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Eating

To dream that you are eating alone signifies loss, loneliness, and depression. You may feel rejected, excluded, and cut off from social/family ties. Eating may be a replacement for companionship and provide a form of comfort. Alternatively, eating alone reflects independent needs. Also consider the phrase, "what's eating you up?" in reference to anxiety that you may be feeling.

To dream that you are eating with others signifies harmony, intimacy, merriness, prosperous undertakings, personal gain, and/or joyous spirits.

To dream that you are overeating or not eating enough signifies a lack of spirituality and fulfillment in your waking life. Food can represent love, friendship, ambition, sex or pleasure in your life. Thus, food is a metaphor to fulfill and gratify your hunger for love and desires. If you are refusing to eat, then it indicates that you want to be more independent and not rely on others so much. If you dream that you are a picky eater, then it indicates that you are holding back something. If you are currently dieting in your waking life, then the dream may serve to compensate for the sustenance that you are lacking.

To dream that someone clears away the food before you finish eating foretells that you will have problems and issues from those beneath you or dependent upon you.

To dream of eating represents the "taking in" of ideas or experiences.

Positively, eating may reflect feelings of satisfaction or contentment with the type of life experience you are having.

Negatively, eating may reflect you or someone else in your life that is arrogantly putting themselves first. It may also reflect feelings of being forced to experience something you don't really like.

To dream of eating too much food may reflect feelings of having indulged in a situation or experience too much. Too much of a good thing.

Example: A man dreamed of eating chicken. In waking life he was feeling very confident after having overcome a fear that had originally made him feel like a coward for fearing. The eating in this case may have reflecting how he was enjoying Or taking in" the experience of no longer feeling like a coward.

Dreaming of eating alone, signifies loss and melancholy spirits. To eat with others, denotes personal gain, cheerful environments and prosperous undertakings. If your daughter carries away the platter of meat before you are done eating, it foretells that you will have trouble and vexation from those beneath you or dependent upon you. The same would apply to a waiter or waitress. See other subjects similar.


Eating Contest

To dream that you are in an eating contest suggests that you are lacking a social life. You are turning to food as a companion. Consider also the type of food you are eating to determine which area of your life is severely lacking. Alternatively, the dream highlights your ability to process emotions quickly.

To dream of an eating contest may reflect competitive waking life situations. Competing to see who can do more or experience more of something? It may also reflect you or someone else that is showing off with how much of something they can do.

Consider the food for additional meaning.

Example: A young man dreamed of having a strawberry eating contest. In waking life he was having a bet with a friend on who could sleep with the most girls by the end of the school year.


Pear

To see a pear in your dream symbolizes the womb and fertility. Thus, it may refer to some female in your life. It is also often associated with the Virgin Mary. The dream may also be a pun on a "pair" of something.

To see a pear tree in your dream represents new opportunities.

A pear in a dream means money, blessings, or a sickness. Eating it in season in a dream means benefits, income, or it could denote the arrival of a long awaited person. Eating pears out of season in a dream means a sickness or swelling, though if a sick person eats a pear in a dream, it means a cure for his illness, or it could mean earning unlawful money. Receiving a basket, or a plate of pears in a dream means receiving an inheritance. As for a pregnant woman, pears in a dream represent a son, and for an unmarried woman, they means marriage. Pears in a dream also signify the death of an ailing person and his burial.


Pear Tree

To dream of a pear tree represents a permanent sense of responsibility. A situation that makes you feel responsible all the time or keeps you motivated to stay responsible.

Example: A woman dreamed of growing a pear tree. In waking life her illness was making her have to be serious about her health at all times.


Eating To One'S Fill


Corn Bread


Corn And Corn Field

Dreaming of passing through a green and luxurious corn-field, and seeing full ears hanging heavily, denotes great wealth for the farmer. It denotes fine crops and rich harvest and harmony in the home. To the young it promises much happiness and true friends, but to see the ears blasted, denotes disappointments and bereavements. To see young corn newly ploughed, denotes favor with the powerful and coming success. To see it ripe, denotes fame and wealth. To see it cribbed, signifies that your highest desires will be realized. To see shelled corn, denotes wealthy combines and unstinted favors. Dreaming of eating green corn, denotes harmony among friends and happy unions for the young.


