If you dream of an ambush, then you may be contemplating a surprise attack on someone in order to gain leverage in your life. Or you may be venting out the fact that you have been ganged up on, or that you fear being over powered or out numbered.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Any dream that contains an image representing a force greater than ourselves suggests an inability to handle circumstances around us.
The most outstanding element of an ambush is its surprise, highlighting the unexpectedness of such a situation. Spiritually this may be, for instance, emotions and feelings about past events or traumas, with which we may consider we have come to terms but which re-emerge to trap us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Dreams of being ambushed suggest that we are subconsciously aware of being in danger. Our way forward is blocked until we deal with the problem. Waiting to ambush someone else suggests an element of cruelty in our makeup and that we are waiting for someone to make a mistake.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Circumstances around us are not what they seem and we can expect the unexpected. Whether we can deal with what happens depends on our strength of character and ability to handle crises.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream that you are ambushed is a warning - there is some danger lurking near you. Your personal situation may have taken a turn for the worse, or something/someone is blocking you from getting/doing what you want.
If you dream of lying in ambush for others, this suggests that you are consciously tricking or fooling your friends about something.... My Dream Interpretation
It usually indicates fear of unexpected changes that can have negative consequences on the dreamer’s life. It denotes insecurity and precaution toward the surrounding environment and also an inability to control a situation.
If the dreamer is the one who prepares the ambush the meaning is the opposite: it reflects confidence, tact, and boldness to manage dangerous situations.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
An ambush is a surprise attack. Concretely, it may represent some unpleasant surprise or unanticipated turn for the worse in one’s life.
If one was headed for a clear destination at the time of the ambush, it may represent a sense of being blocked. Ambushes may also be more general symbols of sudden loss and emotional upheaval.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Dreams in which you ambush or abduct someone reflect your desperation in waking life to ward off potential humiliation.
If the person you are ambushing is someone you know, you also need to consider if you are secretly envious of this person in waking life.
If this is the case, your unconscious may have been expressing your desire to capture or kidnap the qualities you admire and make them your own. Alternatively, you may have a hidden desire to control that person. If, however, you were ambushed, abducted or kidnapped in your dream, this suggests that someone or something in your waking life is trying to take control of you. Your dream expresses your surprise and uncertainty about losing control.... The Element Encyclopedia
Its symbolism is somewhat complex. It refers to virginal purity, to pleasure, and to pain. The thorns of the bush express torment; the sweet fruits are joy, fertility, and abundance. They can be interpreted as a reward for effort and suffering. However, you should analyze all the elements of the dream and oneiric image as a whole to decipher the message from the unconscious.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Vision: Seeing somebody behind a bush: be careful about people who gossip.
If the bush is Full of green leaves: good news and great joy in your house. Looking at a bush that is leafless, brittle, and bare: a plan of yours is condemned to failure and can’t be revived. Sec Leaf.
Depth Psychology: A bush is a symbol much like that of a Tree, even though it is much smaller. ... Dreamers Dictionary
To see a bush in your dream represents female aspects of your personality. It may also directly refer to the vagina.
To dream that you are hiding behind a bush indicates that you are being dishonest with yourself or others. You are trying to avoid having your emotions or true self exposed. Perhaps you are looking for safety or security.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If you were only aware of the bushes, you will have an offer which involves a change of location; if you (or anyone else) hid in or under the bush(es), it is a warning not to do anything at this time that the world can’t know about; if you cut the bush or saw it burning, be prepared for the revelation of an embarrassing secret... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Secretiveness (hiding behind the bush). Protection from an unreasonable public or fear of openness. Female emotions, penchants, and desires (Merlin being seduced behind the white thornbush by Viviane). Is the bush bare or in bloom? Is something behind or inside the bush? (God was revealed to Moses in the form of a burning bush.)
Symbol of the personality of the dreamer. Hiding place.
According to Freud, the female genitalia.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
(arb. Mudd. Unit of dry measure equal to 2 pecks, or 16 quarts.) A container measuring half a bushel in a dream means sanctity, chastity, cleanliness and purity. This interpretation comes from understanding the practice of God’s Prophet (uwbp) of regularly taking his ritual ablution from such a measuring container.
(Also see Unit of measure)... Islamic Dream Interpretation