An order to stay out; if the reason is not presently known, it will be revealed at the proper time
See key and lock
(Doorjamb; Door latch) A door latch or a doorjamb in a dream represents a door attendant, a guard dog or a servant.
Dreams of a latch symbolize that you are hooking onto someone and you are dealing with your attachments and issues of dependence.
If the latch is open, then opportunity is available.
If the latch is closed, then you have closed yourself off to a potential opportunity, perhaps because you are feeling defensive and protective. See Co-dependent.
To dream of a latch, denotes you will meet urgent appeals for aid, to which you will respond unkindly.
To see a broken latch, foretells disagreements with your dearest friend. Sickness is also foretold in this dream.