Thirsty

To dream of being thirsty represents an unmet need. There is an emotional void in your life. It may also be a sign that you feel neglected or can't catch to get a break. You may be seeking for some inspiration, motivation or just an extra push. Being thirsty may also be a sign that you desire rejuvenation in some way.


Corn Field

To get lost in a corn field represents being lost in the enormity or plentifulness of a situation. You may have lost your purpose, bearings, or original intentions. You might be overwhelmed by possibilities, opportunities, or options. You may feel that there is too much of a good thing.

Example: A woman dreamed of being in a corn field that was on fire. In waking life her marriage was ending. The corn field reflected the abundance of love and support she got from the relationship that she felt would never end.


Hunger

To dream that you are hungry signifies a feeling of unfulfilment in some area of your life. You may be starving for love. recognition, power, sex, wealth, or fame. You are longing to achieve something that you have desired for awhile. Alternatively, the dream may simply be that you are really feeling hungry and it is being manifested in your dream.

To dream of being hungry represents feeling unfulfilled in some area of your life. A longing to achieve or a readiness to experience something. Feeling starved of love, power, status, money, or recognition. Feeling that some area of your life is unfulfilled.

Positively, being hungry in a dream may also reflect your eagerness to get something in your life started.

To dream of eating and then becoming hungry again may reflect your dissatisfaction or boredom with something in your life. Difficulty feeling pleased or fulfilled by an experience you had.

In a dream, hunger means wearing the garments of mourning, being seized by fear, or tightening one’s fist. Hunger in a dream also represents financial losses, eagerness to maintain a certain level of standards, persistence in seeking one’s livelihood or pursuing one’s trade, or love for the world. Some dream interpreters prefer hunger over satiation and thist over thirst-quenching in a dream. If one sees himself hungry during the winter season in a dream, it means that he will be tried with gluttony. If one’s hunger lasts long in the dream, it means that he will receive benefits after a long wait. Hunger in a dream is also considered to mean money, bad company, jesting, asceticism, fasting, inflation, deprivation, poverty and perhaps sometimes it may mean piety and fear of wrongdoing, or remembering and thanking God Almighty.

Dreaming that you are hungry, is an unfortunate omen. You will not find comfort and satisfaction in your home, and to lovers it means an unhappy marriage.


Bread

To see bread in your dream represents the basic needs of life. Bread may signify the positive qualities and great things you have learned on your journey of life. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to rise above the situation or rise for the occasion.

To dream of bread represents fundamentals or simplicity. Basic needs or the root of a problem. Bread may be a sign that you are trying to "survive" something with basic necessities. Bread may also reflect someone that is pointing out the more fundamental aspects of problem you have. Making an honest living.

Negatively, bread may be a sign that you are not seeing the truth of an underlying or sophisticated problem. It may also point to your emotions during a financial difficulty.

Example: A girl dreamed of a seeing a loaf of bread. In waking life she sought the help of a psychiatrist about problems with her love life. The loaf of bread reflected the fundamental problems that the psychiatrist pointed out to her.

Example 2: A man dreamed of his mother giving him a load of bread. In waking life he was having serious financial difficulties and had to do whatever he could to save money. The bread reflected his focus on fundamental financial needs as he tried to save money.

Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing a loaf of bread shaped like a skull. In waking life she was very experienced with child birth and still had some fears that her current birth wouldn't be as simple and easy as she expected.

Example 4: A man dreamed of trying to sell bread to a shop, but he kept forgetting the prices. In waking life he was trying to sell his art and art skills on the internet, but kept forgetting to put up his prices or take his website seriously.

