Meaning of Dreams: Words beginning with C
To see or wear a cameo in your dream suggests that you only show certain parts of yourself to certain people. Not everyone knows your full self, and you would like to keep it this way.
This dream may be a pun in the film “cameo,” which suggests that you will make a surprise appearance to someone or introduce yourself suddenly to someone new. In general, you will do something surprising shortly.
A camera in our dreams is a way of our mind telling us that we need to learn to pay more attention to something. This shows us that something has happened in our recent waking life that we should have noticed more. This dream tells us to pay attention to the small things in life, as they help make up the big picture.
A camera can also predict that something will change what you have noticed. You may remember something differently from how it really happened, or your feelings towards something will change shortly because of something that will change how you look at it.
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Wearing camouflage suggests that you have something that you want to be able to hide from others. There may be some aspect of your personality that you are uncomfortable with, and do not act on it where others can see you.
This dream may also suggest that some part of your life will seem to blend into the background shortly. It will not stand out to you or others, making it seem like it has a camouflage effect on your waking life.
To sleep in a tent while you are camping in your dream predicts that you will have a prosperous future. You like things to be simple, so it is not likely that your success will get complicated shortly.
If you are sleeping in an RV or something similar in your dream, this shows the opposite of sleeping in a tent. Others will try to get in the way of your success and complicate it however they can. It is best to watch out for these people.
Looking up what you were sleeping in can provide additional dream symbolism to this term.
Being in, or watching, a political campaign shows that you disagree with most on many issues. You do not have confidence in the people who are in office.
If you, or someone you know, are going on a religious campaign in your dream, this suggests that others’ sins repulse you. This may also suggest that it would be good for you o begin acting more in your current religion. Helping others is a common sign of this dream.
To see a campfire in your dreams suggests that you want companionship or more companionship in your life. You want to have a “warmer” relationship with someone. You feel vulnerable, which might make it harder to expand your relationship. Letting your partner see your full self is the best way to make the bond between the two of you stronger.
To dream that you are on campus suggests that you want to expand what you know. You wish to learn more and seek knowledge in general. You want to advance yourself in some way, most likely through some education.
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A can, in general, in your dream, suggests that there is some part of yourself that you want to hide away from others and preserve for yourself. These could be aspects of your personality that you do not fully understand or are not comfortable with yet. This dream shows that you “can” do something to change your situation but that you likely won’t shortly.
To see canned food in your dream shows that there is some emotion that you are trying to bottle up, or can up, in this scenario. You do not know a healthy way to express these emotions. This shows that you are keeping your emotions for now until you learn how to express them. Learning how to do this is highly suggested by this dream.
Looking up the food, or whatever else, that was in the can will also provide this dream with additional symbolism.
Dreaming that you live in Canada while you already do no significant dream meaning.
To dream that you live in Canada when you are not in your waking life represents your feelings about the country. If you have never been there, then this dream represents your feelings or thoughts about Canadian stereotypes.
This dream term depends on the color and general look of the water. For the canal to have clear water shows that you are friends with supportive people who make you feel good to be around. To see that the water is muddy or murky suggests that your friends are not really friends at all. There are people around you who may want to do you harm. It is best to watch out for these people.
In general, the canal has to do with our emotions about our relationships and how they change over time. If there are other people in your dream, then this dream is likely referring to them.
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Since canaries are beautiful birds that often sing lovely songs, this bird represents each person’s mental voice. This represents your stream of thoughts and the way that you feel about certain things; your emotions.
Owning a Canary
To own the canary in your dream shows that important people surround you. These people are likely to help you along your path to success and wealth. It is best to keep your relationships with these people as strong as possible.
If the canary in your dream is dead, then this shows that something is missing in your life. You may be surrounded by false friends who wish to distract you rather than help you on your way to success. It is best to stop being friends with these people as soon as possible.
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To dream that you are canceling plans or an appointment suggests that you have a fear of commitment. You are worried that the other person/people in your relationships do not care as much for you as you care for them. You are afraid to ask them about their true feelings.
If plans are canceled on you, then this shows that you feel trapped in your current situation. This shows that you feel like you are not in control of your own life. You feel helpless.
Dreaming of cancer often is a representation of the basic fear of someday having cancer.
To dream that you or someone else has cancer shows that you are worried about the state of your relationships. These relationships may seem cancerous. This dream represents a fear of failing relationships or a sign that your relationship is currently failing and you are feeling uneasy about the process. Strained relationships are a common cause of cancer dreams.
