The Meaning Of Dreams
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Listed below are the common meanings of several dream items. To truely interprit a dream, though, you need to consider all parts of the dream, circumstances in your life, and so on. I will be adding more as time goes on.

Last update: October 15, 2006 - new dreams added.

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Abandon

The interpretation of this dream depends on its aspect. If, in your dream, you abandoned something of a distasteful nature, you will soon hear favorable financil news. However, if in your dream you abandoned someone close to you, it signifies trouble, but donít worry, you can overcome it by heeding the warning. If you dreamed you were a witness to an abandonment of any kind, it indicates you will hear some news which will be important to you. To dream you have been abandoned is a dream of contrary and means you will have a reconciliation or a quick recovery from trouble.
Abbey

If you saw this structure clearly and in daylight, it is generally a good omen. Peace of mind and freedom from anxiety will soon be yours. If seem in gloom or at night, it predicts sadness, but of a temporary nature.
Abdomen

A dream of contrary. If you dreamed you had pain in this region, you will have success due to good health and vigor. But if you dreamed of your abdomen being exposed in any way, it is a warning of unfaithfulness or treachery on the part of someone you trust. Be cautious with confidences.
Abduction

To dream you are being abducted indicates success against opposition whether business or social. If you dreamed someone else was being abducted, then you will soon get unexpected news.
Abhorrence (hate coupled with disgust)

The interpretation of this dream depends on its aspect. If your feeling of distaste seriously disturbed you in your dream, it is a warning of danger or difficulties of an unforseen nature; but, if you were merely annoyed by the feeling in your dream, you will overcome your problems.
Abject (showing humiliation or submissiveness)

To dream of being abject indicates coming financial reverses. If the abjectness altered during the dream, the reverses will be temporary. If, in your dream, you responded kindly to an abject approach, it means a financial benefit is on the way.
Abnormal

To dream of anything that is not normal - example: a horse with feathers, a woman who hops like a kangaroo, an airplane flying backwards, etc., means you will shortly have a pleasing solution to your worries.
Abortion

For a man this dream portends failure in his current interest, whether it concerns love or money. For a woman it is a warning to look after her health.
Abroad

To dream of going abroad by ship means you will make an influential new friend in the near future. To dream of being abroad, in foreign places, indicatesan unsettled condition and a probable change of location.
Abscond (run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along)

For a man this dream is a warning of treachery among his associates. For a woman it means that she must be careful not to give her affections unwisely.
Abstinence

A dream of contrary. To dream that you abstain (by choice) from drink or from any temptation is a warning against over-confidence. But to dream that you abstain from necessity indicates that success and prosperity are on the way.
Abundance

If you dreamed of having an abundance of one thing, it is a warning to conserve your resources; but if you dreamed of having an abundance of a variety of things, it is a very fortunate omen.
Abyss

This is an obstacle dream. If you avoid the fall, you will overcome your difficulties; but if you fall into the abyss, it is a warning that you must be extremely careful in your business dealings.
Acacia

To see it in bloom or smell its fragrance is a lucky omen for your most secret hopes - or passions.
Academy

Any dream involving this type of institution promises new friends and experiences, but it also warns that these may lead to costly speculations. Be cautious.
Accelerator

Using it to increase the speed of a car (or any other vehicle) indicates that you will achieve your objectives through your own efforts. If, in your dream the accelerator jammed or you were unable to control it, it is a warning to beware of a habit which could turn into a vice if youíre not careful.
Accent

If you heard yourself or others speak with an unfamiliar or foreign accent, you will hear news from a distance which could involve a hasty trip.
Accept

The interpretation of this dream depends on its aspect. If it involved a proposal of marriage and you accepted (or were accepted), it is a dream of contraryand you can expect a rocky road to romance. However, if you persevere, it may, in time, smooth out. If the dream involved the acceptance of money or anything else of value, it portends success in pending business matters. Acceptance of anything which is fake or counterfeit suggests you may be too trusting, so re-examine your current relationships. To accept an invitation is a forerunner to an inheritance or an unexpected gift.
Accident

