...

CANOPY

1- When we dream of a canopy we are looking to be protected, sheltered or...

CAP

also see Hat in Clothes

1- The cap has the same significance as the hat in...


CAPITAL

also see Places and Money

1- I’o dream of one’s financial capital would...


CAR

also see Journey

1- The car is very often representative of our own personal...


CARDS (GREETING)

1- To dream of giving or receiving a card such as a birthday card alerts us to...

CARDS (PLAYING)

1- In a dream, playing cards highlights our ability to be open to opportunity...

CARRIAGE

also see Journey

1- Dreaming of a carriage, such as a horse-drawn one, could...


CARRIED / CARRYING

1- To be aware of carrying an object suggests we need to look at what is being...

CASK

1- Like most containers, a cask represents the feminine principle.

Since a...


CASTLE

also see Buildings

1- Dreaming of a castle links us right back to the...


CASTRATE

also see Sex

1- In anv dream that contains sexual trauma, we are usually...


CAT

see...

CATACOMB / CRYPT

1- Many dreams contain images which arc to do with space underground, and to...

CATERPILLAR

1- The caterpillar appearing in a dream usually indicates that we are...

CAULDRON

also see Kettle

1- Almost universally the cauldron represents abundance,...


CAVE

1- As with the catacombs, the cave represents a doorway into the unconscious....

CEMETERY

1- The cemetery and its association with death can have a double meaning in...

CENTAUR

1- Traditionally, the Centaur was half-man and half-beast, and is associated...

CENTRE

also see Position

1- To dream of being at the centre of something, such as in...


CEREMONY / RITUAL

also see Religious Imagery

1- When we dream of taking part in a ceremony or...


CHAIN

1- To dream of chains in any form indicates a type of restriction or...

CHALICE

1- In dreams the chalice represents the feminine. Because of its religious...

CHARIOT

also see journey

1- In modern times most people will dream about the car or...


CHARITY

1- To dream of giving or receiving charity has a lot to do with our ability to...

CHASED

1- Dreaming of being chased or of trying to escape is perhaps one of the most...

CHASM

1- When we dream of a chasm or large hole, we are usually being made conscious...

CHEMIST

1- To dream of a chemist is to link with that part of ourselves that is capable...

CHESS

also see Games

1- The game of chess originally signified the ‘war’...


CHEST / BOX

A chest or box appearing in a dream delineates the way we keep hidden or store...

CHILD / CHILDREN

see...

CHIMNEY

1- When we dream of chimneys we are linking with a very old concept, that of...

CHISEL

1- The meaning of a chisel in a dream would depend on whether or not the...

CHOKE

1- When we find ourselves choking in a dream we are coming up against our...

CHRISTMAS TREE

1- Bccause for most people the Christmas tree is associated with a time of...

CHRYSALIS

1- There are two ways in which a chrysalis can be interpreted within a dream....

CHURCH BUILDINGS

also see Church in Buildings and Religious Imagery

1- A church represents our...


CHURNING

1- Most dreams in which there is a liquid being churned, boiled or made to move...

CIRCLE

see...

CIRCUMAMBULATION

1- To be walking around a building or a particular spot in a dream is to be...

CIRCUMCISION

see...

CIRCUMFERENCE

1- To be held within the circumference of a circle is to be made aware through...

CITADEL

see Castle in...

CITY / TOWN

1- Dreaming of a city, particularly one known to us is to be trying to...

CLIFF

1- To be on the edge of a cliff in a dream indicates the dreamer is facing...

CLIMB

1- To dream of climbing is to dream of getting away from something, possibly to...

CLOAK

see...

CLOCK

1- Largely, when a clock appears in a dream we arc being alerted to the passage...

CLOSE

1- To be close to someone in a dream can mean we are looking for intimacy; or...

CLOTHES

1- “flic clothes we wear in a dream can often depict the facade, or persona,...

CLOUDS

1- Dreaming of clouds can have two meanings, depending on the other...

CLOVER

1- Traditionally the clover plant is considered to be lucky, so to find clover...

CLUB (PEOPLE)

1- When we dream of being in a club such as a night-spot or sports club, we are...

CLUB (WEAPON)

1- To dream of using a weapon to club someone denotes an inner violence that...

COCK

also sec Birds

1- 1’he cock has always been a symbol of a new day. and of...


COCOON

see...

COFFIN

1- When we dream of a coffin, we are reminding ourselves of our own mortality...

COLD

1- To be conscious of cold in a dream is to be aware of feeling neglected, or...

COLOURS

1- Colour is a vital part of symbolism. This is partly to do with the vibratory...

COMB

1- A comb is a many-toothed implement and often emphasises the need to neaten...

COMET

1- To dream of seeing a comet is to recognise the possibility of circumstances...

COMPASS

1- Dreaming of a compass is often about an attempt to find a direction or...

COMPUTER

1- The computer and other high technology images are now such a part of...

CONCH

also see Shell

The spiral convolutions on a shell have often been associated...


CONTRACEPTIVE

see...

CONVOLVULUS

1- When we arc in a position of being hampered or smothered by circumstances or...

COOKING

1- To be cooking in a dream is to be preparing nourishment or to be satisfying...

CORD

1- Within any relationship there arc certain restrictions or dependencies that...

CORN

1- Most dreams containing images of corn or wheat symbolise fertility or...

CORNER

1- To turn a corner in a dream indicates that we have succeeded in moving...

CORNUCOPIA

1- Like the conch shell, to dream of a cornucopia can denote abundance, endless...

CORRIDOR

also see Hall/Passage in Buildings

1- When we dream of being in a corridor we...


COSMETICS

also see Make-Up

1- To be using cosmetics in a dream can have two meanings....


COUNTRYSIDE

also see Places

When we dream of the countrvside we are putting ourselves in...


COW

see...

COYOTE

see W olf in...

CRAB

1- A crab appearing in a dream can indicate mothering, particularly of the...

CRACK

1- Dreaming of an article which is cracked indicates our recognition of...

CRADLE

1- To dream of a cradle can represent new life or new beginnings. As a...

CRANE

1- When we dream of a building crane we arc often being told of the need to...

CRESCENT

see...

CRICKET

see...

CROCODILE

also see Reptiles in Animals

1- To dream of crocodiles, or indeed any...


CROOKED LINE

1- When a line appears in a dream as crooked, there is usually the need to...

CROSS

see...

CROSSING

1- To dream of crossing a road is recognising the possibility of danger, fear...

CROSSROADS

1- Dreaming of cross-roads indicates that we are going to have to make choices...

CROW

see...

CROWD

also see People

1- Dreaming of being in a crowd could be indicative of the...


CROWN

1- To dream of a crown is to acknowledge one’s own success, and to recognise...

CRUCIBLE

1- The crucible in a dream links in with receptivity; intuition and the...

CRUCIFIXION

see Religious...

CRUTCH

1- When we dream of crutches we are experiencing the need for support, although...

CRYSTAL

see...

CUBE

see...

CUCKOO

see...

CUL-DE-SAC

1- When the dreamer finds that he or she is trapped in a cul-desac it...

CUP

1- The cup has much of the symbolism of the chalice, indicating a receptive...

CYMBALS

1- Cymbals are connected with rhythm and sound, so for them to appear in a...

DAGGER

1- When a dagger appears in a dream, the meaning can either be aggressive or...

DAISY

1- Because of its connection with childhood (as in daisy-chains), to dream of...

DAM

also see Water

1- When we dream of a dam its significance may vary. We may be...


DANCE / DANCING

1- Dance has always represented freedom and been symbolic of other actions...

DANGER

1- When we find ourselves in dangerous circumstances in dreams, we are often...

DARK

1- To dream of being in the dark usually represents a state of confusion or...

DATE (DAY)

1- When a particular date is highlighted in a dream, we are either being...

DATE (FRUIT)

1- Because dates are an exotic fruit, when we dream of dates we arc becoming...

DAWN

1- To dream of a dawn or a new day represents a new beginning or a new...

DAY

When we dream of a day- passing, or register that time has passed, we are...

DAY AND NIGHT

1- Dreaming of both day and night indicates the cycle of time or of changes...

DEAD PEOPLE

1- Dead people we have known appearing in dreams usually refer back to strong...

DEATH

1- Traditionally to dream of death indicated the possibility of a birth or a...

DEATH OF ONESELF

1- To dream of our own death is to be exploring our own feelings about death;...

DEEP

also see Position

1- When we dream of the deep we are usually considering...


DEFECATE

see Excrement in...

DEMOLITION

1- It rather depends on the circumstances in the dream whether demolition...

DEPARTING

also see Journey

1- To be departing from a known situation such as leaving...


DESCENT / DESCENDING

1- When we dream of a descent, such as coming down a mountain or steps, we arc...

DESERT

1- To dream of being alone in a desert signifies a lack of emotional...

DESK

also see Table

If the desk we are dreaming about is an old one, such as our...


DESTINATION

also see Places

1- It is fairly common to dream of trying to get to a...


DEVIL

also see Fiend

1- In previous times, the figure of the Devil was one to be...


DEVOUR

1- When we dream of being eaten we are facing our fear of losing our sense of...

DEW

1- Dew or gentle rain falling in a dream can represent a sense of newness and...

DIADEM

1- The diadem or tiara in a dream often acknowledges the power of the feminine,...

DICE / DIE

1- To be playing with dice in a dream emphasises the fact that we are playing...

DIGGING / EXCAVATION

also see Mines

1- Often when we begin the process of learning about ourselves...


DINOSAUR

also see Prehistoric

1- When we dream of monsters or prehistoric animals we...


DIRTY

1- We will dream of being dirty when we are not operating within our own...

DISK

A computer disk in a dream could suggest a great deal of information and...

DISMEMBERMENT

1- Dismemberment of the body, or indeed any dream where some type of...

DISTAFF

1- This symbol will largely have been replaced in dreams by modern...

DIVING

1- To dream of diving can represent the need for freedom within our lives,...

DIVORCE

1- Dreaming of divorce may actually refer to our feelings about that person in...

DOCTOR

1- When we dream of a doctor we are aware that we need to give way to a higher...

DOG

also see Animals

1- Dreaming of a dog depends 011 whether it is one known to...


DOLL

1- A doll can dcpict either how the dreamer felt as a child, or a need for...

DOLPHIN

1- Dolphins are perceived by sailors as saviours and guides, as having special...

DONKEY

see Horse in...

DOOR

also see Buildings

1- A door in a dream signifies a movement between two...


DOVE

see...

DRAGON

The dragon is a complex and universal svmbol. Seen as both frightening and yet...

DRAGONFLY

1- To dream of a dragonfly is to appreciate the need for freedom, but equally...

DRAUGHT

1- To feel a draught in a dream is to be aware of an external force which could...

DRAUGHTS / CHEQUERS

see...

DRINK

1- To be drinking in a dream is to be absorbing or taking something in. What we...

DROWNING

also see Swimming

1- When we are drowning in a dream this usually indicates...


DRUGS

also see Intoxication

1- When drugs appear in a dream whether...


DRUM

also see Musical Instruments

1- To hear a drum in a dream indicates the basic...


DRUNK

also see Alcohol and Intoxication

1- To be drunk in a dream means that we are...


DUCK

also see Birds

1- As always, other circumstances in the dream mav indicate...


DWARF / MALFORMED FIGURE

1- Any malformation in a dream indicates a part of our personality which has...

EAGLE

also see Birds

1- An eagle appearing in a dream signifies inspiration and...


