(2) Is it the prize that is the important thing? See Prize.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
The dream fades as he is trying to put one on’ (Julia). Julia, a teenager, is obviously approaching her readiness for lovemaking. She has accepted the sexual standards of her parents—their bed.
The contraceptive represents anxiety about pregnancy; sexual responsibility; sexual standards, sexually transmitted diseases. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
A woman swam in it and was going to enter tunnels leading away from it. As I watched I saw some huge crocodiles swim towards her. With great speed and confidence she swam away, obviously being able to match the threat’ (Laurie V). Laurie explored the dream and found the swimming expressed his growing confidence in meeting feelings which in past years had led to depression.
Generally, swimming shows confidence in dealing with the son of impacts, anxieties or emotions which cause some people to go under’, either in relationships, running a family or business, being able to meet the many influences, urges and thoughts in which we exist; expressive motivation, trusting oneself, life, and our sexuality. Swimming against cunent, tide: meeting opposition, either from within or others; moving against general opinions; feeling difficulties. Swimming underwater: taking awareness into what was unconscious. Swimming with other people: sharing common feelings, goals, etc.; connections with others. Diving in: taking the plunge in a new activity, relationship or way of life. Hanging about, not getting in: hesitation about a change or something new in life. Idioms: in the swim; swim against the tide; sink or swim. See pool. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If you are being chased it can symbolize a spiritual enemy in your life.
If you are with friends and family enjoying yourself it can symbolize fun and relaxation in life.
If you are naked or topless while swimming it symbolizes a feeling of having your weaknesses exposed to other people ... Christian Dream Symbols
If the water is dirty it symbolizes evil activity around you... Christian Dream Symbols
The hands are about creative expression, and the wrists add an element of flexibility in that arena.
A bracelet in a dream is about highlighting a desire to be more creative and expressive.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
A race car has great power and offers a tremendous amount of speed and an escalation of masterful handling. Your dream may suggest a desire to move faster, or if your life is indeed moving at a fast pace, the race car in your dream may be offering you the support you need to handle all that is happening at this time.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
The effort of propelling yourself forward is completely self-motivated and generated exclusively by your own body. This reveals how effectively or ineffectively you are pushing yourself through an emotional challenge in your life.
The ease, pace, and depth of your swim offer a great deal of texture for you to investigate.
The harder you have to work, the more effort is required to arrive at your destination of emotional growth. How fast you are moving will inform you of the speed of the process you are undergoing.
The level of immersion communicates the emotional territory through which you are traveling; being on the surface reflects the emotions you are aware of, whereas swimming underwater implies deeper feelings that reside in your unconscious mind.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
A swimming pool is a humanmade construction that contains a small amount of water that is used for recreation and relaxation. In this way, a swimming pool in a dream relates to a manageable amount of emotional expression that feels beneficial and not overwhelming. Swimming in a pool might relate to being in a comfortable emotional state or a need to control your emotions. To avoid jumping into a pool reflects a desire to rise above emotional issues. Drowning in a pool is to be overwhelmed by emotional issues of your own making.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
A ring of promise; research material, i.E. Gold, silver, plastic, etc.... Dream Dictionary Unlimited
Swimming toward the shore indicates getting to where you want to go, but only with a lot of hard work. How difficult that will be depends on the circumstances (especially the weather) and the other symbols in the dream.
Swimming for your life in a storm warns of great difficulties ahead.
If you reach the shore, or if there is a star or lighthouse guiding your way, you will prevail.
Swimming in a meet implies an inner drive to improve yourself. See “Sports”.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
... Dream Meanings and Dream Interpretation
It is said in dreams to symbolize the womb experience.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To be swimming upstream in a dream would indicate we are going against our own nature. Swimming fish can have the same symbolism as sperm and, therefore, can indicate the desire for a child. Swimming in clear water indicates being cleansed, whereas dark water could symbolize the possibility of depression.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of a horse race indicates similar emotions. It may also reflect sexual energy.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Vision: Dreaming about swimming outdoors: everything is looking up because you are gaining strength and endurance. Taking a bath in cold water: your health is good, but you need to be more active. Taking a bath in hot water: illness or problems.
If the water in the tub is clear: a danger is passing, a situation is clearing up. Swimming in a lake with many waves: use your skills to solve a difficult problem and you will succeed! Swimming in murk)’ water points to a negative environment. See Brook, Foam, Water.
