Dream Dictionary Terms B
To see the letter B in your dream is a pun on “to be”. Perhaps the dream is telling you to “let it be”.
To see a baboon in your dream suggests that you need to be more expressive in your feelings. You need to be more direct in telling others how you feel. On the hand, it could be saying that you are expressing yourself in an inappropriate manner. In particular, dreaming of a white baboon means that you are completely devoid of emotions.
To see a baby in your dream signifies innocence, warmth and new beginnings. Babies symbolize something in your own inner nature that is pure, vulnerable, helpless and/or uncorrupted. If you dream that the baby is smiling at you, then it suggests that you are experiencing pure joy. You do not ask for much to make you happy. If you find a baby in your dream, then it suggests that you have acknowledged your hidden potential. If you dream that you forgot you had a baby, then it suggests that you are trying hide your own vulnerabilities; you do not want to let others know of your weaknesses. Alternatively, forgetting about a baby represents an aspect of yourself that you have abandoned or put aside due to life’s changing circumstances. The dream may serve as a reminder that it is time for you to pick up that old interest, hobby, or project again. Dreaming of holding a baby is analogous to holding onto an earlier part of your life where you felt more depended on and more needed.
If you dream that you are on your way to the hospital to have a baby, then it signifies your issues of dependency and your desires to be completely cared for. Perhaps you are trying to get out of some responsibility. If you are pregnant in real life, then a more direct interpretation may simply mean that you are experiencing some anxieties of making it to the hospital when the time comes.
To dream of a crying baby symbolizes a part of yourself that is deprived of attention and needs to be nurtured. Alternatively, it represents your unfulfilled goals and a sense of lacking in your life. If you dream that a baby is neglected, then it suggests that you are not paying enough attention to yourself. You are not utilizing your full potential. Alternatively, this dream could represent your fears about your own children and your ability to protect and to provide for them.
To dream about a starving baby represents your dependence on others. You are experiencing some deficiency in your life that needs immediate attention and gratification.
To see yourself or someone as a baby in your dream refers to your desire to be cared for and nurtured. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you or someone is behaving immaturely.
To dream that a baby is walking or dancing refers to the potential and possibilities that life has in stored for you. The future looks bright. The dream may also be a metaphor that you need to take baby steps in your relationship, toward your goal, in a work project or whatever undertaking. If you have a baby in real life, then the dream is a reflection of your hopes for that baby.
To dream of an extremely small baby symbolizes your helplessness and your fears of letting others become aware of your vulnerabilities and incompetence. You may be afraid to ask for help and as a result tend to take matters into your own hands.
To see a dead baby in your dream symbolizes the ending of something that was once a part of you. If you dream that you are trying to snort up a dead baby, then it means that you are refusing to move onto a new stage of life. You are holding onto a dead past.
To dream that you are dipping a baby in and out of water signifies regression. You are regressing to a time where you had no worries and responsibilities. Alternatively, such a scenario is reminisce of when the baby is in the fetus and in its comfort zone. In fact, some expectant mothers even give birth in a pool, because the environment in the water mimics the environment in the uterus. It is less traumatic for the baby as it emerges into the world. So perhaps, the dream represents your search for your own comfort zone.
Dreaming of rescuing a drowning baby means that you are allowing yourself to be vulnerable and accepting help from others.
If you dream of having or adopting a baby of a different race, then it means that you are acknowledging and/or embracing other’s physical differences. Everyone started out as a baby who is pure and innocent.
Seeing an evil baby or a demon baby in your dream implies that you are apprehensive or afraid of a new project that you are undertaking. You may be taking on more than you can handle. If you dream that a baby has a third eye on the back of the head, then it means getting caught. You are acting carelessly when you think no on is watching.
To see a baby bottle in your dream represents your issues of dependency. You are relying too much on others. If you are drinking from a baby bottle, then the dream means that you need are emotionally immature. You need to grow up.
To see a baby carriage in your dream symbolizes your desire for a family or longing for a baby. If the baby carriage is empty, then it indicates sadness or an unfulfilled goal. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to cater to the needs of your own inner child.
To see baby clothes in your dream suggests that you are expressing yourself in a more subtle way. Alternatively, baby clothes represent your former ways of thinking or old habits which you have outgrown.
To see or feed baby food in your dream indicates that nurturance and care is needed in a waking situation. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor to indicate that you need to eat smaller portions of food. To eat or dream that you are being fed baby food indicates that you are being forced to re-learn something that you already know.
To dream of a baby shower suggests that you are welcoming a new start. You are given a chance to start over again and do things differently this time around. You have a new found faith in life itself.