EARTH

1- To dream of the planet Earth is to take account of the supportive network we...

EARTHQUAKE

1- Dreaming of an earthquake alerts us to an inner insecurity that we must deal...

EAST

also see Position

1- Specifically dreaming of the East indicates we are...


EASTER EGG

1- The Easter egg is a Pagan symbol of renewal and in dreams often takes us...

EATING

also see Devour, Food and Nourishment

1- To be eating in a dream shows that...


ECLIPSE

also see Moon and Planets

1- Dreaming of an eclipse signifies our fears and...


EDUCATION

also see School and Teacher

1- To dream of a place of education, such as a...


EGG

1- The egg is the symbol of unrealised potential, of possibilities yet to come,...

EGYPT

also see Places

1- Although perhaps less so now, as travel becomes easier,...


EJACULATION

also see Sex

1- The dreamer’s attitude to sex often becomes apparent in...


ELECTRICITY

1- Electricity often represents power, and it will depend on the context of the...

ELEPHANT

see...

ELOPING / ELOPEMENT

1- Dreaming of eloping, particularly with someone you know, is trying to escape...

EMBRYO

1- To dream of an embryo or foetus is to become aware of an extremely...

EMERALD

see...

EMOTIONS

1- Within the framework of a dream our emotions can be very different to those...

EMPLOYMENT

1- Dreams about employment arc often more to do with what we consider our...

EMPTY

1- I’o experience emptiness in a dream indicates there is a lack of pleasure...

ENCHANTRESS

also see Introduction

1- The enchantress is such a strong image within both...


ENCLOSED / ENCLOSURE

1- In dreams, the defence mechanisms we put in place to prevent ourselves from...

END

To dream of there being an end or an ending to something signifies the reaching...

ENGINE

also see Car and Piston

1- The motivating drive or energy that we need within...


ENGINEERING

1- To dream of engineering is to link with our ability to constuct. This is our...

ENTER / ENTRANCe

1- An entrance in a dream has the same significance as a door (see Door),...

ESCAPE

1- When we dream of escape we are trying to move beyond or to avoid - difficult...

EVAPORATION

1- To be aware of water in a dream and then realise that it has evaporated is...

EVENING

1- When we are aware of it being evening in a dream we need to recognise the...

EVERGREENS

1- Dreaming of evergreen trees can represent the need for vitality and...

EVIL

1- To experience evil in a dream is usually to be conscious of our own urges,...

EXAMS / BEING EXAMINED

also see Tests

1- Dreaming of examinations (particularly educational ones) is...


EXCREMENT

also see Body

When we dream of faeces or excrement we are returning to an...


EXPLOSION

1- An explosion in a dream usually indicates a release of energy in a forceful...

EYZ

see...

FABULOUS BEASTS

such as Griffins, Unicorns, Minolaurs

1- In dream imagery, in order to draw...


FACE

1- To concentrate on somebody else’s face in a dream is an attempt to...

FAILURE

1- Failure in a dream may not necessarily be personal. If, for instance, lights...

FAIRGROUND

1- To dream of being in a fairground may represent a recon- nection with the...

FAIRY

1- Bccausc fairies are representations of elemental forces, for them to appear...

FALCON

also see Birds

1- To dream of a falcon or any trained bird can represent...


FALL

1- A fall in a dream outlines the need to be grounded, to take care within a...

FALLING

1- To dream of falling shows a lack of confidence in our own ability. We may...

FAME

1- Dreaming of being famous or of achieving fame within a chosen field...

FAMILY

1- “flic family is the first basic security image that a child has. Often,...

FAMOUS PEOPLE / FILM STAR

1- Most of us are capable of creating an ideal person on whom to project our...

FAN

1- Dreaming of a fan connects with the feminine side of one’s nature and the...

FARE

1- To be paying a fare in a dream is acknowledging the price that is paid in...

FARM / FARMYARD

also see Animals

1- To be in a farmyard in a dream (if it is not a memory)...


FASTING

1- To be fasting in a dream may be an attempt to come to terms with some...

FAT

1- To dream of being fat alerts the dreamer to the defences used against...

FATHER

see...

FATIGUE

1- Feeling fatigue in a dream may indicate that we should be looking at health...

FAX / FAX MACHINE

1- Messages from a hidden source or part of ourselves are often brought to us...

FEATH ER

1- Feathers in a dream could denote softness and lightness, perhaps a more...

FEATHERED SUN

This symbol appears in a number of religious images and indicates the universe...

FEET / FOOT

see Limbs in...

FENCE

1- When we dream of fences we are dreaming of social or class barriers or...

FERMENTATION

1- To dream of the process of fermentation indicates that events are occurring...

FERRY

1- To dream of being on a ferry indicates that we are making some movement...

FIELD

1- When we dream that we arc in a field, we arc actually looking at our field...

FIEND

also see Devil

1- To dream of a fiend or devil usually means that we have got...


FIG, FIG TREE OR PI PAL

1- Often because of its shape, the fig is associated with sexuality, fertility,...

FIGHT

1- If we dream that we arc in a fight, it usually indicates that we are...

FILE

1- In modern times to dream of files or filing and thus to put order into our...

FILM

1- To dream of being at a film as in the cinema indicates we are viewing an...

FIND

If we dream of finding something, such as a precious object, we are becoming...

FINGER

see Hand in...

FIRE

1- Fire in a dream can suggest passion and desire in its more positive sense,...

FIRE BUCKET

1- As a symbol, the fire bucket indicates that we may have a situation around...

FIREWORKS

1- Fireworks are generally accepted as belonging to a happy occasion or...

FISH

1- Dreaming of fish connects with the emotional side of ourselves, but more our...

FISHERMAN

1- Whenever one of our dream figures is earning out a specific action we need...

FLAG

also see Banner

1- A Hag in a dream will have the same meaning as a banner -...


FLAIL

1- Any instrument used to beat us in dreams is a recognition that someone has...

FLAME

see...

FLEAS

1- Fleas are an irritation, and in dreams signify just that. There may be...

FLEECE

1- We may be word-associating as in the sense of being ‘fleeced’ or...

FLEUR-DE-LIS

As a symbol, the fleur-de-lis is very much connected with the French in...

FLIES

1- Flies arc always associated with something nasty, which docs not allow for...

FLIO HT / FLYING

also see Journey

1- Conventionally to dream of flying is lo do with sex and...


FLOATING

1- Floating in a dream was considered by Freud to be connected with sexuality,...

FLOCK

1- To dream of a flock for instance of birds or sheep is to recognise the need...

FLOGGING

1- Any violent act against the person usually indicates some form of...

FLOOD

also see Water

1- Flood dreams are fascinating, because while frightening,...


FLOWERS

1- Flowers in a dream usually give us the opportunity to link to feelings of...

FLUTE

also see Musical Instruments

1- Many musical instruments particularly wind...


FLY WHISK

1- The fly whisk is a tool for removing an irritant, and may be interpreted as...

FOG

1- To dream of being in a fog marks our confusion and inability to confront, or...

FOLLOW

1- If we are following someone or something in a dream we may need a cause or...

FOOD

also see Ealing and Nourishment

1- Food signifies a satisfaction of our needs...


FOOTPRINTS

1- To see footprints in a dream indicates that we arc needing to follow someone...

FOREIGN COUNTRIES

see...

FOREST

also see Trees and Wood

1- Dreaming of forests or a group of trees usually...


FORGE

1- When the forge and the blacksmith were a part of normal, everyday life this...

FORK

1- A fork, particularly a three- pronged one, is often considered to be the...

FORTRESS

see Individual Entry for Castle and in...

FOUNTAIN

1- I’o dream of a fountain means that we arc aware of the process of life and...

FOX

see...

FRAUD

1- When fraud appears in a dream, particularly if the dreamer is being...

FRIEND

1- Friends appearing in our dreams can signify one of two things.

Firstly we...


FROG

also see Animals

1- Many people associate the frog with a visible growth...


FRONT

see...

FRONTIER

also see Border

1- To dream of crossing a border or frontier from one placc...


FRUIT

also see Food

1- To dream of fruit, particularly in a bowl, very often...


FUNERAL

also see Mourning

1- To dream of being at a funeral indicates that we need to...


FURNITURE / FURNISHINGS

1- “fhe furniture which appears in our dreams, particularly if it is drawn to...

FUTURE

1- There arc several aspects to dreaming about the future. We may be aware...

GAGE / CELL

also see Prison

1- The cage normally represents some form of trap or...


GALL

1- To dream of being galled in a dream means to connect with feelings of...

GALL

also see Hurricane and Wind

1- Being in a gale indicates that we are being...


GAM ES / GAM B LING

1- Playing a game in our dream indicates that we are taking note of how we play...

GARAGE

also see Workshop

1- A garage appearing in a dream may indicate how we store...


GARBAGE

1- Garbage in our dream creates a scenario where we are able to deal with those...

GARDEN

1- Dreaming of a garden can be fascinating, because it may indicate the area of...

GARDENER

1- Whenever a person appears in our dream in a certain role it is important to...

GARLAND

1- Depending on the type of garland in the dream we are recognising some...

GARLIC

1- Garlic in olden times had much significance. Because of its shape and its...

GATE

Dreaming of a gate usually signifies some kind of change, often in awareness....

GAZELLE

see Deer In...

GEMS

see...

GENITALS

also see Body

1- To dream of our own genitals has a direct reference to our...


GHOST

1- Actually dreaming of a ghost links us to old habit patterns or buried hopes...

GIANT

1- Dreaming about giants may mean we are coming to terms with some of the...

GIFT

also see Present

1- To receive a gift within a dream is to recognise our...


GIG

1- In modern times the gig, concert or rave has taken the place of the dance or...

GIRDLE

1- In a woman’s dream the girdle may depict her sense of her own femininity,...

GIRL

see...

GIRLFRIEND

see...

GIVING

1- Giving is all about the internal relationship with oneself or the...

GLASS

1- Dreaming of glass indicates the invisible but very tangible barriers we may...

GLASSES / SPECTACLES

also see Ixns

1- For glasses or spectaclcs to stand out in a dream indicates...


GLOBE

also see World

To dream of looking at a globe, particularly in the sense of a...


GLOOM

1- If there is gloom around in a dream, it can indicate difficulty in being...

GLOVES

also see Clothes

1- Often in previous times the glove had greater...


GOAD

1- The goad can be shown in many ways. Often if we are goading somebody to do...

GOAL

1- To dream of scoring a goal may indicate that we have set ourselves external...

GOAT

see...

GOBLET

1- In dreams the goblet has similar significance to the chalice (See Chalice)....

GOD / GODS

also see Religious Imager}’

1- When we dream of God we are acknowledging to...


GODDESS / GODDESSES

also see Religious Imagery

1- Dreaming of mythical goddesses connects us with...


GOGGLES

also see Classes and Mask

1- Goggles in a dream can have the same...


GOLD

1- Gold in dreams suggests the best, most valuable aspects of ourselves....

GOLF

also see Games

1- The game of golf can represent many things in a dream...


GONG

To hear the sound of a gong in a dream is to be aware that some limitation has...

GOOSE

see...

GOSSIP

1- To be gossiping in a dream can mean that one is spreading information, but...

GOURD

also see Vase

1- Both as a carrier of water and of sustenance, the gourd...


GRAIL

1- The Holy Grail is such a basic image that in dreams it can appear as...