When bread is made from bleached flour in a dream, it means blessed earnings and a comfortable life. When it is made with unbleached flour in a dream, it means disturbances in one’s life. It is said that each loaf of bread represents forty years of one’s life. Each loaf of bread also may represent money in denominations of tens, hundreds or thousands, all relative to the financial standing of the person in the dream, or the type of work he performs. Whole wheat bread, barley bread or sweet bread made with honey or sugar in a dream means rising prices. Eating bread with its crusts in a dream is like eating honey with its beeswax. Oven fresh bread when eaten in one’s dream is best. Bread in a dream represents woman’s chastity. Bread made with bleached flour means living a clean life, having pure knowledge, or a beautiful wife. If a student sees himself distributing bread among poor people in a dream, it means that he will attain his goals and succeed in his studies. If he is a preacher, it means that people are accepting his admonitions and advice. Otherwise, if he sees people crowding over him to get their bread in the dream, it means that people will seek what he has to offer. In that case, his position is better than theirs, for the giving hand is better than the receiving one. If one sees a deceased person offering him a piece of bread in a dream, it means that he will receive unexpected money from an unsolicited source. If one sees bread hanging in the skies, over the roofs or hanging down from trees in a dream, it means rising prices and the same interpretation applies for all commodities. If he sees bread scattered on the ground and people walking over it in a dream, it means prosperity in that land which leads to vanity. A good looking loaf of bread represents one’s good religious stand, otherwise it means the opposite. Baking bread in a dream means working for one’s livelihood. Seeing squandered loaves of bread and not eating from them in the dream means meeting with brothers one has not seen for a long time. Having a loaf of bread baked with coarsely grounded grains in the dream means living a comfortable life, though with insignificant religious attendance. If it is a loaf of barley bread in the dream, it means a strenuous life, though well managed. Corn bread, chick peas bread or millet bread means tight financial conditions and rising prices. If one is given a piece of dried bread in a dream, it indicates the near end of his life. A loaf of bread in a dream means marriage for an unwed person, and for a craftsman, it means progress in his trade. As for a ruler or a judge, a well baked loaf of bread in a dream represents his justice. Small loaves of bread in a dream represent a short life, while large loaves mean longevity. Eating a hot loaf of bread means hypocrisy, because the effect of the oven’s heat is still in it. Eating bread without a meal means a sickness or dying alone. Eating from a loaf of bread which is half baked in a dream means that one may suffer from high fever. If a poor person eats sweetbread or a cake in a dream, it means sickness or loss of what he maybe expecting to receive. Eating the thin variety of rock baked bread in a dream means increase in one’s earnings. A thin loaf of bread in a dream also could mean a short life. Holding two loaves of bread in a dream means marrying two sisters, one after the other. Eating simultaneously from two loaves of bread, one in each hand in a dream also means a marriage to two sisters. Eating pretzels in a dream means adopting a good health diet. Stale bread in a dream means inexpensive or shoddy prices. Dough in a dream means debts or loans. A flying loaf of bread with two wings means high prices. Eating a flat loaf of bread, or a loaf of pita bread in a dream means easy living or prosperity. Eating a bun in a dream denotes a decent financial stability. In a dream, a loaf of bread also represents little money or little earnings, or a small wage.

You will succeed in earthly business pursuits. Eating good bread indicates good health and long life. Burnt bread is a sign of funeral and so is bad.

For a woman Dreaming of eating bread, denotes that she will be afflicted with children of stubborn will, for whom she will spend many days of useless labor and worry. Dreaming of breaking bread with others, indicates an assured competence through life. To see a lot of impure bread, want and misery will burden the dreamer. If the bread is good and you have access to it, it is a favorable dream. See Baking and Crust.


Corn

To see corn in your dream signifies abundance, prosperity, growth and fertility. Also consider the pun that something is "corny".

To see a field of corn in your dream represents domestic bliss and harmony.

To dream of corn represents abundance or plentifulness. So much of something that you don't care about it anymore or don't believe that it will ever end.

To dream of cooking corn represents preparation for a plentiful or abundent situation. Getting ready to experience a situation in your life where you have so much of something that jealousy is impossible. Making a concerted effort to make sure there is too much of something.

Dreaming of husking pied ears of corn, denotes you will enjoy varied success and pleasure. To see others gathering corn, foretells you will rejoice in the prosperity of friends or relatives.


Food

To see food in your dream represents physical and emotional nourishment and energies. The different types of food can symbolize a wide range of things. Generally, fruit is symbolic of sensuality, meat represents animalistic desires, and vegetables pertain to healthy pursuits. Frozen foods may refer to your cold emotions and frigid ways. Eating certain foods also refer to qualities that you need to incorporate within your own self.

