Dreams Starting with R


“R” – “The letter R may be symbolic of someone whose name begins with that letter. It might also represent a town, city or even building that starts with that letter…”


Race – “The exact meaning of this dream symbol will depend largely on the situation, the surrounding symbols, and the emotions connected to it. A race can…”


Racetrack – “A racetrack is a symbol of competition, and the arena of competition. It is often a dream symbol of the workplace. It also reflects frustration…”


Racism – “The dream symbol of racism depends on your own views of race, your cultural heritage, the way you were brought up to think about other races…”


Rack – “Dreaming of a drying rack is a symbol of finishing work and imposing neatness and order in your life. As with all cleaning symbols, this is a sign that you…”


Radio – “A radio is a symbol of communication, especially general communication with the wider world. It indicates your feelings about your ability to interpret…”


Radioactive – “Dreaming of radiation and radioactive things indicates a fear of some invisible or unseen thing that will poison all of your undertakings…”


Raffle – “A raffle is a symbol of luck and good fortune. If you dream that you win a raffle, it is a sign that an unexpected windfall will come your way. Dreaming…”


Raft – “Dreaming of a raft in a body of water is a sign that you need to see and engage a truth that your subconscious wants to tell you, but that you are not…”


Rags – “If you dream about rags as a cleaning tool, or about scrubbing with rags, this symbolizes the need or desire to “clean up” your mental state…”


Railroad – “A railroad, as a means of transportation, is a symbol of your ability to achieve your dreams. This particular dream symbol, however, focuses…”


Rain – “Rain is a complicated dream symbol. It indicates misfortune to come, and specifically hints at emotional trauma and tears. It is likely that someone close…”


Rainbow – “A rainbow is a combination of the two symbols of light and water. As such, it represents a synthesis of the understanding and the subconscious…”


Raincoat – “Dreaming about a raincoat indicates a desire to shield yourself from misfortune, either perceived or real. This dream may be a warning that some…”


Rake – “Dreaming of a rake is an indication of needing to clean up some part of your life. Falling leaves are an indication of decay and the passing away of…”


Rambling – “If you dream that you are listening to someone rambling without direction in their speech, this is an indication of frustration at your…”


Ramp – “Dreaming of a ramp going upwards is an auspicious sign that your fortunes are about to improve, and that your attempts to better your life are…”


Ransom – “If you dream that you are being held for ransom, this is a symbol of being controlled and used. Perhaps your subconscious is aware that you…”


Rape – “Rape is a deeply disturbing dream image, indicative of a feeling of traumatic violation. It is likely that someone you trust and around whom you feel…”


Rash – “Having a rash in your dream indicates a feeling of dissatisfaction or insecurity with your outward appearance. The skin is the first thing that others notice…”


Ravine – “A ravine or chasm that is in your way or cutting across your path is a dream symbol for an insurmountable obstacle in the way of you achieving…”


Raw – “Dreaming of raw food indicates taking sustenance from something that has not been manipulated or changed by humans. This sustenance can be emotional…”


Razor – “Dreaming about using a razor indicates a worry about the way the outside world perceives you. You are concerned about appearing unkempt…”


Reach – “If you dream that you are reaching to grasp something, this indicates that you see your goals as being out of your reach and unattainable. If you…”


Reading – “Reading is a dream symbol of understanding, communication, entertainment and, in some cases, escape. If you dream that you are reading…”


Reality Show – “Dreaming of watching a reality show is significant of some desire for voyeurism, or watching the intimate details of others’ lives…”


Rear Ended – For Rear Ended, See Car Accident


Rearview Mirror – For Rearview Mirror, See Backseat


Rebel – “If you dream of being a rebel, this signifies dissatisfaction with some aspect of your life. You may dream of rebelling against the…”


Rebirth – For Rebirth, See Reincarnation


Receipt – “If you dream that you receive a receipt for a purchase, this indicates a sensible inclination to keep track of your expenses, and…”


Recipe – “A recipe is a dream symbol for the way you approach creativity. You do not feel secure yet striking out on your own and making up…”


Recognition – “To dream of receiving recognition indicates either a desire or expectation that others will acknowledge your accomplishments…”


Reconcilement – “Dreaming about a reconcilement may be an indicator of something that is bothering you about one of your relationships…”


Record – “A vinyl record in your dream may signify several different things, depending on your age, cultural awareness, and personal interests…”


Record Player – “A record player is a symbol of embracing your experiences to the fullest extent. It can also be a symbol of futility, as it turns…”


Recycle – “Dreaming of recycling indicates a conscientious approach to your personal responsibilities, especially with regards to your consuming…”


Red Carpet – “Dreaming of being on the red carpet at an important event is connected to the dream symbol of recognition. It indicates a desire to be…”


Redecorating – “Dreaming of redecorating indicates a need to overhaul a major part of your life. Something in your life is not working as it should…”


Reef – “A reef, such as a coral reef, is a symbol of accessing your subconscious. This shallow area of the ocean is a prime spot for observing sea life…”


Referee  – “Dreaming of a referee in a sports game reflects the other symbols present regarding sports dreams – specifically teamwork and your…”


Reflection – “The meaning of this symbol depends on where you see your reflection in the dream. If you dream of seeing your reflection in the…”


Refrigerator – “A refrigerator symbolizes preserving essential things – necessities of life as well as memories and thoughts.”


Refugee – “If you dream that you are a refugee, this indicates a sense of insecurity with your life. This may stem from the people in your life…”


Refusal – “Dreaming that you refuse to do something that someone else requests or orders you to do is a signal of your feelings of personal…”


Regret – “Dreaming of regret is a very straightforward dream symbol. It indicates a feeling of regret in your waking life, though the specific thing you…”


Rehabilitation – “If you dream of going to rehabilitation for an addiction problem, this indicates a situation in your life that you feel has spiraled…”


Rehearsal – Dreaming of a rehearsal indicates anxiety about being able to accomplish something that is looming on the horizon.