GRAIN

1- Dreaming of grains such as wheat, oats, barley, etc. can indicate some kind...

GRAMMAR

1- When we become conscious of grammar in dreams we are aware of our own or...

GRAND PARENTS

see...

GRAPES

also see Fruit

1- To sec grapes in a dream generally indicates that there is...


GRASS

also see Drugs

1- Grass is often a symbol of new- growth, and of victory over...


GRASSHOPPER

1- The grasshopper is a symbol of freedom and capriciousness, and in dreams it...

GRAVE

also see Death

1- Dreaming of a grave is an indication that we must have...


GRAVEL

Often our attention is drawn to the size of an article within a dream. Gravel...

GREASE / GREASY

1- Grease in a dream makes us aware that we perhaps have not taken as much care...

GREYHOUND

(or any trained dog) also see Dog in Animals Dreaming of any trained dog will...

GROWTH

1- The changes in us which bring about new ways of relating to other people,...

GUILLOTINE

1- A guillotine in a dream indicates something irrational in our personality....

GUITAR

1- Guitar music in a dream can foretell the possibility of a new romance, but...

GULLS

see Seagull in...

GUN

also see Weapons

1- In dreams the gun has an obvious masculine and sexual...


GURU

1- A guru appearing in a dream is a representation of the wisdom of the...

HAIL

1- Hail in a dream, because it is frozen water (see Ice), signifies the...

HAIR

see...

HAIRDRESSER

1- For many women, her hairdresser is someone with whom she can communicate...

HALF

1- Dreams can often have a very peculiar quality in that our image may only be...

HALLUCINATIONS

1- When dreaming, there is an hallucinatory quality about everything that we...

HALTER

1- The halter shares the symbolism of bonds, since under normal circumstances...

HAM

see...

HAMMER

1- Dreaming of hammers or blunt instruments highlights the more aggressive and...

HAND

see...

HANDCUFFS

1- Dreaming of being in handcuffs denotes that we have been restrained in some...

HANGING

also see Noose and Rope

1- Hanging is a violent act against a person,...


HARE

see...

HAREM

1- For a man to dream that he is in a harem shows that he is struggling to come...

HARNESS

1- Like the halter, the harness indicates some form of control or restraint. It...

HARP

1- The harp as a musical instrument indicates the correct vibration that we...

HARVEST

1- To be dreaming about a harvest indicates that we are going to reap the...

HASH

also see Drugs

1- When we dream of ‘making a hash’ of things, we arc...


HAT

see...

HAY

1- In previous times, for many the hayfield represented fun. relaxation and...

HEAD

see...

HEARSE

1- To dream of a hearse indicates that we are probably recognising that there...

HEART

see...

HEARTH

1- To dream of a hearth or fireplace Is to recognise the need for securitv....

HEAVEN

see Religious...

HEDGEHOG

...

HEEL

see...

HELL

see Religious...

HELMET

1- In dreams, it will depend on whether the helmet is being worn by someone...

HEN

see...

HERMAPHRODITE

also see Sex

1- When we dream of a hermaphrodite, we may be having...


HERMIT

1- There is a kind of loneliness within many people which prevents us from...

HERO / HEROINE

see...

HEXAGRAM

also see Shapes

1- Technically, the hexagram is a figure of six lines and...


HIEL

also see Mound

1- To be on top of a hill - and therefore high up indicates we...


HIGH

see...

HISTORIC

1- To have a dream which is set in history such as in the Elizabethan or...

HIVE

1- The hive usually represents an area of work where there is considerable...

HOLE

1- A hole usually represents a difficult or trickv situation. It can also be a...

HOLIDAY

1- To be on holiday in a dream indicates a sense of relaxation and of...

HOLLOW

1- Dreaming of feeling hollow connects with our feelings of emptiness, lack of...

HOLY COMMUNION

see Religious...

HOME

1- The human being has certain basic needs such as shelter, warmth and...

HOMOSEXUALITY

also see Sex

1- Dreaming of having intercourse with somebody of the same sex...


HONEY

1- Honey almost inevitably represents pleasure and sweetness.

To dream of...


HOOD

1- A figure wearing a hood in a dream will always appear to be slightly...

HOOK

1- When we dream of a hook we are are generally understanding thai we have the...

HORNS

also see Antlers

1- Horns appearing in dreams hark back to the idea of the...


HORSE

see...

HORSESHOE

1- The horseshoe is always taken as a luckv symbol and, traditionally, if it is...

HOSPITAL

also see Operation

1- Depending on our attitude to hospitals, when one...


HOSTILITY

1- When we experience hostility within ourselves in a dream, it is the direct...

HOT

1- Pleasurable feelings can be translated in dreams to a physical feeling.

To...


HOTEL

also see Boarding House/Hotel in Buildings

1- Dreaming of being in a hotel...


HOURGLASS

1- In dreams, time is irrelevant.

To experience something which measures time...


HOUSE

also see Buildings

1- A house nearly always refers to the soul, and they way...


HUNGER

1- Experiencing hunger in a dream indicates that our physical, emotional or...

HUNT / HUNTSMAN

1- Dreaming of being hunted is mostly taken lo be to do with one’s sexuality....

HURRICANE

also see Gale and Wind

1- When we experience a hurricane in a dream, we are...


HUSBAND

see...

HYENA

see...

IBIS

see...

ICE

1- When we dream of ice we arc usually looking at the emotions. We are aware...

ICE-CREAM

1- Ice-cream appearing in a dream Is a great deal to do with the sensual tastes...

ICICLES

1- Often in dreams icicles can appear to hang in a certain fashion it is the...

ICON

also see Religious Imagery

1- Dreaming of any religious symbol usually...


IGLOO

also see Buildings

1- The igloo is interesting as a symbol in dreams. It can...


ILLNESS

also see Sick

1- Whatever life has to offer, we may be left with painful...


IMITATION

1- To dream of being imitated is ambivalent. It can mean that we are aware that...

IMMERSION

1- To dream of being totally immersed in water generally indicates the way we...

IMMOBILITY

also see Paralysis

1- Immobility in a dream can be extremely frightening....


IMP

An imp appearing in a dream usually foretells disorder and difficulty.

The...


IMPRISONED

also see Prison

1- Being imprisoned in a dream usually means that we are...


INAUGURATION

1- We have many opportunities to make new beginnings, and inauguration in that...

INCENSE

also see Religious Imagery

1- Physically, incense is designed to perfume a...


INCEST

also see Sex

1- Incest is such a taboo subject that to dream of it seldom...


INCOME

1- The income we earn is an important part of our support structure, so any...

INDIGESTION

1- To be suffering from indigestion in a dream shows that there is something in...

INFECTION

1- Dreaming of having an infection suggests that there is the possibility of us...

INITIATION

see Religious...

INJECTION

also see Syringe

1- To dream of being given an injection is to be feeling...


INK

also see Pen

1- Since very few people now use fountain pens, the significance...


INSCRIPTION

1- Any inscription in a dream is information which will need to be understood....

INSECTS

Insects in dreams can reflect the feeling that something is irritating or...

INSOMNIA

see...

INTERSECTION

1- An intersection which appears in a dream such as a T junction indicates...

INTESTINES

see Abdomen and Excrement in...

INTOXICATION

also see Alcohol, Drunk and Drugs

1- When we are intoxicated in a dream it...


INTRUDER

also see Burglar and People

1- As human beings, we arc very conscious of our...


INVENTOR

1- Dreaming of an inventor or professor type links us with the more creative...

INVISIBLE

1- Actually becoming invisible in a dream disappearing - would indicate cither...

IRIS

see...

IRON

1- When the metal iron appears in dreams, it usually represents our strengths...

ISLAND

1- Dreaming of an island signifies the loneliness one can feci through...

IVORY

1- Previously, ivory was a precious and valuable substance. In today’s more...

IVY

Dreaming of ivy harks back to the old idea of celebration and fun. It can also...

JACKAL

see...

JACKDAW

see...

JAGUAR

see...

JAILER

1- To dream of a jailer will indicate we feel we arc being restricted in some...

JAIU

see...

JAR

also see Vase

1- A jar very often represents the feminine principle, perhaps...


JAW

see...

JESUS

see Christ in Religious...

JEWELLERY

1- Jewellery usually indicates that we have, or can have, something valuable in...

JEWELS

1- Jewels appearing in dreams almost invariably symbolise those things which we...

JOURNEY

1- The image of a journey is a very- potent one in dream work. Anytime the idea...

JUBILEE

1- The time of a jubilee represents a fresh start. This has significance in...

JUDGE

see Authority Figures in...

JUMPING

1- The act of jumping can be somewhat ambiguous in a dream. It can indicate...

JUNGLE

1- The jungle in dreams is an image belonging to mysticism and fairy tales. It...

JURY

1- When a jury appears in a dream we arc usually struggling with an issue of...

JUSTICE

also see Authority Figures in People

Section and Jury

1- Very often in a...


KALEIDOSCOPE

1- A kaleidoscope connects us with our childlike selves, and the patterns that...

KANGAROO

see...

KEEPSAKE

1- A keepsake in olden times was something which was often exchanged by lovers....

KETTLE

also see Cauldron

1- Because a kettle is such a mundane everyday object, to...


KEY

also see Ijock and Prison

1- Keys often appear in dreams. They represent...


KEYHOLE

1- When we dream that we are peering through a keyhole, we air conscious of the...

KICK

1- Aggressiveness can be represented in many ways, and to dream of kicking...

KIDNAP

1- If we find ourselves being kidnapped within a dream, we are conscious of the...

KIDNEYS

see...

KIEL

1- To dream of being killed represents the dreamer coming under an influence...

KING

see...

KINGFISHER

see...

KISS

1- When we dream about kissing someone, it can suggest an acceptance of a new...

KITCHEN

1- For most people, the kitchen represents the ‘heart’ of the house. It is...

KITE

1- In Chinese lore, the kite symbolised the wind and even today it represents...

KNAPSACK

1- When we discover that we, or someone else, is wearing a knapsack in a dream,...

KNEE / KNEELING

see...

KNIFE

also see Weapons

1- A cutting instrument in a dream usually signifies some...


KNIGHT

1- A knight appearing in a dream, particularly a woman’s, can have the...

KNITTING

1- The first symbolism connected with knitting is that of creating something...

KNOB

1- To be dreaming of a knob such as a doorknob can indicate some kind of...

KNOCK

1- To hear knocking in a dream generally alerts us to the fact that our...

KNOT

1- A knot is one of the most interesting symbols to appear in dreams, since it...

LABEL

1- Often dreaming of labels links with the human being’s need to name things....

LABORATORY

1- Dreaming of working in a laboratory indicates that we need to be more...

LABOUR

1- To be labouring at something in the sense of working hard, suggests that we...

LABYRINTH

also see Maze

1- On a purely practical level, the labyrinth appearing in...


LADDER

1- The ladder in dreams suggests how secure we feel in moving from one...

LAGOON / LAKE

also see Hater

1- A lagoon or lake represents our inner world of feeling and...


LALJGH

1- Being laughed at in dreams suggests we may have a fear of being ridiculed,...

LAMB

see...

LAME

1- Dreaming of being lame suggests a loss of confidence and strength.

If we...


LAMP

also see Light

1- In dreams a lamp or a light can represent life.

To be...


LANCE

1- A lance - as in a Knight’s lance in a dream suggests an aspect of...

LANDSCAPES

The landscape in a dream can be an integral part of the interpretation. It...

