Dream meaning of buttons

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.

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.

If you dream you are missing buttons on clothing it means that you tend to neglect personal issues and friendships. On the other hand, if in a dream you are dedicated to sewing them, it denotes efforts to overcome your mistakes.

Reset Button

To see or press a reset button in your dream indicates that you are stuck in some problem, situation or relationship. You need to push forward. Perhaps, it is time to make a new start. Alternatively, the dream symbolizes second chances.

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5 Definitions
  1. Buttons as fasteners (as opposed to campaign buttons) are closely related to the symbolism of clothing. Clothing frequently represents the outer self or persona. Thus, tight buttons (tight clothing) may indicate the feeling of being bound by our social roles, and the act of unbuttoning the opening of the self to others (or, in some instances, sexual opening).

  2. The Big Dictionary of Dreams » Martha Clarke April 3, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    If you dream you are missing buttons on clothing it means that you tend to neglect personal issues and friendships. On the other hand, if in a dream you are dedicated to sewing them, it denotes efforts to overcome your mistakes.

  3. The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams » Stearn Robinson & Tom Corbett April 8, 2022 at 5:06 pm

    If the buttons were bright and/or new, they forecast wealth and security. However, if they were old and/or broken, you must take steps to break away from a worrying emotional situation. If the dream involved losing a button, it indicates a need to curb extravagance to avoid financial embarrassment.

  4. The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams » Stearn Robinson & Tom Corbett April 11, 2022 at 3:41 pm

    Push Button: A super surprise is signified in a dream featuring push buttons of any kind.

  5. The Complete Dream Book » Gillian Holloway July 18, 2022 at 3:42 am

    Finding a button is an omen of good luck in business or in love.

    Losing one foretells extreme embarrassment or other vexatious, though not necessarily serious happening, in connection with an affair you may have.

    Sewing on buttons—particularly if the garment is an item of underwear—points to happiness, honor and wealth.

    Using, for buttoning up, is an indication of the successful termination of your highest ambition. Unbuttoning foretells that you will shortly begin an important enterprise that may hamper or postpone a projected marriage.

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