To dream of a key represents feelings of access, control, or freedom to do something. Alternatively, a key may reflect special knowledge or the solution to a problem. Insight that empowers you or unlocks answers to a problem.
Dreams of keys may also reflect feelings about some area of your life being special, personal, or private. A secret you hold or feelings about something you are guarding or “locking” away.
To dream of losing keys represents feelings about lost access, control, or freedom. Some area of your life may not work or be as easy as it used to be. A fear of losing control. Frustrations or unpleasant changes. Lost or missed opportunities. Giving a key away may represent opportunities or control that you are giving away.
To dream of a gold key may reflect influence, power or resources that give you access to something anytime you want. Feeling total confidence or security in your ability to access something. Feeling you can always win or get what you want if you have something.
To dream of a ring of keys represents versatility and adaptability. A number of different things you know you can do. Resourcefulness or feelings of easy accessibility. A number of different solutions to a problem. It may also reflect status, authority, power, or feelings about having a lot of connections.
To dream of a broken key represents feelings about control, access, or feelings of exclusivity being taken away due to a mistake or conflict. Feeling cut off or denied access to something you were previously able to.
To dream of a rusty key represents feelings about opportunities or accessibility being neglected for a long time. Not having used or taken advantage of resources because you thought that they were unimportant.