LANGUAGE

1- Hearing foreign or strange language in dreams illustrates some kind of...

LARDER

also see Refrigerator

1- A larder, being a repository for food, usuallv...


LARGE

see...

LARK

see...

LATE

see...

LAUREL / BAY LEAVES

1- The laurel or bay tree is less like- ly to appear in dreams nowadays, unless...

LAVA

see...

LAVATORY

see...

LEAD (METAL)

1- The conventional explanation of lead appearing in a dream is that we have a...

LEAD AND LEADING

1- Dreaming of a dog lead (also see Harness and Halter) would symbolise the...

LEAF / LEAVES

1- A leaf very often represents a period of growth and can also indicate time....

LEAK

also see Water

1- Dreaming of a leak suggests we are wasting or losing energy...


LEATHER

1- At its basic meaning, and depending upon the circumstances in the...

LEFT

see...

LEG

see Untbs in...

LEMON

see...

LENDING

1- If in a dream we are lending an object to someone, we are aware that the...

LENS

also see Glasses and Goggles

Just as in everyday life a lens helps to focus...


LEOPARD

see...

LEPER

1- To dream of a leper suggests that we are aware of some aspcct of ourselves...

LETTER

also see Address

1- If we receive a letter in a dream we may be aware of some...


LEVEL

1- Usually a level surface suggests ease and comfort. Dreaming of a road being...

LIBRARY

also see House

1- A library in a dream can often represent the storehouse of...


LICE

see...

LIFEBOAT

also see Sea in Water

1- Dreaming of a lifeboat could indicate that we have...


LIGHT

also see Lamp

1- Light in a dream usually means illumination.

For instance,...


LIGHTHOUSE

1- A lighthouse is a warning system, and in dreams it tends to warn us of...

LIGHTNING

1- Lightning in a dream denotes unexpected changes, which arc taking place or...

LILY

Because of their connection with funerals, for some people lilies can symbolise...

LINE

1- A line in a dream often marks a boundary or denotes a measurement. In...

LINEN

1- Linen in dreams on a purely practical level can suggest an appreciation of...

LION

also see Animals

1- The lion in dreams signifies both cruelty and...


LIQUID

1- Liquid in dreams can have more than one meaning. Because it is always...

LIVER

see...

LIZARD

see Reptiles in...

LOAF / LOAVES

1- In less sophisticated times bread, because it was made from grain, was also...

LOCK / LOCKED

also see Key and Prison

1- It is very easy to lock away the emotions,...


LOCUST

1- The image of a plague of locusts is so strong in Western thought that even...

LOOM

1- A loom in dreams will obviously have a different significance if it is a...

LORRY

see...

LOST

1- To have lost something in a dream may mean that we have forgotten matters...

LOTTERY

A lottery particularly in today’s climate suggests the idea of gaining...

LOW

see...

LUGGAGE

1- Luggage in a dream can be slightly different to baggage in that luggage will...

LUNGS

see...

LYNX

see...

MACHINE

1- When a machine of any sort appears in a dream, it is often highlighting the...

MAGGOTS

1- Maggots appearing in dreams in their correct context can represent the...

MAGIC

1- When we are using magic in a dream, we are using our energy to accomplish...

MAGISTRATE

also see Authority Figures in People

1- Whenever an authority figure appears...


MAGNET

1- We all have within us the ability to attract or repel others, and often a...

MAGNIFYING GLASS

1- When anything is magnified in a dream it is being brought to our...

MAGPIE

see...

MAID

1- When we are confronted by madness in a dream, we are often meeting those...

MAKE-UP

also see Cosmetics

1- Make-up normally indicates our ability to change the...


MALLET

The mallet is a symbol of authority and masculine force.

For something like a...


MANDALA

also see Mosaic

1- The mandala is a sacred shape which is so powerful that it...


MANDRAKE

1- In olden times the mandrake root was taken to symbolise man. It was often...

MANNA

1- Manna represents food and therefore has the same significance as bread. It...

MANSION

see...

MANTIS

1- As with most insects, the mantis often represents something devious within...

MANTRA

1- The Mantra is the creation of a sound, corresponding to a name or an aspect...

MANURE

1- Some of the experiences which we have to go through can be painful or...

MAP

1- For a map to appear in a dream often indicates the clarification of the...

MARBLE

1- Because it is a fine substance, marble appearing in a dream often indicates...

MARE

see Horse in...

MARIGOLD

see...

MARKET / MARKETPLACE

also see Shop

1- Dreaming that we are in a market indicates our ability to...


MARRIAGE / WEDDING

1- A marriage or a wedding in a dream often indicates the uniting of two...

MARROW

1- To dream of a marrow the vegetable has either sexual or childhood...

MARSH

also see Swamp

1- When we dream of a marsh or a swamp, it can indicate that...


MARTYR

1- Actually experiencing ourselves in dreams as playing the martyr highlights...

MASK

1- Most people have a facade they put on for others, particularly at a first...

MASOCHISM

see...

MASTURBATION

see...

MATTRESS

also see Bed in Furniture

1- Similar to a bed. to dream of a mattress...


MAYPOLE

1- A maypole in a dream can very often represent the masculine and may indicate...

MAZE

also see Labyrinth

1- A maze often represents a confusion of ideas and...


MEANDER

1- In a dream, to have a path or the road in front of you meandering that is....

MEDAL

1- A medal is often a reward for good work or for bravery, so when one appears...

MEDICINE

1- To be taking medicine in a dream suggests that on some level we arc aware of...

MEDITATION

1- Interpreting the act of meditation will depend on whether the dreamer...

MEDIUM

1- Dreaming of visiting a medium very often means that we are looking for some...

MELT

To see something melting in a dream is an indication that our emotions may be...

MEMORIAL

1- To sec a memorial such as a war memorial in a dream takes us back to a...

MENSTRUATION

also see Blood

1- To dream of menstruation may be linking with the creative...


MERMAID / MERMAN

1- Traditionally, the mermaid or merman belongs to the sea as well as being...

METAL

1- Any metal appearing in dreams represents the restrictions of the real world....

MI LL / MILLSTONE

1- A mill extracts what is useful from the crude material it is fed. It is this...

MICROSCOPE

1- A microscopc in a dream very often indicates that we need to pay attention...

MILK

see...

MINES

also see Digging

1- Dreaming of mines signifies bringing the resources of the...


MINOTAUR

See Fabulous...

MIRROR

also see Reflection

1- Dreaming of a mirror suggests concern over one’s...


MISCARRIAGE

1- Dreaming of a miscarriage whether our own or someone else’s suggests that...

MIST

Mist is a symbol of loss and confusion particularly emotionally so when this...

MISTLETOE

also see Flowers

1- Conventionally, mistletoe represents a time of...


MOAT

1- A moat is a representation of our defences against intimacy. In dreams we...

MOIH

1- The moth is largely associated with night-time and therefore connects with...

MOLE

see...

MONEY

also see Wealth

1- Money in dreams does not necessarily represent hard...


MONK

see High Priest in...

MONKEY

see...

MONSTER

1- Any monster appearing in a dream is something that we have made larger than...

MOON

also see Planets

1- The moon has always represented the emotional and...


MORNING

see...

MORTUARY

1- In everyday life, a mortuary is a frightening place, connected as it tends...

MOSAIC

also see Mandate

1- Any intricate pattern appearing in dreams usually...


MOSES

see Religious...

MOTHER

see Family and...

MOTORBIKE

see...

MOUND

also see Hill

1- Traditionally, any mound appearing in a dream is supposed to...


MOUNTAIN

In dream sequences the mountain usually appears in order to svmbolise an...

MOURNING

also see Funeral and Weeping

1- The process of mourning Is an important one...


MOUSE

see...

MOUTH

see...

MOVEMENT

1- Movement in dreams is usually- highlighted to make the dreamer aware of...

MUD

1- Mud in a dream suggests that we are feeling bogged down, perhaps by not...

MUMMY (EGYPTIAN)

1- There is an obvious connection between Mummy and mother is a play on words....

MURDER / MURDERER

1- We may be denying, or trying to control, a part of our own nature that we do...

MUSEUM

1- A museum in a dream denotes old-fashioned thoughts, concepts and ideas. We...

MUSIC / RHYTHM

also see Orchestra

1- Music and rhythm are both an expression of our inner...


MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

also see Drum, Flute, Organ and Piano

1- Musical instruments in a dream often...


MYSTIC KNOT

1- Traditionally, the mystic knot had no beginning and no end. Its basic...

NAIL

1- Dreaming of nails, as in woodworking. suggests our ability to bond things...

NAKEDNESS

see...

NAME

1- Our name is the first thing we are conscious of possessing. It is our sense...

NARROW

1- When we dream of anything which Is narrow, we arc aware of restrictions and...

NATIVES

1- Any dream which contains ‘natives’ that is. people from another culture...

NAUSEA

1- Nausea in a dream usually indicates the need to get rid of something which...

NAVEL

1- To be conscious of the navel, whether our own or another’s, is to be aware...

NEAR

1- When we are conscious of being near someone or something in a dream we are...

NECKLACE

also see Jewels

1- A necklace suggest a special object, and thus translates...


NEEDLE

1- In dreams needles suggest irritations, but can also signify the power to...

NEIGHBOUR

see...

NEPHEW

see Extended Family in...

NEST

1- The nest symbolises safety and perhaps home life. We may be emotionally...

NET / NETWORK

1- A net in dreams usually indicates that we are feeling trapped and entangled...

NETTLE

1- A nettle in a dream suggests that there is a difficult situation which will...

NEW

1- Dreaming of something which is new suggests a new beginning, a new way of...

NEW YEAR

1- To dream of the New Year is to recognise the need for a fresh start. It may...

NEWSPAPER

1- Largely in dreams a newspaper will suggest knowledge which is publicly...

NICHE

1- Everyone has a basic need to belong and often we arc conscious in dreams of...

NIECE

see...

NIGHT

also see Time

1- Night signifies a period of rest and relaxation. It can,...


NIMBUS

also see Aura

1- The forcc field or electro-magnetic energy that emanates...


NO

1- To be aware of saying no in a dream may be an important part of our growth...

NOOSE

also see Hanging and Rope

A noose in a dream suggests that we have a fear of...


NORTH

see...

NOURISHMENT / NURTURING

also see Food

1- In dreams, all symbols of nourishment are associated with...


NOVEL

also see Book and Reading

1- Strictly; a novel represents a different way of...


NUCLEAR EXPLOSION

also see Atom Bomb

1- A nuclear explosion can be accidental (as, for...


NUDE

1- Freud assumed that dreaming of being nude was linked with sexuality. It is,...

NUGGET

1- More often than not a nugget is made of gold and therefore signifies the...

NUMBERS

1- When numbers are drawn to our attention in dreams they can have either a...

NUN

see Carers in...

NURSE / NURSING

see Carers in...

NUT

1- To dream of a metal nut, as in nuts and bolts, is highlighting our ability...

NYMPHS

1- Nymphs arc personifications of feminine universal productivity. They have an...

OAK

see...

OAR

1- The oar is a tool that enables a boat to move forward successfully; but its...

OAS

1- Gas can have the same significance as air and wind but usually is taken to...

OASIS

1- Most people see an oasis as a place of refuge in a desert. Because of its...

OATS

1- Oats in the form of porridge signify an almost ‘magical’ food.

Bccause...


OBEDIENCE

1- When in dreams we expect obedience from someone, we are acknowledging our...

