To dream of a moat represents a negative situation that is acting as a barrier to progress. Feeling uncertainty about a problem that may be keeping you away from something. A problem that feels like it’s trying to shut you out. Negative emotions or an emotional wall that is shutting others out.
A moat be a sign that you need to sooth someone else’s concerns or pain in order to make progress. It may also be a sign that you are too unwilling to listen.