The meaning of ransom in dream | Dream Interpretation
(See Enemy; Enmity)
Emotional expenditure; an attempt to free oneself.
1. Deception and trickery.
2. A large sum of money feels unearned, undeserved.
3. Strong feelings of being a hostage, almost always emotional.
Dreams of a ransom represent that you are in a power play, dealing with issues of manipulation and opportunism. This dream may be calling your attention to consider that the more attached to something you are to a person or situation in your life, then the more easily you can be manipulated. See Kidnap.
To dream that a ransom is made for you, you will find that you are deceived and worked for money on all sides.
For a young woman, this is prognostic of evil, unless some one pays the ransom and relieves her.