OBELISK

1- Any carved stone appearing in a dream suggests we arc considering how we...

OBLIGATION

1- When we find ourselves under an obligation to one of our dream characters we...

OBSCENITY

1- Often dreams will link with the lower aspects of ourselves, those parts we...

OBSESSION

1- Obsession is an unnatural focusing on a feeling, belief or object, and may...

OBSTACLE

1- Obstacles in dreams can take many forms a wall, a hill, a dark forest, etc....

OCCULT

Occult actually means ‘hidden’, so for someone to dream of the Occult when...

OCEAN

see...

OCTOPUS

1- Because the octopus has eight legs, it picks up on the symbolism of the...

ODOUR

also see Perfume and Smell

1- If there is an odour in a dream it is usually...


OFFENCE

1- To take offence in a dream is to allow a display of emotion and feeling...

OFFICE

1- Often our work or office situation gives an environment in dreams with which...

OFFICER / OFFICIAL

also see Authority Figures in People

1- To be dreaming of an officer, unless...


OGRE

see...

OIL

1- It will depend on which type of oil is being used in the dream. Cooking oil...

OINTMENT

1- Dreaming of ointment means we need to be aware of the part of ourselves that...

OLD / ANCIENT / ANTIQUE

1- When we dream of old things, we are touching into the past and perhaps need...

ONION

also see Food

1- Oddly enough, the onion can appear in dreams and meditation...


OPAL

see...

OPERA

To be attending an opera in a dream suggests observing the ‘drama’ of a...

OPERATION

also see Hospital and Surgery

1- An operation in hospital is frightening and...


OPTICIAN

1- To be visiting an optician in a dream probably indicates that we do not feel...

ORACLE

I Most of us like to know what is going to happen to us and also like to be...

ORANGE

see Colour and...

ORCHARD

1- In dreams an orchard may represent our attempts to look after ourselves. It...

ORCHESTRA

also see Music, Musical Instruments and Organist

1- We all have certain...


ORE

1- Ore is a crude material which needs refining in order to make it usable. In...

ORGAN

1- The various organs of the body can represent the different aspects of the...

ORGANIST

also see Orchestra

1- The organist as an image is the part of us which knows...


ORGY

1- An orgy relates to a tremendous release of energy which can take place when...

ORIENT

For many people the Oriental or Eastern way of life is seen as being very...

ORNAMENT

1- It will depend on whether the ornament seen in a dream belongs to us as to...

ORPHAN

1- To dream of an orphan indicates that we may be feeling vulnerable and...

OSTEOPATH

1- In dreams an osteopath would signify our need to manipulate the...

OSTRICH

see...

OTTER

see...

OUIJA BOARD

1- The use of the ouija board holds within it certain inherent dangers....

OUROBOROS

Spiritually the ouroboros represents completion. Usually dcpicted as a serpent...

OUTLAW

1- Inherent in the figure of the outlaw is someone who has gone against the...

OVAL

see...

OVEN

Also See Baker

1- An oven is representative of the human ability to transfer...


OWL

see...

OX

see...

OYSTER

1- The oyster is reputed to be an aphrodisiac food. In dreams it can therefore...

PACKING

also see Wadding

1- When we dream ol” packing suitcases, as though going on...


PADLOCK

1- Dreaming of locking a padlock suggests that we arc attempting to shut...

PAGODA

see Temple in...

PAINTING

1- Often in waking life we will not recognisc our own creative ability; and to...

PAIRS

1- The unconscious mind appears to sort information by comparing and...

PALACE

see Castle in...

PALM

1- To see a palm tree in a dream is most often to do with rest and relaxation....

PAN, POT

1- In dreams a pan or a pot signifies nurturing and caring. It can also suggest...

PANTHER

see...

PANTOMIME

1- For many people the pantomime is a happy childhood memory, and often appears...

PAPER

1- Paper is one of those images which, in dreams, is dependent on the...

PARACHUTE

1- Dreaming of a parachute suggests that, whatever is happening to us in real...

PARADISE

To dream of Paradise is to link with the dreamer’s innate ability to be...

PARALYSIS

also see Immobility

1- When paralysis is felt in a dream we are probably...


PARASITES

1- Parasites such as lice, fleas or bugs in a dream suggest that we may be...

PARCEL, PACKAGE

also see Address

1- When we receive a parcel in a dream, we are being made...


PARENTS

see Family and...

PARLIAMENT

1- Dreaming of parliament often alerts us to that part of ourselves that is...

PARROT

see Duck in...

PARSLEY

1- In Pagan times parsley was considered to have mystic powers. Like all herbs,...

PARTY

1- When we find we are attending a party in a dream, we arc often alerted to...

PASSAGE

see Hall/Passages in...

PASSPORT

1- The passport is normally taken to prove one’s identity. In waking life, we...

PATH

1- A patli in a dream signifies the direction one has decided to take in...

PATTERN

see...

PAWN-SHOP

1- Dreaming of a pawn-shop can indicate that we arc not being sufficiently...

PEACOCK

see...

PEARL

see...

PEDESTAL

W hen we become conscious in a dream that something has been placed on a...

PELICAN

see...

PEN / PENCIL

also see Ink

1- If a pen or pencil appears in a dream we are expressing or...


PENDANT

see...

PENGUIN

see...

PENTACLE / PENTANGLE / PENTAGRAM

see Star in...

PEOPLE

1- The people who appear in dreams are the characters with which we write our...

PEPPER

1- Pepper as a spice has the ability to ‘spice something up’ and it is this...

PERFUME

also see Odour and Smell

1- When we dream of smelling perfume, we are often...


PERSPIRE

1- When we experience fear in a dream, the physical manifestation in the dream...

PET

also see Animals

1- Whereas in the waking state we mav not be aware of our...


PETROL

1- Petrol is a form of energy and in dreams it is recognised as a requirement...

PHEASANT

see...

PHOENIX

see...

PHOTOGRAPHS

1- When we dream of looking at photographs we are often looking at an aspcct of...

PHYSICIAN

see...

PIANO

1- Piano playing is something which satisfies all the aesthetic senses.

The...


PICTURE

1- A picture in a dream is usually an illustration of something which is part...

PIER

1- Dreaming of a pier would suggest happy times and memories to most people. We...

PIG

see Animals and...

PIGEON

see...

PILGRIM / PILGRIMAGE

1- When we are undertaking a pilgrimage in a dream we are recognising the...

PILL

also see Tablet

For most people, taking a pill suggests doing something to...


PILLAR

1- One symbolism of a pillar is phallic, but another one is prob- ablv more...

PILLOW

1- In ordinary everyday life a pillow or cushion can offer support or comfort....

PIMPLE

1- For most people the way they see themselves is important.

To be overly...


PIN

1- It depends whether the pin is holding something together or is being used to...

PINE CONE

1- If the pine cone does not have a personal connection for the dreamer - such...

PIPE

1- On a purely practical level a pipe can symbolise many things.

A water pipe...


PIRATE

see...

PISTOL

see Gun and I...

PISTON

also see Engine

1- A piston in a dream can be taken to mean sexual drive or...


PIT

also see Abyss

1- Many people talk about the pit of despair and of feeling...


PLACENTA

1- The placenta is a source of nourishment for the babv in the womb. In dreams,...

PLACES

When the environment or setting of a dream is particularly noticeable there is...

PLAGUE

1- In olden times, plague and pestilence was believed to come from an angry...

PLAIT

1- In olden times, a plait using three strands indicated the interweaving of...

PLANETS

1- Dreaming of planets is to be linking with very subtle energies which...

PLANK

also see Wood

1- To dream of walking the plank suggests taking an emotional...


PLANTS

also see W eeds

1- Because of the process of growth and decay that plants go...


PLATE

1- A plate can be simple or ornate. In dreams the interpretation will depend on...

PLATEAU

1- Many dreams will hold images of climbing and of reaching a plateau we reach...

PLAY

1- When in a dream we arc watching a play, we need to decide whether it is a...

PLOUGHING

As more people move away from working with the land, this symbol becomes less...

PLUMAGE

1- In a dream plumage being drawn to our attention can often stand for a...

PLUMBING

1- Dreaming about plumbing looks at the way we direct our emotions. It...

PLUNGE

1- To dream of plunging into something is to recognise that we are facing...

POCKET

1- To dream of a pocket is to be dealing with one’s personal secrets or...

POINT

1- Anything pointed normally refers to male sexuality.

To be aware of the...


POINTING

1- When we dream of someone pointing, normally we are having our attention...

POISON

1- To be able to recognise poison in a dream means that we need to avoid an...

POKER

1- A poker obviously has links with masculinity, but also with rigidity. In...

POLE

1- It will depend how the pole is being used in the dream as to the...

POOL

also see Water

Dreaming of a pool deals with our need for the understanding...


POPE

1- Often to meet the Pope in a dream is to meet the side of ourselves which has...

POPPY

also see Flowers

1- flic poppy can appear in dreams as either a symbol of...


POSITION

1- When a particular position is highlighted in a dream it usually signifies...

POSTURES

1- Body language is an important aspect in dreams. Our dream characters may...

POVERTY

1- To experience poverty in a dream highlights a sense of being deprived of the...

PRAYER

also see Religious Imagery

1- Prayer suggests the idea that we need to seek...


PRECIPICE

1- The fear of failure is a very strong emotion. Often it can be represented in...

PREGNANCY

1- Dreaming of pregnancy usually denotes a fairly protracted waiting period...

PREHISTORIC

also see Dinosaur

1- Being aware in a dream that something is prehistoric is...


PRESENT / PRESENTS

1- When a present appears in a dream, it can first of all be a play- on words....

PRIEST / PR I EST ESS

see Arc he...

PRINCE (HERO) / PRINCESS

see...

PRISON

also see Key and Ijock

1- Prison, in dreams, stands for the traps we create...


PRIZE

1- In dreams to win a prize is to have succecdcd in overcoming our own...

PROCESSION

1- A procession means an orderly approach and often makes a statement of...

PROPELLER

1- A propeller acknowledges the drive and intent behind our progression....

PROSTITUTE

1- Dreaming of a prostitute usually suggests a sexual need. In a man’s dream...

PSYCHOLOGIST / PSYCHIATRIST

see...

PUBLIC HOUSE

1- To be in a pub in a dream and aware of our behaviour indicates how we relate...

PUDDLE

also see Water and Pool

1- A puddle, being a smaller amount of liquid than...


PULLING

1- Pulling suggests a positive action. We arc being alerted to the fact that we...

PULSE

1- A pulse is a rhythm which is essential to life.

To be aware in sleep of...


PUNISHMENT

1- When a child recognises that he or she is not conforming to what is...

PUPPET

1- When a puppet appears in a dream there is perhaps a sense of being able to...

PUPPY

see...

PURSE

A purse is normally used to hold money, or something of value to us. In dreams...

PUS

1- An infection (See Infection) can result in pus. In a dream, something which...

PUSHED / PUSHING

1- When in a dream we are being pushed, there is an energy around us that...

PUTREFACTION

1- Putrefaction can represent disintegration. In real-life situations something...

PYJAMAS

see...

PYRAMID

1- A pyramid is a very powerful image. On a physical level, it is a building of...

QUAIL

see...

QUAKER

1- lb dream of somebody being a Quaker indicates the recognition of the ability...

QUARANTINE

1- Dreaming of having to put an animal into quarantine signifies our inability...

QUARREL

1- To dream that we are quarrelling with someone indicates an inner...