The meaning of this dream varies greatly depending on the circumstances and surroundings, but as a rule it is a warning. If you dreamed of an accident, as such, you would be wise to avoid unnecessary travel for a few weeks. An accident at sea pertains to love affairs, on land, to business affairs. If possible, you should avoid the thing that was involved in the accident (for the 24 hours following the dream), example: if you dreamed of a car crash, walk for a day but be careful crossing streets! Steer clear of planes, trains, horses, knives, sharp instruments, fires, electricity, high places, or whatever pertained to the dream accident, for at least a day; and if you canít avoid them, take extra precautions.
Accompany

To accompany a stranger in your dreammeans that your enemies will fall into their own traps. If you were accompanied by a stranger, you can expect some exciting and beneficial events before long. If you were accompanied by friends, expect a change of environment. If you had or gave musical accompaniment to singing, you will soon have cause to sing joyously.
Accordion

If you heard this instrument, the meaning relates to the sound; if it struck you as doleful, you may expect some sadness but not of a deep or lasting nature. If the sound was lively and bright, you will soon have some gay social times. If you were playing the accordian, your love and/or personal affairs will be totally satisfactory.
Accost

If you were accosted by a man, a false friend may try to impugn your honor. However, you can expect money in the form of profits or legacy if you were accosted by a woman, a beggar, or anyone known to you.
Accounts - Accountants

This is one of the rather rare straightforward dreams. If you were having difficulties of any kind with your accounts, it is a warning not to lend money and to guard your credit. If, on the other hand, your accounts balanced easily, you may definitely expect a profitable proposition to come your way.
Accuse

To be aware of vague accusations is a warning to be on your guard against being used by unscrupulous people. If the accusation was clearly defined and you were able to defend yourself or prove your innocence, it portends trouble which you can overcome. If you were doing the accusing, it is a warning to reassess your personal relationships as you may be heading for trouble in that respect. To be accused by a woman suggests some upsetting news is on the way, but if the accuser was a man, you will have a business success beyond your expectations.
Ace

The significance varies according to the suit.
Hearts: success in love and/or wishes come true.
Diamonds: good luck concerning money.
Clubs: success after quarrels concerning business.
Spades: saddness and/or unrewarded labor.
If you were not aware of the suit, you will be puzzled by a mystery you cannot solve.
Ache

This is usually a dream of contrary. A trivial ache is either due to a physical cause or is a warning to consult a doctor. A severe ache indicates an important event which will be beneficial to you. However, a headache is a warning against confiding your private affairs to anyone.
Achievement

A dream of achievement is in direct line with its aspect - the bigger the acievement in the dream, the bigger will be the satisfaction coming your way.
Acid

Anything to do with acid is a dream of warning. Be cautious in regards to promises given or reliance on promises received.
Acorn

You will be immensely lucky if you dreamed of anything to do with acorns or the tree which bears them. They predict the successful outcome of any problems you may now have and prosperity and good fortune in all your plans for the future. Also, if you are or may be pregnant, acorns represent the possibility of twins.
Acquaintance

If you made a new acquaintance in your dream or saw an old one, it is an indication that you will recover money (or something of value) you thought lost. A meeting with a slight acquaintance indicates a coming increase in social activity. To quarrel with an acquaintance suggests you should consult a doctor over some minor health problem.
Acquit

You're likely to have a rough time from hostile competition if you dreamed of being acquitted in court, but relax---you will overcome it suddenly.
Acrobat

The meaning of this dream varies according to its detail. If you watched an acrobatic performance, it would be wise to postpone any long distance travel for at least a week. If you performed the gymnastics yourself, you will overcome your present difficulties sooner than you expect. If you dreamed of a friend or relation doing the acrobatics, it is a warning to look out for deception by the person involved. To observe an acrobatic accident or failure is a dream of contrary; you will have a lucky escape from danger.
Acrostic

A warning against making hasty decisions. Avoid unusual business risks, unless you dreamed of completing the acrostic, in which case your contemplated speculation will be lucky.
Acting

