To dream of a sword represents strength, empowerment, or willpower. It symbolizes the ability to persevere in the face of opposition, or to stay competitive. The strength of your integrity.
If you see an evil or bad person in a dream with a sword it symbolizes the strength of a negative aspect of your personality, an enemy, or a bad situation. Confrontation with a bad habit that you feel may be stronger than your will power.
To dream of a sword fight may represent a conflict of integrity, willpower, or moral strength.
To see a broken sword symbolizes losing strength, empowerment, or willpower. To see an evil or bad person with a broken sword symbolizes triumph over negative thinking patterns or a negative situation. Integrity and willpower has overpowered a negative aspect of your life.
Example: A woman dreamed of having a sword fight, enjoying it, and telling herself that she should have more sword fights more often. In waking life she was practicing arguing her points with someone and was considering whether to go to law school.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing someone holding a sword. In waking life she was having an extra-marital affair and strongly considering ending the relationship even though her enjoyment of the sex made it incredibly difficult to do so. The dream may have been a sign that she knew that ending the relationship was important to do, but taking strong permanent action was easier said than done.
Example 3: A man dreamed of seeing himself preparing to stab an intruder in the stomach with a sword, but feeling it may be too difficult to have the will power to carry the stabbing out. In waking life he inherited a lot of money and noticed that a beautiful girl from his past was trying to seduce him for the purpose of stealing his money. He felt that the girl may be too beautiful to rudely reject.