To dream that you are eating specific cuisines depends on your personal associations with it. Chinese, Italian, or Mexican food may be a go-to comfort food for you, while it may be a reminder of your home life or of mom's cooking other others. If you dream of eating a comfort food, then it indicates that you are looking for comfort in the wrong places.

To dream that you are hording or storing food indicates a fear of deprivation. You do not trust what you already have.

To see or eat stale food in your dream suggests that you are feeling sluggish and emotionally drained. You need to be invigorated and revitalized. If there is mold growing on your food, then it implies that you are too easily susceptible to some negative energy around you.

To eat bad-tasting food in your dream indicates some sourness or resentment in your emotional state of mind.

To see or eat burnt food in your dream suggests that you are experiencing some intense emotion. The dream may also indicate that you are feeling exhausted. You are running out of fuel.

To see fake or plastic food in your dream implies that you are not getting the emotional support that you are looking for. You are feeling emotionally unsatisfied.

To dream that there is hair in your food means that you are entangled in some emotional matter which you are not sure about how to get out of.

Food in dreams represents the type and qualities of experience or energy you take in your life. How certain situations are effecting you. Each food has a unique experience or energy associated with it based of your opinions, feelings, or memories of the specific food.

Certain food symbols tend to be more universal (e.g. apples or oatmeal), while others (e.g. processed food or junk food) take on a much more personal meaning based on your personal feelings about those foods. You need to ask yourself what stands out the most about a certain type of food and see how those qualities apply to your current life situation.

Generally, fruit is symbolic of thoughts that make you feel good, vegetables more nourishing qualities, and meat symbolic about qualities that are more sustaining.

Frozen foods may imply procrastination or putting something off. You've chosen to ignore certain issues or deal with something later.

Thawing frozen food could symbolize issues or situations that are being reconsidered. It may also reflect finally having to confront problems that you put off dealing with. Perhaps, you have been saving something special or important for this moment.

To dream of burned food represents experiences that you are having that went overboard or that you were too eager to have. Burned food may also reflect a lack of carefulness in preparing for a certain type of experience to happen. Distractions, a lack of focus, irresponsibility. Alternatively, burned food may reflect disappointment or feeling that a certain kind of experience won't be good enough.

Food in dreams represents the type and qualities of experience or energy you take in your life. How certain situations are effecting you. Each food has a unique experience or energy associated with it based of your opinions, feelings, or memories of the specific food.

Certain food symbols tend to be more universal (e.g. apples or oatmeal), while others (e.g. processed food or junk food) take on a much more personal meaning based on your personal feelings about those foods. You need to ask yourself what stands out the most about a certain type of food and see how those qualities apply to your current life situation.

Generally, fruit is symbolic of thoughts that make you feel good, vegetables more nourishing qualities, and meat symbolic about qualities that are more sustaining.

Frozen foods may imply procrastination or putting something off. You've chosen to ignore certain issues or deal with something later.

Thawing frozen food could symbolize issues or situations that are being reconsidered. It may also reflect finally having to confront problems that you put off dealing with. Perhaps, you have been saving something special or important for this moment.

To dream of burned food represents experiences that you are having that went overboard or that you were too eager to have. Burned food may also reflect a lack of carefulness in preparing for a certain type of experience to happen. Distractions, a lack of focus, irresponsibility. Alternatively, burned food may reflect disappointment or feeling that a certain kind of experience won't be good enough.

Refer to the [[themes section for food]] for a more in-depth look at dream food symbolism.

