A dream of coldness and hindrances to travelers. Fortunate for managers of other people’s affairs; to dream of giving a key augurs marriage; to receive one, honor and confidence; many keys denote wealth; to lose keys denotes anger and misfortune (Gypsy). A talisman of power, sagacity and foresight. Christ speaks of the key of knowledge (Luke xi, 52). Chinese symbol of prudence.... The Fabric of Dream
A set of keys represents the way to open a door of opportunity. They may point to the keys of knowledge or the tools of yoyr trade. Losing your keys may suggest that you have lost the main idea in the solution to a problem.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream you have a bunch of keys, and that you give them to those that desire them of you, shows great good to poor captives, for it implies that shortly they shall gain their liberty, A key seen in a dream.
To him who would marry signifieth a good and handsome wife, and a good housekeeper. It is cross to a traveler, for it signifieth he shall be put back and hindered and not received. It is good for such as would take in hand other men’s business.... The Complete Dream Book
Psychological / emotional perspective: To be departing from a known situation, such as leaving home, indicates a breaking away from old or habitual patterns of behaviour. We may need to give ourselves the freedom to be independent.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Wanting to leave, often because of stress, overwork, and marital conflicts. Desire for irresponsibility. Also a sign that, having assumed power in order to move out of the situation, you have freed yourself.... Little Giant Encyclopedia