To dream that you are babysitting suggests that you need to care for the child within yourself. To see or call for a babysitter in your dream indicates that you need to acknowledge and work on your inner child.
To meet a bachelor in your dream suggests that you are seeking freedom in your love life. For a man to dream that he is a bachelor indicates that he is having difficulty with gaining his own sense of self or freedom in a relationship. Alternatively, the bachelor represents your masculine side.
To dream of back-biting about someone warns that you will cause harm to someone if you continue on your current course. Think twice over your actions and its consequences. To dream that someone is back-biting you signifies that you will have some family problems.
To dream of your back represents your attitudes, strengths, burdens and stance in the world. It may also relate to stress and pressure that someone is putting on you.
To see a naked back in your dream symbolizes secrets that you may have kept from others or aspects of yourself that you have kept hidden and shielded away. Consider the phrase, “watch your back!”; this dream may be telling you to do just that. Traditionally, seeing a back in your dream forewarns that you should not lend money to anyone. In particular, lending money to friends will cause a rift in your relationship.
To see a person turn their back on you signifies that you will be deeply hurt as a result of envy and jealousy.
If you suffer from back pain, then you may have dreams of breaking your back or throwing your back out. Your dreams incorporate things from your waking life, even physical pain.
To see a backdoor in your dream suggests that you need to search a little harder to find an answer to your problem. Sometimes the solution may not be obvious. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are trying to find short cuts to do things.
To dream that you are doing backflips suggests that you are going out of your way to help or please someone. You may feel under-appreciated or that your work is going unnoticed.
To see a backgammon game in your dream represents an unwelcome guest. To dream that you lose at backgammon symbolizes misfortune and unlucky in love. You seem to seek out the wrong type of people and your pursuit for love will be arocky path. TOP
To see or carry a backpack in your dream represents the decisions and responsibilities that are weighing your down.
To dream that you are backpacking symbolizes your self-sufficiency and survival skills. You may be reflecting on all the obstacles and adversities that you have overcame.
To dream that you are sitting in the backseat of a car suggests that you are no longer in control of your life. You may be feeling overpowered, dominated and being told what to do. You need to start taking back control of your life.
To dream that you are backstabbing someone represents your ruthlessness. Your character is being called into question.
To dream that someone has backstabbed you signifies feelings of insecurity. You have a lot going on in your life at the moment and believe someone is out to get you.
To dream that you are backstage symbolizes opportunities and access. You need to make sure to take advantage of this limited time opportunity. Alternatively, the dream indicates that there are aspects of yourself that you are reluctant to express or show. Or it may also mean that you need to look at some situation or problem from a new perspective.
To dream that you are doing the backstroke suggests that although you are acknowledging your emotions, you are not confronting them head on. TOP
To dream that you are walking or moving backwards indicates that your current course of action may be counter-productive. Whatever you are looking for in life seems to be moving away from you. Thus, you may feel a sense of failure or belief that you are unable to achieve your goals and aspirations. On the other hand, moving backwards in your dream indicate that you need to back off or retreat from a situation that you are currently facing in your waking life.
Dreaming that you fall backwards suggests that you prevented yourself from making a bad decision or mistake. It may also mean that you are not ready to move forward and need to take a step back. TOP sdoommaerd is spelled backwards.
To dream about your backyard represents your childhood memories or your subconscious. Alternatively, dreaming of your backyard refers to the secrets you are keeping. There are some aspects of your life which you want to keep hidden and out of the view of others. The dream also represents some aspect of your life that you have taken for granted. Consider also the phrase “not in my backyard.” In other words, everything is okay as long as it does not happen to you or occur in your own home. The condition of the yard is also symbolic of how well you maintain and balance aspects of your life.
To see bacon in your dream symbolizes essentials, staples, and life’s supply. It may also be a play on the common phase “bringing home the bacon” to refer to earning a living.
To see bacon that has gone rancid in your dream suggests a forbidden situation. TOP
To dream that you are feeling bad suggests that you are off balance, off centered, or even feeling worthless.
To dream that you have bad breath suggests that you need to think twice before opening your mouth. Think about what you are saying first before expressing yourself and offending others.
To see or flash a badge in your dream represents recognition of your position. You are held in high honor and prestige. You regard yourself highly. Alternatively, it signifies your need to belong and to be part of something.
To see a badger in your dream signifies your persistence and final victory over your opponents. The dream may also be a pun on how you are badgering others or vice versa. Perhaps someone, especially someone of power is bothering you and giving you a difficult time.