QUARRY

1- Dreaming of a quarry means quarrying the depths of one’s personality;...

QUARTET

also see Four in Numbers

1- Dreaming of a quartet of any- kind signifies a...


QUARTZ

1- Quartz seen in dreams tends to represent the crystallisation of ideas and...

QUAY

also see Journey

1- Standing on a quayside in a dream can indicate either...


QUEEN

see...

QUEST

1- The Hero’s Quest is an archetypal image (see Archetypes) which can appear...

QUESTION

1- To be asking questions in a dream indicates a degree of self- doubt.

To...


QUESTIONNAIRE / QUIZ

To be answering a questionnaire or quiz in a dream suggests we may be making an...

QUEUE

see...

QUICKSAND

1- Quicksand signifies a lack of security. In old-fashioned dream...

QUIET

1- Becoming aware of how quiet it is in a dream shows that we need to ccasc...

QUILT

1- The quill or duvet can often represent our need for security, warmth and...

QUINTESSENCE

1- ‘Quintessence’ literally means ‘five beings’, but is taken to mean...

QUIP

1- When we become aware of a joke or quip by someone else in a dream, we are...

QUIVER

1- Quivering indicates a state of extreme emotion. Such a reaction in a dream...

QUOTE / QUOTATION

1- To be giving a quote - as in a building estimate can signify the value that...

RABBIT

see...

RACK

1- A rack in a dream suggests a need for us to store something or to keep it in...

RADAR

1- Radar in a dream represents our own personal intuitive faculty. It is our...

RADIANCE

1- When something appears as radiant in a dream it is being marked as having...

RADIO

1- As a method of communication, a radio suggests information which is...

RAFFLE

also see Gambling

1- In a dream, to be taking part in a raffle can indicate a...


RAFT

1- A raft is a place of safety; often amid turbulcnce. While it mav not be...

RAILWAY

also see Train in Journey

1- A railway in a dream signifies the way we wish...


RAIN

1- In its simplest meaning, rain stands for tears and emotional release. We may...

RAINBOW

1- A rainbow appearing in a dream is the promise of something better to...

RAM

see...

RAPE

see...

RAT

see...

RAVEN

see...

RAZOR

It will depend on the type of razor which interpretation is given.

A...


REACHING OUT

1- Reaching out in a dream signifies our desire for something we do not have....

READING

also see Book and Novel

1- Reading a book in a dream suggests that we are...


REAPING

1- In former times, the whole community took part in the reaping (gathering) of...

RED

see...

RED INDIAN

1- Our perception of the American Indian as being naturally unsophisticated...

REFLECTION

also see Mirror

1- A reflection seen in a dream has a great deal to do with...


REFRIGERATOR

also see Larder

1- The refrigerator is a symbol of preservation. In dreams...


REINDEER

see Deer in...

REINS

also see Bridle, Halter and Harness

1- In dreams, reins, as a form of...


RELIGIOUS IMAGERY

1- Dreams have a way of introducing or rather reintroducing us to truths which...

RENT

1- Paying rent in dreams is to undertake a personal responsibility. We arc...

REPTILES

also see Animals

1- Reptiles in dreams link with our basic and instinctive...


RESCUE

1- Being rescued in dreams is a powerful image, since it leaves us indebted to...

RESIGN

1- In dreams to resign is to give up.

To dream of resigning from work means...


RESTAURANT

1- Dreaming of a restaurant or cafe suggests a need for company. We may be...

RIBBON

See Bridle, Halter and...

RICE

also see Grain

1- Rice as an image in dreams suggests food, both for the mind...


RING

also see Wedding Ring

1- A ring appearing in a dream usually signifies a...


RITUAL

also see Ceremony and Religious Imagery

1- Rituals can range from the...


RIVER

see...

ROAD

see...

ROBE

1- Dreaming of a robe, such as a bath robe can have two meanings. One is that...

ROCK

To dream of rock suggests stability in the real world.

If we are on firm...


ROCKET

1- The rocket in basic terms has a connection with male sexuality. What is...

ROCKING

1- Rocking in dreams can be a comforting activity; a little like a child who...

ROD

see...

ROOF

1- To concentrate on, or be aware of, the roof of a building in a dream is to...

ROOM

see...

ROOT

see...

ROPE

also see Hanging and .Noose

1- A rope can suggest strength and power, though...


ROSARY

see Necklace and...

ROSE / ROSETTE

1- The rose in dreams has a great deal of symbolism. It represents love and...

ROUND TABLE

1- A round table in a dream is a symbol of wholeness. Partly because of the...

RUINS

1- When something is in ruins we have to discover if it is through neglect or...

RUNNING

1- To be running in a dream suggests speed and flow.

To be running forwards...


RUSH

1- To be in a rush suggests that we arc having to contend with outside...

RUST

Rust represents neglect and negligence. We have not looked after the quality of...

SACK

1- At its simplest, to dream of a sack can link with word play such as...

SACKCLOTH

1- In its oldest form, sackcloth represented humiliation. People were dressed...

SACRIFICES

1- As a rule, sacrifice has two meanings. Firstly, it is to give something up...

SADDLE

1- A saddle appearing in a dream will often indicate a need to exercise control...

SADISM

also see Sex

1- Sadism often arises because of anger still held but...


SAILING

also see Journey

1- When we dream of sailing, we are highlighting how we feel...


SAILOR

1- Most people have a rather antiquated idea of the sailor. It is this image...

SAILS

also see Sailing and Wind

1- Sails suggest the idea of making use of...


SALAD

1- Most food in dreams links with our need and abilitv to nurture ourselves and...

SALMON

The salmon signifies abundance and masculinity and is phallic. In its fight to...

SALT

1- In dreams, salt highlights the subtle qualities we bring to our lives, those...

SAND

1- Sand in a dream suggests instability and lack of security. When sand and sea...

SAP

1- The old adage that the sap rises in Spring is fully accepted by most people....

SARCOPHAGUS

1- A sarcophagus is similar to a tomb, but is much more of a memorial, marking...

SATAN

see...

SATELLITE

1- Before satellites were invented, the stars were used as fixed points in...

SATYR

1- When man was less civilised than he is now; his animal nature was closer to...

SAVINGS

1- In dreams we often develop images which have dual meanings. Our savings may...

SAW

see...

SCAFFOLD / SCAFFOLDING

1- A scaffold or scaffolding in a dream will usually indicate that there is...

SCALES

1- Scales in a dream suggest the necessity for balance and selfcontrol. Without...

SCALP

see Head in...

SCAPEGOAT

The word scapegoat actually comes from the sacrificing of a goat to appease the...

SCAR

1- A scar in a dream suggests that there are old hurts which have not been...

SCEPTRE

1- fhe sceptic is representative of royal power and sovereignty. When it...

SCHOOL

also see Education and Teacher

1- School is an important part of everyone’s...


SCISSORS

1- Scissors in dreams suggest the idea of cutting the non-essential out of our...

SCREW

1- It will depend on what society we belong to as to how we interpret...

SCROLL

1- Nowadays, a scroll will represent an acknowledgement of a learning process...

SCYTHE

also see Sickle

1- The scythe is a cutting instrument, and therefore has the...


SEA

see...

SEAL

also see Animals

1- Historically, a wax seal confirmed authority and power....


SEANCE

1- Dreaming of being at a seance can suggest a need to explore the psychic side...

SEARCHING

To be searching in a dream is an attempt to find an answer to a problem.

If...


SEARCHLIGHT

also see Light

1- A searchlight in a dream denotes focused attention and...


SEASONS

1- When we become conscious of the seasons of the year in dreams, we are also...

SEED

1- A seed in dreams stands for our potentiality. We may have an idea which is...

SERPENT

see Serpent and Snake in...

SEX

1- When a child is first born, its first awareness is of itself as an...

SHADOW

see...

SHAMPOO

1- Shampoo in dreams has an obvious connection with cleansing and washing. On a...

SHAPES / PATTERNS

1- The number of sides the shape has will be significant (See Numbers), as will...

SHARK

1- To dream of a shark may- indicate that we are being attacked unfairly;...

SHAVE

1- The significance of shaving in a dream will obviously vary depending on...

SHAWL

see Coat in...

SHEAF

1- Previously a sheaf, particularly of corn, would signify a harvest or good...

SHEARS

see...

SHEEP

see...

SHELLS

1- In dreams a shell represents the defences we use in order to prevent...

SHELTER

1- Any shelter signifies protection.

The human is aware of the need for a...


SHIELD

1- A shield is a symbol of preservation. It can appear in dreams as a...

SHIRT

see...

SHIVER

1- To be conscious of shivering in dreams can represent either a fear of...

SHOE

see...

SHOP

A shop in dreams signifies something we want or feel we need.

If it is a shop...


SHOT / SHOOTING

also see Gun and Weapons

1- To be shot in a dream suggests an injury to...


SHOVEL / SPADE

1- A shovel in a dream will signify a need to dig into past experiences for...

SHRINK

also see Analyst

1- In dreams, to shrink is to have a desire to return to...


SHROUD

1- In a dream a shroud can be a frightening image, since it is associated with...

SICK

also see Illness

1- To feel sick in a dream is to be identifying a bad...


SICKLE

also see Scythe

1- The sickle is no longer such an important image to man....


SIEVE

1- The sieve in dreams is a symbol of the ability to make selections.

This is...


SIGNATURE

1- Our signature in a dream suggests that we have an appreciation of ourselves....

SILENCE

1- Silence in a dream can suggest uneasiness and expectancy. There is a waiting...

SILVER

1- On a practical level, silver appearing in a dream suggests finance or money....

SING

1- To hear singing in a dream is to link with the self-expression we all have....

SINKING

1- To be sinking in a dream suggests a loss of confidence. We may be in despair...

SIREN

also see Archetypes

1- To hear a siren as in an ambulance or fire engine - is...


SISTER

see...

SIZE

1- To be conscious of size in a dream highlights how we feel in relation to a...

SKELETON

A skeleton in a dream suggests the ‘bare bones’ of something, perhaps an...

SKIN

see...

SKLTLL

1- If a skull appears in a dream we may need to look at the rest of the dream...

SKY

1- In dreams the sky can represent the mind. It can also signify our potential....

SMELL

also see Odour and Perfume

1- To be conscious of a smell in a dream usually...


SMOKE / SMOKING

also see Fire

1- Smoke in dreams suggests that there is a feeling of danger...


SNAIL

1- The snail appearing in dreams may engender a feeling of repulsion in some...

SNAKE

see Serpent and Snake in...

SNOW

also see Ice

1- Snow is a crystallisation of water, and as such represents...


SOAP

1- Soap in dreams suggests the idea of being cleanscd. We perhaps need to...

SON

see...

SOUP

see Fating, Food and...

SOUTH

see...

SOWING

1- Sowing in the sense of planting seed - is a symbol which has certain basic...

SPACE

1- In dreams, when we are aware of the space we occupy we are in touch with our...

SPADE

see...

SPARK

1- A spark in a dream represents a beginning. Being aware of a spark is to be...

SPEAR

1- The spear litis many meanings. It represents the masculine in dreams and is...

SPECTACLES

see...

SPEED

1- Speed in dreams identifies an intensity of feelings which is not usually...

SPHINX

1- The sphinx, for most people in dreams will represent Egypt, and all the...

SPIDER

1- There is a great deal of ambivalence in the image of the spider. On a very...

SPINE

see Backbone in...

