Dreams of a draw bridge represent that you are creating rigid boundaries regarding who and what you allow into your life, rejecting energy that is non-supportive of you. Also, your unresolved trust issues may be keeping you from allowing love and intimacy in your life.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A drawbridge functions in two ways and allows completely different modes of transportation to exist. In the world of symbols, the cars on land represent thoughts and consciousness and the boats on water connect to emotions and the unconscious. By being able to change shape, the drawbridge can distinguish between which is more important. In a dream, consider how the drawbridge is operating, for it will point to which mode has higher priority at the moment.
If the drawbridge is not working properly, your own ability to distinguish between emotions and thoughts is being affected.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Dreaming of a drawer represents a space within you that is not normally in view, your secret, sacred world, and perhaps a virginal aspect of you. Consider the contents of the drawer.
If the drawer is locked, then they are taboo. This dream may be informing you to integrate the contents of this drawer into your outward personality. See Pandora’s Box and Integration Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Its image is that of a closed place where treasures are stored. To open a drawer and to find it empty indicates disappointment. To see an open drawer is a sign that the mind is open and ready. To fill it with objects and to close it indicates foresight. To empty its content is signal of moving and changes (both physical and mental).... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
(1) You go to a drawer for something you want or need. It may, therefore, symbolize a source of wisdom, a place - within yourself - where you will find the answer to your problem, the cure for your disease.
(2) A chest of drawers may represent your psyche. The top drawer will then be your conscious ego, the bottom drawer or lower drawers the unconscious layers of your psyche.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Looking into the perfumery drawer or the drawer where the precious stone balance is stored in a dream means high winds of profits, satisfying one’s needs and reuniting with one’s family. Apaper storage drawer means longevity. In general, a drawer in a dream represents glad tidings.
If one opens a drawer and finds a pearl or a gem inside it in a dream, it means good news or a profit one will receive in few days.
(Also see Table of Contents)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A closed drawer means that you will have to outmaneuver an unsuspected rival for something you want An open drawer signifies a new opportunity, and if the drawer is full it signals a propitious time for undertaking a new venture.
An empty drawer indicates success but only after hard work.
A locked drawer or trouble opening one suggests unforeseen obstacles in your path, but persevere, you can overcome them with patience.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Drawers may convey a sense of being hidden or of putting something away. They also represent one’s inner state, so a disorderly drawer may indicate internal chaos, and an orderly drawer, psychological order.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Vision: If you are drawing: pay attention to how you express yourself; often small efforts have great results. Seeing a drawing: people will present you with a “fait accompli.’ See Painting, Writing.
Depth Psychology: Here it is important to know what the drawing is about; is it about an actual event or subject, or a memory from the past that you’re dealing with now? See Picture.... Dreamers Dictionary
The act of drawing is an effort to take something from inside of your consciousness and express it in the world of form.
It is a creative act that results in something tangible. As a dream symbol, drawing relates to this impulse to allow yourself an outlet for creative expression and the patience to allow form to appear to you slowly.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
This could simply mean that you have latent artistic talents that should be given expression. But it can have other meanings. Are you overdrawn at the bank? Are you drawing on inner resources? What you draw is very significant, as it can reveal the issues and problems you are trying to resolve in waking life. An ancient tradition says that if a woman dreams she is drawing with a pencil and then rubs it out, her lover will be unfaithful.... The Element Encyclopedia
If a person dreams that he has drawn water from the well and given it to people to drink, it means he will be a means of providing livelihood to orphans, the weak and poor. It also means he will live a life of piety and virtue. Perhaps his wealth may become a means of people proceeding for Hajj.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream of a knife is bad for the dreamer, as it portends separation and quarrels, and losses in affairs of a business character.
To see rusty knives, means dissatisfaction, and complaints of those in the home, and separation of lovers. Sharp knives and highly polished, denotes worry. Foes are ever surrounding you. Broken knives, denotes defeat whatever the pursuit, whether in love or business.
To dream that you are wounded with a knife, foretells domestic troubles, in which disobedient children will figure largely.
To the unmarried, it denotes that disgrace may follow.
To dream that you stab another with a knife, denotes baseness of character, and you should strive to cultivate a higher sense of right. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
(Dagger; Kitchen knife) In a dream, a knife represents the servant of the house or its sire who strives to serve and benefit his family and friends. Its sharpness represents the effectiveness of his commands, the force by which they are carried, or one’s magnanimity and distinct personality.
