To dream of a basement represents your deepest darkest thoughts, emotions, and memories. A basement points to problems that you don’t want to deal with or issues that may be very uncomfortable thinking about. A situation or memory that is so negative that you can’t forget it or think about anything else.
Alternatively, a basement may reflect the worsening of a problem or trouble that you are overwhelmed by.
A basement is a sign that you may have unresolved issues, or problems that the ego may not allow you to explore without assistance.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing his father fall down the stairs. In waking life his father had a health problem that suddenly took a big turn for the worse.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a girl he liked from high school in his . In waking life he was thinking about how he embarrassed himself with her. Something he had a lot of difficulty forgetting.
Example 3: A man dreamed of seeing himself going into his father’s and then coming back up another pair of stairs into a much nicer house. In waking life he was having serious financial problems with his business and was considering killing himself before being surprised when his business picked up again.