Basically, there are eight different levels of this symbol:
1. An indication that a necessary end has come to a certain phase.
It is a transition to something new.
2. The desire to shed something (attitudes, behavior, situation, etc.).
3. A suggestion to come to terms with death and the fear of death, meaning a search for fulfillment and productivity.
4. A limit has been reached and there is an inability to know how to go beyond that limit.
5. A suggestion to take better care of one’s health.
6. Something is dying inside.
7. A close connection with somebody deceased.
8. A desire for peace, solitude, and harmony (“the death of fear”).
According to Jung, dreaming about death means letting go of something that has died; it is a symbol of transformation and a new beginning.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If you kill one in defense, or kill a ferocious beast, it denotes victory and a rise in position. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Desire to eliminate or minimize certain aspects of personality, in the dreamer or others.
3. Indication of need to control one’s anger. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If one kills himself, or commits suicide in fear of the consequences of his sins in a dream, it means that he is offering true repentance from his sins, though committing suicide is a major sin that will lead its author to eternal sufferings in hell-fire. Killing a human being in a dream means committing an evil and an atrocious sin. On the other hand, committing an outrageous sin, or a conspicuously objectionable act in a dream may mean killing someone.
If one is killed in a dream, it means longevity and that he will acquire a great wealth from the one who kills him in the dream.
If one kills someone without slaughtering him in a dream, it means that the victim will benefit greatly from his assailant. Slaughtering in a dream means injustice. Killing someone in a dream also means relief from depression, grief, affliction and sorrow. Killing oneself in a dream also means recognition of the value of lost benefits.
If one is murdered in a dream and did not know who killed him, it indicates his failure to fulfill his religious duties.
If one recognizes his murderer in the dream, then it means triumph over one’s enemy. Ifone sees a victim swimming in a pool of blood that is pouring from his jugular veins in the dream, it means that the victim will suffer greatly from the defamation and slander of his assailant. Ifone intentionally commits suicide in a dream, it means that he is a subversive rebel and a disobedient servant of God almighty. Confessing to a murder in a dream means gaining the upper hand. Killing in a dream also could mean that one is missing his prayers, or neglecting them. Killing one’s own son in a dream means receiving money.
If one dies as a martyr in a dream, it also means profits, fulfillment of a promise, business success, or perhaps that he maybe assassinated, or drown, or die under a collapsed structure.
If the victim in the dream is a witness in court, it means that his testimony will be accepted, or perhaps it could mean that he will enjoy abundance ofblessings in his life.
(Also see Fight)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you are a witness to a killing, you may be reflecting on changes going on around you that you don’t particularly like.
To kill a defenseless person; failure in an endeavor.
To kill in defense; Success and advancement.
For more details see also: Blood, Attack, Anger, Shooting... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If you are a witness to a killing, you may be reflecting on changes going on around you that you don’t particularly like.
If you fight with, and overcome by killing of a wild beast you will see an immediate rise in your fortunes of life.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
If the dreamer accidentally kills someone, caution in dealing with upcoming situations is called for.
Dreaming of actually being killed is a warning: Something in your life is “killing” your joie de vivre, and the situation should be rectified right away.
Rarely, a death. But for the most part, dreaming of killing is NOT a harbinger of death - and, of course, the dreamer’s death is never shown. Astrological parallels: Pluto, Scorpio Tarot parallel: Death... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
(1) Murder in a dream may express your hatred or envy towards the person. There is often enmity or rivalry between siblings, or (unconscious) hostility towards a parent or partner. (For Oedipus complex)
(2) Killing a person or animal may symbolize repression / suppression of some aspect of yourself - for example, some instinct or desire. Repressed contents of the unconscious need to be integrated into your conscious life. Alternatively it may represent putting an end to negative self-programming arising out of, for example, irrational guilt-feelings and associated fears. The dream is probably recommending that you should do this. See also Sacrifice.
(3) If the victim is dearly of the opposite sex, he or she or it may symbolize your partner - in which case see (1) above - or your anima / animus. Are you depriving the contrasexual qualities of your personality, not allowing them an equal role in your life? (On anima / animus, see Brothcr / Sistcr, sections (4)~(6))... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Killing a parent points to unresolved childhood conflicts, perhaps deep-seated resentments that have not been expressed.
If the parent was of the opposite sex, Freudians might consider it as evidence of the Oedipus complex. A dream of poison—either poisoning someone or being poisoned yourself—may refer to some underhand action we are taking or which is being taken against us. Look for clues in the dream. Who or what is being poisoned? Is someone you know in waking life poisoning your attitude unbeknownst to you? What is the color of the poison? Are you poisoning yourself in some way?... The Element Encyclopedia
It is trying to eradicate the very raw power of basic behaviour. Taming or harnessing the animal shows the efforts made to control our instincts and, if possible, make them productive and useful.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
2. Jealousy of another.
3. Jealousy of one aspect of the personality over another. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If you commit murder, it signifies that you are engaging in some dishonorable adventure, which will leave a stigma upon your name.