Food which is placed on a ceramic plate or on a clay plate in a dream represents lawful earnings. If food is served on a forbidden golden or silver platter in the dream, it represents unlawful money, extensive debts, eating and chewing one’s food with desire and gluttony. Swallowing what one is chewing means debts or collectors demanding their money. Eating with the right hand in a dream means success. Eating with the left hand in a dream means falling in the trap of one’s enemy and displeasing one’s friends. Eating from someone else’s hand in a dream means good absti- nence and trusting in God Almighty as one’s sole sustainer. Eating from someone else’s hand in a dream also can be interpreted as a sickness or inability to eat with one’s own hand. Eating sweets in a dream means solving a problem through kindness. If the food is greasy in the dream, it means that one’s problem is a lasting one. Sour food in a dream means steadfastness. Sour food in one’s mouth in a dream also means pain and sufferings. Yellow food in a dream means sickness, except for fowl’s meat. Drinking food the way one drinks liquids in a dream means increase in one’s earnings. Eating at a wedding in a dream means glad tidings. Eating at a reception after a funeral in a dream means distress and sorrow. Any food that has a long shelf life in a dream means profits and continuous benefits. Meat, eggplant, squash or the like food in a dream represent temporary benefit or seasonal earnings. Eating at the tables of royalties or rich people in a dream means rising in rank, or renewing the mandate of one’s office. Eating squash in a dream also means guidance, following the true religious precepts, or it could mean vigilance. Eating food from the table of people of knowledge in a dream means acquiring knowledge, guidance, wisdom and blessings. Eating food from the plate of a policeman or a soldier in a dream means committing adultery or receiving money from an unlawful source. Eating the food of poor people or pious ones in a dream means repentance from sin or receiving guidance. Eating the food of nomads or bedouins in a dream means travels, rising in station or changes in one’s conditions. Eating a meal that is cooked with meat in a dream means richness for a poor person. Eating a meal that is cooked without meat in a dream also may mean poverty, or it could mean devotion. If one’s meal turns into something better in the dream, it means advancement in one’s spiritual life. If one’s food turns bitter or sour in the dream, it means changing a spouse or a job. If one cookes a tasty meal in a dream, it means attaining a high ranking job, or it could mean prospering after suffering from a painful poverty. If someone else cooks one’s meal in the dream, it means dealing with a treachrous person and in this case, it means that one should fear for his life or about doing business with him, or it could mean that he may receive a helping hand in doing his job. If one eats an unbearably hot food in a dream, it means adversities. If one finds his mouth filled with food, and if there is still a cavity for more food in the dream, it means confusion, or it could represent the balance of his life in this world. If one manages to grind and swallow the food in his mouth in a dream, it means that he will overcome his difficulties. Receiving a sour or a bitter tasting food from someone in a dream means hearing harsh words, and the same interpretation is given if one offers someone sour or bitter food in a dream. If he eats it, then it means sorrow, sadness and distress. If one finds himself eating it patiently and thanks God Almighty for it in the dream, it means that he will escape from such dangers.


Appetite

To dream of your appetite suggests that there is an area if your life that remains unfulfilled. If you feel hungry or thirsty, then it symbolizes lust and sexual desire.

To dream of having an appetite in a dream represents an eagerness to experience something or start something. Feeling interested in something or being ready to get involved. Wanting to learn or participate. Feeling ambitious or productive.

To dream of having no appetite may reflect feelings about a certain type of situation or experience not interesting you at all. Not feeling eager at all to start something. Lacking ambition or interest.

In a dream, to eat one’s fill means fidgety or restlessness. If one sees himself satiated with food and could not eat any more in a dream, it means changing of his condition, losing rank, losing business, or his death. This interpretation is applicable unless one finds in his dream extra space to fill with food, then the dream means that his lot in this world will equal the size of that remaining space. Eating to one’s fill in a dream also represents working for one’s livelihood or recovering extra money. Some interpreters convey that hunger in a dream is better than satiation, while to drink extra water in a dream is better than thirst.

If you dream of having an appetite, means that there are things in your life which have not been fully accomplished. The other meaning of this dream especially when you dream of wanting something to eat or to drink represents your sexual intentions. It means that you might make a right decision to the one you love.


Buffet

To eat too much food at a buffet in your dream indicates that some relationship is consuming your energies. Alternatively, it suggests that you are trying to work through some guilt.

To dream of buffet represents a situation where you expect everything to be the way you want it all the time. Assuming things should always be your way.

Negatively, it may be a sign that you expect too much.

Example: A woman dreamed of someone eating at a buffet. In waking life she had a lot of permanent changes she was demanding from her mother before ever forgiving her. She expected "all that she wanted" from her mother to ever resuming the relationship.


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