The meaning of whip / lash in dream | Dream Interpretation
1- The whip is an instrument of torture.
For this to appear indicates the dreamer has either the need to control others or to be controlled by them. We may be trying to control by using pain either physical or emotional.
1- Because the whip is an instrument of punishment we need to be aware that in trying to force things to happen, we may also be creating problems for ourselves.
2- A whip suggests corrective punishment and self-flagellation.