SPIRAL

see...

SPIRE

1- To see a spire in a dream is to recognise a landmark. In previous times,...

SPIRITS

also see Ghost

At its very basic level, we all have fears and feelings about...


SPITTLE

1- Normally in dreams spittle will represent disgust. We would, in former...

SPLINTER

1- In dreams, a splinter can represent a minor irritation. It is something...

SPRING

1- Springtime in a dream can suggest new growth or opportunities. Perhaps there...

SPRINKLE / SPRINKLING

1- Sprinkling as a symbol in dreams suggests an attempt to make a little go a...

SQUARE

See...

SQUIRREL

see...

STAB

also see Knife

1- To be stabbed in a dream indicates our ability to be...


STAFF

1- A stafT, in the sense of a stick, is a support mechanism, stall as in office...

STAG

see Deer in...

STAGE

also see Theatre

1- I’o be on stage in a dream is to be making oneself...


STAIRS

see...

STAKE

1- To have a stake in something is to have made a commitment, either on a...

STAR

see Famous People and...

STATION

see...

STATUE

1- Dreaming of a statue is to be linking with the unresponsive, cold side of...

STEALING

also see Thief

1- To dream of stealing suggests we arc taking something...


STEAM

1- Steam in dreams can suggest emotional pressure. We are passionate about...

STEEPLE

see...

STEPS

also see Stairs in Buildings

1- Steps in dreams almost invariably suggest an...


STERILISE

To dream of sterilising something suggests a need for cleansing at a deep...

STIFFNESS

1- Stiffness in dreams would suggest some anxiety or tension is present. There...

STONE

1- Dreaming of stone can suggest stability and durability, but also a loss of...

STORM

also see Lightning and Thunder

1- In dreams a storm indicates a personal...


STRAIGHTNESS

see...

STRANGER

see...

STRANGLE

1- To dream of strangling someone is an attempt to stifle the emotions.

To...


STRAW

1- Straw in dreams highlights weakness and emptiness. Unless the image of straw...

STREAM

a/so set Water

1- Dreaming of a stream suggests the awareness of the flow of...


STRING

1- String appearing in dreams signifies some sort of binding, perhaps to make...

SUBMARINE

1- A submarine in dreams indicates the depth of feeling that is accessible to...

SUCKING

1- To be conscious of sucking in a dream suggests a return to infantile...

SUFFOCATING

When we feel we are suffocating in a dream, it may be that our own fears arc...

SUICIDE

1- Dreaming of suicide alerts us to a violent end to something, perhaps a...

SUITCASE

see Baggage and...

SUMMER

1- To be aware in a dream that it is summer suggests that it is a good time in...

SUN

also see Planets

1- The sun in dreams suggests warmth and conscious...


SURGERY

also see Operation

1- To find ourselves in a surgery in dreams would indicate...


SWALLOW

see...

SWALLOWING

1- Swallowing in a dream suggests we are taking something in. This could be...

SWAMP

also see Marsh

1- A swamp in a dream symbolises feelings which can undermine...


SWAN

see...

SWASTIKA

see...

SWEEPING

1- To dream of sweeping suggests being able to clear away outmoded attitudes...

SWEETS

see...

SWIMMING

also see Drowning

1- Dreaming of swimming has much the same symbolism as...


SWINE

see Pig in...

SWING

see...

SWORD

also see Weapon

1- The sword in dreams invariably suggests a weapon of power....


SYNAGOGUE

see Church...

SYRINGE

also see Injection

1 In dreams the syringe suggests an awareness of the...


TABERNACLE

1- A tabernacle is a place where a sacred object is kept for safety; it also...

TABLE

also see Furniture and Altar

1- A table being a focus for meeting, whether...


TABLET

also see Pill

1- Taking medicine in the form of tablets signifies our...


TADPOLE

1- Dreaming of tadpoles links to an awareness of the simplicity of life. We are...

TAIL

1- To dream of a tail can signify sonic residue from the past, something we...

TAILOR

1- As with other occupations, it is perhaps more important to decide what...

TALISMAN

1- A talisman is a protection against evil or difTiculty. When one turns up in...

TALKING

1- To be conscious of people talking in a dream gives a sense of being in...

TAMBOURINE

also see Musical Instruments

1- As human beings we need rhythm in our lives....


TAME

To dream of taming an animal indicates our ability to control or develop a...

TANGLED

1- Sometimes when we arc confused in everyday life, we may dream of an object...

TANK

1- Dreaming of a water tank is putting ourselves in touch with our inner...

TAP

1- The tap is an image of being able to make available universal...

TAPE

1- Dreaming of a measuring tape indicates our need to •measure’ our lives...

TAPESTRY

see...

TAR

1- Dreaming of tar on the road would suggest the potential to be trapped as we...

TARGET

1- Aiming at a target in dreams would suggest we have a goal in mind. It would...

TASTE

1- When something is not to our taste in a dream, it does not conform to our...

TATTOO

1- On a physical level, a tattoo will stand for an aspect of individuality in...

TAU

1- fhe tau cross can sometimes be perceived as a phallic image. It is more...

TAX

In everyday life, a tax represents a sum of money exacted from us in return for...

TAXI

also see Car In Journey

1- In a dream calling a taxi signifies recognising...


TEA

1- It will depend on whether the dream is about tea as a commodity. or a social...

TEACHER

also see Education and School

1- For many people, a teacher is the first...


TEARS

1- Iears in dreams can indicate an emotional release and a cleansing.

If we...


TEASING

1- When we are being teased in a dream, we are becoming aware that our own...

TEETH

see...

TELEGRAM

1- Receiving a telegram in a dream highlights communication in the most...

TELEPHONE

1- Using a telephone in a dream suggests the ability to make contact with other...

TELESCOPE

1- Using a telescope in a dream suggests taking a closer look at something.

A...


TEMPLE

also sec Church Buildings

1- Often in dreams a temple can signify our own...


TEMPTATION

Temptation is a conflict between two different drives.

For instance, in...


TENANT

1- To dream of being a tenant suggests that at some level we do not want to...

TENT

1- A tent in a dream would suggest that we feel we arc on the move, and not...

TERROR

1- Terror in a dream is often the result of unresolved fears and doubts. It is...

TESTS

also see Exams

1- Dreaming of tests of any sort can indicate some form of...


TEXT

1- A text is taken to mean a collection of words which have a certain specific...

THAW

1- In dreams, to be conscious of a thaw is to note a change in our own...

THEATRE

also see Stage

1- In dreams about the theatre it will depend which part of...


THERMOMETER

1- A thermometer in a dream will be representative of judging our warmth and...

THIEF

also see Stealing

1- Dreaming of a thief links with our fear of losing...


THIGH

see Limbs in...

THIRD EYE

see Religious...

THIRST

Dreaming of being thirsty suggests we have an unsatisfied inner need; we may be...

THISTLE

1- To be conscious of thistles in a dream is to be aware of some discomfort in...

THORN

1- To dream of being pierced by a thorn or splinter signifies that a minor...

THREAD

1- Thread in dreams represents a line of thought or enquiry. In terms of our...

THRESHOLD

1- Crossing the threshold in dreams indicates new experiences.

To be lifted...


THROAT

see...

THRONE

1- When we dream of sitting on a throne, we are acknowledging our right to take...

THUMB

see...

THUNDER / THUNDERBOLTS

also see Storm

1- Hearing thunder in a dream can give a warning for the...


TIARA

see Crown and...

TICKET

1- If we dream of tickets, it will depend on what type of ticket it is as to...

TICKLE

1- One of the most difficult things to do either in waking life or when...

TIDE

-also see Sea in Hater

1- Dreaming of a tide is attempting to go with the ebb...


TIGER

see...

TILL

There are two meanings of ‘till’. One is to till the ground, and while that...

TIMBER

see...

TIME

1- For time to be significant in a dream there is usuallv the necessity to...

TITANS

1- Titans in dreams appear as huge god-like figures sometimes overbearing,...

TOAD

see Reptiles in...

TOBACCO

1- Tobacco appearing in dreams will have different meanings depending on...

TOILET

1- For many people the toilet has been until recently a symbol for dirt and...

TOMB

1- Going into a tomb suggests going down into the darker parts of our own...

TONGUE

see...

TOOLS

1- Tools in dreams suggest the practical tools we have at our disposal for...

TOP

see...

TORCH

1- In dreams, a torch can represent self-confidence. It can also suggest the...

TORNADO

1- A tornado appearing in a dream is a symbol of violent energy of one sort or...

TORPEDO

1- The torpedo, because of its shape, has obvious connections with masculine...

TORTOISE

“flic tortoise for most people suggests slowness but also perhaps...

TORTURE

1- When an image connected with torture appears in a dream, often we are trying...

TOTEM / TOTEM POLE

1- In a dream a totem pole can link us back to a very primitive need for...

TOUCH

1- Touch in dream suggests making contact in some way. We arc linking up with...

TOURIST

1- A tourist in a dream is someone who does not know his way around.

If we...


TOWER

also see Buildings

1- A tower in a dream usually represents a construction...


TOWN

see...

TOY

1- When there arc tovs in a dream we mav be aware of children around us, or of...

TRACK

see Path and also Train in...

TRAIN

see...

TRAITOR

1- To dream of a traitor suggests that one is subconsciously aware of...

TRAMP

also see Archetypes

1- To dream of a tramp in the sense of a decrepit old...


TRANSFIGURATION

1- For something to be transfigured in dreams suggests that that image has a...

TRANSFORMATION

1- Dreams where obvious changes occur and things are transformed into something...

TRANSPARENT

1- When something is transparent in a dream we may be feeling vulnerable, but...

TRANSVESTISM

see...

TRAP / TRAPPED

1- ib be in a trap in a dream signifies that we feci we are trapped by outside...

TRAVELLING

see...

TREASURE

1- Treasure in dreams always represents something which is of value to us. It...

TREE

also see Forest and Wood

1- The tree is symbolic in dreams of the basic...


TRESPASSING

1- When we find ourselves trespassing in a dream, we are perhaps intruding on...

TRIANGLE

see...

TRICKSTER

also see Vidian in Archetypes

1- In dreams, the trickster is literally that...


TRIPLETS

also see Three in Numbers

3- Spiritually triplets appearing in dreams suggest...


TROPHY

1- Dreaming of a trophy is to recognise that we have done something for w hich...

TRUMPET

1- A trumpet in a dream will most often suggest either a warning or a ‘call...

TRUNK

1- In previous times to dream of a trunk was supposed to foretell a long...

TUG OF WAR

To dream of a tug of war suggests a conflict between good and bad, male and...

TUMBLE

see...

TUNNEL

1- A tunnel in a dream usually represents the need to explore our own...

TURF

1- To dream of being on ‘sacred’ turf ground that is revered because of its...

TURKEY

see...

TWEEZERS

1- Dreaming of tweezers suggests that we need to look at a situation in minute...

TWINS

also see People

1- In dreams twins may, if known to us, simply be...


TYPHOON

see Storm and...

ULCER

1- An ulcer is a sore that is only cured with great difficulty. Thus, to dream...

UMBILICAL

1- Often in life we can develop an emotional dependency on others, and the...

UMBRELLA

1- An umbrella is a shelter and a sanctuary and it is this symbolism that comes...

UNCLE

see Extended Family in...

UND ERG RO UND

1- Just as Alice dreamt of falling down the rabbit hole in Alice in...

UNDER / UNDERNEATH

see...

