Grinding or pressing nuts or seeds to extract their oils or butter in a dream means money and prosperity. Pressing ripe olives in a dream represents one’s homeland. Pressing olives for their oil in a dream means relief from burdens or overcoming adversities, or it could represent true scholars, satisfying one’s carnal desires, engaging in wrongdoing, receiving guidance, seeing the light, walking away from darkness into light, or it could represent one’s earnings or benefits. Pressing sesame seeds or walnuts in a dream means prosperity and financial growth. Sesame oil in a dream represents a pious person who admonishes people and entices them to break their attachments to the world or to its temporary pleasures. Pressing sesame seeds in a dream also represents a successful businessman. Extracting hazelnut compound in a dream means money which is earned with hardship or it could mean money that keeps growing.
If one finds himself incapable of carrying a conversation out of exhaustion from speaking, or if he refrains from talking either about good or bad, and if this happens inside a courthouse in a dream, it means that he will give up his alibi and loses his case to his adversary, or it could mean that he will become poor and dependent on people’s generosity or that he will become childless.
Escaping from danger or surviving a would be fatal accident in a dream denotes one’s devotion, religious awareness, fasting, charities and good deeds.
Desisting from evildoing in a dream means trusting in God Almighty, turning to Him for one’s needs, and victory over one’s enemy.
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 needed for personal growth. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are longing for nature and good health.
To dream that there is a bug in your salad represents worries and concerns about your health.
To dream of a salad represents your wish to make positive changes in your life. Doing something to improve yourself or encourage personal growth.
Dreaming of eating salad, foretells sickness and disagreeable people around you. For a young woman Dreaming of making it, is a sign that her lover will be changeable and quarrelsome.
To see or eat salad dressing in your dream indicates that you need to add some pizzazz to your life. You need to perk things up in your bland life. Consider the type and color of the dressing for additional significance.
To dream about salad dressing represents your need to add some pizzazz to your life. "Spicing things up." Making a bland change more interesing. Consider the type and color of the salad dressing for additional significance.
Alternatively, salad dressing may reflect your attempt to feel better about a positive change you are making in your life.
To dream about salad dressing represents your need to add some pizzazz to your life. "Spicing things up." Making a bland change more interesting. Consider the type and color of the salad dressing for additional significance.
Alternatively, salad dressing may reflect your attempt to feel better about a positive change you are making in your life.
To see vegetables in your dream signify your need for spiritual nourishment. It may also indicate that you are lacking in a particular nutrient. Look up the specific vegetable for additional interpretation.
To see withered vegetables in your dream denotes sadness. The dream may also be a metaphor that you are "vegging". You need to get up and be more active.
To dream of an assortment of vegetables may represent the quality of a situation or experience meeting a balanced set of basic needs. Feeling that something beneficial is devoid of pleasure or feeling good. A reflection of you or someone else that is more concerned with responsibility and personal growth then enjoyment.
Vegetables may be a sign that you or someone else feels the need to follow a natural cycle or natural path. Ignoring pleasure, the trappings of success, or playing. Not doing what other people are doing or avoiding fads.
Negatively, vegetables may reflect feelings about being forced to do things you don't want to do. It could reflect feelings about wanting other people to never enjoy themselves doing anything you feel is emotionally dangerous.
To dream of withering vegetables represents a feeling that a natural path or adhering to basic needs is impotent. Ideas that encourage excitement, pleasure, or feeling good are dominating.
Consider specific individual vegetables for additional meaning. See the food themes section for more on vegetable symbolism.
Example: A woman dreamed of always trying to feed people vegetables. In waking life she was noticing herself constantly rejecting her children's request for a new toy that was out.
Example 2: A young man dreamed that he was a vegetable. In waking life he felt that his jealous friends were enjoying seeing him never feeling good have a girlfriend. He felt that they wanted him to be a boring ugly person that girls didn't like by interfering with his chances to get a girlfriend.