You must assert yourself in a more positive way to gain your ambitions. If your dream involved meeting actors or actresses, be careful not to repeat gossip or you could lose a friend.
Adam and Eve

To see either Adam or Eve in your dream is a good omen for some cherished plan. If you spoke to them or they to you, you will encounter a delay in the realization of your wishes, but the delay will be very temporary, so cultivate patience. If you saw Adam and Eve together in your dream you'll be tremendously lucky.
Adapt

If your dream involved adapting yourself to some difficult or unusual conditions, you can relax as far as your financial future is concerned.
Adder

This poisonous snake warns you against false friends and/or loss of prestige through deceit. If you killed an adder, you will triumph over an enemy.
Addition

You will have personal difficulties if you dreamed of adding up figures, but if your totals were correct, you will overcome the situation.
Address

To write a personal address is a warning against gambling of any kind, but if you wrote or saw in writing a business address, you will be fortunate in a speculation. To hear about, or discuss an address is a warning to be more discreet in confiding your personal affairs.
Adenoids

A dream of contrary if you had them removed; you will be much admired by some new friends.
Adieux

To dream of saying farewell to anyone is a warning to guard your health.
Adjustment

To adjust to anything mechanical in your dream is a happy omen of increasing success in business.
Administrate

In connection with your own affairs, this activity indicates a coming inheritance. If it involved the affairs of others, you can expect an improvement in your business relations.
Admiral

This high-ranking fellow in your dream signifies success in your social life as well as in your career.
Admire

In certain respects a dream of contrary. If you were on the receiving end of the admiration, you may be in danger of losing useful friends through your own vanity; however; if the dream involved admiration for others, it indicates prosperity through good friends.
Adopt

A dream of contrary. If you were adopted yourself, expect an appeal for help from some unanticipated quarter (probably a relative). However if you did the adopting, your year ahead will be auspicious for speculation.
Adore

Adoration of any suitable person or object (i.e., husband, wife, children, religious things, etc.) is a forerunner to deep peace and contentment, but if the dream involved this emption in respect of any unsuitable subject or object, which left you with a feeling of guilt or unease, you may be in for minor disappointment.
Adorn

Personal adornment of any kind in a dream is a warning of social difficulties ahead. If you refused the adornment, you will overcome the trouble. If the dream involved household adornment, you can expect a pleasant change of circumstances and/or location.
Adrift

This is indicative of a problem you have been unable to solve, or unwilling to face up to, and is a straightforward obstacle dream. If you reached land safely, you will overcome your dilemma, but if you fell out of the boat or were upset by rough weather, it is a warning of serious difficulty due to indecision. If you were rescued in your dream, or managed to swim to safety, success will follow hardship.
Adultery

If you committed it, be on guard against giving your confidence to new friends; if you resisted it, you will have some disappointing setbacks, but they will be temporary.
Advance

This dream really means what it says. It is a fortunate omen to dream of advancement whether it involves you or someone else; it signifies satisfaction and success in any important undertaking, and a quick settlement if you have legal matters pending.
Advantage

Whether you took the advantage or someone else took advantage of you, it is a good omen and presages family prosperity and general contentment.
Adventure

The type of adventure governs the interpretation of this dream, and while its meaning is quite straightforward, you must bear in mind that in this exceptional case the prediction pertains only to your feeling about the adventure, rather than the details of it (for example, pleased, amused, distressed, excited, ashamed, etc.), and you can expect an experience of a similar character shortly. So if your dream adventure left you feeling guilty - put up your guard! If the dream concerned an adventurer, or adventuress, you are probably in for a surprising change of environment.
Adversary

A dream of contrary. If your dream involved an opponent or a business, social, or professional rival, you may have some momentary difficulties, but you can rise above them with little serious effort.
Adversity

This pertains to your finances and as with adversary is a good omen if you undergo the adversity; however, an exception to this generality is if the adversity was in a love affair, in which case you must guard against idle gossip.
Advertise

If you were advertising in your dream, avoid some speculative plan, but on the other hand if you read advertisements concerning others, your plans will materialize. It is especially auspicious if the advertisements had illustrations.
Advice

