To dream of chopping something represents problems being cut down to size or “cut off.” Making a problem more manageable or simpler to deal with.
Negatively, chopping in a dream may reflect a ruthless act towards another person. Cutting someone or something out of your life. Bitter opposition. Rejecting a person or situation.
Consider what is being chopped for additional meaning.
To dream of chopping food represents preparation to make a situation easier for yourself to experience. Making big responsibilities simpler to deal with.
To dream of chopping off a body part may reflect feelings about being unable to do something ever again. Permanently severing ties. Feeling limited. Huge mistakes or decisions with severe consequences. You or someone else in your life that is forcing an unpleasant change to occur. The end to friendships, family ties, or business connections.
To dream of chopping a tree down represents feelings about intentionally trying to put an end to some area of your life that is established. Perhaps you are working hard to end a problem that has gone on for far too long. Negatively, it may reflect feelings of intense jealousy as you work to bring down someone else’s established power. Trying to breakup with someone or end a long-term relationship.
Example: A woman dreamed of chopping down a tree. In waking life she has been thinking about a past relationship that was painful and hard to end.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of up a body. In waking life she felt she had to be ruthless to a boyfriend in order to breakup with him.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of a tree down. In waking life she felt the need to cut her mother out of her life for good.