Depth Psychology: Dreams about swimming or bathing always point to an emotional cleansing, like a rebirth. Even if other people are bathing or being bathed, the dream always means your own renewal and cleansing.... Dreamers Dictionary
Depth Psychology: When dreaming about beautifully adorned bracelets, see Jewelry.... Dreamers Dictionary
Depth Psychology: Someone is embracing you: a person wants to “possess you” completely, or vice versa.... Dreamers Dictionary
Depth Psychology: A racetrack means you are confident that speed is all you need to prev ail in life or win a competition. Or are you running away from your mistakes, failures, or feelings of inferiority? Why don’t you stop for a moment and think about which of the above describes your situation best and then act accordingly!... Dreamers Dictionary
Depth Psychology: The water is a symbol of emotions, feelings, instincts, and urges. You have the ability (if you are a good swimmer in the dream) to live in harmony with them, or (as a nonswim- mer) have yet to integrate them into your personality. See Bathing, Water.... Dreamers Dictionary
To win the race means you will quickly overcome your adversary.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If you dream you are swimming in the ocean coming toward shore you will have good fortune in business and financial affairs through your hard work.
To be swimming in a pool shows that you will be unlucky in love and if you see females swimming in the pool you will have luck with love, to see males you will have luck in business, and if you see both you will experience both types of luck.
If you are teaching someone to swim you will soon have an increase due to good fortune.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
An ankle bracelet means you will frivolously spend an inhentance.
To lose a bracelet is to let an opportunity slip through your fingers.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
If it is a passionate one, you should beware of your feelings getting out of hand.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
To swim with your head under the water means you wall be weighed down with problems.
To swam in the nude means you will enjoy social successes.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
A brace in a dream also may denote resoluteness and determination.
If one sees himself using a brace with a support device in a dream, it means fulfilling one’s purpose, wantonness, containing one’s needs or satisfying them.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If the bracelet is made ofgold in the dream, then it represents chastisement.
If it fits tight in the dream, it means difficulties.
If each wrist carries a silver bracelet or a bangle in a dream, it means disappointment or losses caused by one’s friends.
If a man sees himself wearing a bracelet in a dream, it means tight financial circumstances. Wearing a gold bracelet in a dream could represent a righteous person who strives with all his heart to do good. Should one have enemies, then God Almighty will support and strengthen him against them. Wearing a golden bracelet in a dream could mean either that he will be exploited or restrained, or it could mean that he will be handcuffed.
If a ruler or someone in authority sees himself wearing a bracelet in a dream, it means that he will hold that job for sometime to come, that he will bejust toward his subjects, and they will live happily and enjoy good earnings during his regency.
If one sees his arms fitted with armlets in a dream, it means expansion or spreading of his authority along with fame. Abracelet also represents a son, a servant, or a close employee.
If a woman sees herself wearing a bracelet in a dream, it means blessings, favors and joy.
A silver bracelet in a dream means increase in one’s profits. In general men wearing bracelets in a dream means distress, and for women it means ornaments.
If one sees a deceased person wearing a bracelet in a dream, it means that he is in paradise. Wearing a golden bracelet is also interpreted as receiving an inheritance, a marriage, or bearing a child. Silver bracelets in a dream also could be interpreted as piety and observing one’s religious duties. Bracelets in a dream also represent the noble people of a town, money, or beauty.
If the bracelets are made from bones, ivory or cast iron, then they represent the despicable people of that town. Bracelets in a dream also can be interpreted as sorrows, imitations, the coming events of a town, or events it exports.
(Also see Armlet; Bond’)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If it is made of silver the matter will be less unpleasant and it will disappear in a short period of time.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If a deceased person embraces the person seeing the dream and does not let go of him in a dream, it means his death. Embracing a known person in a dream means associating with him. Embracing one’s enemy in a dream means making peace with him.
It is also said that an embrace in a dream signifies exchanging praises.
An embrace in a dream also signifies kindness, liking for one another, travels, arriving from a journey and dispelling distress or anxiety.
An embrace in a dream is also interpreted to mean having sexual intercourse. Embracing a woman in a dream means love for the world, and despair from receiving any reward in the hereafter. Embracing a man in a dream signifies lending him support and helping him. Embracing the trunk of a tree in a dream means indulging in hypocrisy. Embracing someone and laying one’s head in his lap in a dream means entrusting him with one’s capital, or working for him.
(Also see Envelope; Hug)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If one sees himself swimming inside his own house in a dream, it means that he will work for a ruthless, wicked and an unjust employer who will entrap him in his service through a business deal. Consequently, God Almighty will help him out of his entanglements.
If one is afraid of swimming in the dream, it means that he is scared of someone in authority.
If he runs away from swimming in a dream, it means that he will escape from him.
If one sees himself entering waters where he can swim successfully in a dream, it means that he will engage in a major project,lead an important job, or acquire authority and power. Ifone swims on his back in a dream, it means that he will repent for a sin.
If he swims in the sea and finds its water stagnant in the dream, it means that he will serve someone in authority, though his job will bringhim nothing but trouble and the wrath of his employer. Ifhe still manages to cross the sea in his dream, it means that he will escape from dangers his employment could inflict upon him.
