In general, elevators in dreams signify ups and downs of life. They might symbolize an area of your life which is in constant movement, and you not being able to maintain its stability. That might be your emotions, your finances, work, etc.
Dreams about elevators might signify choices made without an effort. They might also indicate easy control over some situation you will soon experience.
If you dreamed about ascending in an elevator, maybe such a dream indicates making some choices which will improve your current situation or lead you to success with ease.
Maybe it indicates someone’s help in improving some situation in your life. It might also indicate feelings of being lucky or fate helping you to achieve something.
This dream might also indicate a rise in status and wealth. Sometimes it is a sign of a higher level of consciousness you have risen to.
On the other hand, dreams about descending in an elevator might indicate some good situation worsening or ending because you are making the wrong choices.
Sometimes they can indicate feeling bad for not making a good decision. Sometimes it is a sign of facing reality at last.
It might also indicate some setbacks and unfortunate events in the near future. Sometimes, an elevator moving up and down in a dream might symbolize sexual intercourse.
Dreams About Elevators – Interpretation and Meaning
Dreaming about an elevator in general. If you dreamed about an elevator without many additional details, such a dream is signaling you to pay attention to the situations and events occurring currently in your life.
This dream indicates some great opportunities coming your way soon, which might significantly improve your life. Sometimes, this dream might indicate some difficulties coming soon into your life and you realizing it in time to avoid them before they occur.
Sometimes, this dream indicates your constant thinking about sex and sexual fantasies.
Dreaming about an elevator moving up. If you dreamed about an elevator going up, such a dream is usually a good sign and indicates favorable circumstances on your way to success.
Maybe it signifies you have started fulfilling your plans and goals.
Sometimes this dream indicates a promotion you might be getting soon.
It might also be an indication of a higher level of consciousness you have achieved.
Dreaming about ascending fast in an elevator. If you dreamed about an elevator ascending fast while you were inside, such a dream might indicate hiding some secrets to protect some friend or a relative. Maybe you are under a lot of pressure from someone to reveal the details, but you will not say a word.
This dream might also indicate not being experienced or prepared enough for something important. Maybe you are not ready to handle some power or responsibility.
Dreaming about an elevator moving down. If you dreamed about an elevator going down, such a dream might indicate immersing into your unconscious. Sometimes it indicates coming back to the ground, becoming more realistic, facing reality.
This dream might also indicate some obstacles in the way of fulfilling some plans. Very often this dream is a sign of some negative circumstances standing in the way of your success.
Dreaming about descending fast in an elevator. If you dreamed about an elevator descending fast while you were inside, such a dream might indicate meeting someone who will have a great influence over your life. This person might even become your close friend.
Dreaming about not being able to get inside an elevator. If you weren’t able to go inside an elevator in a dream, such a dream might indicate the need to overcome some obstacles and difficulties, or work more to achieve some goal.
If there were people in front of you, also waiting to get inside the elevator, maybe such a dream signifies the need to have more patience and invest some more effort and time in achieving your goals.
Dreaming about a stuck elevator. If you dreamed about an elevator getting stuck or stopping, such a dream might be signifying your feelings of not being able to move with some aspect of your life. You maybe feel stuck. Maybe you feel that way about your career, or school, relationship, some goal or a project. You can’t seem to move ahead, no matter how hard you try.
Dreaming about being stuck in an elevator. If you dreamed about being stuck in an elevator which was broken or unmoving, such a dream might indicate getting yourself involved in some immoral activities in the near future. This dream might indicate some sort of fraud you might be involved in.
Dreaming about an elevator out of control. Being in an elevator, moving uncontrollably is a terrifying experience. If you dreamed about being in an elevator which was out of control, such a dream is not a good sign.
If the elevator was plummeting, such a dream might indicate your fears of losing control in some situation. It might also be a sign of not being able to reach the desired level in some situation.
If the elevator crashed through the roof, such a dream might indicate being put in a position of power, which maybe doesn’t match your current abilities.
You maybe don’t know how to deal with all the requirements of your new position, and not being able to deal with the heightened level of work and responsibilities stresses you a lot. Maybe you even feel afraid of all the things expecting you.
Dreaming about an elevator moving sideways. If you dreamed about being in an elevator when it suddenly started moving sideways, such a dream might indicate your feelings of being stuck.
Maybe your career is not moving anywhere, or your relationship is stagnant and not moving to a higher level of commitment. Maybe you feel as if you have reached a certain level in some area and can’t move from that place.
This dream might also indicate being preoccupied with tiny details and irrelevant duties forgetting about the more important things in life, such as your spiritual growth and improving your personality.
Such a dream might also indicate feelings of disappointment because some choices you thought were good provoked unexpected delays or distractions.
This dream might also indicate that your efforts to change and improve something are actually counterproductive.
Maybe everything is stagnant in your life at this moment.
Dreaming about objects and people inside an elevator. If you dreamed about being in an elevator with some objects and people inside, such a dream might indicate you need someone’s advice in order to improve yourself, although you might not agree with that.
Maybe you are overly independent, but you have to acknowledge you cannot know all the answers.
This dream might also indicate some traits you see in others and want to incorporate them in your personality as well.
Dreaming an elevator with people inside. If you dreamed about being in an elevator full of people, such a dream is a bad sign, possibly indicating being involved in some sort of danger or an accident in the near future. This dream is a warning to be cautious and careful in dangerous situations.
Dreaming about an empty elevator. If you dreamed about being in an empty elevator, such a dream symbolizes life with its ups and downs. Maybe it indicates your boring everyday routine.
Dreaming about an elevator going to the basement. If you dreamed about an elevator going down to the basement, such a dream might indicate making some decisions, which are putting you in a dangerous or humiliating situation.
Sometimes it indicates choices which are confronting you with very unpleasant situations and negative feelings.
This dream might also indicate being aware of something bad about to happen. Sometimes it indicates choosing a negative experience on purpose.
Dreaming about falling down in an elevator. If you were in an elevator, falling full speed down, such a dream might indicate losing control in some situation. Maybe you feel embarrassed for making bad decisions.
It might also indicate making some awful oversights and assumptions.
Dreaming about a broken elevator. If you dreamed about an elevator which was broken, such a dream might indicate your feelings of losing your security. Maybe you don’t feel confident about being able to manage some situation.
An elevator out of order might also signify you have lost control over your emotions.
It might also indicate feeling stuck in your private or professional life.