To play or watch a badminton game in your dream indicates that you need to make a decision quickly or else opportunities will pass you by. You need to learn to keep up.
To see a bag in your dream represents the responsibilities that you carry. If the bag is ripped or torn, then it indicates that you are carrying a lot of burden. The symbol may be a metaphor for an “old bag” and refer to someone who is old.
To dream of a bag full of junk symbolizes that you are burdened with worries and problems; you have to find a way on unloading some of this burden.
To see or eat a bagel in your dream suggests that there is key element missing from your life. You are not completely whole. Alternatively, it refers to sexual urges. TOP
To see or carry baggage in your dream refers to the problems and things that you are carrying on your shoulders and weighing your down. You feel that you are being held back by past emotions or problems. Alternatively, baggage symbolizes your identity.
To dream that you are at baggage claim suggests that you are experiencing a lack of identity. You are not sure who you are or who you want to be.
To see a baggage scanner or have your baggage scanned in your dream implies that your identity is under scrutiny. You feel you are being judge. Alternatively, the dream refers to a lack of privacy. You feel exposed.
To see or hear bagpipes in your dream signify strength and virility. You will overcome your struggles.
To dream that you are making bail symbolizes your need to accept help in your business dealings. This dream is trying to make you acknowledge that it is perfectly all right to accept a helping hand.
To see a bailiff in your dream suggests that you have crossed a certain boundary and now must be held accountable for your actions.
To dream that a bailiff is arresting you signifies your need to improve your business ethics. Your integrity is being called into question. Alternatively, the dream points to conflict in your waking life.
To see bait in your dream suggests that you may be fishing for a deal or a compliment. It may also indicate your desire to lure or entice someone.
To see a bake-house in your dream signifies danger and pitfalls that you may be encountering in your waking life. TOP
To see a bakery in your dream signifies richness and success. Your future will be an enjoyable, pleasant and filled with satisfaction.
To dream that you are baking represents your creative self and your ability to make things happen. If you are mixing ingredients together that you normally would not combine, then it suggests that you need to find a connection between two seemingly different things. Perhaps these things that seem incompatible may yield surprisingly but positive results.
To see or wear a balaclava in your dream refers to a sinister or painful secret you are keeping. This secret is creating a burden for you and becoming too hard to keep. Alternatively, wearing a balaclava refers to your desire for anonymity in a situation.
To see someone in a balaclava represents the shadow aspect of your persona. It also points to fear that you have suppressed.
To dream that you lose your balance suggests that you are having difficulty weighing your options and choices in some situation.
To dream that you are walking on a balance beam indicates that there is a situation that requires your focus and full attention. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for the various aspects that you are trying to balance in your life.
To see or dream that you are on a balcony refers to your desire to be seen and noticed. You are searching for prestige and higher status. It may also mean that you are on your way up the social ladder. If the balcony is clean, then it indicates that you are looked up to by others. If the balcony is old, then it suggests that your public image is in need of repair. Alternatively, the balcony could signify your ambivalence regarding a situation. You are feeling torn or undecided.
To dream that you are going bald suggests a lack of self-esteem or worries about getting older. Alternatively, baldness symbolizes humility, purity, and personal sacrifice. You are at a stage in your life where you are confident in fully exposing yourself.
To see or play with a ball in your dream symbolizes completeness and wholeness. It may also indicate that you need to be more in tune with the inner child within. The dream may also be a metaphor for the testicles. Consider also the phrase, “he’s got balls” to indicate guts and strength.
If you dream of rolling a ball or see a ball rolling, then the dream may be metaphor that you need to put your plan into action. It is time to stop idling and start moving things along.
To dream that you are watching a ball game indicates that you need to take more initiative. Your lack of action may stem from your shyness which you must overcome. Perhaps you are too overly self-conscious.
To attend a ball in your dream refers to your celebration of life. You are in a good place and are embracing what life has to offer.
To see a ball pit in your dream symbolizes celebration, joy and youth, especially if there are children playing inside it. It is a reminder to be more carefree and spontaneous.
Dreaming that you are inside a ball pit implies that you need to put in your full effort toward a relationship or goal. Give it your all.
To dream that you are a ballerina suggests that you are moving through the obstacles of your life effortlessly. You feel unrestricted. It is also a symbol of innocence, frailty, and vulnerability. Alternatively, you may feel unable to attain and measure up to society’s ideals of beauty.
To see someone you know as a ballerina indicates that this person is tiptoeing around certain issues instead of confronting it.
