Used in pursuit to move ahead, but without outside help; see “water”
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Oar 1. One is able to control emotions. 2. Phallic symbol. 3. Need for someone to help one.
Oar Rowing a boat means sacrifice and disappointment for the dreamer. To lose an oar warns of useless effort to please others.
Oar If you handle or otherwise use oars in your dream you will experience disappointments and you may sacrifice your own desires to please others. To lose an oar shows you have not planned sufficiently and a broken oar denotes utter failure in your undertaking.