An attitude, thought or feeling opening up areas of memory, experience or motivation previously locked up”; realisation or information allowing solution to a problem, depicts an effective way of doing something. Also, often the penis or sexual intercourse.
Authoritative power to gain or prevent entrance , possession, or control
To lose keys indicates disappointments, obstacles, and setbacks, while finding keys represents discovering the perfect solution to a problem.
To give someone you know a key implies that you will offer assistance to that person, while giving a key to an unknown person indicates an improvement in your own circumstances.
To be given a key augurs assistance from friends in positions of power.
To fit a key in a lock implies romantic and sexual happiness; unlocking a door indicates a breaking down of obstacles.
A key can represent our need for liberation from a stressful situation and then the initiation of a positive spiritual move. Silver and gold keys represent – respectively – temporal and spiritual power. These keys crossed are part of the papal regalia and signify belonging to both realms.
Psychological / emotional perspective: We hold within us many of the answers to our own difficulties, but often in dreams need a down-to-earth, mundane symbol to trigger off our ability to work out solutions. When we experience ourselves as trapped, the key to freedom symbolizing what action we must take can often appear as if by magic.
The image of a simple key can indicate that the solution is easy.
An ornate key can suggest a more complex solution. When we cannot find a key in dreams we may have to wait until the time is right or circumstances are working in our favour.
Material aspects: Keys often appear in dreams. They represent fresh attitudes, thoughts and feelings which are capable of unlocking memories, experiences and knowledge which we have previously hidden.
If we can decide which way we turn the key, we can decide whether we are locking things up or freeing them.
A bunch of keys signify responsibilities and success and the need to open up the whole of our personalities to new experiences.
Gives gender - specific: In a woman’s dream a key can suggest that her own assertiveness needs to be sensitively used.
A man may need to understand the ‘mechanism’ of his assertiveness and how to use it without force. Consult the entries for keyhole, lock and prison for further information.
Symbol: The key symbolizes your ability to open and close doors.
Vision: Looking at a key: someone will cither tell you a secret or you will find the solution to a puzzle. Unlocking something: a warning against getting involved in a risky adventure. Losing a key: you have been careless and the consequence is a missed opportunity. Finding a key: your chances at work and love are excellent. Finding a key that belongs to an unknown person: you will discover a secret. See Door.
Depth Psychology: With logic, reason, and intelligence you can solve everyday problems by yourself. Sometimes, in women’s dreams, the key, a phallic symbol, represents sexual needs.
Ability to unlock something (idea; mind-pattern).
indicative of the opening of difficult matters, happiness from sorrow, recovery from sickness, acquiring of his wanted thing, strength in religion, fulfilment of a need, answering of a supplication, knowledge & knowing.
A key in a dream represents money, a helping hand, entering the path of knowledge, or it could mean receiving divine guidance. Carrying a bunch of keys in a dream means prosperity, knowledge and security against one’s enemy. Keys in a dream also represent one’s children, emissaries, spies, servant, wife or wealth. Keys in a dream also mean attaining one’s goal, or fulfillment of one’s prayers.
A key in a dream also may mean victory over one’s enemy. Holding a wooden key in a dream indicates the character ofone who refuses to help others, or ifhe holds their money in trust, it means that he does not repay them, for wood in a dream means hypocrisy. Holdingto a key that has no teeth in a dream means cheating an orphan of his inheritance, or becoming a guardian of an estate and deceiving its rightful heirs. Holding to the key of Paradise in a dream means acquiring knowledge, lawful wealth, or receiving an inheritance. Keys in a dream also represent the coffers they open. Seeing a key in a dream also means performing a pilgrimage to Mecca.
A key made of iron in a dream represent a strong and a dangerous man. It also means openness in one’s life. Turning a key to open a door or a padlock in a dream means attaining victory over one’s enemies. Opening a door or a lock without a key in a dream means attaining the same through prayers. Finding a key in a dream means finding a treasure, or profits from a farmland.
If a wealthy person finds a key in his dream, it means that he owes alms tax and he should immediately distribute what he owes, pay charities and repent for his sins. Holdingto the key ofthe holy Ka’aba in a dream means working for a ruler or an Imam.
If a woman receives keys in a dream, it meansher betrothal. Having difficulty to open a door, even with a key in a dream means hindrances in one’s business, or failure to attain one’s goal.
A key in a dream also represents new knowledge for a scholar or a learned person. Putting a key inside a door in a dream means placing a deceased person inside his coffin or grave, or it could mean having sexual intercourse with one’s wife.
See Lock. You have the right attitude and are posing the right questions, in the sense of how you are using your personal qualities. Ideas and new experiences.
Locking up something speaks of fear of relationships and of fear of getting involved.