To dream that you have been cured of cancer suggests that you were in the middle of a struggle, but the end of it will come in your near future in your waking life.
Cancer (Zodiac Sign)
Seeing this sign in your dream shows that you can go with the flow, even if you are not cancer yourself. This suggests that your mind is energized and that you can keep up with those around you. You are in the summer of your life, living free and feeling great.
A candle can represent a person’s individual thoughts and the way that they interact with themselves. The candle is focused on the self, rather than the collaborated.
A candle can also be represented as a sign for a penis, as it has a phallic shape to it.
Lighting a Candle
If you are lighting a candle in a dream, then this is symbolic of your spiritual sign. It is representative of the way that you pray. This can also suggest that you have thoughts about new life–having a child.
Lit candles in the Dark
If candles are lighting your way in the dark, this shows that you are about to understand something that you previously did not understand. If you are in the midst of a struggle, then it is soon to resolve. Fears about relationships are likely to pass. This is a hopeful dream sign.
Putting out a Candle
If you put out a candle in your dream, this shows the opposite of a lit candle. Some bad news is predicted to come your way. Be prepared.
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If the candlestick has a candle in it, this shows that good things will come your way. Your relationships are about to flourish. If there is no candle in the candlestick, then this dream term represents the opposite–problems in relationships between friends and family members.
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Eating candy in a dream shows that you are pleased with how your relationships and wealth are coming along at the moment. You are in a “sweet spot” in your life at the moment. It is best to enjoy it while you can.
To make candy shows that you are doing all that you can to make your life more successful. This dream term suggests that it is a good idea to keep up all of the hard work.
Eating a candy apple in your dream suggests that you have an abundance of something in your life. This dream also shows that you need to restrain or ration yourself even though you have an abundance. If you do not do this, you are likely to have a less than perfect reaction to whatever you misuse for your own pleasure.
Cane (Sugar Cane)
To see sugar cane growing in your dream predicts a prosperous time shortly. You will see advancements in friendship and wealth. To see sugar cane being cut predicts the opposite–poor friendships and a loss in money.
Cane (Walking Cane)
A cane represents many masculine traits: aggression, power, strong sexual feelings, and irritation.
To see a canker on your skin shows that you will be in a bad spot shortly. Good news may turn out to lead to something that comes with further responsibilities, which will likely lead to problems shortly.
To see canker sores that are on objects than skin is a bad sign. This shows that evil and misfortune will enter your life. Looking up what the canker sore was on can provide you with additional dream symbolism.
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To dream that you are watching or taking part in cannibalism shows that you want to take on the traits of the person you are eating. In a way, you are trying to obtain their best qualities, but not by doing so honestly. This dream shows that you will do whatever it takes to be the best, even if the ways to get to be the best are questionable or downright dishonest.
To dream that you are being eaten shows that you feel overwhelmed with something in your life. This dream may also represent guilt or another painful emotion that is “eating away” at you. You are having trouble sustaining your life as you wish it could be.
This dream term suggests that you fear that war will ruin the lives of your country’s people. If there already is a war going on between your country and another, this represents the anxiety you feel about the war.
Hearing a Cannon
If you hear a cannon but do not see one, it predicts that someone you know, and probably care about, is likely to join the war or the army’s reserves.
To see a cannonball in your dreams suggests that your relationships will change shortly. This dream most likely suggests that someone you care about will leave you for some time. This likely has something to do with war, especially if a war is going on between your country and another.
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A canoe, in general, represents a person’s confidence and relationships. Easy canoeing is a good sign, while rough waters can sometimes be seen as a warning and a representation of current trouble in other situations.
To canoe in clear and calm waters suggests that your relationship is a good place at the moment. You are likely to keep up this trend for a while. However, if the waters are rough in your dreams, then this suggests that you are in a rough patch in your relationship at the moment. Luckily, this dream also predicts that this troubling time will not last for much longer.
To canoe with other people represents the relationship that you have with that person. The way you feel about this person in your waking life directly affects the dream’s meaning.
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To use or see a can opener in your dream suggests that you are ready to let go of some of your pent up emotions or that you are ready to accept an idea that you were formerly uncomfortable with.
This dream can also be a pun on the word “can,” showing that you can actually do something that you have doubted your abilities on.
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The canopy represents the shield that we give ourselves to protect us from relationships that you otherwise hurt the dreamer is they did not have a way to pick out bad people from the good.
To dream of laying underneath a canopy suggests that you are protecting yourself from false friends or that you should begin to do this. There are people around you who are trying to or are currently using you and only wish to cause you to harm somehow.