Reincarnation – “Fear of death is a common and deep-seated fear among all humans. The meaning of your dream about reincarnation will vary…”


Reindeer – “A reindeer dream symbol has multiple meanings, depending on your own culture…”


Rejection – “Rejection is a deep fear for many people, and stems from everything…”


Relationships – “We can learn a lot about our relationships from our dreams…”


Religion – “Religion is an important aspect of life for many people. If you are religious…”


Remember – “Remembering is a powerful part of your dream life, and memories are re-created…”


Renovate – “If you dream of renovating something, this is an indication of taking…”


Rent – “Dreaming about paying rent is a symbol of insecurity and instability…”


Repair – “Repairs are a dream symbol of disintegration of some important aspect in your life…”


Replacement – “A replacement is a dream symbol with several different meanings…”


Report – “Dreaming of a report is a dream symbol of a certain amount of judgment…”


Report Card – “A report card is a dream symbol of academic judgment…”


Reputation – “Our reputation is very important to us, as our ability to make friends…”


Rescue – “A rescue is a dream symbol of a great need in your life. You need to consider…”


Resign – “Resigning from a position in a dream is an indication of giving up…”


Restrained -“Being restrained is a dream symbol for having your personal…”


Resurrection – “Dreaming about a resurrection is a sign of hope and new life…”


Resuscitate – “Resuscitation is a dream symbol of disintegration of some important…”


Revolution – “If you dream about a revolution, this indicates a need or desire to change…”


Rewind – “Rewinding something in a dream is symbolic of a desire to go back in the past…”


Ribbon – “A ribbon is a dream symbol of connection and tying things together…”


Ride – “If you dream of taking a ride, or of riding a horse, this is significant of your attitude…”


Ring – “A ring, in dreams as well as in waking life, symbolizes eternity, especially an eternal…”


Riot – “Dreaming about a riot is a symbol of fear and anger against an authority…”


Rip – “A rip is a dream symbol of destruction. This is a negative dream symbol…”


Rising – “When anything rises up in a dream, this is an indication of ascending…”


Ritual – “Rituals are extremely powerful in human existence and consciousness…”


Rival – “Dreaming about a rival is a symbol of insecurity and fear in your own qualities…”


River – “A river can have several different dream symbols, depending…”


Road – “A road in your dream is a symbol of achieving your goals. The quality…”


Road Signs – “Road signs are a dream symbol of guidance on your way to achieving…”


Road Trip – “Roads and journeys almost always signify your journey…”


Roadblock – “A roadblock represents a barrier or obstacle in the way of reaching…”


Roadkill – “Roadkill is a negative omen, as well as being a personal criticism…”


Roadwork – “Roadwork represents a barrier or obstacle in the way of reaching…”


Roar – “A roar is a symbol of loud, primal, aggressive and even animalistic communication…”


Robbery – “Dreaming about a robbery is a symbol of a threat to your home or personal…”


Robot – “A dream about a robot is a symbol of the powers of technology. This dream may…”


Rock Climbing – “If you dream about rock climbing, this is a powerful and positive…”


Rock Star – “A rock star is someone you respect and look up to. Dreaming about a rock…”


Rocket – “A rocket is one of many transportation dream symbols that represent…”


Rocking Chair – “Dreaming about a rocking chair is a symbol of comfort and safety. Many people…”


Rocks – “The dream symbol of rocks has different meanings depending on your own experience…”


Roller Coaster – “Dreaming of a roller coaster is a sign of a tumultuous time…”


Romance – “It is very common to dream of romance, especially if you have been thinking…”


Roof – “A roof is a dream symbol of safety and protection from the elements…”


Room – “The meaning of a dream symbol of a room varies depending on the room you are…”


Roommate – “Dreaming about a roommate is a symbol of your home life. Even if…”


Roots – “Roots are the places from which we came. The dream symbol of roots, whether…”


Ropes – “Dreaming about ropes is a symbol of control. Ropes are most often used…”


Roses – “Roses symbolize love. Dreaming of being given roses is a symbol…”


Rotten – “Dreaming of something being rotten is a relatively unusual dream symbol…”


Rouge – “Rouge is a dream symbol of adornment, physical attractiveness, and sexuality…”


Rowboat – “A rowboat is a dream symbol of journeying to achieve your goals…”


Rowing – “Dreaming of rowing is a dream symbol of journeying to achieve your goals…”


Rub – “To rub is a dream symbol that has several different possible meanings…”


Rubber – “The dream symbol of rubber indicates resilience and the ability to bounce…”


Rubble – “Rubble is a negative and dangerous dream symbol indicating the aftermath…”


Rug – “There are several possible meanings for the dream symbol of a rug…”


Rules – “Dreaming of rules is a relatively vague dream symbol with multiple…”


Rumor – “Rumors are very important to our reputation, as our ability to make friends…”


Runaway – “A runaway is a dream symbol of avoiding responsibility and problems…”


Running – “Running is a dream symbol of avoiding responsibility and problems…”


Rush – “Dreaming of rushing is a stress-related symbol also involving the concepts…”


About Author

Stephen is a self confessed dream junkie that loves all things dream related. He is a writer for Dream Stop and has been working in the field of dreams for the past decade. He believes that the YOU are the only person who can truly understand the meaning of your dreams. You have to look inside your inner thoughts to find the hidden truths in your dream. These interpretations are for entertainment purposes only. Stephen's interpretations should be considered an opinion, not professional advice.

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