To dream of dishes full of food, symbolizes good fortune.
If the dishes are empty but very beautiful, they predict luck in love affairs.
If they are empty and dull, they symbolize a boring period of your life. Broken, damaged, or dirty dishes foretell family quarrels or domestic problems.
To dream that you are washing dishes, suggests that you are moving on and planning for the next thing that comes your way.
Also see “Dish Cloth” and “Dishwasher”, below.