To dream that you are watching a ballet symbolizes balance, cooperation, and harmony.
To see or wear ballet slippers in your dream represents your understanding of the principles of balance and grace. You carry yourself with much poise and get along well with others.
To see or wear ballet shoes in your dream means that you need to approach a certain problem or situation with attention, care and decisiveness. Wearing ballet shoes can also imply that you are well balanced and level headed. TOP
To see balloons in your dream indicate declining hopes and disappointments in your search for love. A situation in your life will take a turn downward. Balloons also represent arrogance and an inflated opinion of yourself.
To dream that you or someone is blowing up a balloon represents your aspirations, goals and ambitions. You are experiencing renewed hope.
To see black balloons in your dream symbolizes depression, especially if the balloons are descending.
To see an ascending balloon in your dream signifies frustrating conditions in your life in which you are seeking to rise above. You are expressing a desire to escape. On a positive note, balloons symbolize celebration and festivities. You need to acknowledge your inner child.
To see a balloon pop in your dream symbolizes an unrealized goal or dream. It may also represent the stresses in your life. The pressure may be starting to be too great for you to bear.
To see or dream that you are in a hot air balloon suggests that it is time to overcome your depression. The dream may be a metaphor indicating that you are losing your ground or your foothold on some situation/problem. Alternatively, it represents the process of individuation and your quest to fulfill some spiritual needs. You feel the need to be elevated in someone’s eyes.
To see a ballot in your dream represents a decision that needs to be made. If your name is on a ballot, then it indicates that you are seeking support, approval or acceptance.
To dream that you are in a ballroom refers to some festivity or celebration. You are having a good time and enjoying life. Alternatively, the dream implies openness. There are some aspect of your life that you need to be more open about.
To dream that you are ballroom dancing indicates success in your endeavors. You have a positive outlook in life and are willing try anything and give it your all. TOP
To see bamboo in your dream symbolizes trustworthiness, strength and resilience. You are able to easily bounce back from setbacks and disappointments in your life. Alternatively, it refers to strong ties/bonds and fair dealings.
To dream that the bamboo is soft or rotting suggests that there is imbalance in your waking life.
To see bananas in your dream may be a metaphor for repressed sexual urges and desires. It is a phallic symbol and represents masculine sexuality.
To dream that you are eating bananas indicate that your hard work will be met with little rewards or gains.
To see banana peels in your dream implies that you need to be careful about slipping up and making a mistake. If the banana peels are rotting, then it represents some irreversible mistake.
To see a band or play with a band in your dream represents a sense of community and belonging. The dream may also be a pun on banding together and need for cooperation/unity.
To dream that you have bandages indicate your need to heal. You may be feeling emotionally wounded and are trying to cover/shield your hurt from others. Consider where on the body was the bandage for more additional clues.
To dream that someone is throwing bandages at you suggests that someone is causing you some emotional pain. You are hurting on the inside, but manage to keep a happy appearance on the outside.
To see or wear a bandana in your dream suggests that you need to look at issue or problem more objectively. You need to think through your options more carefully. TOP
To see or dream that you are a bandit indicates primitive sexuality and primal lust.
To dream that you are playing a banjo represents togetherness. You need to cherish your time spent with friends.
To hear or see someone playing a banjo in your dream signifies a joyous and happy occasion.
To see a bank in your dream denotes your desires for financial security. The dream may be trying to offer reassurance and that your fears of financial instability are unfounded.
To dream that you are robbing a bank signifies that you are expending too much energy and are in danger of depleting your inner resources. Alternatively, it indicates that money that is due to you is being delayed.
Dreaming that someone is robbing a bank or that you witness a bank robbery symbolizes lack of financial stability in your waking life.
To see a banker in your dream suggests that you are experiencing financial difficulties or money problems and may be too proud to get help. You are feeling out of control.
To dream that you are bankrupt indicates that you need to start taking measures to protect yourself and your resources. You may be feeling emotionally drained or physically overworked. The dream may be a sign of depression. Alternatively, to dream that you are bankrupt symbolizes feelings of insecurity. TOP
To see a banner in your dream indicates your willingness to stand up and fight for a cause or common goal. A banner also means the need for better organization and planning.
To dream that you are at a banquet indicates that you are emotionally malnourished. You are seeking emotional stimulation.
To see a banyan tree in your dream represents shelter and protection. It also denotes the connection between the spiritual and the earthly.
To see a baby being baptized in your dream represents renewal, a new way of being, a new attitude toward life, or a new approach toward others.