Dreaming of eating vegetables, is an omen of strange luck. You will think for a time that you are tremendously successful, but will find to your sorrow that you have been grossly imposed upon. Withered, or decayed vegetables, bring unmitigated woe and sadness. For a young woman Dreaming that she is preparing vegetables for dinner, foretells that she will lose the man she desired through pique, but she will win a well-meaning and faithful husband. Her engagements will be somewhat disappointing.
To dream that you are making out with someone suggests that you have an subconscious desire to pursue a relationship, but fear that it will jeopardize the friendship. If you don't like this person in this way, then the dream suggests that you need to acknowledge and incorporate aspects of this person into your own character. Consider specific traits that this person possess.
To dream about sex refers to the integration and merging of contrasting aspects of yourself. It represents psychological completion. You need to be more receptive and incorporate aspects of your dream sex partner into your own character. Consider the nature of the love-making. Was it passionate? Was it slow? Was it wild? The sex act parallels aspects of yourself that you wish to express. A more direct interpretation of the dream may be your libido's way of telling you that it has been too long since you have had sex. It may indicate repressed sexual desires and your needs for physical and emotional love. If you are looking for a place to have sex, then the dream may be analogous to your search for intimacy and closeness. You want to rekindle some relationship. If you dream of having sex in a public place, then the dream implies that others are talking about your private relationship.
To dream about sex with someone other than your spouse or significant other suggests dissatisfaction with the physical side of your relationship. On the other hand, it may be harmless fantasy. In such situations, you may find that you are less inhibited sexually. Perhaps you need to bring the same sense of adventure into your existing relationship.
To dream that you are having sex with an ex or someone who is not your current mate denotes your reservations about embarking in a new relationship or situation. You may feel nervous about exposing yourself and are feeling a resurgence of those old emotions and feelings that you felt back when you and your ex were together. If you are approaching your wedding date, then is not uncommon to experience especially erotic adventures with partners other than your intended spouse. This may be due to the intensity of the sexual passion with your fiancé. It also relates to the new roles that you will be taking on and the uncertainty that that may bring.
To dream that you are having sex with a stranger represents uncertainty about what is ahead. Alternatively, the dream allows you to experiment freely without having any hang ups, emotional baggage or preconceived notions associated with a person you would know. In such a scenario, you are able to let loose and express your desires, passions and emotions. In particular, if you dream of having sex with multiple partners at the same time, then it indicates that you are feeling detached in your personal relationship. You feel that sex is just an act devoid of any emotion or passion. Perhaps your sex life has become too automated.
To dream that you are having sex with a friend refers to the closeness you share with your friend. Because you two share so much between each other and know so much about each other, the dreaming mind may depict this closeness as sex. Alternatively, such a dream indicates a level of attraction between you and your friend, but you are too afraid to act on it. Thus your desires are manifested in a dream.
If you are heterosexual and you dream that you are having sex with someone of the same sex, then it represents an expression of greater self love and acceptance. You need to be in better touch of your feminine or masculine side. The dream does not necessarily imply homosexual desire.
To dream that you are having sex with a celebrity indicates your drive to be successful. You are striving for recognition. Consider what movies you associate this celebrity with for clues as to where and what you want to achieve success in.
To see others having sex in your dream refers to your own desires to be more adventurous in your own sex life.
To see your parents having sex in your dream indicate that you are seeing similar aspects between their relationship and your current relationship. Most cringe at the thought of your parents having sex, so this dream imagery is really trying to get your attention. Consider your parents' real life relationship together and what you can learn from it.
To dream that you are the opposite sex suggests that you need to incorporate certain qualities of the opposite sex. Ask yourself how do you feel being a man or a woman? In what ways can you incorporate those feelings into your waking life.
Dreaming that you are watching your girlfriend have sex with someone else suggests that you are taking a passive role in your sex life. Maybe you feel that you are not satisfying her. The dream is signaling you to communicate your sexual concerns and/or desires. Alternatively, the dream may reflect a personal fantasy you have.
To dream about sex represents positive or pleasurable experience that you are having in waking life. Whomever you have sex with represents a quality your noticing in yourself or a situation that you are enjoying.