If a woman sees herself carrying a knife, or if she gives someone a knife in a dream, it represents her love for a famous person.
A pencil sharpening knife in a dream represents an author or a writer.
A slaughtering knife in a dream represents a butcher, while a soldier’s knife means strength and service.
If a kindergarten teacher is seen stealing a knife in a dream, it means that he is tempted by one of his children, and that he may abuse him.
A table knife in a dream represents a lazy person who does not like to work and who cheats when he does go to work. Using a table knife in a dream means voidance of a project one supports.
A knife in a dream also implies a proof.
A knife in a dream also means acquiring strength and prosperity at the hands of a servant or an employee. Swallowing a knife in a dream means depriving one’s son from his inheritance, or stealing his money or property. Ifone’s wife is pregnant, then seeing a knife in a dream means that she will beget a son. Ifone who is going to appear in court sees himself carrying a knife in a dream, it means that he will win his case.
If one is given a knife as a gift in a dream, it means that he will beget a son, or have a new brother.
If one is not expecting a son or a brother, then it means that he will receive money or an inheritance. Cutting one’s hand with a knife in a dream means that one will see wonders. Sheathing a knife in a dream means getting married.
If one is married, and ifhis wife is pregnant, then it means that she will beget a boy, unless if what she carries with her in the dream is more suited for a girl, then it means that she will give birth to a baby girl. Ifone needs a witness for a trial, and ifhe sees himself carrying a knife in a dream, it means that he will find such a witness.
If the knife is sharpened in the dream, it means that one will find a true witness.
If the knife is dull in the dream, it means that his witness is shabby, or that his witness may be hurt before the trial.
If the knife is sheathed in the dream, it means that the witness will cowered and the court will be satisfied with one’sown testimony instead. On the other hand, a knife in a dream could mean profits, benefits from a brother, a close friend, or a servant.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
This tool does not have positive connotations. It may reflect the unrest and difficulty that you are experiencing.
If you are self-mutilating, consider your actions and/or addictions. Take a hint from your unconscious and modify or discontinue your harmful thoughts or actions. See also: Killing, Dagger... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Penis, cutting intellectual insight, aggression, depending on how used in the dream; an attempt to wound someone. Idioms; get one’s knife into someone; on a knife edge; under the knife (surgery); cut it out; cut the air with a knife. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Seeking power. Aggression and symbol for masculinity. However, the knife may also point to security and protection. Often internal suffering and passions are being addressed, pointing out innermost secrets that you want to hide. Ask how to call up the unconscious strength that could bring results. Are you able to show your wounds and acknowledge your injuries? Can you see that acknowledging your wounds and your vulnerabilities could make you more human and likable? To acknowledge pain eliminates your fear of weakness, making aggressive action to protect your boundaries unnecessary. According to psychoanalysis, in the case of women, the desire for total abandon.
Analysis and differentiation, as in the Sword in the Tarot.
According to Freud, a phallic symbol; but today it is rarely seen in that context.
Folklore: Betrayal and deception.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- A cutting instrument in a dream usually signifies some kind of division.
If we arc using a knife we may cither be freeing ourselves or trying to sever a relationship.
If we arc being attacked with a knife, it indicates either violent words or actions may be used against us. In a woman’s dream this is probably more to do with her own fear of penetration and violation, whereas in a man’s dream it is highlighting his own aggression.
2- It can be important in a dream about a knife to notice what type is being used.
For instance, a table knife would be interpreted very differently to a Swiss Army knife. Both arc functional, but the former would only be appropriate under certain circumstances, whereas the latter might have a more universal application.
3- A svmbol of division. Possibly a ‘jov division’ in the spiritual sense. That is, although we are on our way to achieving what we want at this time, it is not making us particularly happy, so there is confusion as to which road we should have taken.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Used to cut, slice, chop, or stab, a knife may represent a tool for cutting away or disconnecting from negative influences. It may also represent a weapon, which may pose a threat. It may comment that you feel wounded.
The shadow villain who appears with a knife in a dream may direct you to explore some early betrayal that threatened your emotional well-being.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Symbol: The knife is an instrument of sacrifice and also of execution. See Court, Death. Revenge.