To dream that you are being baptized suggests that your sins and impure thoughts are being washed away. Perhaps you are feeling guilty about something that you have done and are seeking forgiveness. Immersion in water represents death, whereas emergence signifies resurrection. You need to let go of your old negative self, so that the new you can emerge and be successful.
On a spiritual note, this dream signifies your renewed faith in God. You are coming closer to self-realization and spiritual fulfillment.
To dream that you are at a public bar signifies your desire to escape from the stresses of your daily life and retreat into a light-hearted environment where pleasure abounds. Alternatively, you are seeking acceptance in some aspect of your daily life. The dream may also be a pun on being “barred” from some place or something. You are feeling excluded or held back by circumstances beyond your control.
To see a metal bar in your dream represents your own inner strength. You have the ability and tools to build a solid foundation and future. Alternatively, metal bars symbolize defiance and aggression.
Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah
To dream that you are at a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah ceremony represents a transitional phase into adulthood. It indicates your social responsibilities, sense of morality, mental reasoning, and hopes.
To see or dream that you are a barbarian represents the savage and instinctual aspect of your character. Perhaps you are being a little too rough or brash. Alternatively, the dream may also refer to your sexuality and your wild side.
To dream of a barbecue refers to a minor issue or transformation occurring in your waking life. To dream that you are barbecuing symbolizes togetherness, relaxation, and ease.
To see barbed wire in your dream represents difficulty in breaking through or getting your point across to someone.
To dream that you are caught in barbed wire symbolizes oppression and confinement. You are feeling trapped and restricted in some relationship. TOP
To see a barber’s pole in your dream indicates that you are contemplating a change in your life. Alternatively, the symbol represents some childhood memory or a piece of nostalgia.
To see a Barbie doll in your dream represents society’s ideals. You may feel that you are unable to meet the expectations of others. Alternatively, the Barbie doll refers to the desire to escape from daily responsibilities. It may serve to bring you back to your childhood where life was much simpler and more carefree.
To see a barcode in your dream symbolizes automation, simplification and ease. Alternatively, the dream represents an impersonal relationship in your waking life. You are feeling alienated.
To dream that you are riding bareback represents your ability to balance several difficult tasks at once. Alternatively, to ride bareback in your dream also means that you give your all into a project or relationship. You don’t take the easy route when it comes to doing things.
To dream that you are barefoot represents your playful attitudes and relaxed, carefree frame of mind. Alternatively, being barefoot indicates poverty, lack of mobility, or misunderstanding. You have low self-esteem and lack confidence in yourself. Or you may be dealing with issues concerning your self-identity. You are unprepared for what is ahead for you.
To dream that you are walking barefoot on a construction site means that you are not ready to put in the work necessary to improve your mind or body. Perhaps you are in denial that you need any improvement.
To dream that you are bargaining for something indicates that you are being undervalued. Perhaps you are not putting in as much effort into a project or relationship as you should be. Consider the symbolism of the item and how you feel about it in your dream.
To hear a baritone voice in your dream indicates deceit and suspicion. You need to pay close attention to the words of the voice.
To hear barking in your dream suggests that you are annoying those around you with grumpiness and fussiness. The dream may also be analogous to your tendency of barking orders at people, instead of asking or talking kindly. Alternatively, barking refers to unhappy and disgruntled companions.
Dreaming of the bark of a tree refers to your thick-skinned nature. If you dream of clothing that is made of tree bark, then it indicates that you are putting up a protective barrier. You are not letting others get too close. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you are one with nature.
To see or eat barley in your dream signifies good health, progress, and satisfaction with your life.
To see a barn in your dream signifies the feelings that are kept in your subconscious. There is a possibility that you may be holding back your instinctual action or natural urges.
To see barnacles in your dream suggest that there is a situation you need to confront head on before it gets out of control.
To see a barometer in your dream represents the state of your inner feelings and how you are coping with emotions or situations.
To dream that you are living in barracks suggest that you are in a restrictive situation. You need to bring some change in your life.
To see an empty barrel in your dream signifies unfulfilled needs and emotional emptiness. If there is something inside the barrel, consider the significance of the contents. If you are putting a stopper into a barrel, then it suggests that you need to hold onto what you have. Perhaps you are feeling a little instable or insecure about your position or status in life.
To see or wear a barrette in your dream indicates that you are open to a new idea. Alternatively, you are ready to show the world a whole new you.
To see a barrister with a white wig in your dream symbolizes wisdom and knowledge. The barrister may be a variation of the “wise old man” figure. You are looking for guidance and help in some area of your life. Perhaps you are making an important decision.