To dream that you are murdered, foretells that enemies are secretly working to overthrow you. See Killing and kindred words.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. If the dreamer witnesses a murder, there is an indication that profound change is taking place in one’s life. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If you are the eye witness to a murder this is also a warning, but, one that is alerting you to possible changes in your life that you will not like unless you practice self control and not expect others to order the situation for you.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
If you commit a murder, you are refusing to face facts and will get into a difficult situation because of it.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
If the image is that of a young person, this represents having your goals or hopes figuratively “killed” before they could completely manifest.
Your own anger, hatred, fury, or prejudices revealing themselves through a heinous act.
This may be a circumstantial dream in which fears stemming from late night news manifest in the dream vision. Additionally, it may reflect your own abhorrence of such brutality.... The Language of Dreams
If you are the eye witness to a murder this is also a warning, but, one that is alerting you to possible changes in your life that you will not like unless you practice self control and not expect others to order the situation for you.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If you dream of witnessing a murder in your dream, it forewarns that someone will do something that upsets or saddens you. Dreaming that you are murdered by someone means you have rivals who are secretly conspiring against you. Also see “Murderer”, below... My Dream Interpretation
If you see someone murdered in your dream, you may be very confused or upset over misdemeanors of other people.
A dream that you are murdered is a desire to be released from an objectionable hardship.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
(2) Are you being murdered? The murderer probably represents something in your unconscious: possibly a repressed emotion or instinct that is now threatening mutiny.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If in a dream you murder someone you know, you probably have a hidden resentment toward that person. On the other hand, the murdered person could also be a facet of yourself that you have been trying to suppress or destroy.
If the victim is yourself, perhaps you live subdued by your own emotions. The very same instincts that you refuse may be seeking revenge.
Some oracles believe this dream portends sadness. Notwithstanding, many others say that the act of killing someone in a dream surprisingly promises unexpected joy, recovery from of an illness, or a way out of an unfortunate period.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If the dreamer is murdered, the release of obstacles in one’s life or a major transformation may be indicated. (See also Kill / Killing).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
If we ourselves are being murdered a part of our lives is completely out of balance and we are being destroyed by external circumstances.
2- To be angry enough to kill suggests that we arc still holding some kind of childhood anger, since it is quite natural for a child to wish somebody dead.
If we are trying to murder somebody else in a dream, we first need to understand what that person represents to us before recognising the violence of our own feelings.
3- Wilful destruction is the relevant symbol here. Spiritually we need to take a look at what is in our path.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If we are trying to murder somebody else in a dream, we first need to understand what that person represents to us before recognizing the violence of our own feelings.
To dream of a murderer suggests that we are conscious of violence around us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If we ourselves are being murdered, a part of our lives is completely out of balance and we are being destroyed by external circumstances. Consult the entries for anger, emotions and kill for further clarification.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If we flee from a murderer, it depicts a fear that is threatening our confidence or something we feel threatened by. Murderous rage in dreamer it is observable that repressed sexuality leads to feelings of murderous rage which may not be expressed socially, but do appear in dreams; may also express childhood anger linked with emotional bond with mother being damaged. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If you are hanging yourself: it is a message from your unconscious that your personality is unfolding and still “up in the air,” but this stage will soon be completed. See Hanging.
A stabbing refers to an immature, aggressive sexuality (See Dagger) and the desire for a quick resolution to conflicts or problems. Suffocating refers to situations you have not yet accepted. See .Asthma. Drowning either serves as a warning or indicates that you are about to drown under the weight of present events, responsibilities, and dangers. See Execution, Gallows, Murder. Being an eyewitness to a murder: the disagreements that people around you have are none of your business—leave them alone. Murder-dreams imply that you will live to a ripe old age. Dreaming about being murdered: are you refusing to accept the harsh reality—that a phase in your life is coming to an end? If you are participating in a murder: you are shamelessly exploiting someone’s bad luck for your own ends.
Depth Psychology: While you feel you should be ashamed of what you have done, you have pushed your guilt feelings underground and now are facing the consequences. Sometimes the dream also means that you want (or need to) end a phase in your life.
The murderer represents hidden fears coming to the fore, which weaken or threaten to destroy your personal growth. Do something about it and do it quickly. Dreaming about murdering someone: you are struggling with problems and would like nothing better than to get rid of someone (unconscious aggression). Clear the air as soon as possible! Dreams about murder mean that an insight or opportunity for advancement has been “murdered.” Usually you yourself are the murderer and are being murdered. Additional dream symbols will be highly informative.See Aggression, Anger.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you are a murderer in your dream, this means you will be involved in some dishonorable adventure which will damage your reputation.
To dream that you are killed or being pursued by a murderer, foretells that enemies are working against you.
If you dream that a murderer spares your life, you are hopeful that an enemy or rival will stop working against you in real life. Be careful about relying on hopes, however!... My Dream Interpretation