1- To dream of sweeping suggests being able to clear away outmoded attitudes and emotions.
To be sweeping up suggests putting tilings in order.
2- Sweeping is an old image which harks back to good management and clearing of the environment. In psychological terms it suggests an attention to detail and correctness, as much as to cleanliness. In modern day technological symbolism it could suggest searching for viruses.
3- The dreamer may have attained much spiritual knowledge on which he is now reflecting. There may be certain elements of confusion which he can take time to clear away.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To be sweeping with a broom means that you need to clear out all the smaller, accumulated bits and pieces of your life and concentrate on the more important things, claim Gypsies in the southwest of England.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Using a broom and sweeping up din in a dream may be a comment on the process of cleaning up a mess in your family, or ar work, or ir may represent an emotional cleansing. It may point to a clean sweep or an expcnence you benefited from.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Psychological / emotional perspective: Sweeping is a traditional image that symbolizes good management and clearing of our environment. In psychological terms it suggests an attention to detail and correctness, as much as to cleanliness. In modern-day technological symbolism it could suggest searching for viruses.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream that you are sweeping, implies that you are clearing your mind of emotional and mental clutter. You are taking a new stance and have a fresh attitude toward life. Alternatively, this dream could mean that you are going against what your intuition is telling you.... My Dream Interpretation
To sweep in dreams is equivalent to getting rid of old ideas and attitudes. You must set aside what is worthless to begin a new life stage.
Dreaming of sweeping has different meanings depending on where it is done.
If it is the subject’s room, it predicts a good end to romantic projects; if it is the house, it signals the need to address an everyday problem; and if it is a business space, exhaustion due to work overload. In the case that you need to sweep and have not done it yet, you could suffer great upset soon.
According to a superstition, to sweep what is unnecessary out of your house, you run the risk of sweeping out good luck. Thus, these dreams have negative connotations.
SWEEPING - analysis of the dream
Claudia: “I was energetically sweeping my house; but the more I swept, the more dust and dirt appeared at every corner. I struggled a lot and I spent the whole dream with the broom; but as much as I insisted, I could not get the floor clean at all. I woke up exhausted.”
It is an exhausting dream indicating that you are unmotivated or waste your energy in worthless issues. When Claudia had this dream she was investing every effort to restore an old family house that was in pretty bad shape. Despite the recommendations of the architect and her children to tear it down and do it again, Claudia had no money for such an expensive reform and invested all her savings in restoring it superficially. After a few months, cracks began to appear everywhere and, fearing a collapse, the work was stopped.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
(Cleaning; Sanitation) Sweeping the floor, or caring for the floor matt or carpet in a dream means to care for one’s community or family. Sweeping dirt or cleaning a floor in a dream means financial benefits for people who do that professionally. Sweeping someone else’s house in a dream means receiving money from him.
If a rich person sees himself sweeping a floor in a dream, it means poverty, or loss of a business.
(Also see Cleaner; Garbage; Sanitation; Trash collector)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Schools, colleges, universities and the workplace have much in common. They are all centers of learning, anxiety and ambition, and places where people interact and learn from each other. This is why the unconscious may use them as interchangeable dream metaphors. Your boss may appear in your dream as a teacher, or colleagues may appear in the guise of school friends or classmates. So if a dream places you in a workplace, remember to look for any links with school scenarios.
If your dream featured your actual workplace and colleagues you work with everyday, it may have been highlighting your preoccupation with your job. It may also have been trying to draw your attention to a specific aspect of your job. You spend much of your time at work, so work is of considerable importance emotionally.
If you are comfortable at work, dreams of the workplace and the people with whom you work may become symbols of reassurance and reward; but if you are not comfortable at work, they can become symbols of frustration.
If you had a dream in which you were performing mindless repetitive tasks on an assembly line, perhaps you feel as if you are being treated like a mindless automaton in waking life or that others are making relentless demands on you. Or do you feel that you are losing your sense of identity in your job or that people in your life are taking you for granted?... The Element Encyclopedia