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Sabotage - To dream that you have been sabotaged, represents waking conflicts. An overwhelming anxiety is threatening the boundary between your unconscious and your ego. You need to get rid of your old attitudes and former ways of thinking.
Sacrifice – To dream that you are being sacrificed, signifies your tendency to punish yourself. You may also feel that others do not appreciate your talents and efforts. Alternatively, you may need to eliminate certain conditions to make time and space for more productive and rewarding experiences.
Sad – To dream that you are sad, signifies a positive turn of events. It is generally a good dream foretelling good things are about to happen in your near future.
Saddle – To see a saddle in your dream, suggests that you need to freely pursue your goals. Do not let anyone hold you back from achieving goals. To dream that you are sitting on a saddle, signifies that you will rise to a position of prominence and power.
Safe - To see a safe in your dream, signifies that you are hiding your sense of self worth and self value. It may also symbolize security or a keeping of a secret. To see an empty safe, signifies loss or lack.
Safety Pin - To see a safety pin in your dream, indicates that a situation is on the verge of falling apart causing much anxiety or fear. You feel that the livelihood of the relationship depends on you.
Saffron - To see saffron growing in your dream, signifies a deceitful lover or false friend. To dream that you are using saffron in food, denotes a peaceful resolution to your problems and quarrels.
Sage – To see sage in your dream, signifies frugality and practicality. To dream that you use sage in food, signifies that your extravagant lifestyle will leave you penniless in the end.
Sailboat - To see a sailboat in your dream, represents success.
Sailing - To dream that you are sailing on peaceful waters, suggests that you are living life with ease. You will achieve success without major barriers.
Sailor - To see a sailor in your dream, signifies your desires for adventure and exploration. You may be ready to venture into deeper waters, particularly in personal relationships. For a woman to dream that you are attracted to a sailor, signifies that your lover’s jealousy will doom the relationship.
Saint - To see a saint in your dream, indicates that a special message is being given to you from the spiritual realm.
Salad - To see or eat a salad in your dream, suggests that you need to express your feelings and take in the positive influences in your life in order to create personal growth. Alternatively, it indicates that you are longing for nature and good heath.
Salamander - To see a salamander in your dream, represents your ability to survive through shame, misfortune, and/or embarrassment.
Salami - To see salami in your dream, suggests that you are having issues related to your self-image.
Saliva - To see saliva in your dream, symbolizes sexual/sensual appetites or some creative energy. To dream that you are spitting out your saliva, implies that you are having some anxieties about losing control, either physically or emotionally. To see the saliva of an animal in your dream, denotes intense feelings of anger and rage.
Salmon – To see a salmon in your dream, represents determination. You are able to overcome adversity and achieve success. Alternatively, it suggests that you are comfortable with expressing your emotions and dealing with them.
Salon - To dream that you are at the salon, indicates your consciousness of your appearance and beauty. You may be trying too hard to impress others. It may also suggest deception and cover-up of some situation. Alternatively, it may denote a new outlook toward life.
Salt - To see salt in your dream, represents added flavour and a new found flare in the experience of life. You may be experiencing and elevated sense of individual worthiness and increased zest and vigour in your life. Your efforts are paying off. Alternatively, salt also symbolizes dependability, truth, dedication and longevity.
Saltpetre - To see saltpetre in your dream, signifies that you will experience a tremendous grief over an extended period of time.
Salve - To dream that salve is being applied on you, denotes that you will overcome your struggles. To dream that you are applying salve on someone else, signifies that you are a reliable and dependable person who will be there for a friend in need.
Samples - To see a variety of product samples in your dream, signifies that opportunities will come knocking on your door time and time again.
Sand - To see sand in your dream, signifies a shift in perspective or a change in your attitude. Consider also the familiar phrase, “the sands of time” in which it may be suggesting that you are wasting your time or letting time pass you by.
Sand Dunes - To see a sand dune in your dream, signifies your desires to be sheltered from the bitterness of reality.
Sandpaper - To see sandpaper in your dream, suggests that you need to smooth over some rough spots in your situation or relationship.
Sandwich - To see a sandwich in your dream, suggests that a lot of pressure and stress is being put on you. It also reflects your ability to do two things at once. However, sometimes a sandwich is just a sandwich.
Santa Claus – To see Santa Claus in your dream, indicates that you need to be more giving, accepting, and/or forgiving. You need to acknowledge and tend to some aspect of yourself. To dream that you or someone is dressed as Santa Claus, suggests that you need to treat others as you would like to be treated.
Sap - To see sap in your dream, signifies physical health and vigour. It may also represent someone who is excessively gullible or sentimental.
Sapphires - To see sapphires in your dream, represents protection, heaven, and divinity. It also represents an unlocking and understanding of your unconscious. This stone may refer to a person who is born in September.
Satan - To see Satan in your dream, denotes that there are some wrongdoing or evil workings in your life or environment.
Satellite Dish - To see a satellite dish in your dream, represents global awareness and your understanding about worldly issues.
Saturn - To see Saturn in your dream, represents discipline, constraints, and a conservative attitude. It is also indicative of the lessons of life.
Sauce - To see or taste some sort of sauce in your dream, represents your sense of wisdom and intellect. Consider the colour and flavour of the sauce for additional significance. You may need to be more bold and direct with your feelings or opinions even though it may not seem to be an appropriate time.
Savannah - To see or dream that you are in a savannah, suggests that you need to learn to adjust the various situations and circumstances in your life. Appreciate the different experiences in your life even though they are not what you may be accustomed to.
Saw - To see or use a saw in your dream, indicates that you need to quit doing something. The dream may also be a pun on something you saw or are seeing. To see an electric saw in your dream, signifies your ability to get down to the core of the problem.
Sawdust - To see sawdust in your dream, suggests that you need to clear up emotional wound that was recently opened.
Saxophone - To see or play a saxophone in your dream, indicates that there is something you need to express from deep within your soul. Perhaps you have made a deep connection with someone.
Scales - To see scales in your dream, signifies a decision that you need to make. Alternatively, the scales may suggest your need to take a balanced view of a situation and not get so emotional. Don’t be so black and white and consider the grey in the situation.
Scar - To see a scar in your dream, symbolizes struggles and/or painful memories and bad feelings which may have never entirely healed and still continue to linger in your mind. It suggests that your past still has some influence or effect on your life. Alternatively, a scar may represent deep-seeded insecurities which may be holding you back from accomplishing your goals.
Scarab - To see a scarab in your dream, symbolizes your ability to survive, adapt, and change. It also represents immortality. You may be experiencing anxieties about death and ageing.
Scarecrow - To see a scarecrow in your dream, indicates depression. You are going through some crisis in your life.
Scared - To dream that you are scared, indicates that you are experiencing self-doubt and feelings of incompetence. You may be feeling a lack of control. Anger often masquerades as fear, so also consider issues about which you are angry about in your waking life.
