If one measures a house or a shop with his thumb in a dream, it means that he will own that place. (Also see Measure) Also, click to see other meanings of this dream.Thumb Referring to a particular situation, thumbs up is positive; thumbs down is negativeThumb 1. Direction, or direction in life. 2. Indicator of life or death (as in gladiator games). 3. Mobility.Thumb 1. Dexterity, ability to “handle” things. 2. Success (large thumb). 3. Dependence on others for mobility (as in “hitching a ride”). 4. Direction in life.