Did you dream about alligators or crocodiles? They usually share the same meaning when you dream about them. Alligators and crocodiles in the dream symbolize treachery, deceit, and hidden instincts.
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Dream About Observing Alligators
To observe a resting crocodile within the water, it may be a signal for you to take on a new perspective on a situation.
To see a moving crocodile in and out of the water, the dream represents your ability to move between the physical, material world of waking life and the emotional, repressed world of the subconscious. If you are swimming with alligators or crocodiles and unaware of it in the dream, it suggests that you need to be observant about the nearby lurking dangers. If you intentionally swim with the animals, then it means that you are aware of your own negative thoughts.
When you know that there is an alligator or crocodile hidden inside the water, waiting for you to let your guard down. It reflects a warning in the waking life, you may have a competitor who is watching your every move, and they will take you down when they have the chance.
Below are some of the other common dream interpretations regarding alligators or crocodiles.
Dream About Crocodile or Alligator Attack
The alligator is symbolic of someone ruthless, insensitive, and treacherous. If the alligator in the dream is biting and holding you still, it suggests that this person has a stronghold on you despite your efforts to break free from the unhealthy relationship.