Scarf - To see a scarf in your dream, symbolizes self-restrictions. You may be too controlling of your emotions instead of expressing them. Or you may feel that your voice is being muffled. To dream that you are wearing a scarf, suggests that you are separating your mind from your body.
Sceptre - To see a sceptre in your dream, represents individual power and how one person can make a difference.
School - To dream that you are in school, signifies feelings of inadequacy and childhood insecurities that have never been resolved. It may relate to anxieties about performance and abilities. You may also be going through a “spiritual learning” experience. Alternatively, a dream that takes place in school may be a metaphor for the lessons that you are learning from your waking life.
School Bus - To see a school bus in your dream, suggests that you are about to venture on a life journey needed for your own personal growth. To dream that you drive a school bus, indicates that you like to take charge of others and watch out for their best interest.
Scientist - To dream that you are a scientist, signifies experimentation, invention, and to a certain degree, eccentricity.
Scissors - To dream that you are using scissors, denotes decisiveness and control in your waking life. Alternatively, it may suggest that you need to get rid of something in your life. It also represents your ability to cut things or people out of your life.
Scorpion - To see a scorpion in your dream, represents a situation in your waking life which may have been painful or hurtful. It is also indicative of destructive feelings, “stinging” remarks, bitter words and/or negative thoughts being expressed by or aimed against you. Your dream forewarns of a self-destructive and self-defeating path. The scorpion is also a symbol of death and rebirth. Alternatively, the scorpion may also represent a person who is born under the astrological sign for Scorpio.
Scratch - To dream that you are scratching yourself, symbolizes a minor irritation or frustration. Perhaps something that began as minor may have the potential to become worse. Or that somebody may have hit a sore spot in you. To see a scratch in your dream, suggests that you are feeling anxiety about having to start over or begin something “from scratch”.
Scream - To dream that you are screaming, symbolizes anger and fear. It is an expression of your powerful emotions which you have kept pent up inside. If you try to scream, but no sound comes out, then is suggests that you need to immediately confront some situation. Perhaps you are unable to pinpoint your fears or feelings.
Screw - To see a screw in your dream, represents your feelings of being taken advantaged or that you are messing things up. It may also mean that you have overlooked the little details that keeps and holds everything together.
Screwdriver - To see a screwdriver in your dream, indicates the need to hold some situation or relationship together. Consider also if there someone in your life who is “all screwed up” or whom you would like to “put the screws on”?
Sea - To see the sea in your dream, represents your unconscious and your transition between your unconscious and conscious. It also often represents your emotions. The dream may also be a pun on your understanding and perception of a situation. “I see” or perhaps there is something you need to “see” more clearly.
Sea Horse - To see a sea horse in your dream, signifies the power of your unconscious. It may also indicate a new perspective or different outlook in life.
Seafood - To see or eat seafood in your dream, indicates recognition and a merging of your spirituality with your conscious being. You are acknowledging and fulfilling the needs of your unconscious. The dream may also be a pun on “seeing food” and thus the symbolism of “food” is also applicable. *Please See Also Food.
Seal - To see a seal in your dream, indicates your playfulness and your ability to use and incorporate differing ideas and thoughts into a situation. Seals are a symbol of good luck, success, and spiritual understanding. It also signifies prosperity, faithful friends, and security in love. The dream symbol may also be a pun and indicate you need to put closure on some situation.
Séance - To see or be part of a séance in your dream, represents your intuition and awareness. It suggests that you need to have more insight into some situation. You need to look beyond what is in front of your and look at the big picture. You may be trying to assess hidden secrets and information within your unconscious.
Search – To dream that you are searching for something, signifies the need to find something that is missing or needed in your life. You may be searching for a solution to a problem.
Seashells - To see seashells in your dream, represents security and protection. You are not showing your true self or real feelings. In protecting yourself from getting hurt and as a result, you are emotionally closed off.
Seat Belt - To dream that you are wearing a seat belt in your dream, suggests that you need to work on controlling your emotions. Remain compose and do not fall apart in any situation. To dream that you are having trouble putting on your seat belt, indicates that you are worried about what is ahead in your future.
Seaweed - To see seaweed in your dream, suggests that you need to rely on your intuition and trust your instincts.
Secret - To dream that you or someone has a secret, represents hidden power. It suggests that something needs to emerge from your unconscious.
Security - To dream that you have a sense of security, suggests that you may be experiencing much insecurity in your waking life. The dream is compensating for your lack of security. You need to feel well-protected, both physically and emotionally.
Sedate - To dream that you are sedated, indicates your need/desire to avoid an issue or situation that is causing you emotional pain. Alternatively, you may be trying to avoid some upcoming responsibility or decision.
Seduction - To dream of seduction, is an expression of your sexual desires. Alternatively, you may be feeling lured into doing something you might not otherwise have done. You may be giving up your power of choice.
Seed - To see seeds in you dream, symbolizes fertility, heritage, and potential. It also represents the continuity of life. Alternatively, it relates to the human psyche and soul. An idea has been planted in your mind and new experiences are created.
Seminar - To dream that you are attending a seminar, suggests that you are expanding your knowledge and understanding.
Separation - To dream of a separation, represents a waking situation or relationship that is breaking apart. You may be experiencing separation anxiety. Alternatively your feelings are pulling you in opposite directions.
Serpent - To see a serpent in your dream, signifies high intellectual power, deception, and the balance of good and evil. To see a winged serpent in your dream, denotes wisdom and that you’ve overcome negative ways.
Settle - To dream that you settle for something, indicates that you need to free yourself from the burdens and responsibilities you are faced with in your waking life. Add some joy, amusement, and relaxation to your life.
Sewer - To see a sewer in your dream, signifies putrid conditions and old relationships. It suggests that something needs to be cleaned up or immediately changed.
Sewing - To dream that you are sewing, suggests that you are trying to make amends with others. There may be a situation or relationship that needs to be repaired. Perhaps you are creating a new self-image and taking on a new attitude. Alternatively, it represents fertility, growth, and emotional maturity.
Sewing Machine - To see a sewing machine in your dream, denotes that economizing will help you through difficult times.
Sex - To dream about sex, may be your libido’s way of telling you that it’s been too long since you have had sex. It may indicate repressed sexual desires and your needs for physical and emotional love. Alternatively, it represents the finding of your Self through opening yourself. An expression of greater self love and acceptance.
Shack - To see a shack in your dream, signifies weariness and the approach of health problems.
Shadows - To see you own shadow in your dream, signifies an aspect of yourself which you have not acknowledged or recognized. It may be a quality about yourself or a part of you that you are rejecting or want to keep hidden. These qualities may not necessary be negative, but can be creative ones.
Shaking – To dream that you are shaking, suggests that you are getting rid of your old habits and former ways of thinking. You need to get rid of the old in order to welcome in the new and better. Shake things up a bit. Alternatively, shaking is symbolic of fear.
Shaman - To see a shaman in your dream, symbolizes a spiritual messenger or guide. The shaman is a variation of the “wise old man”, an archetypal figure who represents superior knowledge, wisdom and insight.
Shampoo - To see or use shampoo in your dream, indicates that you need clear out your old attitudes and old ways of thinking. You may also need to take a different approach toward some situation or relationship.
Shark - To see a shark in your dream, represents a person whom you see as greedy and unscrupulous. This person goes after what he or she wants with no regards to the well-being and sensitivity of others. The shark may also be an aspect of your own personality which exhibits these qualities. The shark symbolizes feelings of anger, hostility, and fierceness.
Sharpen - To sharpen an object in your dream, suggests that you need to flexible in your thinking. Sometimes you need to adapt or yield to the requests of others.
Shave - To dream that you are shaving, suggests that you are making a minor life-changing decision. Some aspect of your daily routine is being altered. Alternatively, it may represent your severe attitude or self-punishment. You are relying on others to get you through some difficult times.
Shed - To see a shed in your dream, suggests that you are not utilizing your full abilities and skills. You are letting your potential go to waste.
Sheep - To see sheep in your dream, indicates that you lack initiative to venture out on your own. You feel uncreative and just conforming or going along with the flow.
Sheet Music - To see sheet music in your dream, represents sensuality and a desire for harmony, especially in some waking relationship.
Shell - To see a shell in your dream, signifies your inner desire to be sheltered, nourished and protected from life’s problems.
Shelter - To see or dream that you are at a shelter, represents the difficulties and sense of helplessness that you are going through. You are seeking for some sort of security alternatively, it suggests your fear of things that are different from you.
Shepherd - To see a shepherd in your dream, symbolizes the nurturing aspect of yourself. It represents guidance, direction, and unification.
Shield - To see a shield in your dream, symbolizes emotional and spiritual protection, as well as physical protection. You may be feeling vulnerable and are in need of comfort.
Ship - To see a ship in your dream, denotes that you are exploring aspects of your emotions and unconscious mind. The state and condition of the ship is indicative of your emotional state. If it is a cruise ship, then it suggests pleasant moods. If it is a warship, then you are experiencing feelings of aggression. To dream that you are sailing the high seas in a ship, denotes that you are standing tall in times emotional turmoil.
Shirt - To dream of a shirt, refers to your emotions or some emotional situation. The shirt you wear reveals your attitudes and level of consciousness about a particular situation. To dream that you are giving a shirt to someone, may be a metaphor or “giving the shirt off your back” and refers to your self-sacrifice and generosity.
Shoes - In general, shoes represent your approach to life. It suggests that you are well-grounded or that you are down to earth. It also represents your convictions about your beliefs. If you are changing your shoes, then it refers to your changing roles. You are taking a new approach to life. If your forget your shoes, then it suggests that you are leaving restraints behind you.
Shooting - To see a shooting in your dream, indicates that you have a set goal and know what you are aiming for in life. Your plans are right on target! To dream that you shoot a person with a gun, denotes your aggressive feelings and hidden anger toward that particular person. To dream that someone is shooting you with a gun, suggests that you are experiencing some confrontation in your waking life.
Shooting Star - To see a shooting star in your dream, is a sign of self-fulfilment and advancement. A shooting star is also symbolic of a new birth and changes in your life.
Shopping - To dream that you are shopping, indicates your needs and desires. Consider what you are shopping for and what needs you are try to fulfil. In particular, to dream that you are shopping for food and groceries, signifies your hidden attempt to buy the attention of others.
Shopping Cart - To see or use a shopping cart in your dream, indicates that you are reaping the rewards and benefits of your hard work. If the shopping cart is empty, then it suggests that you are coming up empty in some endeavour or plan.
Shore - To see the shore in your dream, denotes that you are satisfying your emotional needs and any inner turmoil has been resolved. It also symbolizes a place where the conscious mind meets the unconscious.
Shorts - To dream that you are wearing shorts, indicates that you readiness to be more open and expose yourself. Alternatively, it refers to your youthful image and playful attitude.. The dream may also be a metaphor suggesting that you are selling yourself short.
Shoulders - To see your shoulders in your dream, symbolizes strength, responsibility and burdens. It indicates that you feel that you have had too much responsibility to bear and is overburdened by circumstances in your life. Alternatively, shoulders represent support and your ability to nurture others.
Shovel - To see a shovel in your dream, suggests that you are seeking your self-identity, knowledge, insight, and inner intellect. You are on a quest for a new understanding of your waking life and true Self. Alternatively, you may be trying too hard in finding the truth to a problem.
Shower - To dream that you are taking a shower in clear, fresh water, denotes spiritual or physical renewal or the need to wash a burden out of your life. It is also symbolic of forgiveness. To dream that you are taking a shower in muddy, dirty water, signifies misfortune and minor losses.
Shrimp - To see shrimp in your dream, suggests that you are feeling overpowered and insignificant.
Shrine - To see or make a shrine in your dream, indicates that you are putting too much of your energy into one element of your life.
Shrink - To dream that you are shrinking, suggests that you lack self-confidence and self-esteem. You may also feel embarrassed about some situation. Alternatively, the dream may refer to your childhood. To see others shrink in your dream, indicates their insignificance. This may also be a pun on a psychologist and your need to consult one.
Sibling - To see your sibling in your dream, indicates unresolved issues with your sibling. Consider their actions in your dream and how it may be a reflection of your own self and your character.
Sick - To dream that you or others are sick, denotes discordance and trouble in your life. It may also signal a part of you that needs to be healed, either physically or mentally. Perhaps you are wallowing in your own self-pity. You need to quit feeling sorry for yourself. .
Sickle - To see a sickle in your dream, is symbolic of your labour and hard work. The symbol may also be a pun on “sick”.
Sidewalk - To dream that you are walking on a sidewalk, your steady progress and direction in life. You may be moving on to new walks of life. If the sidewalk is cracked, then it signifies minor and temporary setbacks that are keeping you from getting to your destination..
Sign - To see a sign in your dream, indicates that you need assistance you need some direction and guidance in your life. Pay attention to what the sign says and what it is pointing you to do.
Signature - To see your signature in your dream, represents your agreement and acceptance for a particular condition or situation. You are taking charge and responsibility. It is also an indication of your seal of approval.
Silk - To see or feel silk in your dream, represents luxury, smoothness, and softness. To dream that you are wearing silk, suggests prestige. You will never lack the necessities of life.
Silo - To see a silo in your dream, suggests that you need to save your money. Perhaps you are wasting your money on frivolous things and need to think about saving up.
Silver - To see silver in your dream, symbolizes the moon, intuition and the feminine aspects of yourself.
Singer - To see a famous singer in your dream, represents harmony and some divine influence or vibrations. It indicates glorification of the human spirit. Consider also your general impression of this singer and how those specific qualities may be triggered by someone or some situation in your waking life.
Singing - To sing in your dream, represents happiness, harmony and joy. You are uplifting others with your positive attitude and cheerful disposition. Singing is a way to celebrate, communicate and express your feelings.
Sink - To see a sink in your dream. Represents your feelings and how you control your emotions. You may need to cleanse yourself of past feelings and start fresh. Consider also the common phrase “everything but the kitchen sinks” which refers to a situation where you have almost everything that you can possible want or need.
Sinking - To dream that you or something is sinking, suggests that you are feeling overwhelmed and that someone or something is pulling your down. You may be experiencing lowered self-esteem and confidence. Alternatively, some important and significant stage in your life may be coming to an end. Consider what is sinking and its significance.
Sirens – To hear sirens in your dream, signifies a situation or problem that is giving you much stress. The sirens may serve to get your attention and focus on the problem at hand.
Sister - To see your sister in your dream, symbolizes some aspect of your relationship with her, whether it one of sibling rivalry, caring, protectiveness, etc. Your sister may draw attention to your family role and sense of belonging. It may also serve to remind you that someone in your waking life has characteristics similar to your sister.
Sitting - To dream that you are sitting, indicates your indecision and not knowing what you want to do with yourself in the near future. It may also suggest that you are just being idle and doing nothing.
Size - To dream about the size of something, represents the importance we attach to objects and person. It also relates to the degree of power you are exerting and the power others have on you. According to Freudian school of thought, the size of an object, signifies the size of someone’s penis, perhaps you’re own or your lover.
Skateboard - To see or ride a skateboard in your dream, indicates that you have the gift of making any difficult situation look easy. You carry yourself with style and great composure in the hardest of situations . Alternatively, the dream signifies your free and fun-loving side.
Skating - To dream that are skating, symbolizes your ability to maintain a balance in your life. To dream that you are skating on ice, indicates satisfaction with current project. Consider also the phrase “skating on thin ice” to suggest that you may be on the verge of overstepping your boundaries in some situation.
Skeleton - To see a skeleton in your dream, represents something that is not fully developed. Alternatively, it may suggest that you need to get to the bottom of some matter. You need to stand up for yourself and your rights. To see someone depicted as a skeleton, signifies that your relationship with them is long dead.
Sketch - To see or draw a sketch of yourself in your dream, suggests that you need to view a situation from a different perspective. The dream may also be a pun on “drawing out” or recognizing some aspect of you.
Skiing - To dream that you are skiing, suggests that you are pushing yourself and putting your mental and/or physical ability to the test. You are your own fiercest competitor.
Skin - To dream of your skin, represents protection or shield of your inner self. It serves as a physical boundary and how close you let others get to you. Alternatively, it may indicate that you are being too superficial or shallow.
Skirts – To dream that you are wearing a skirt, forewarns that major trouble is brewing amongst your friends and/or relatives.
Skull - To see a skull in your dream, symbolizes danger, evil and death. Alternatively, it represents the secrets of the mind. You may be keeping things hidden.
Skunk - To see a skunk in your dream, suggests that you may be driving people or turning people off. Alternatively, it indicates that all is calm about a certain situation but you do not necessarily like it or agree with it.
Sky - To look up at the clear blue sky in your dream, denotes peace and freedom of expression. If the sky is cloudy and overcast, then it foretells of sadness and trouble.
Skydiving - To dream that you are skydiving, represents your high ideals. Sometimes you may need to compromise these ideals and be more realistic of your expectations.
Skyscraper - To see a skyscraper in your dream, represents your high ideals, creativity and imagination. You always aim high at whatever you do. It also suggests that you have great foresight.
To see skywriting in your dream, represents a spiritual message. It signifies a connection and union between the spiritual realm and the physical realm. You are looking for some reassurance.
Slap - To dream that you are slapped, indicates carelessness. You either feel unappreciated or betrayed. To dream that you slapped someone, suggests that you are harbouring some deep anger and repressed rage.
Sled - To see a sled in your dream, signifies childishness. To dream that you are sledding, represents your fun-loving personality and open-minded perspectives on life.
Sleeping - To dream that you are sleeping, denotes peace of mind. Alternatively, it may also mean that you are ignorant and not fully aware of the conditions and circumstances around you. To see others sleeping, is often a reflection of yourself and your own unconscious mind. It is indicative of how you may not be alert or informed about a particular situation.
Slide - To dream that you or somebody is on a slide, indicates that you are experiencing some instability in your waking life. You may have lost your grip on a situation or relationship.
Slip - To dream that you slip on something, signifies that you are forcing yourself to do things that you do not really want to do.
Slippers - To see or wear slippers in your dream, suggests that you are feeling sluggish and/or insecure. You feel that you do not have a strong foothold in some situation. Alternatively, it represents domesticity, ease, comfort, and/or relaxation. This dream symbol may mean that you need to relax. Or you are relaxing too much and are being lazy.
Sloth - To see a sloth in your dream, indicates your passivity in a situation. You need to assert yourself and make your presence known. The sloth is also symbolic of gentleness, laziness or lack of ambition.
Slow Motion - To dream that you are moving in slow motion, signifies that you are presently going through a hard time and experiencing great stress in your waking life.
Slugs – To see slugs in your dream, indicates that you are progressing through life in a slow, steady, and persistent manner. You may be moving painfully slowly toward a goal.
Slums - To dream that you live in the slums, indicates deteriorating thoughts and crumbling ideals. You are caught in your negative thinking.
Small - To dream that someone or something is smaller than usual, represents feelings of insignificance, helplessness and unworthiness. Alternatively, you may be literally trying to “knock” this person down to size.
Smell - To smell something in your dream, indicates your past experiences and feelings with that particular smell. Your dream is trying to convey a feeling by associating it with a familiar smell or scent. Alternatively, the scent may be part of your real environment which you have incorporated into your dream.
Smile - To dream that you or others are smiling, signifies that you are pleased with your achievements and approve of the decisions you have made. You will be rewarded for the good things you’ve done for others. Alternatively, you may be seeking for something or someone that will make you happy.
Smog - To see smog in your dream, indicates your negative emotions. You may be feeling upset and fearful of a situation or relationship. Alternatively, it suggests that you have not clearly understood a situation to make an informed decision.
Smoke – To see smoke in your dream, signifies that some trouble will be entering your life. You are suffering from confusion and anxiety. You are not seeing things clearly.
Smoking - To dream that you are smoking, indicates that you are trying to shield yourself and others against your emotions. You have trouble letting others in.
Snails - To see a snail in your dream, suggests that you are being overly sensitive. You may feel inhibited but desire to be more outgoing and energetic. Alternatively, it suggests that you are making steady progress toward a goal.
Snake - To see a snake or be bitten by one in your dream, signifies hidden fears and worries that are threatening you. Your dream may be alerting you to something in your waking life that you are not aware of or that has not yet surfaced. The snake may also refer to a person around you who is callous, ruthless, and can’t be trusted. As a positive symbol, snakes represent knowledge and wisdom.
Sneakers - To see or wear sneakers in your dream, suggests that you are approaching through life with ease and little obstacles. It also denotes comfort and satisfaction with yourself and who you are. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you lead an active life and is always on the go.
Snow – To see snow in your dream, signifies your inhibitions, repressed/unexpressed emotions and feelings of frigidity. You need to release and express these emotions and inhibitions.
Snowboarding - To dream that you or someone is snowboarding indicates that you are overcoming your fears. You are utilizing your skills.
Snowflake - To see a snowflake in your dream, represents purity and perfection.
Snowman - To see a snowman in your dream, suggests that you are emotionally cold or frigid. Perhaps you have been a little cold-hearted and insensitive. Alternatively, it is symbolic of playfulness and time of togetherness.
Soap - To see soap in your dream, indicates that you need to wash away some of your emotions or past memories. You may also be feeling emotionally dirty or guilty and are trying to wash away the shame. Perhaps you need to confess something.
Soaring - To dream that you are soaring through the air, symbolizes freedom from restrictions. You may have escaped or gotten out from a burdening situation or relationship.
Soccer - To dream that you are playing soccer, suggests that you are suppressing your sexuality and/or aggression and expressing it in a more socially acceptable manner. It is symbolic of your competency, integrity, strengths and weaknesses.
Socks - To dream that you are only wearing socks, indicates your warmth and your flexibility of understanding. You tend to yield to other’s wishes. To see a single sock in your dream, may be a pun for hitting someone or being hit. Alternatively, you may have been hit with some surprising information or news.
Softball - To dream that you are playing or watching softball, indicates that you need to go back to you basic beliefs. Also, you need to stay within your own limits and capabilities. Alternatively, softball can symbolize relationship and how the masculine aspects (shape of the bat) are in opposition to the feminine aspects (ball).
Soil - To see or be in contact with soil in your dream, symbolizes growth and fertility. It also represents a solid foundation for life. You need to approach your goals with practicality.
Soldier - To see a soldier in your dream, signifies your staunch attitudes and how you may impose your opinions and feelings on others. Alternatively, you may be preparing yourself do battle over an issue and defend your values and opinions.
Son - To see your son in your dream, signifies your ideal, hopes, potential, and the youthful part of yourself. On the other hand, to see your son in your dream might not have any significance and is simply mirroring you are waking life. The dream may also be a pun on “sun”.
Songs - To hear or write songs in your dream, indicates that you are looking at things from a spiritual viewpoint. Your future path is a happy one with good health and much wealth. Consider the words to the song that you are dreaming about for additional messages.
Sorcerer - To see or dream that you are a sorcerer, represents your talents, inner strengths, and creative ability. Your mind is squarely set on achieving your goals.
Sores - To dream that you have sores on your body, suggests that you are keeping in some negative emotions and attitudes that need to be released and expressed. Consider the symbolism of the body area where the sores are located. Perhaps the dream is an indication that you are still feeling sore and resentful about some situation or relationship.
Soup - Similarly to food, to dream about soup, represents emotional hunger or nourishment. In addition, it also signifies comfort and healing. Consider the contents inside the soup and its symbolism.
South - To dream of the direction south, indicates life, expectations, and questions. Alternatively, it may symbolize love, passion and warmth. Or it is an indication that a plan has gone awry.
Spa - To dream that you are at a spa, suggests that you need to take time out and pamper yourself. Perhaps you need to come clean and wash away old secrets, pains, or guilt. It is time to let your emotions out and begin the healing process. Start fresh.
Space - To see or dream that you are in space, represents exploration. You are an independent thinker.
Spaceship - To see a spaceship in your dream, symbolizes your creative mind. It denotes a spiritual journey of self-development and self-awareness. You may need to take a different perspective, no matter how bizarre or unusual it may be.
Spades - To see the ace of spades in your dream, symbolizes spontaneity, mischievous, and/or heartlessness. It also represents authority and extreme competitiveness. You are afraid of losing.
Spaghetti - To see or eat spaghetti in your dream, indicates that you are feeling entangled in some messy relationship. Perhaps you are not sure how to end a relationship or situation. You may find yourself in an uncomfortable position.
Sparrow - To see a sparrow in your dream, represents inner dignity. Never underestimate the small or those that do not appear powerful.
Spear - To dream that you are throwing spear, indicates that you are thrusting forth your will and power into a situation at hand. It is a statement of your strength and commitment.
Speech - To give a speech in your dream, indicates that you need to vocalize your feelings and thoughts. You need to communicate something important and/or urgent. Alternatively, it may highlight your fear and nervousness of speaking in public. To hear a speech in your dream, suggests that your inner feelings are being made conscious to those around you.
Speeding - To dream that you are speeding, indicates that you are feeling compelled and driven to complete something. You may be moving too fast in some relationship or situation.
Sperm - To see sperm in your dream, symbolizes masculinity and/or fertility. It also indicates the potential for growth and development.
Sphinx - To see a sphinx in your dream, signifies fear of the unknown.
Spice - To dream of spice, suggests your need for variety in your life. You need to look at a situation/relationship from a different perspective/angle.
Spiders - The spider is the symbolic of feminine power. Alternatively, a spider may refer to a powerful force protecting you against your self-destructive behaviour. If you kill a spider, it symbolizes misfortune and general bad luck. To see a spider spinning a web in your dream, signifies that you will be rewarded for your hard work. Spiders are a symbol of creativity due to the intricate webs they spin. On a negative note, spiders may indicate a feeling of being entangled or trapped in a sticky or clingy relationship.
Spill - To dream that you spill something on someone, represents your carelessness and inconsideration for the feelings of others. You may be offending and upsetting others. To dream that you spill some food, is an indication that you need to eliminate that food from your diet.
Spindle - To see a spindle in your dream, represents life and longevity. It suggests that history repeats itself and whatever comes around goes around.
Spiral - To see a spiral in your dream, indicates that some situation in your waking life is spilling out of control with end. Alternatively, it may mean your creative power and new ideas.
Spirits - To dream that you are talking to an unknown spirit, forewarns that someone is trying to deceive you. Generally if the spirit is known and welcomed it is a sign of great good luck and/or good fortune in business affairs.
Spit - To spit in your dream, signifies an aspect of yourself that you need to get rid of. Alternatively, spitting may represent anger and contempt.
Splash - To dream that you are being splashed by water, represents your need to be revitalized and more expressive.
Splinter - To dream that you have a splinter, suggests that you are letting petty and trivial things upset you. As a result you are hindering your progress. Try not to take other’s opinions and remarks personally.
Spoon - To see a spoon in your dream, indicates that you may need to give/receive nourishment. It may also mean that you feel you or someone is being given special treatment.
Sports - To dream that you are playing a sport, signifies the learning of rules, talents, and the achieving of your goals. It also highlights the importance of cooperation, harmony, and teamwork. To dream that you are watching a sports competition, represents two opposing viewpoints or conflicting opinions.
Spring - To dream of the season of spring, signifies new beginnings and creative endeavours. It is also a symbol for virility and fruitfulness. To see a water spring, symbolizes your emotional energy and expressiveness. You have the tendency to make your feelings and opinions known. You may also have the ability to draw on your inner resources.
Sprinklers - To see sprinklers in your dream, indicates enlightenment. You have been able to shed some light on a situation or relationship. It also represents rejuvenation and cleansing. Those emotional wounds are beginning to heal.
Spy - To dream that you are a spy, indicates your mistrust of others and your tendencies to be in everyone’s business and affairs. Perhaps you have recently stumbled upon some information that was not meant for your eyes. To dream that someone is spying on you, represents your impulsive behaviour. This dream may also serve as a warning that you are being watched, investigated, or evaluated.
Square - To see a square in your dream, denotes your need for more stability. It may also represent strength and solidity. Alternatively, you may be feeling limited in wanting to express yourself.
Squid - To see a squid in your dream, suggests that unconsciously you are feeling threatened. Your judgement may also be clouded. Perhaps you are not seeing things too clearly at the moment. Alternatively, it symbolizes greed. It is always about what you want.
Squirrel - To see squirrels running around, signifies that you are involved in a loveless or pointless relationship or an unprofitable business project. Squirrels also refer to the act of hoarding. It could either mean that you need to reserve something or it could indicate that you are retaining too much and need to learn to let go. To dream that you are feeding a squirrel, denotes comfort through hard work, diligence and prudence. To see squirrels in a tree, forewarns that you will be faced with an embarrassing situation.
Stab - To dream that you have been stabbed, signifies your struggle with power. You may be experiencing feelings of inadequacy and defensiveness. Alternatively, you may be feeling betrayed as the popular phrase goes, “being stabbed in the back”. To dream that you stab someone, indicates your fear of betrayal and your untrusting nature. You may be too much on the defensive.
Stadium - To see or dream that you are in a stadium, represents your determination to succeed and achieve your goals. You need to be more active, aggressive, and bold.
Stag - To see a stag in your dream, represents grace and agility. You will elevate to a position of much status. You will feel spiritually uplifted.
Stage - To dream that you are on a stage, represents your behaviour, manipulation of and relationships with others. It is telling of your interactions with society. There is a saying that goes, “All the world is your stage” and thus may refer to your desire to be the centre of attention. Consider how your stage performance parallels a waking situation.
Stain - To see a stain in your dream, indicates a superficial and reversible mistake in your life. Consider and analyze the substance and colour of the stain and the location of the stain itself.
Stairs - To dream that you are walking up a flight of stairs, indicates that you are achieving a higher level of understanding. You are making progress into your spiritual/emotional/material journey. To dream that you are walking down a flight of stairs, signifies that you will face many setback in your endeavours. To dream that you fall down some stairs, denotes that you will lose respect due to your poor judgment.
Stallion - To see a stallion in your dream, symbolizes power, strength, courage, and independence. If you are riding the stallion then it signifies that you will or have attained these virtues.
Stalk - To dream that you are being stalked, indicates difficulties and problems which you are not confronting. Your avoidance of these problems is not making them go away. If you are being stalked in real life, then this fear may be carried over into your dream state. To dream that you are a stalker, represents your shadow and the negative part of your Self.
Stamps – To see stamps in your dream, represents a need for communication. Consider what is depicted on the stamp and the amount. The symbol may also be a pun on stamping your feet. And thus you need to show more fortitude and confidence. To see a stamp collection in your dream, signifies issues and concerns with money and/or security.
Standing - To dream that you are standing, suggests that you are asserting yourself and making your thoughts/feelings known. It also indicates that you are proud of yourself.
Staples - To see staples in your dream, indicates that you need to organize your life and keep things in order. Learn to sort our your feelings and express them. The dream may also be pun on the essentials and regular aspects of your life.
Starfish - To see a starfish in your dream, suggests a period of healing and regeneration. Alternatively, indicates that you have many options to weigh and decisions to make.
Staring - To dream that you are staring at something or someone, indicates that you need to take a much closer look at some situation or relationship. Perhaps you need to approach a situation from another perspective or viewpoint. Alternatively, it represents your passivity. You need to start taking action.
Star of David - To see the Star of David in your dream, represents the merging power of love and creativity. It also signifies the union of heaven and earth.
Stars - To see stars in your dream, symbolize high ideals, spirit, fate and luck. It also signifies your desire for fame and fortune.
Starvation - To dream about starvation, indicates that you are lacking in some mental or emotional area of your life. You may be ignoring or avoiding an important family/emotional issue. Starvation dreams are not uncommon in individuals who are dieting or who have an eating disorder.
Static - To feel static in your dream, depicts your magnetic personality and how you are able to draw things to you.
Statue – To see people you know as statues in your dream, symbolizes a lack of communication with that person and that the relationship is inflexible. On a more positive note, it may represent someone you idealize and admire. To dream that you are a statue, signifies that your true self is out of touch with reality.
Statue of Liberty - To see the Statue of Liberty in your dream, signifies personal and/or cultural freedom. You have found your own independence and are learning to stand on your own. It is also a symbol of free enterprise and patriotism.
Stealing - To dream that you are stealing, denotes that you are deprived and where the stealing takes place (at home, the office, at school….) is indicative of your neediness. Alternatively, it may signify unrealized and unfulfilled goals.
Steam - To see or hear steam in your dream, denotes your emotional state regarding an issue or situation. It may indicate that you are headstrong and read to proceed forth on an issue. It may also indicate that you are angry with someone or something.
Steel - To see steel in your dream, symbolizes toughness and strength. The dream may also be a pun on stealing.
Steer - To see a steer in your dream, indicates a need for sexual contact or masculine energy. The steer may also be symbolic of several deities and gods. This symbol may also be a pun on “steering” in the right direction.
Steps - To see steps in your dream, represents your efforts in achieving your goals, ambition and material gains. The dream may be telling you to take things one thing at a time. Or that you need to take a chance and take that first step toward your goals/dreams.
Sticker - To see stickers in your dream, suggests your tendency to hold on and cling to your childhood. Also pay attention to what is depicted on the sticker; that may offer you a clue to what particular aspect of yourself you are not letting go of.
Stigmata - To dream that you or someone has stigmata, refers to the sacrifices you made and the difficulties you endured. Time will heal the pain. Alternatively, it symbolizes your passion and the intensity of what you believe in.
Stilts - To dream that you are walking on stilts, indicates that you are feeling insecure. A situation or relationship is unstable. You are doing your best trying to balance various aspects of your life. To dream that you fall off a pair of stilts, suggests that you should not put your trust in one person.
Stitch - To dream that you have stitches, represents your responsibility in keeping/holding a situation or relationship together. You may fear that this situation/relationship is falling apart and needs to be mended. Consider also the symbolism of where the stitches are on the body for additional clues.
Stockings - To wear stocking in your dream, represents your sense of understanding. You are well-grounded and have the support of those around you. To see some put on stockings, relates to some sexual situation. To see a Christmas stocking, symbolizes a need for recognition and acknowledgement.
Stomach - To see your own stomach in your dream, suggests the beginning of new changes in your life. It may refer to your difficulties with accepting these changes. It is also indicative of how you can no longer tolerate or put up with a particular situation, relationship, or person. The stomach may also be seen as the centre of emotions.
Stones - To see stones in your dream, symbolizes strength, unity, and unyielding beliefs. Consider the common phrase “etched in stone” which suggest permanence and unchanging attitudes. Some stones also carry sacred and magical meanings. Alternatively, stones may relate to issues of moral judgement and/or guilt. To dream that you are carrying a bag of stones, refers to your inner strength and fortitude that you have yet to unleash and reveal to others. To see rough stones in your dream, represents your quest in recognizing and developing your self-identity.
Stoplight – To see a stoplight in your dream, suggests that you feel you are being held back from pursuing your goals. You may also feel pressure to succeed or else be left behind. If the stoplight is green, then it indicates that you have been given a seal of approval to follow whatever path you have chosen or whatever decision you have made.
Store - To dream of grocery or convenience store, suggests that you are emotionally and mentally strained. Alternatively, you may be brainstorming for new ideas or looking for the various choices out there for you.
Stork - To see a stork in your dream, symbolizes a new birth and/or fertility. The birth may be a fruition of some idea.
Storm - To see a storm in your dream, signifies overwhelming struggle, shock, devastating loss and catastrophe in your personal affairs. The storm also represents unexpressed fears or emotions, such as anger, rage, turmoil, etc. On a more positive note, the storm signifies the rising of spirit within.
Stove – To see a stove in your dream, suggests a developing awareness.
Straddle - To dream that you are straddling something, suggests that you are undecided about some issue or choice. You remain uncommitted to any one side for fear of alienating or distancing yourself from the other side.
Stranded - To dream that you are stranded, represents your feelings of isolation and loneliness. You are seeking for someone to help and rescue you from your situation.
Stranger - To see a stranger in your dream, symbolizes the part of yourself that is repressed and hidden.
Strangle - To dream that you or someone else is being strangled, denotes that you are repressing or denying a vital aspect of your expression.
Straw - To see or use a straw in your dream, indicates that you may have been taking some things for granted. Pay more attention to the people around you. You will find that you will build stronger and more meaningful bounds with them.
Strawberry - To see or eat strawberries in your dream, signifies your sensual desires and temptation. Strawberries are often associated with feminine qualities and female sexuality. Alternatively, to see strawberries in your dream indicates that your ideas and goals are soon realized.
Stream - To see a stream in your dream, signifies that you will come upon a flow of fresh and profound ideas. To see a frozen stream in your dream, indicates that your emotions have grown cold and hardened. This may reflect your hurt feelings which you need to confront and deal with.
Street - To see a street in your dream, symbolizes your life’s path. The condition of the street reflects how much control you have over the direction of your life. Is there a name on the street which can offer some significance or hints to the meaning of the dream. To see side streets, refers to a need to explore and return to more traditional ways. It may also suggest and alternative way of life.
Stress - To dream that you are under stress, is a reflection of the stress that you are experiencing in your waking life that has been carried over into your dream state. Even in your sleep, you may be unable to relax. The dream may call attention to setbacks, obstacles, self-doubts, criticism that you are facing in some waking situation or relationship. You need to take some leisure time off.
Stretch Marks - To see or dream that you have stretch marks, suggests that you are overextending yourself to others and are not paying enough attention to your own needs. You need to learn that you cannot be everything to everybody. You may be experiencing some emotional imbalance and tension. Alternatively, it represents a sense of failure or that others see you as unattractive.
Stretcher - To dream that you are lying on a stretcher, indicates your need to be rescued in some situation or relationship. Perhaps you need to take time out and confront your emotional demons. To see a stretcher in your dream, suggests that trouble lies ahead of you in the near future.
String - To see strings in your dream, represents binding, cohesion, and joining. It may relate to the strength of your involvement to a project, situation, or relationship. You may have concerns about holding some relationship together. Alternatively, the dream may indicate your need to use your position and leverage to get what you want. To dream that you are tying a string, indicates something you have forgotten to do.
Stripes - To see stripes in your dream, suggests that you are making a bold and daring statement. Horizontal stripes represent your directness and straightforwardness, while vertical stripes indicate that you are a non-conformist. In particular, black and white vertical stripes signify your limited way of thinking and close-mindedness.
Stripping - To dream that you are stripping, indicates repression of your personal and physical desires. You are yearning for greater self-expression.
Stroke - To dream that you have a stroke, indicates your inability to function in certain situation of your waking life. You may be dealing with issues of acceptance/rejection and approval/disapproval. To see someone suffering from a stroke, suggests your own repressed fears.
Studying - To dream that you are studying, signifies that you intellect and knowledge will catapult you into a path of success and wealth.
Stuck - To dream that you are stuck, represents helplessness and feeling of being unable to escape from life’s problems/stress.
Stuffed Animal - To see a stuffed animal in your dream, represents an immature attitude. You may be trying to escape from your daily responsibilities and problems. Alternatively, it may indicate your need to relax and be less serious. You need to allow your mind and body to rejuvenate.
Stutter - To dream that you stutter, indicates your inability to make yourself heard or express yourself clearly. You may be trying to hide and conceal how you really feel.
Submarine - To see a submarine in your dream, indicates that you are cautiously exploring your emotions and examining your unconscious feelings. You still remain guarded about certain emotional issues. Alternatively, the submarine indicates that you need to adapt a different perspective and understanding. You may need to get down to the core of some situation or problem.
Subway - To dream that you are in the subway, denotes that you are reaching your goal via unconscious methods. You may be exploring hidden aspects of yourself. Alternatively, it suggests that you are making a hasty decision.
Sucking - To dream that you are sucking on something, indicates that you need emotional nurturance. You are expressing a desire to escape from your daily responsibilities. Alternatively, it may represent low self-esteem and your feelings of inferiority. The dream may also be a metaphor for “sucking up” to someone. To dream that someone is sucking on you, suggests that you are feeling drained, physically and/or emotionally.
Suffocating - To dream that you are suffocating, signifies that you are feeling smothered or oppressed by some situation/relationship. Something or someone is holding your back. You are experiencing stress and tension.
Sugar - To see or eat sugar in your dream, represents enjoyment and pleasure in your near future. To dream that you are baking with sugar, indicates betrayal.
Sugar Cane - To dream that you are eating sugar cane, is a good omen signalling vitality in health and prestige in your social circle.
Suicide - To dream that you commit suicide, denotes that conditions in your life is so frustrating that you are no longer willing to cope with a situation or relationship in the same way as you did in the past. Alternatively, you may be unable to overcome feelings of guilt and thus turning the aggression on yourself. On a more positive note, it may suggest that you are saying good-bye to one aspect of yourself or character that your have been carrying around. To see someone commit suicide in you dream, highlights your concerns for that person.
Suitcase - To see a suitcase in your dream, indicates that you are a very together person. You keep attitudes and behaviour in check. Alternatively, it is symbolic of a much needed vacation or break. You need some changes in your life.
Sulphur - To see sulphur in your dream, represents a higher level of reasoning. You need to trust your intuitive side as well as your rational side.
Summer - To dream about summer, represents growth, knowledge and maturity. You are showing tolerance and expanding your realm of understanding .
Sun - To see the sun in your dream, symbolizes peace of mind, enlightenment, tranquillity, fortune, goodwill, and insight. It also represents radiant energy. It is a good omen to have the sun shining in your dream.
Sunburn - To dream that you have a sunburn, indicates that there is an emotional situation or problem that you can no longer avoid. There is some urgent matter that is literally burning through to your soul and demands your immediate attention.
Sunflower - To see a sunflower in your dream, symbolizes warmth, abundance, longevity, and prosperity. The sunflower also serves to point you in the right direction and is a source of spiritual guidance. Even through difficult times, you will persevere.
Sunglasses - To dream that you are wearing sunglasses, indicates your poor perception. You tend to see the dark or negative side of things. Perhaps you don’t want to see or be seen.
Sunrise - To see the sunrise in your dream, represents new beginnings, renewal of life and energy, and fulfilment of your goals and purpose. It may also denote that you are about to embark on a new adventure in your personal life.
Sunset - To see the sunset in your dream, indicates the end of a cycle or condition. It is a period of rest, renewal, and evaluation.
Sunshine - To dream that you are walking in the sunshine, signifies pleasant and joyous occasions.
Suntan - To dream that you have a suntan, signifies the shadow aspect of yourself. It represents your primal instincts and natural senses. To dream that someone else has a suntan, suggests that you not acknowledging a quality or aspect of that person within your own self.
Superhero - To dream that you are a superhero, indicates your above-average talents, ideas, and abilities you may not realized you possessed.
Surfing - To dream that you are surfing, indicates the ups and downs of some emotional situation or relationship. You may feel overwhelmed. One minute you can be in control of your emotions and the next minute you are not.
Surgery - To dream that you or someone else is undergoing surgery, signifies the opening of the Self and/or the need for emotional healing. You need to “cut out” or eliminate something from your life. Alternatively, you are feeling the influence of some authority figure. A more literal interpretation of this dream may reflect your concerns about upcoming surgery or about your health.
Surprise - To dream that you are pleasantly surprised, indicates that you are opened in acknowledging and confronting your unconscious feelings. To dream that you are unpleasantly surprised, suggests fear of the unexpected and unknown. You do not want to face your feelings.
Suspended - To dream that you are suspended from school, indicates that you are feeling disconnected. You may be questioning your identity and who you are. Perhaps you are questioning your future. Alternatively, it refers to feelings of guilt and shame from your actions. You need to clear your conscience.
Swab - To see or use a swab in your dream, represents your need for healing and/or cleansing.
Swallow - To dream that you swallow something, indicates that you are holding back your feelings or words. You may feel unable to express your anger.
Swamp - To see a swamp in your dream, symbolizes aspects of yourself that are repressed and dark. You may be feeling insecure. The dream may also be a pun on feeling swamped from work, a relationship, or other emotional burden. To dream that you are walking through a swampy area, foretells that you will be find yourself in an adverse situation. Disappointments in love may also be implied from this symbol.
Swan - To see a swan in a lake or pond, is a good omen, signalling a future of prestige and wealth. Swans are symbolic of grace, beauty, and dignity.
Swastika - To see the swastika in your dream, symbolizes hatred, evil, cruelty, and destruction. It is commonly associated with the Nazis.
Swearing - To dream that you are swearing, suggests that you need to stop allowing others to harass you. Others see you as someone who they can easily take advantage of. To hear others swear in your dream, indicates that you have overlooked an urgent matter or situation.
Sweat – To dream that you are sweating, suggests that you are experiencing some overwhelming anxiety, stress, fear, or nervousness in your life. This dream may serve to remind you that in order to achieve success, you need to endure the struggle and efforts that go along with success. Alternatively, it may signify a kind of cleansing or ridding of bad karma. You may be going through an emotional cool-off period.
Sweater - To see or wear a sweater in your dream, symbolizes your continuing connection and strong ties with your family and home life. Alternatively, it represents a kind of innocence, immaturity, and/or naive thinking. To dream that you are knitting a sweater, symbolizes your creativity.
Sweeping - To dream that you are sweeping, implies that you are clearing your mind of emotional and mental clutter. You are taking a new stance and have a fresh attitude toward life. Alternatively, you may be ignoring some important facts or going against what you gut and intuition is saying.
Sweet Potato - To see or eat a sweet potato in you dream, suggests that your libido is stronger than the person that you are with or vice versa. You need to try and compromise aspects of yourself in order to make the relationship comfortable and satisfying for both.
Sweets - To see or eat sweets in you dream, represents indulgence, sensuality, and some forbidden pleasure. Perhaps you have been depriving yourself of some joy or pleasure. Alternatively, it may symbolize your rewards.
Swimming – To dream that you are swimming towards the shoreline, signifies an increase in your financial standing. To dream that you are swimming in a pool, denotes much luck in love. In general, dreams of swimming indicate an exploration of your unconscious mind and emotions.
Swing - To dream that you are on a swing, represents an expression of great satisfaction and freedom. It also symbolizes cycles and movement. Alternatively, it signifies a desire for sexual variety. To see a swing set in your dream, indicates memories from childhood. You may feel a need to escape from your current responsibilities and relax. To dream that you are swinging, suggests that you are going back and forth in some situation and need to make up your mind.
Sword - To dream that you are wielding a sword, represents your ambition, competitive nature decisiveness and will power.. You seek to hold a position of prestige, authority, and distinction. Alternatively, the sword can be seen as a phallic symbol and thus represent masculine power.
Symbol - To see an unknown symbol in your dream, indicates your ambivalence, confusion, or ignorance in a situation. Consider what the symbol resembles for additional significance.
Symphony - To dream that you are attending a symphony, represents harmony and cooperation in a situation or relationship. The dream may serve as a form of inspiration and renewal. You are feeling emotionally and mentally uplifted.
Syringe - To see a syringe in your dream, signifies that you need to inject more enthusiasm, fun, or determination into your life. Consider also the contents of the syringe and how it would affect you. From a Freudian perspective, the needle and its contents represent the penis and intercourse. *Please see also Injection.
Syrup - To see syrup in your dream, symbolizes sentimentality and nostalgia. Alternatively, you may have found yourself in a sticky situation.