Vision: Looking at a large knife: an unpleasant situation is ahead—a situation to which you have contributed. Seemg a sharp knife: a difficult decision or separation. Looking at a knife and fork: expect a friendly invitation. In a woman’s dream, the knife is either a phallic symbol or represents hidden aggression. What did you do with the knife? Did someone threaten you with the knife? See Cutting, Pocketknife.
Depth Psychology: The knife is a symbol of primitive but dangerous eruptions of violence.
Are you finding yourself on the edge? Who is attacking you with “cutting words”? See Dagger, Weapon.... Dreamers Dictionary
A knife is a symbol of division. There may be something in life that needs to be cut out and got rid of. Alternatively, the knife may be representative of the need to view something from a dual perspective – the spiritual and the physical.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: It can be important in a dream about a knife to notice what type is being used.
For instance, a table knife would be interpreted very differently to a swiss army knife. Both are functional, but the former would only be appropriate under certain circumstances, whereas the latter might have a more universal application.
To dream that we are carrying a knife signifies anger, aggression and / or separation. We may be attempting to cut ties or feel that we need protection.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: In a woman’s dream the symbol of a knife is probably more to do with her own fear of penetration and violation, whereas in a man’s dream it is highlighting his own aggression.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A knife being used to sever anything in two implies the impending end of a relationship of any kind - business, friendship, love.
A rusty or dull knife implies the dreamer’s lack of ability to sever a relationship that is not serving her.
Cutting yourself with a knife warns that situations may arise where you become your own worst enemy. Astrological parallel: Mars Tarot parallel: The suit of swords... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If you dream about a knife, you may be worried about a male person in your life. This dream can also mean you can solve your problems by being honest with others about your fears and anxieties.... My Dream Interpretation
It is a symbol of fear, either physically or morally. Dissatisfaction that leads to intensive hate and fear can bring on dreams of violence. People and places involved with the dream must be the means to help interpret the dream.
The knife, by some analysts, is also a sex symbol of men. Generally, the knife signifies quarrels between the-sexes resultant from a fear complexity.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
A sharp knife signifies personal strife; a rusty knife means family troubles; a broken knife indicates failure in love; an open switchblade knife or penknife predicts legal troubles, a closed one suggests financial reverses; a dull knife portends hard work with little reward.
To cut yourself with a knife is a warning that you could be embarrassed by a neglected creditor; don’t stretch goodwill too far.
See also Cut and Blade.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To fight with a knife portends a possible conflict related to your ideals. It represents a cut, wound, or violent break, probably by betrayal.
Symbol associated with the ideas of revenge and death, but also sacrifice. The blade’s sharpness points to the primary character of the person who is holding the knife. Similarly, the length of the blade shows the spiritual stature of its possessor.
If you use it against something or someone you should inquire within yourself what makes you too worried or upset that you resort to violence. Knives are also considered masculine sexual symbols. (See DAGGER).
It is said that dreaming of a kitchen knife reports good luck. Any other type of knife warns against possible dangers ahead.
analysis of a dream
Veronica dreamed: “I was walking quietly down the street, confident and calm, when suddenly a mugger appeared in front of me with a knife in his hand. He told me to give him my bag if I didn’t want him to use the weapon. I reacted immediately grabbing his hand, but his fingers became sharp knives. Although I was very scared, I grabbed his other hand and shouted: ‘No!’ The robber disappeared.”
‘No!’ The robber disappeared.”
When Veronica had this dream she was going through a difficult time at work; they had just transferred her to another department. She felt insecure and thought she would not be able to perform her new role. In addition, her new boss did not seem very happy with her. The knife, or any sharp tool, indicates a possible conflict related to our self-worth. The dream was warning Veronica of the difficulties she would have to face to defend her territory. However, her attitude in the dream was telling her that she had the ability and strength to overcome it. Far from giving in, Veronica worked hard to earn everyone’s trust. Months later, her boss recognized her worth with a promotion.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
(Haft; Saber guard; Sword hilt) Seeing a knife handle or a sword haft in a dream means that one still has a property or a minimum amount ofproperty, including but not limited to livestock, gold, silver, or cash savings that is subject to the obligatory (Zakiit) alms tax.... Islamic Dream Interpretation