For example, if you have sex with a celebrity it may symbolize a quality you see in that celebrity coming out of you or enjoying an activity you associate with that celebrity.
Whatever the thoughts, feelings, or memories that stand out the most to you about the person you have sex with represents what you are experiencing more of in your life.
Alternatively, sex in a dream may reflect your feelings about your partner or someone you desire.
To dream of being unable to find a safe place to have sex may reflect challenges that stop you from doing what you like or from expressing yourself. Interests or goals may be sidetracked by complications or conflicting feelings. Feeling confused as you sort through your options. Alternatively, it may reflect your inability to be close or intimate in your relationship.
To dream of having sex interrupted represents outside forces intruding on your private time, relationship, or ability to enjoy what you are doing. Your career may be interfering with your love life or a distraction is interfering with your ability to succeed. An outside element is spoiling your special moment or time to shine.
To dream of having sex with a person who has something wrong with them may represent your enjoyment of being needed. You may also be enjoying the role of being more desirable, important, or interesting than someone else.
To dream of having sex with someone in public may represent your private life being made public or other people speculating about your life. It may also reflect attention you are attracting yourself with your personal interests or achievements.
To dream of having sex with a vanishing partner represents a lack of commitment or an inadequate partnership. Sexual or romantic frustrations. Noticing your confidence in a person or situation you are enjoying disappearing.
To dream of a having sex with a faceless person represents a need to learn more about what really pleases you. Feeling good with something you are undecided about. Enjoying being single or trying new things. Feeling free in not knowing what you really want.
To dream of having sex with yourself may reflect your enjoyment of showing off your skills or experience to others. Having a good time being the center of attention or showing off. An enjoyable experience where you feel you are the most important. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are going too far enjoying showboating or asserting yourself. Enjoying yourself thinking your more attractive or better than other people.
To dream of foreplay or sexual activity in a bedroom that never leads to full sex may reflect waking life situations where you are privately considering doing something enjoyable while never taking the real steps to make it happens for real.
To dream of chasing someone to have sex may reflect your feelings about other people never wanting to have a good time with you. Elderly people may have this kind of dream.
To dream of people watching you have sex may reflect your feelings about lacking privacy in your personal life or feelings that people are judging you on your personal interests. Feelings about a person or situation making it difficult for you to enjoy yourself. It may also reflect your conscience weighing on you heavily for something dangerous you are enjoying.
See the [[themes section for sex]] for a more in-depth look at sex symbolism.
Example: A man dreamed of having sex with Oprah. In real life this man was a successful public speaker. Oprah to him represented excellent communication skills. The sex with Oprah represented how wonderful he felt being so good at public speaking.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of having sex with an android. In real life she was having sex with someone she felt was socially boring and easy to control sexually.
Example 3: A man dreamed of having sex with himself and suddenly seeing himself yelling at himself. In waking life he had embarrassed himself going too far showing off his skills to customers the point that his business partner had to lecture him on stopping it.
Example 4: A young woman dreamed of sexual foreplay in bedroom that never leads to full sex. In waking life she was considering asking a guy she knew to the prom, but couldn't get the confidence to ask him for real.
To see a lion in your dream symbolizes great strength, courage, aggression and power. You will overcome some of your emotional difficulties. As king of the jungle, the lion also represents dignity, royalty, leadership, pride and domination. You have much influence over others. You also need to exercise some restraint in your own personal and social life. Alternatively, a lion represents your need for control over others. You have to be in charge.
Dreaming of a dead lion refers to your fall from power or status.
To dream that you are attacked by a lion suggests that a force may be driving you to self-destruction. You need to overcome these challenges and obstacles.
To see a black lion in your dream represents a negative force. You or someone else is using their position of power to do harm.
To see a white lion in your dream highlights your majestic power. A white lion may also indicate sudden awareness of the power you hold.