If he swims with fear in a dream, it means trouble, imprisonment, or a sickness he will endure depending on the type of needed efforts or distance he has to cross. Should he think in the dream that he will not be able to make it, then it means his death.
If he shows courage during his swim in the dream, it means that he will be able to escape from such a dangerous job. Troubled waters in a dream mean adversities. Swimming successfully across troubled waters in a dream means overcoming one’s adversities. Any sea or agitated waters in a dream represent the authorities or the state, whether it be a swamp, a lake, a pond, 424 a sea, or an ocean.
If one sees himself drowning in a river, or a lake, then ifhe is carried by others and laid on dry land motionless like a fish in a dream, this also means trials and adversities. Ifone is saved from drowningbefore he wakesup from his sleep in the dream, it means that he will triumph over his trials. Otherwise, ifhe dies from it in the dream, it means that he may die from such adversities. Ifduring his swim one meets a ship that pulls him out ofthe waters, or to which he holds or grabs, it also means escape from adversities.
If one drowns in the dream, it means that he may die as a martyr, though having previously indulged in many sins.
To walk on water, whether it is the sea or a river in a dream means good spiritual standing, religious assiduousness and a strong faith and determination. Walking on water in a dream also could be interpreted as ascertaining something about which one may have doubt, or placing one’s trust in God Almighty before embarking on a dangerous trip.
(Also see Air)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
According to Freud, desire for sexual union.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
It is often connected to liberation. Where is the swimming taking place and what is the condition of the water? According to Freud; urine and the life of the unborn. Also, a symbol of pollution.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Folklore: Reaching a higher position due to an inheritance.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If you dream of losing a bracelet, you will have have various annoying troubles and problems in real life.
To dream of finding a bracelet is very lucky, meaning you will soon come into the possession of good property.... My Dream Interpretation
(If you really have braces, you’re probably just dreaming about them!)... My Dream Interpretation
If you win the race, your dream means that you will overcome your competitors. This dream can reveal your competitive nature and how you tend to measure yourself against others.... My Dream Interpretation
If you are driving the race car, your fast-paced lifestyle and reckless behavior may be endangering your health. Sometimes, this dream can also be a metaphor for your issues with race and ethnicity.... My Dream Interpretation
The tracks may be a metaphor for your quest to get ahead in life. Alternatively, you may feel that you are going in circles.... My Dream Interpretation
An empty pool means trouble in love and friendship, or that you are not feeling enough affection in your life.... My Dream Interpretation
If your affections are concerned, it is a fortunate sign to possess, to wear, or to find a Bracelet, especially if it is of gold. Otherwise you will be lucky in some unexpected financial matter.
If you lose, or drop your Bracelet, then you may expect a monetary loss or a broken love affair.... Mystic Dream Book
To ride one, do not speculate, luck is not with you.... Mystic Dream Book
2. A feeling that something or someone is unable to stand alone, likely a relationship.
3. Feeling possible self-consciousness, image difﬁculties. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. Lucky business deal, joy (gold bracelet). ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. A need for moral reassessment of behavior in business or social affairs or intimate relationships.
3. Use caution, reputation is in jeopardy.
4. Unrealistic expectations of others. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. Jealousy of others, competition.
3. Need to slow down, relax. ... New American Dream Dictionary
3. Possible health issues related to lifestyle, a need to slow down. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. If swimming in the ocean, it indicates one is very independent.
3. If swimming in a pool, one is less daring than an ocean swimmer.
4. If swimming anywhere one senses danger, such as from a shark, there is concern about where one is working. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. A high, vaulted social position.
3. Embarrassment. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If you lose it in your dream, a perplexing situation will confront you.
A bracelet worn on the ankle, indiscretions.
If you find a bracelet, it augurs good luck.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
To embrace friends or relatives is a longing to help others.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
If the bracelet is worn on your left hand, then you are waiting for what you want to come to you.
If it is a charm bracelet consider the symbolic nature of the charm(s). This dream is forecasting that you will get what you want. See Jewelry and Wrist.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you dream of braces on your teeth, then you are working to improve your communication skills.
If you dream of braces on your legs, then you are learning to stand up for yourself.
If you dream of a back brace, you are learning to stand up straight, to be proud and confidant.
If you dream of braces for a building, this is about an attempt to stabilize the foundation of your life. See Teeth and Mouth.... Strangest Dream Explanations
1- Dreaming of swimming has much the same symbolism as immersion (see Immersion).
To lie swimming upstream in a dream would indicate that the dreamer is going against their own nature. Swimming fish can have the same symbolism as sperm, and therefore can indicate the desire for a child. Swimming in clear water indicates being cleanscd. whereas dark water could symbolise the possibility of depression.
