If you are dreaming about dishes, then such dream indicates the creativity, new ideas and plans. If you see the dishes that are unwashed and dirty, then such dream foretells about the situation in your waking life that doesnt make you happy. Maybe there are certain things you didnt notice and the consequences are not going to make you happy. If you are washing the dishes, then it means you are moving on in some direction of your life. You made some perfect plans for your future. If the dishes in your dream are perfectly cleaned and look shiny, then it shows the effort you have put in order to succeed. The dream also shows that you wish to be approved by others. If the dishes in a dream are broken, then it shows the frustration and hardships one will suffer. Perhaps you do not feel appreciated by others. To get more detailed dream interpretation, please also see the meaning of Plates.