Symbolic of doing hard work Also, click to see other meanings of this dream.Shovel Used to uncover or dig into the situationShovel 1. Ready to ﬁnd out (dig for) answers to long-standing questions. 2. Trying to understand oneself better. 3. Change of life is suggested as indicated by the presence of shovels.Shovel If you dream that you are using a shovel it is an indication that perseverance and hard work will be your means of achieving your ambition.