Dream Symbol
body of water

body of water

A body of water such as an ocean, lake, etc. can represent:

  • The context of your life—meaning the setting and situations within which the your life takes place—"your world"
  • The unknown or a huge, deep area that you feel holds secrets

You swimming or floating in a body of water can represent freedom from your usual limitations or stresses.

A body of water rising over your head, or you being pulled under water, can represent a feeling of overwhelm in real life.

A calm body of water can represent peace or relaxation.

Water that is flowing or changing shape can represent change in the dreamer's life—possibly out of the dreamer's control.