According to Freud, the symbol of the key / lock stands for sexuality.
The key is the phallus, the lock the vagina, and the function of locking means intercourse.
Folklore: To lose a key has negative connotations; to give somebody else your key means domestic luck.
In a dream, the person who holds a key has the power to “unlock” what the dreamer needs.
If you find a key in a dream, you will find the answer to a problem that’s been bothering you in real life.
To dream that you lose your keys, signifies your fear of losing your position or status in life. You may have lost control of yourself.
To dream that you find keys, signifies that you have found a solution to a problem.
To see broken keys in your dream, signifies many quarrels and possibly a break-up.
A dream about a key foretells a change.
A broken key warns of sorrow. Lost keys indicate some unpleasantry that may complicate the dreamer’s plans.
To find a key in a dream is a lucky sign.
Keys are symbols of power, freedom and solutions. In the I-Ching (ancient Chinese Oracle), the keeper of keys is the one who contains wisdom and wealth in great measure. You have the key that can open up any locked up area of your mind, body or spirit and set you free.
The key also represents the penis and sexual intercourse. Consider the purpose of this key.
also see Ijock and Prison
1- Keys often appear in dreams. They represent fresh attitudes, thoughts and feelings which are capable of unlocking memories, experiences and knowledge which we have previously hidden.
To dream of a bunch of keys suggests the need to open up the whole of our personalities to new experiences.
2- When we experience ourselves as trapped, the key to freedom can often appear as if by magic. We hold within us many of the answers to our difficulties, but often need a down-to-earth mundane symbol to trigger olf our ability to work out solutions.
3- A key can represent the dreamer’s need for liberation from a stressful situation and then initiation of a positive move. Silver and gold keys represent respectively temporal and spiritual power.
To dream of keys, denotes unexpected changes.
If the keys are lost, unpleasant adventures will affect you.
To find keys, brings domestic peace and brisk turns to business. Broken keys, portends separation either through death or jealousy.
For a young woman to dream of losing the key to any personal ornament, denotes she will have quarrels with her lover, and will suffer much disquiet therefrom.
If she dreams of unlocking a door with a key, she will have a new lover and have over-confidence in him.
If she locks a door with a key, she will be successful in selecting a husband.
If she gives the key away, she will fail to use judgment in conversation and darken her own reputation.
The answer to a problem or secret. As with most dreams, look for the obvious connections by comparing the details or the theme of your dream to your daily life. Are you trying to figure something out and “unlock” a puzzling question? Do you wish to hide something? Are you locking something up or are you opening the door? Last, but not least, does this dream have any sexual connotations?
To dream of losing a key, means the loss of a lover after a quarrel which has little chance of being made up.
Unlocking a door betokens the advent of a new lover who will not live up to the confidence you repose in him or her.
Locking a door is an omen of good judgment in the selection of a husband or wife.
Solutions to problems, especially ones that seem puzzling (e.g., “the key to the matter”). Opportunity unfolding.
Lost keys: Losing your way, or feeling unable to find the right resolution to a situation.
Using the wrong key in a dream signifies approaching a problem in the wrong way, with a solution that doesn’t really fit the situation.
Breaking a key means that a good idea got bungled somehow, probably by someone becoming too enthusiastic or pushy.
If this is the case, just start again with a calmer, paced approach.
General Meaning: A key speaks of license, authority and calling. Every believer has been given a key to salvation.
• When you became born again, you were given the name of Jesus to use against the enemy. You were given the license to loose and to bind.
• I often see keys in the spirit.
• We see a golden key when releasing a person into prophetic training, and a large jewel encrusted key when releasing someone into the apostolic.
• We see a brass key when releasing someone into the Teaching Ministry. Either way the key represents your authority. Some are given prophetic, apostolic and teaching authority depending on their calling.
• When you see a closed door or gate in the spirit, the Lord will be saying to you, “Take the key (authority) I have given you and open this door!” • This is especially relevant in the Prophetic Ministry, where the prophet builds up, tears down, opens doors of blessing and cursing, restricts and looses on behalf of others.
• Referring to the Authority to Loose and to Bind • Matthew 16:19 And I will give to you the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatever you shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatever you shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
• Referring to Jesus and His Authority and Kingship.
• Isaiah 22:22 And the key of the house of David will I lay upon his shoulder; so he shall open, and none shall shut; and he shall shut, and none shall open..
Dreaming of a key means the answer to some problem in your life is embedded in your dream. Look to the door or other surroundings in order to more fully ascertain the problem.
If you lose your keys in a dream you will have an unpleasant adventure.
If you find someone else’s keys this denotes domestic bliss but to see broken keys you will have many quarrels and a separation.
If you give your key away you will be in error of using poor judgment.