Going up and down in the elevator may symbolize going from one state of consciousness to another. Messages from the unconsciousness may be accessible. Some believe that the elevator may be a symbol of a boring and mechanical sex life. On a more pragmatic note, the elevator may simply represent the “ups and downs” of life.
If you are ascending then you may perceive your current situation as optimistic and moving upward.
If you are descending you may be experiencing some negativity and helplessness.
If the elevator continues to go up and down with out letting you off, it means you have let your emotions, or your situation, get out of control and must do something to stop it.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Vision: In a woman’s dream, riding up in an elevator means social and professional advancement. Riding down in an elevator means the desire for sexual adventure. Seeing an elevator in your house: you want to get things done fast and without much effort—but that is wishful thinking.
Depth Psychology: Riding in an elevator means you are looking for help with a specific problem; or you want to reach your goals in life in a hurry without putting much effort into it (that won’t work!).... Dreamers Dictionary
An elevator dream is a rather complex dream and you should interpret it in light of all the other symbols in your dream, for one thing, if the elevator is going up your fortunes will increase, down is the opposite.
If the elevator continues to go up and down with out letting you off means you have let your emotions, or your situation, get out of control and must do something to stop it.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreams of moving up an elevator symbolize that you are elevating rapidly and moving up in the world. You now know where the buttons are, so you are advancing with a sense of confidence and control over the situation.
If you are moving down, then you know what to do to switch directions to elevate your position. Also, if you are moving down, this can either symbolize your interest in understanding the foundation of the situation you are in, or that you are allowing fear and negativity to take you down.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Here are the meanings for several elevator dreams: Descending or falling elevators in dreams are usually negative, suggesting anxiety about losing social status or repressed emotions.
A rising elevator also represents anxiety, but signifies that the trouble is almost over.
A dream of being stuck in an elevator symbolizes that your emotions have gotten out of control.
The same is true if you dream about an elevator that is out of order.
To dream of being in an elevator crash is a common dream, which symbolizes some basic fear in the dreamer’s life, such as fear of a moral lapse, social inadequacy, loss of status, etc.
The prophetic meaning of this dream depends on what happened.
If you dreamed of being killed in the crash, you will experience some major and lastings setbacks in your life. However, if you escaped safely or landed without being hurt, your troubles will be upsetting but only temporary.... My Dream Interpretation
The elevator signifies movement, hence a dream of ascending in an elevator may indicate a desire for advancement and material gain. Descending elevators reveal discouragement and a shrinking away from monetary matters.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
See Ladder, Stairs. Emotional changes, and the degree of those changes is expressed here. Caution, remaining aware of reality.
If the lift is moving up fast—advancement, high hopes.
If the elevator is moving down fast—to the point that it is uncomfortable—fear of letting go. See Abyss and Trapdoor.
If the elevator gets stuck, inferiority complex or strong inhibitions.
A symbol of Kundalini, vitality in Yoga. Advancement and wish for self-affirmation; or, fear of Falling, and Shooting. Being constricted, as in Siege, Amber, Village, and Trap, except not so extreme. Emotional transformation; becoming more aware without effort.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Dreams of a 30 second elevator speech represents clarity, cohesiveness of thought and purpose. You are experiencing confidence, boldness, and power as you elevate up in the world.... Strangest Dream Explanations
(Clarity of speech; Fluency) To have fluency and eloquence of speech in a dream means being honored, dignified, becoming a knight or being endowed with immeasurable wealth, or it could mean extension of one’s powers and control, prosperity from one’s business, fame, or it could mean attaining excellence in one’s craft or trade. In general, eloquence of speech in a dream signifies honor and deputyship.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Vision: Speaking aloud in your dream: you are having an argument with yourself.
If someone is talking to you: you are getting on people’s nerves. Giving a speech: you are too ambitious. Listening to someone else’s speech: a warning not to let other people talk you into things. See Speaking.
Depth Psychology: Are you trying to make others understand you better? Have you decided finally to speak your mind, express your opinion? Do you feel misunderstood or ignored right now? For a person who normally is not talkative, the dream is a challenge to be more courageous and assertive.
For more outgoing people, it is a warning about being too ambitious, too talkative, and too pushy. You know which of the above applies to you!... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream of giving a speech, then this reflects your public self/persona expressing what you are passionate about. You are identifying your personal message to the world or you are working out your fears of public speaking. This dream may be a message for you to prepare for success, and to bring images of yourself as confident, eloquent and prepared into your dreamtime. Also, dreams of a lecture can represent a one sided point of view, opinions, and passionate feelings about a particular topic.... Strangest Dream Explanations