Thief dream meanings

General Meanings:

Fair of losses and secret affairs The dream of a thief indicates that the dreamer is afraid to accept losses. It necessary must be material things, it can also be love or passion. Thief can stand for secret desires that you allow only furtively, among other things also including sexual needs. Other meanings are derived from the following circumstances of the dream:

  • Seeing caught burglar or thief, this announces a positive and favorable phase in life.
  • Being robbed by the thief is a good sign for business purposes, professional and financial plans.
  • The thief escapes, means that soon you will probably have a big disappointment and a serious loss.
  • Thief can appear in the same sense as the thief. This may also stands as a warning against carelessness and frivolity, especially in love matters, because you will have to reckon with a disappointment. You should be aware of an erotic adventure, even if it still seems so tempting.

Psychological Meanings:

Wasting time and energy and values If a thief appears in a dream, it embodies the part of the personality where the dreamer is wasting time and energy in useless pursuits. The thief as a symbol is a part of himself that was robbed. The “stolen property” can be your own possessions and especially moral spiritual values.

Secret affairs and Protected property In women’s dream, this shows the wish to steal the partner and have a secret affair. Summarizing the thief shows that your possession and ownership can be saved or a mental state of tension can be diminished. You should also pay attention where the thief emerges.

Spiritual Meanings:

At the spiritual level the thief in the dream is a part of the self that does not respect the confidence.

Traditional Meanings:

European (Judeo-Christian)

  • Revealed secret if catch – In the dream you see that the thief was caught, this announces that your important secrets will be unveiling;
  • Adventure if seeing a thief - The symbol shows that you will have love and sex adventure;
  • Happy life if break in – This dream promises happiness and peace;
  • A financial gain if observe – Means that in the near future you may have an unexpected profit;
  • Success in dealing with worries if arresting – A threat is imminent, but you will overcome everything and your enemies. After that you will have love adventures;
  • Sadness if let to escape – In the dream you let the thief to escape means that this will bring a disappointment;
  • False friends and colleagues if something was stolen from you – This indicates unfaithful servant and bad friends, you should check your distrust of certain employees and colleagues;
  • Good deal if being robbed by a thief - This announces favorable transactions;
  • Do not waste your time if seeing a thief – The person with whom you have some affairs is frivolous and reckless;
  • Intellectual poverty if you shoplift – You are the thief and you steal something from the shop in the dream, this denotes mental poverty, you feel overwhelmed privately or professionally;
  • Collapsed desires if caught a thief – A wish or a hope will end in disappointment, no matter how hard you try to reach this, but don’t give up, the life moves on;
  • Failures if being yourself and being chased by the police – This dream signifies that you will experience setbacks in business or at work.

Hindu (Hinduism)

  • Risky adventures if see – This dream shows that you will participate in an adventure and it will be very difficult to get out of it. It is very easy to entangle into risky adventure, so you have to think very careful, are you ready for this;
  • Harm if arrest a thief – When you arrest or see that somebody else arrests a thief in your dream, shows that your passion to certain thing or person will bring you great harm.

Arabian (Islamic)

  • Deception if see a thief – This symbol signifies that you will experience deceit from you opponents or false friend;
  • Safety if see burglarize – When you see that somebody enters the house illegally with intent to commit a crime, this dream will bring you security and safety from the friends , family members;
  • Profit if be yourself – In the dream you are a thief, announces you a financial gain, you will be awarded because of your hard work and efforts.

Contexts’ Meanings:

A thief or a burglar in your house – This dream symbol shows that somebody enters into your private area in your waking life. You feel that they entered in your house without your permission (the house is you). This could be that you have some changes in your life which disturb your normal daily life and you feel uncomfortable about that. You are afraid that you will loose and will be harmful for your personality, you are helpless about this. You are feeling insecure because somebody enters in your private life in your waking life.

Being a thief – In the dream being a thief shows that you desire for adventures, this may be secret sexual affairs. You want to do something illegal and secretly, you desire for adrenaline. But this adventure can bring you only disappointment and the loss of your loved one. This can damage you family and your relations. You have to talk with your partner and try to improve your sexual life. Also this may mean that you cross somebody’s boundaries, this can be relations or position.

Dreaming a thief or a burglar stealing something (money, car, important things and etc.) – This dream symbol appears when you are afraid to lose something. Perhaps you thing that you do not deserve or you aren’t entitled of what you own now. That is why you think that this could be stolen from you. Also this indicates that you waste your energy and efforts for the things that will not success and this shows that something is stealing your energy. The important or sentimental thing that was stolen, marks that you are losing the relation with that person, who is dare for you.

* Please, see meaning of burglar, burglary tools, theft.

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  1. I was at work nightshift isleep abit I dream thief in the yard where I was working I was so very troubled him

  2. I had a dream where i hide some money in a bag and kept the bag in an open place, but before i could come back and take the bag i discovered that the money inside the bag has been stolen. In this dream, i felt so grief, crying proffusingly and was actually blamin myself for been so careless.

  3. I saw a dream in which in my maternal home thre enterz a theif …and my czn heard the noise of theif .all family member wokd up .I usually get tensd and feel insecurity.qat will I do