2- Swimming in water will always be symbolic of the emotions, whereas swimming through the air connects with intellectual ability. I’o dream of being a good swimmer shows the ability to be able to handle emotional situations well, whereas being a poor swimmer in a dream could indicate the need to learn how to handle our emotions in a more positive way.
3- Swimming uses a lot of energy in getting from one placc to another. Symbolically it suggests that spiritual energy is being used up when we are moving towards a certain goal.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If a young woman lose her bracelet she will meet with sundry losses and vexations.
To find one, good property will come into her possession. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To be in disgrace yourself, denotes that you will hold morality at a low rate, and you are in danger of lowering your reputation for uprightness. Enemies are also shadowing you. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To embrace relatives, signifies their sickness and unhappiness.
For lovers to dream of embracing, foretells quarrels and disagreements arising from infidelity.
If these dreams take place under auspicious conditions, the reverse may be expected.
If you embrace a stranger, it signifies that you will have an unwelcome guest. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you are simply running, it may be an indication that you need to slow down in your everyday life.
If you are competing, you need to consider your competitive drive and realistically look at the current challenges.
If you are running in a race and win, your unconscious may be expressing confidence that you may or may not feel in the wakened state. Running in your dreams may also symbolize the energy levels, the strength, or the force that you have to get through life. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The ease with which you are doing this activity will give you clues as to how well you are navigating through those very complex parts of yourself. Are you out of your depth or winning a race?... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If you are running or driving a car, the dream states that you will soon receive news.
If you win the race, that news will be wonderful.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If you dive, it denotes that you and your unconscious form a team. This conjunction is strengthened if, in the dream, you are able to breathe underwater.
To swim strongly in clear water foretells success in love and business. If, on the contrary, you sink or fight to stay afloat, it means the opposite.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
See also under Metal, Silver, Gold, Jewelry, etc.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To dream of being embraced predicts that impulsive behavior, if not controlled, will subject you to unfair criticism.
To dream of embracing others, or observing others embrace each other indicates basic family unity in spite of quarrels or differences of opinion.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
If you dreamed of running in a race yourself, you can expect an exciting new offer whether you won or lost A dream featuring race relations signifies progress if the climate was pleasant but disappointment if it was not... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
If you dream of diving, perhaps this indicates your desire to throw yourself into a relationship or project. The erotic sensation of water passing over the body led Freud to equate swimming with sexual intercourse.
If you feel relaxed and happy, this foretells a long and happy relationship with your partner, but if you are struggling against the tide, the relationship may be in trouble.... The Element Encyclopedia
If you are diving into water in your dream, this represents trying to find parts of yourself that have been repressed.
Dreams in which you are floating in warm water safely and calmly are amongst the most comforting and secure you can have. They may reflect a longing to be able to coast effortlessly through life, letting worries wash over you. But if you felt uneasy, such dreams may be mirroring your concern that you lack direction and power in waking life, and are just treading water as opportunities fly past you.
If you have a dream in which you are swimming calmly and happily through calm waters, this suggests a positive attitude to your waking life, as things are going well, or ‘swimmingly’, for you, and you feel in your element, be it at school, work or home. If, however, you dream that you are struggling against a current, it suggests inner conflict and the force of opinion against you in the waking world. In your dream, did you swim with the tide or continue with your struggle? If you found yourself out of your depth when you went swimming, this may mirror a sense of being out of your emotional depth. Drowning suggests that your emotions are overwhelming and engulfing you.
If a lifeboat appears, you believe your unconscious can throw you an emotional lifeline.
Where water is contained in a space, such as a bath or swimming pool, it signifies controlled emotion and restraint. A dream shower or bath in which you wash yourself may refer to a need to cleanse your emotions of negative influences, whilst a Jacuzzi may have sexual connotations. Being in a swimming pool may remind you of the importance of relaxation. A surreal underwater scene, in which you meet and interact with family and friends, may suggest that you have been too busy to take the time to connect emotionally with loved ones. It might be wise to slow down and devote more quality time to them in the real world.... The Element Encyclopedia
Water represents the intuitive nature and the subconscious.
The movement through this liquid indicates either a willingness to traverse hidden portions of the self, or focusing on a defined aspect of subconsciousness as the goal of your swim.
Success in a situation in which you were asked effectively to “sink or swim.”
Regulation of the feminine aspects of self so that instincts or emotions do not overcome rationality.
A balance between the spiritual and mundane, leaning slightly more toward spiritual matters depending on the amount of the body shown as immersed.... The Language of Dreams
If you win the race it means you will quickly overcome your adversary. Running in your dreams may also symbolize the energy levels, the strength, or the force that you have to get through life.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
If you’re swimming in a pool, you’ll be unlucky in love.
If you see women in the pool, you will have luck with love.
If you see men in the pool, you’ll have luck in business.
If you see both sexes in the pool, you’ll experience both kinds of luck. Teaching someone to swim assures you good fortune.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation