Ant Dream Meanings

Dream Meaning: From 12 Different Sources

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The positive aspect of ants lies in their incredible industry, organization and persistence. Whenever they appear in a dream, whether as positive or negative creatures, they suggest that hard work and persistence will make a difference in your life. The negative aspect of ants comes out in their robotic nature; dreaming of thousands of ants moving in rigid, pre-determined patterns can suggest you need more variety in your waking life. In this regard, you may feel that your life is too structured and orderly. Ants can also indicate that you are feeling neglected and insignificant in your waking life or that petty things are annoying you. Cooperation may be the only way to achieve your desires. Dreaming of a column of ants is another image reflecting the importance of hard graft and teamwork in real life. An anthill in your dream may symbolize the workplace.


(see Insects)

Business concerns. What is the ant pulling or walking upon?


The ability to overcome insurmountable odds (note Aesop’s Fables).

Community and solidarity. Ants live and work as a unit.

Being bitten by an ant: A Victorian symbol of quarrels or bad feelings that came out as biting words.

Divinatory insight.

The ancients believed because these creatures traverse both worlds (the above and below) that they were excellent prognosticators, especially of the weather.

Moslem: A teacher of wisdom. What lesson does the ant offer you in your dream? Chinese: A symbol of patriotism, virtue, and orderliness.


Industriousness, work, or working with others through teamwork.


Society or social organization.

Playing by the rules for the benefit of the greater good.

Altruism, or otherwise sacrificing your own needs for the benefit of others.

Dreaming of this insect can represent too much or not enough of one of those qualities, or someone or something you associate with the quality.

Consider also the insect’s actions, context, and your feelings about it.

See also: Insect


The ubiquitous ant is generally the smallest creature we think about on any regular basis. As such, ants represent our thoughts that are running their course at the very bottom of our consciousness. All animals in the dreamscape relate to instincts and thought patterns.

The sheer number of ants in a colony and the supremacy of their organization connect them to anxiety and pervasive thoughts that crawl along the bottom of our consciousness and can irritate us and cause distress.


To see ants in your dream symbolizes your general dissatisfaction in your daily life. You are feeling neglected and insignificant. Petty things will annoy you throughout the following day. You will learn that cooperation will be the only way to achieve your desires. These dreams may also indicate that you are frustrated with social conformity. You could feel that your life is too structured and orderly.


Ants demonstrate a strong work ethic. Because they build large colonies, they may represent the strength of community effort. Carrying large loads many times their own weight, ants can appear in a dream to represent someone small with superior strength, a great deal of patience, and perseverance. Ants may elicit the dreamer to work hard and to cultivate patience in performing a task.


Capable of carrying more than own weight; industrious, busy. Depending upon context, may be an annoyance, as letting little things bug you. Also, loss of individuality to a cause.


1. Hardworking, industrious.

2. One knows his/her place in a community.

3. Unselfish.

4. Willingness to work for the com­mon good.


You find ants in your bed: you’ll encounter a lot of troubles in your life

32 dream interpretation about ant related.

The dreamer of ants should expect many petty annoyances during the day; chasing little worries, and finding general dissatisfaction in all things. ...

Author: Gustavus Hindman Miller

Seeing antelopes in a dream, foretells your ambitions will be high, but may be realized by putting forth great energy.For a young woman to see an antelope miss its footing and fall...

Author: Gustavus Hindman Miller

Proven, secure, and blessed...

Author: Margaret Hamilton


Author: Margaret Hamilton

1. Need for some sort of psychotherapy to eliminate poi­ sonous feelings.2. Need for a quick fix of some sort. ...

Author: Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

Symbolic of sentimental possessions ...

Author: Tyler Wolfe

1. Phallic symbol.2. One who works against group efforts. ...

Author: Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

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Author: Internet Archive - Anonymous

If the infection is figurative, the antibiotic is spiritual; if physical, see “diagnosis”...

Author: Margaret Hamilton

Regrets that people can’t work as well. ...

Author: Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

Dreams of an antiseptic are a message to take preventive measures that will protect you from getting hurt in your relationship or career.See Sanitize....

Author: Dream Explanations - Anonymous

Valuable counselor...

Author: Margaret Hamilton

Compassionate, priceless, wise ruler...

Author: Margaret Hamilton

Kind, priceless and inestimable...

Author: Margaret Hamilton

1. If standing in, one feels like a second-class citizen.2. What one sees is not the whole, open, honest picture. ...

Author: Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

One feels under attack, but is ready to fight back. ...

Author: Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

1. One needs to protect oneself against possible enemies.2. One needs to be a little warmer toward others.3. Being pre­ pared will help one avoid problems. ...

Author: Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

1. One’s emotional life is empty and cold.2. One is isolated from others. ...

Author: Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

(arb. Dajjal; Imposter) In a dream, the Antichrist represents a contemptuous, deceitful and a tyrant ruler. He does not fulfill his promises and he has a following of wicked people...

Author: Ibn Seerin

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Author: Ibn Seerin

(Silver-white powdered mixture.See Kohl)...

Author: Ibn Seerin

Symbolic of isolation and remoteness ...

Author: Tyler Wolfe

The past; the different lives we have lived—baby, youth, lover, parent, provider, what is es­tablished and well worn; tradition and wisdom of folklore.Example: I am standing in ...

Author: Tony Crisp

Skillful, with modest requirements and shy.ASTROLOGY: Corresponds to the sign of Sagittarius....

Author: Klaus Vollmar

A humble and distinguished character actor, Anthony Hopkins has achieved fame and recognition in numerous roles. He may offer the message that you may need to become more humble an...

Author: Ariadne Green

Vision: Seeing several deer or antelope: you want personal freedom. Since you have had very few opportunities for it, take the chance that is coming your way and run with it!...

Author: Garuda

To dream of anthropology symbolizes that you are relating to yourself from the perspective of your history and mythology, with a desire to understand yourself and those around you....

Author: Dream Explanations - Anonymous

See Prozac and Xanex....

Author: Dream Explanations - Anonymous

1- When we dream of old things, we are touching into the past and perhaps need to bring some kind of knowledge forward, so that we can make use of it in the present day.Dreaming of...

Author: Pamela Ball

If you have a feeling of anticipation (anxiously/hopefully awaiting something) in your dream, it symbolizes your expectations and anxieties about some unknown situation or result i...

Author: myjellybean

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