Beware of humiliating quarrels with friends if you gave advice in your dream, but if you received advice you will make some new and useful friends.
Affection

The interpretation here depends on the degree of affection in the dream. Any signs of reasonable good taste indicate a happy family life and/or personal relationships. However, any such demonstration of an embarrassing or abnormal nature suggests you may be influenced by ulterior motives in some current plans.
Affiliation

A dream of warning. Look out for a powerful enemy among your associates. Forewarned is forearmed.
Affliction

A true dream of contrary; the greater the affliction in your dream the more certain will be your success in life.
Affluence

A straightforward omen of improvement. The greater the affluence in your dream, the quicker will be the easement of your financial problems.
Affront

A dream of contrary. If you felt offended in your dream, you will soon have the satisfaction of sincere admiration from someone whose opinion you value. However, if you annoyed someone else, it is a warning to refrain from repeating rumors.
Afloat

The meaning of this dream depends on its aspect. If the water was calm and clear, a happy event is in view; if the water was rough or murky, you will be called on to cope with some difficulties not of your own making.
Afraid

A dream of contrary, you will recognize your difficulties and find the courage to overcome them.
Africa

The interpretation of this dream depends on it details (such as animals, vegetation, etc.), but if you dreamed of this continent merely as a place, or on a map, you can expect a happy improvement in status in the near future.
Afternoon

Dream events that happen in the afternoon are generally favorable omens pertaining to personal affairs, but the interpretation depends on the details.
Agate

If the agate you dreamed of was polished or in jewelry form, it is a warning not to allow yourself to be drawn into disagreements between your friends.
Age

To worry about your age in a dream, or to dream you are or have aged beyond your actual years, indicates you should see a doctor; but to see aged people in a dream is an omen of great good luck. If they are poor or ragged, you may have some difficulties ahead, but you can easily overcome these by positive bold action.
Agent

If you dreamed of negotiating with or through an agent, you will soon have a pleasant change of surroundings.
Agnostic

Religious disbelief in a dream is a reminder to be more circumspect in your association with the opposite sex.
Airplane

If you piloted the airplane successfully, you may consider it an omen for unusual achievement in you business or in some extracurricular enterprise. Airplanes dropping bombs forecast disturbing news; flying in formation they portend financial gain (if the weather was good), but if the weather was bad, you may be in for a rough business ride. If you fell (or bailed) out of an airplane, you may expect some temporary reverses. If you were traveling by plane, you will probably hear news from a distance or concerning someone who lives far away.
Alien

You will make valuable new friends if you dreamed of being an alien -- but if your dream involved dealing or meeting with aliens, important changes are coming your way.
Alligator

This dream is trying to alert you to an enemy. Be very cautious in any venture.
Amethyst

Peace of mind and contentment will soon be yours through some unanticipated good news if you dreamed of this lovely jewel.
Anxiety

A dream of contrary. Your worries will soon be relieved.
Aquamarine

You'll have a happy love life if you dreamed of this lovely jewel, unless you lost it, in which case you should be careful where you give your affection.
Artillery

Stop trying to impress people who don't matter; no one can be liked by everyone.
August

In summer this dream is an omen of success in your current undertakings, but in winter it forecasts an unexpected trip.

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These interpritations are from "The Dreamer's Dictionary" as well as other sources. I don't plan on posting every interpretation, but I will be adding more. Please be patient with me. Right now I am adding as people ask me to interpret as well as adding the dreams being studied in the spirituality class I teach at Castle Walls.

If you have a specific dream question or interpretation you'd like added, please e-mail me or post it to the message forum located on the Forgotten Path Community page.

I have had several e-mails lately on dream symbols/topics that are not listed in any books I have and that I have no idea how to interpret, so I am going to list them here and if anyone can interpret them please e-mail me and I will e-mail the questioners as well as post the interpretations above. The symbols/topics are:
lingerie
octopus
air raid sirens
invasion
tanks
people who are actually dead in life having died and come back to life as themselves in the dream
a battle ship on wheels on land.

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