One who is trying to detect the truth Also, click to see other meanings of this dream.Detective 1. Difﬁculties or problems need thoughtful attention (as in “detective work”). 2. