To see a man in your dream denotes the aspect of yourself that is assertive, rational, aggressive, and/or competitive. Perhaps you need to incorporate these aspects into your own character. If the man is known to you, then the dream may reflect you feelings and concerns you have about him.
If you are a woman and dream that you are in the arms of a man, then it suggests that you are accepting and welcoming your stronger assertive personality . It may also highlight your desires to be in a relationship and your image of the ideal man.
To see an old man in your dream represents wisdom or forgiveness. The old man may be a archetypal figure who is offering guidance to some daily problem.
When a man is recognized in a dream, he is the same person in wakefulness, or it could be his brother, or a person with the same resemblance or name. If he takes something valuable or cherished from the person having the dream, it means the opposite, and one will receive from such a man what he wishes for in wakefulness. If he takes a shirt or a rope in the dream, it means that he will accept a promise from the person seeing the dream. If he takes a child away from him, it means enmity between the two. As explained under ‘Human being” p. 217, seeing the children of Adam in a dream is an exalted thing in general. Each category of people conveys a different interpretation. The category of rulers and judges in a dream means courts. The category of government authorities represents fear. Soldiers mean travels. Craftsmen in a dream mean profits, or they could represent their respective trades. Women in a dream signify temptation, while pious people represent devotion.
Dreaming of a man, if handsome, well formed and supple, denotes that you will enjoy life vastly and come into rich possessions. If he is misshapen and sour-visaged, you will meet disappointments and many perplexities will involve you. For a woman Dreaming of a handsome man, she is likely to have distinction offered her. If he is ugly, she will experience trouble through some one whom she considers a friend.
To see a traditional medicine man in your dream refers to your strong support system. You have friends and family who will help you to achieve to highest goals.
To dream that you are the best man of a wedding refers to your self-confidence. You are the "best" person for the job. Alternatively, the dream implies that you are moving toward becoming a better person.
If you are a woman and dream that you are the best man indicates that you are breaking down gender roles. Sometimes the best man for the job is not necessarily a man.
To dream of the best man at at wedding represents awareness of yourself or others assertively or insensitively giving support to make a choice permanent. Doing whatever someone else needs, even if it's uncomfortable to insure that they "have it all" or that a goal is secured. Noticing whatever someone else wants to support their choices because it's all about them. Standing up for someone or protecting someone to insure that nothing gets in their way pf securing a goal. A wonderful or incredible gesture of selflessness to support someone else's choice. Doing whatever it is your are asked to make someone else's success feels good being easy.
Negatively, a best man may reflect feelings of being asked to do too much to support someone else's achievement. Feelings embarrassed standing up for someone or feeling embarrassed supporting someone. Alternatively, a best man may negatively reflect bad intentions or underhanded behavior to make sure a choice is made permanent. Lying to someone that you don't really care about their choices.
Example: A young woman dreamed of getting married to her ex-boyfriend's friend and he ex-boyfriend was the best man who objected to the marriage. In waking life she was trying to make her ex-boyfriend jealous by dating his best friend so that he would want her back. The ex-boyfriend being the best man reflected the woman's feeling about the ex-boyfriend being aware of the new romantic relationship and trying to show that he didn't care about it.
To see a man of war ship in your dream suggests that you need shield yourself from some emotional turmoil.
To see a man of war creature in your dream symbolizes a stinging remark or situation. The dream may be brought about by some painful memory from your subconscious.
To dream that you are sinking in quicksand indicates feelings of insecurity. You have misjudged the solid foundation that you are on. Perhaps you have mistakenly gotten too comfortable in some situation. You need to pay attention to what you are doing and where you are going. Alternatively, the dream is analogous to regressing into your subconscious.
To dream of quicksand represents situations were you feel you can't do anything except make it worse. Screwing yourself over if you do anything at all. You may feel trapped in a situation that you can't do anything about.
Quicksand may be a sign that you need to speak up or that it may be a good idea to completely walk from something.
In the dream to find yourself in quicksand is bad omen and have symbolic significance that you will meet with loss and deceit. If you are unable to overcome quicksand in a dream, it symbolizes that you will be involved in overwhelming misfortunes. For a young woman to be rescued by her lover from quicksand, she will possess a worthy and faithful husband, who will still remain her lover.
To dream of a garbage man represents awareness of yourself never caring about something ever again. A final decision to completely rid yourself of something. Feeling good noticing something is finally over.
Negatively, a garbage man may represent feelings of being pressured to make a final decision remove something from your life that you may not be fully ready to let go of. Realizing that you have made a hasty decision to be rid of something from your life.
A chronic disease which is characterized by the enlargement of certain parts of the body, especially the legs and gentiles. In a dream, an elephant man represents love for the world from the wrong angle.
To see a wild man in your dream, denotes that enemies will openly oppose you in your enterprises. To think you are one foretells you will be unlucky in following out your designs.
Dreaming of seeing an old man, or woman, denotes that unhappy cares will oppress you, if they appear otherwise than serene. See Faces, Men, and Women.
To see life-insurance men in a dream, means that you are soon to meet a stranger who will contribute to your business interests, and change in your home life is foreshadowed, as interests will be mutual. If they appear distorted or unnatural, the dream is more unfortunate than good.
Dreaming that you are playing at blind man’s buff, denotes that you are about to engage in some weak enterprise which will likely humiliate you, besides losing money for you.
Fortune is hurrying after you. Questions of importance will be settled amicably among disputants. To see him looking sad some sorrowful event or misfortune may soon follow.
An unknown young man in a dream represents an enemy. If the young man is known in the dream, then whatever strength, harshness, weaknesses, deceit, perfidy, or character he displays, they denote the same character in wakefulness. Walking behind an unknown young man in a dream means pursuing one’s enemy and conquering him. If one meets an unknown young man whom he dislikes in a dream, it means that such an enemy will surface and people will abhor him. If one happens to like him in the dream, then it means that he will face an enemy whom most people like and sympathize with. If a young man sees himself turned into an old person in a dream, it means that he will suffer major losses in his life. A young man or a teenager in a dream mostly represents an enemy, for a teenager rarely respects or heeds the advice of his peers. A young man in a dream also represents deceit, betrayal, energy, or stubbornness, though he also could represent blessings and gratitude.