UNDRESS

also see Clothes

1- When we find ourselves undressing in a dream, we may be...


UNEARTH

1- When we arc trying to unearth an unknown object in a dream, we arc...

UNEMPLOYMENT

1- Dreaming of being unemployed suggests that we are not making the best use of...

UNICORN

see Animals and Fabulous Beasts

1- Traditionally, the only people who were...


UNIFORM

also see Clothes

1- Dreaming of uniforms is all to do with our identification...


UNION

Union indicates a joining together, and this can be of pairs or of multiples....

UNIVERSITY

1- Dreaming of being in a university highlights our own individual potential...

UNKNOWN

1- The unknown in dreams is that which has been hidden from us, or that which...

UP / UPPER

see...

URINE

see...

URN

also see Vase

1- For many people the tea urn is a symbol of community life,...


VACCINATION

1- In normal everyday life, vaccination is an action which initially hurts but...

VAGINA

also see Body

3- Many people have some type of inhibition over their...


VALLEY

1- Dreaming of going down into a valley can have the same significance as going...

VAMPIRE

1- When heavy demands are made on us which we do not feel capable of meeting, a...

VAN

see Irnry in...

VANISH

1- One of the most annoying things about dreams is that images will vanish...

VARNISH

1- Varnish is a protective outer covering which is designed to enhance the...

VASE

1- As a holder of beautiful things, any receptacle such as a vase, water pot,...

VAULT

1- In dreams any dark, hidden place suggests sexual potency or the unconscious....

VD

see...

VEGETABLES

see Food and...

VEGETATION

1- Vegetation in a dream can often represent the obstacles that we put in front...

VEIL

also see Clothes

1- When an object is veiled in a dream, there is some kind...


VELVET

It is usuallv the texture and quality that is relevant when a material appears...

VERMIN

see...

VERTICAL

see...

VESICA PISCIS

see Aura and Religious...

VICAR

also see Priest in Archetypes

1- Just as the priest was given spiritual...


VICE

1- There are obviouslv two mean ings to the word vice. One is a tool which...

VICTIM

1- In dreams we are often aware of something happening to us over which we have...

VICTORY

1- There arc many ways to achieve victory in dreams.

The dream scenario mav...


VILLAGE

1- A village appearing in a dream suggests a fairly tightly knit community. It...

VINE / VINEYARD

1- The vine in dreams can suggest growth and fruitfulness. This can be of...

VINEGAR

1- Vinegar, because it is sour, is a representation of all that is problematic...

VIOLENCE

1- Any violence in dreams is a reflection of our own inner feeling, sometimes...

VIPER

see Serpent and Snake in...

VIRGIN

1- To dream of being a virgin suggests a state of innocence and purity.

To...


VIRGIN MOTHER

see Religious...

VISIONS

1- The mind, once it is free of conscious restraint, appears to work on several...

VISIT

To be visited by someone in a dream can suggest that there is information,...

VITAMIN

also see Rill

1- Dreaming of taking vitamins indicates that we have a concern...


VOICE

1- The voice is a tool that we use to express ourselves. We all have inner...

VOID

see...

VOLCANO

1- The image of a volcano in dreams is a very telling one, partly because of...

VOMIT

1- To dream of vomiting suggests a discharge of disagreeable feelings and...

VORTEX

see...

VOTE

1- Dreaming of voting in an election, whether general or within the workplace,...

VOUCHER

1- A voucher in the sense of a promissory note can be taken in dreams to...

VOW

1- A vow is a pact or agreement between two people or oneself and God.

To...


VOYAGE

see...

VULTURE

see...

WADDING

also see Packing

1- In dreams our need for security can become more...


WADING

1- Dreaming of wading puts us in the position of recognising what our emotions...

WAFER

1- A wafer is a thin layer of matter which is usually very fragile. In dreams...

WAFFLE

1- To waffle, in the sense of talking unnecessarily at length, can be...

WAGER

see...

WAGES

1- Wages are normally paid in exchange for work done. In dreams, to be...

WAIL

1- Wailing is a long, protracted way of releasing emotions. When we hear...

WAITER / WAITRESS

1- The interpretation of this dream depends on whether we ourselves are waiting...

WAITING

1- To be waiting for somebody; or something, in a dream implies a need to...

WAKE

1- A wake, in the sense of a funeral service, gives us an opportunity to grieve...

WAKING UP

1- There is a condition in sleeping where we becomc alert to the fact that we...

WALKING

1- In a dream, walking indicates the wav in which we should be moving...

WALL

also see Buildings

1- In dreams, walls usuallv indicate the boundaries we...


WALLET

1- In dreams, the wallet is a representation of where we keep our resources...

WALLPAPER

1- To be stripping wallpaper in dreams suggests stripping away the old facade...

WALNUT

see...

WALTZ

see...

WAND

1- When we dream of using a wand we are aware of our influence over others....

WANDERER / WANDERING

see Tramp in A...

WANT

1- To be conscious of a want in a dream is perhaps to link with our basic...

WAR

1- In dreams war always denotes conflict. It has a more global cffcct than...

WARDEN

1- A warden in a dream is often a manifestation of the guardian or the keeper....

WARDROBE

also see Furniture

1- A wardrobe, often because it is large, can have the...


WAREHOUSE

see Bu...

WARMTH

1- Warmth in a dream touches our Tcel good’ factor and enhances our sense of...

WARNING

To receive a warning in a dream suggests that we are aware that either...

WARRANT

1- A warrant represents permission from a higher authority, either spiritual or...

WARTS

1- Any blemish which comes to the attention in dreams can be accepted as...

WASHING

also see Water

1- Dreaming of washing either oneself, or for instance,...


WASP

see...

WASTE

1- Waste in dreams signifies matter or information we no longer need. It can...

WATCH

see...

WATCHING

1- In dreams, we are often conscious of the Self which is watching and...

WATER

1- Water is usually taken in dreams to symbolise all that is emotional and...

WATERFALL

1- A waterfall at its basic level of interpretation can be taken to represent...

WAVES

see...

WAX

1- Dreaming of wax is a great deal to do with the pliability that we are able...

WEALTH

also see Money

1- Dreaming of being wealthy is to dream of having in...


WEAPONS

1- To dream of weapons usually suggests our desire to hurt someone or...

WEASEL

see...

WEATHER

Weather, as being part of the ‘environment’ of the dream, usually indicates...

WEAVING

1- Weaving is a very basic symbol and suggests the need to take responsibility...

WEB

1- In everyday life, we may well be caught up in a situation that could trap...

WEDDING

see...

WEDDING DRESS

see...

WEDDING RING

also see Ring

1- Traditionally, the wedding ring was a symbol of total...


WEDGE

1- Dreaming of a wedge often indicates that we need to open up situations...

WEEDS

also see Plants

1- Weeds are generally plants which grow on waste ground and...


WEEPING

also see Mourning

1- Weeping suggests uncontrollable emotion or grief, so to...


WEIGHING

1- To be weighing something in dreams is to be assessing its worth. This image...

WEIGHT

1- Experiencing a weight in a dream is to be conscious of our responsibilities....

WELCOME

1- To receive a welcome in a dream suggests that we are accepting of our own...

WELL

1- A well is a way of assessing the deepest resources of feeling and emotion...

WEREWOLF

see Sinister Animals in...

WEST

see...

WET

see...

WHALE

see...

WHEAT

see...

WHEEL

also see Circle in Shapes

1- A wheel in a dream indicates the ability and...


WHIP / LASH

1- The whip is an instrument of torture.

For this to appear indicates the...


WHIRLPOOL AND WHIRLWIND

1- Both these images are symbols of the vortex, a representation of life and...

WHISKY

see...

WHISPERING

also see Gossip

1- To hear whispering in a dream suggests that we need to...


WHISTLE

1- A whistle being blown in a dream can mark the end of a particular phase of...

WHITE

see...

WIDOW

1- Dreaming of being a widow can suggest loss and sadness.

Sometimes such a...


WIFE

see...

WIG

1- In previous times, covering the head was considered lo be a way of hiding...

WILD

1- In dreams anything wild always represents the untamed. Within each of us...

WILL

1- To dream of a will or any legal document is connected with the way in which...

WILLOW

see...

WIND

also see Gale and Hurricane

1- In dreams, the wind symbolises the intellect....


WINDMILL

1- The image of a windmill in dreams can often suggest the correct use of...

WINDOW

see...

WINE

also see Alcohol

1- In dreams, wine can suggest a happy occasion. As a...


WINGS

1- Bccause wings make us think of flight, to dream of, for instance, birds’...

WINTER

1- In dreams, winter can represent a time in our lives which is unfruitful. It...

WIRELESS

see...

WISDOM

1- Wisdom is a quality that is developed, often by being able to interpret our...

WITCH

see...

WITNESS

1- When we find ourselves in the position of being a witness to, for instance,...

WOLF

see...

WOMAN

see...

WOMB

see...

WOOD

also see Forest, Plank and Trees

1- Dreaming of wood, in the sense of timber,...


WOODPECKER

see...

WOOL

1- How we interpret wool depends on whether the image we have is of lamb’s...

WORD

also see Introduction

When in dreams we arc conscious of a word being...


WORK

1- Dreaming of being at work highlights issues, concerns or difficulties we may...

WORKSHOP

also see Garage

1- A workshop is a place that is productive. In dreams it...


WORLD

also see Globe

1- The world represents the area of experience in which one...


WORM

1- At its very basic interpretation, the worm can suggest the penis. Depending...

WORSHIP

also see Religious Imagery

1- Dreaming of being in a situation where we arc...


WOUND

also see Weapon

1- Any wound or trauma in dreams will signify hurt feelings...


WREATH

1- A wreath in a dream can suggest honour.

The shape, often circular, will be...


WRECK

1- Dreaming of a wreck such as a car or shipwreck indicates that our plans may...

WRITING

1- To dream of writing is an attempt to communicate information that one has....

X

1- If an X appears in a dream, we are usually ‘marking the spot’. It can...

X-RAYS

1- Dreaming of X-rays can be significant in a number of ways. There may be...

Y

1- The Y is said to represent the human form with outstretched arms. It is...

YACHT

see Boat in...

YARDSTICK

1- Formerly, as a measuring tool, the yardstick represented correctness and...

YARN

1- Yarn in the sense of knitting yarn or twine often signifies our ability to...

YAWN

1- If we become conscious of yawning in a dream it can indicate boredom and...

YEAR

see...

YEARN

1- Feelings in dreams arc often heightened in intensity.

A need which may be...


YEAST

1- Yeast is accepted as a substance which both lightens food and makes it...

YES

1- Occasionally in dreams we become aware that we have ‘said’ vcs. This is...

YEW

also see Tree

1- In former times the yew tree symbolised mourning and...


YIELD

1- To yield in a dream is to be aware of the futility of confrontation.

To...


YIN-YANG

This symbol has become much better known in the last thirty years in the West...

YOGI

see...

YOKE

see Harness and...

YOUTH

see...

YULE LOG

also see Fire

1- In Pagan times a log was decoratcd and burnt in order to...


ZEBRA

see...

ZERO

see...

ZIGZAO

1- When we sec a zigzag in dreams we are looking at the potential to be hit by...

ZIP

1- A zip appearing in a dream may indicate our ability - or difficulty in...

ZODIAC

1- Everyone has a fascination for horoscopes, without necessarily understanding...

ZOO

1- Dreaming of being in a zoo suggests the need to understand some of our...