Quick Decode: Protection; imprisonment; to be wary

Popular Expressions: Off/on your guard; Catch someone off guard; Lower your guard


Possible Meanings:

Guards and feelings of security/insecurity are bedfellows. Who’s insecure in your dream? Is the guard a symbol of your own insecurity? What do you feel you need protection from? If you’re the guard in your dream, what or who are you protecting? It could be that your unconscious is asking you to be on your guard. Is it time to be a little more cautious than you usually are?If the guard is a public servant (a warden or sheriff), are you in protective custody, or are you being protected, indicating that you’re either in or out of harm’s way?