It may be a little unsettling to dream of crawly things like ants, but the dream ant is generally a positive symbol that foretells of general satisfaction and good business. Ants indicate that success in an endeavor is achieved through cooperation. Ants represent teamwork, organization, and discipline.
On the other hand, ants are small creatures, and they can be very irritating. As such, in a dream ants may symbolize pettiness and little annoyances. If you get one ant bite in a dream, it suggests that there is a small irritation in your life you should deal with. If you receive many ant bites in your dream, this indicates you are facing many small annoyances and that you are generally dissatisfied with life overall, that you feel neglected and insignificant. Ants in a dream may show that you feel your life is too orderly and overly structured. An ant can represent conformity within society.
According to ancient tradition, ants symbolize good sense, diligence, and hard work because they work together to store food during the good times to get them through the bad times. (We all remember Aesop’s fable about the Ant and the Grasshopper, for example.) Ants are social creatures that show us how to work cooperatively for the good of all. When an ant appears in a dream, it means you should pay attention to how industrious you are and how much effort you’re willing to put into things now for a future payoff.
The dream of ants means that you can reap significant rewards if you work hard, cooperate with others, and discipline yourself in the present to build a strong foundation for your future through your own hard work.