Extended meaning of dream
WADDING ▪ WADING ▪ WAGER ▪ WAGES ▪ WAGON ▪ WAIL ▪ WAIST ▪ WAITER / WAITRESS ▪ WAITING ▪ WAKE / WAKINGUP ▪ WALKING ▪ WALLET ▪ WALLS ▪ WALNUT ▪ WALTZ ▪ WAND ▪ WANDERER / WANDERING ▪ WAR ▪ WARRANT ▪ WARTS ▪ WASH BOWL ▪ WASHER WOMAN ▪ WASHING ▪ WASTE ▪ WATCH ▪ WATCHING ▪ WATER ▪ WEALTH ▪ WEAPONS ▪ WEATHER ▪ WEAVING ▪ WEB ▪ WEDDING ▪ WEDLOCK ▪ WEEDS ▪ WEEPING ▪ WEIGHING / WEIGHT ▪ WELL ▪ WEST ▪ WHALE ▪ WHEAT ▪ WHEEL ▪ WHIP ▪ WHISTLE ▪ WHITE ▪ WIDOW / WIDOWER ▪ WIFE ▪ WIG ▪ WILD ▪ WILD ANIMALS ▪ WILD BOAR ▪ WILL ▪ WIN / WINNER ▪ WIND ▪ WINDOWS ▪ WINE ▪ WINGS ▪ WINTER ▪ WISH ▪ WITCH ▪ WITNESS ▪ WIZARD ▪ WOLF ▪ WOMAN ▪ WOMB ▪ WOOD ▪ WOOL ▪ WORD ▪ WORK ▪ WORKSHOP ▪ WORLD ▪ WORMS ▪ WOUND ▪ WREATH ▪ WRECK ▪ WRITING ▪
Basic meaning of dream
WaddingWadding, if seen in a dream, brings consolation to the sorrowing,and indifference to unfriendly criticism.
WaferWafer, if seen in a dream, purports an encounter with enemies. To eat one, suggests impoverished fortune. For a young woman to bake them, denotes that she will be tormented and distressed by fears of remaining in the unmarried state.
WagtailTo see a wagtail in a dream, foretells that you will be the victim of unpleasant gossip, and your affairs will develop unmistakable loss.
WaifTo dream of a waif, denotes personal difficulties, and especial ill-luck in business.
WailA wail falling upon your ear while in the midst of a dream, brings fearful news of disaster and woe. For a young woman to hear a wail, foretells that she will be deserted and left alone in distress, and perchance disgrace.
WaiterTo dream of a waiter, signifies you will be pleasantly entertained by a friend. To see one cross or disorderly, means offensive people will thrust themselves upon your hospitality.
WaitWaiting can be a straightforward representation of some situation we are waiting for in our waking life. It also might be an allusion to an idiom, such as “waiting in the wings,” “wait and see,” or “waiting for the other shoe to drop.”
Walking StickTo see a walking stick in a dream, foretells you will enter into contracts without proper deliberation, and will consequently suffer reverses. If you use one in walking, you will be dependent upon the advice of others. To admire handsome ones, you will entrust your interest to others, but they will be faithful.
WalletTo see wallets in a dream, foretells burdens of a pleasant nature will await your discretion as to assuming them. An old or soiled one, implies unfavorable results from your labors. A wallet may indicate financial resources or selfidentification (e.g., an I.D. kept in a wallet).
WallpaperA dream that focuses on wallpaper could be calling attention to the surface appearance of something, or our attempts to cover something up.
WandA magic wand can represent a kind of power. It might also represent the male organ. Dreaming about a wand might be an allusion to the familiar expression about how one can’t solve a certain problem by “waving a magic wand” over it.
WarA common dream experience if one is a military veteran, a dream about war can also represent conditions that call for aggression (war) or for a resolution (peace treaty).
WardrobeTo dream of your wardrobe, denotes that your fortune will be endangered by your attempts to appear richer than you are. If you imagine you have a scant wardrobe, you will seek association with strangers.
WarehouseDreaming about a warehouse might be about past memories or something else in the past. Alternatively, perhaps we have put something in storage, such as artistic ambitions, in order to pursue something else.
WarmthWarmth in a dream can be a reflection of warm feelings and comfort. Perhaps cheerfulness or love. We also tend to refer to preliminaries as “warm up exercises.”
WarningA warning in a dream is often a warning about something in our everyday life, though it could also be an unwarranted feeling of alarm. Alternatively, a dream warning could be a message that something in our life needs attention.
WashboardTo see a washboard in your dreams, is indicative of embarrassment. If you see a woman using one, it predicts that you will let women rob you of energy and fortune. A broken one, portends that you will come to grief and disgraceful deeds through fast living.
WashingTo dream that you are washing yourself, signifies that you pride yourself on the numberless liaisons you maintain. See Wash Bowl or Bathing.
WaspWasps, if seen in dreams, denotes that enemies will scourge and spitefully villify you. If one stings you, you will feel the effect of envy and hatred. To kill them, you will be able to throttle your enemies, and fearlessly maintain your rights.
WasteTo dream of wandering through waste places, foreshadows doubt and failure, where promise of success was bright before you. To dream of wasting your fortune, denotes you will be unpleasantly encumbered with domestic cares.
WatchingWatching something in a dream could reflect suspicion, though it could also simply be a message from our subconscious that we need to pay more attention to something. A dream about watching could also be alluding to the meaning of a common idiom, such as “watch your back,” “a watched pot never boils,” “it’s like watching grass grow,” “watch the clock,” etc.
WaterWater is a very common symbol for the emotions. A large body of water like a sea or a lake is often a symbol for the unconscious. Because sex involves fluids, Freud viewed water in dreams as a sexual symbol.