A lioness in a dream represents ignorance, pride, affectation and perfidy. Seeing a lion without being seen, means escape from harm one may fear, attaining knowledge and growing in wisdom. A struggle with a lion that does not lead to one’s death in a dream means observing a long lasting diet caused by an illness. If one fights with a lion and eats or snatches off a piece of his flesh, bones or hair in a dream, it means that he will attain success, leadership, wealth or conquer his enemy. Sleeping beside a lion in a dream means safety from illness, or protection from one’s enemy. If one sees a lion inside his own house in a dream, it means that he will gain the upper hand, or it could represent longevity and a high position in the world. A lion entering a town in a dream means a plague that will strike such a town.
This dream indicates greatness, elevation and honour. You will become very important among men. You will become very powerful and happy.
Dreaming of a lion, signifies that a great force is driving you. If you subdue the lion, you will be victorious in any engagement. If it overpowers you, then you will be open to the successful attacks of enemies. To see caged lions, denotes that your success depends upon your ability to cope with opposition. To see a man controlling a lion in its cage, or out denotes success in business and great mental power. You will be favorably regarded by women. To see young lions, denotes new enterprises, which will bring success if properly attended. For a young woman Dreaming of young lions, denotes new and fascinating lovers. For a woman Dreaming that she sees Daniel in the lions’ den, signifies that by her intellectual qualifications and personal magnetism she will win fortune and lovers to her highest desire. To hear the roar of a lion, signifies unexpected advancement and preferment with women. To see a lion’s head over you, showing his teeth by snarls, you are threatened with defeat in your upward rise to power. To see a lion’s skin, denotes a rise to fortune and happiness. To ride one, denotes courage and persistency in surmounting difficulties. Dreaming you are defending your children from a lion with a pen-knife, foretells enemies will threaten to overpower you, and will well nigh succeed if you allow any artfulness to persuade you for a moment from duty and business obligations.
To dream that you are in debt signifies imbalance, struggle, worry and trouble in some personal situation or business matter. Alternatively, it may indicate that you are putting too much demands of others.
To dream of being in debt represents a overwhelming sense of obligation, struggle or worries. It may also reflect feelings of needing to bring restitution to a situation that you feel guilty for. Feeling that you have to return a favor. Feeling that you have to respect someone or something.
Alternatively, dreaming of being in debt may represent a situation that feels horrible because you can't do anything you really want until a situation is balanced.
To dream of not wanting to pay back your debt may reflect resentment of having to respect a person or situation. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are being dishonest or falling back on your promises.
To dream that others are debt to you may reflect feelings of being owed favors, opportunities, or respect. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are worried about someone cheating you or never keeping a promise. Negatively, having others in debt to you may be a sign that you are demanding too much from others.
Paying one’s debt in a dream means returning from a journey. In a dream, debts signify humiliation, abuse and insults. If one sees himself paying his debts in a dream, it means that he will reestablish his connection with his relatives, strengthen his blood ties, feed the poor, solve a difficult problem, acquire a better understanding of religious matters, or return from a trip. If one sees himself paying a debt in his dream but could not recognize it in wakefulness, such debts then represent his sins for which he is responsible and answerable whether he committed them knowingly or unknowingly and their consequences will always hunt him unless he repents. Because of that, the person will suffer in this world in the form of adversities, sickness, fines or other worldly losses. Paying a debt or satisfying a just cause in a dream means feeding a hungry person, reuniting one’s family or returning from a journey and returning from a journey in a dream also means satisfying a just cause.
Debt is rather a bad dream, foretelling worries in business and love, and struggles for a competency | but if you have plenty to meet all your obligations, your affairs will assume a favorable turn.
In a dream, boiled vegetables, eggs, meat or poached eggs, etcetera, signify fast coming earnings, or a profitable business. Boiled vegetables in a dream also mean paying one’s debts, an unanticipated arrival of some thing expected to happen later, celebra- tions, a wedding or distress, sorrow or poverty. Cooking mixed vegetables with milk in a dream means mixing lineage, or marriage from a different tribe, or it could mean starting a new and a good tradition.