Button Dream Meanings

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Button Dream Meaning: From 8 Different Sources

Buttons refer to the need to find ways to keep certain things together.

If you lose a button, or if a button is broken, it means that alternate ways need to be found.

If you’re sewing a button back onto a garment, then you have the ingenuity to do whatever needs to be done.

Dream Source: Dream Explanations of Astro Center
Author: Astro Center

Vision: Losing a button: you are either really losing something or somebody is stealing from you. Sewing a button back on: things at your job are going to improve. Tearing off a button: be prepared for conflict.

Depth Psychology: The button is a sign that your life is becoming more stable.

A lost button indicates imagined or real unfaithfulness (your own or your partner’s).

Dream Source: Dreamers Dictionary
Author: Garuda

(Buttonhole; Fastener; Man) A button in a dream represents protection, guarding one’s honor, ajust contract, money, or profits particularly if the button is made of silver or gold.

A button and a buttonhole in a dream also represents a man and a woman.

If an unwed person sees himself buttoning a shirt in a dream, it means that he will get married, or that he will play an important role in uniting two people, or to bring peace between two partners, or that he will revive an old and a forsaken project. Tying one’s buttons in a dream means getting married, or going through difficult financial circumstances. Wearing a buttoned shirt in a dream means experiencing tight circumstances, or reuniting with a traveller returning home, or marriage of an unmarried person.

(Also see Clothing)

Dream Source: Islamic Dream Interpretation
Author: Ibn Seerin

Buttons usually refer to your emotional attitudes toward society, similar to Dress / Clothing.

Buttons hold something together, closing up something that otherwise would be exposed. Are you all buttoned up or not ?

Dream Source: Little Giant Encyclopedia
Author: Klaus Vollmar

To see buttons in your dream, represents wealth and security.

If you lose a button, you’re feeling insecure about something.

To dream that you are unbuttoning your clothes, denotes that you are opening yourself to others, either on a mental, emotional or sexual level.

Dream Source: My Dream Interpretation
Author: myjellybean

1. Emotions kept in check (“buttoned up”).

2. Intimately revealing self to others, sexually or emotionally (opening but­tons).

3. A sense that someone harbors angry feelings (losing buttons).

Dream Source: New American Dream Dictionary
Author: Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

Dreams of buttons symbolize closure, or perhaps that you are covering something up.

If you dream of unbuttoning your clothes, then you are opening yourself to intimacy and are removing your armor.

If you dream of buttoning up your clothes, then you are hiding or defending yourself.

Dream Source: Strangest Dream Explanations
Author: Dream Explanations - Anonymous

Used humorously, need to button your lip (close your mouth).

If unbuttoning, you are opening up. Can also mean someone is pushing your button to see if you will react.

Dream Source: The Dream Books Symbols
Author: Betty Bethards

6 dream interpretation about button related.


To dream of sewing bright shining buttons on a uniform, betokens to a young woman the warm affection of a fine looking and wealthy partner in marriage.

To a youth, it signifies admittance to military honors and a bright career. Dull, or cloth buttons, denotes disappointments and systematic losses and ill health.

The loss of a button, and the consequent anxiety as to losing a garment, denotes prospective losses in trade. ... buttons dream meaning

Belly Button

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Buttons / Buttonholes

Buttons and buttonholes were simple fastenings holding two different pieces of material together. Spiritually this can represent uniting the physical and spiritual realms into one coherent whole.... buttons / buttonholes dream meaning


(See Button)... buttonhole dream meaning

Push Button(s)

A super surprise is signified in a dream featuring push buttons of any kind.... push button(s) dream meaning


This is an action of closing yourself; it denotes self protection. It could indicate that the external environment is hostile and the dreamer needs shelter. Notwithstanding, it can also be interpreted as rejection of new opportunities around you.... buttoning dream meaning