Water-carrierTo see water-carriers passing in your dreams, denotes that your prospects will be favorable in fortune, and love will prove no laggard in your chase for pleasure. If you think you are a water-carrier, you will rise above your present position.Waterfall To dream of a waterfall, foretells that you will secure your wildest desire, and fortune will be exceedingly favorable to your progress.
Water LilyTo dream of a water lily, or to see them growing, foretells there will be a close commingling of prosperity and sorrow or bereavement.
WavesTo dream of waves, is a sign that you hold some vital step in contemplation, which will evolve much knowledge if the waves are clear; but you will make a fatal error if you see them muddy or lashed by a storm. See Ocean and Sea.
Wax TaperTo dream of lighting wax tapers, denotes that some pleasing occurrence will bring you into association with friends long absent. To blow them out, signals disappointing times, and sickness will forestall expected opportunities of meeting distinguished friends.
WayTo dream you lose your way, warns you to disabuse your mind of lucky speculations, as your enterprises threaten failure unless you are painstaking in your management of affairs.
WeaponWeapons are usually symbols of aggression, either aimed toward, or exhibited by, the dreamer. Weapons may also represent inner struggle and conflict.
WeaselTo see a weasel bent on a marauding expedition in your dreams, warns you to beware of the friendships of former enemies, as they will devour you at an unseemly time. If you destroy them, you will succeed in foiling deep schemes laid for your defeat.
WeatherThe weather in a dream often indicates the emotional undertone of the dreamer or of the matter that is the subject of the dream: storms and winds may represent conflict and aggression; rains or drizzling conditions, depression and sadness; rainbows and sunshine, hope and happiness.
WeavingTo dream that you are weaving, denotes that you will baffle any attempt to defeat you in the struggle for the up-building of an honorable fortune. To see others weaving shows that you will be surrounded by healthy and energetic conditions.
WebTo dream of webs, foretells deceitful friends will work you loss and displeasure. If the web is non-elastic, you will remain firm in withstanding the attacks of the envious persons who are seeking to obtain favors from you.
WedgeTo dream of a wedge, denotes you will have trouble in some business arrangements which will be the cause of your separation from relatives. Separation of lovers or friends may also be implied.
WeddingThe joyous celebration of the uniting of two people in a spiritual contract of love, a wedding in a dream sometimes signifies the inner uniting of aspects of one’s psyche. Alternatively, to dream of a wedding has traditionally come to symbolize something of a dire portent—either downfall or death.
Wedding ClothesTo see wedding clothes, signifies you will participate in pleasing works and will meet new friends. To see them soiled or in disorder, foretells you will lose close relations with some much-admired person.
Wedding RingFor a woman to dream her wedding ring is bright and shining, foretells that she will be shielded from cares and infidelity. If it should be lost or broken, much sadness will come into her life through death and uncongeniality. To see a wedding ring on the hand of a friend, or some other person, denotes that you will hold your vows lightly and will court illicit pleasure.
WeedsWeeds could indicate that the dreamer may have to weed out some ideas or negative thoughts from their consciousness. Their appearance could also indicate that some good friendships and/or relationships have gone to seed.
WeepingWeeping in your dreams, foretells ill tidings and disturbances in your family. To see others weeping, signals pleasant reunion after periods of saddened estrangements. This dream for a young woman is ominous of lovers' quarrels, which can only reach reconciliation by self-abnegation. For the tradesman, it foretells temporary discouragement and reverses.
WeevilTo dream of weevils, portends loss in trade and falseness in love.
WeighingTo dream of weighing, denotes that you are approaching a prosperous period, and if you set yourself determinedly toward success you will victoriously reap the full fruition of your labors. To weigh others, you will be able to subordinate them to your interest. For a young woman to weigh with her lover, foretells that he will be ready at all times to comply with her demands.
WeightBeing weighed down in a dream may indicate that the dreamer is waiting for someone or something to change before they can feel unburdened in their life. Lightness, alternatively, often represents lighter, or more positive, emotions.
WelcomeTo dream that you receive a warm welcome into any society, foretells that you will become distinguished among your acquaintances and will have deference shown you by strangers. Your fortune will approximate anticipation. To accord others welcome, denotes your congeniality and warm nature will be your passport into pleasures, or any other desired place.
WellThe depth of emotional and spiritual resources, a well in a dream often represents knowledge and nurturance, a place from which emotions “well up.” It can also symbolize good health and physical well-being.
Welsh RarebitsTo dream of preparing or eating Welsh rarebits, denotes that your affairs will assume a complicated state, owing to your attention being absorbed by artful women and enjoyment of neutral fancies.
WestWe associate the westerly direction with where the sun sets, so dreaming about the West could be alluding to the end of something (sunset) or to rest (after the sun goes down). In the United States, the west is traditionally associated with expansion and opportunity.
WetTo dream that you are wet, denotes that a possible pleasure may involve you in loss and disease. You are warned to avoid the blandishments of seemingly well-meaning people. For a young woman to dream that she is soaking wet, portends that she will be disgracefully implicated in some affair with a married man.
Wet NurseTo dream that you are a wet nurse, denotes that you will be widowed or have the care of the aged, or little children. For a woman to dream that she is a wet nurse, signifies that she will depend on her own labors for sustenance.Whale To dream of seeing a whale approaching a ship, denotes that you will have a struggle between duties, and will be threatened with loss of property.
If the whale is demolished, you will happily decide between right and inclination, and will encounter pleasing successes. If you see a whale overturn a ship, you will be thrown into a whirlpool of disasters.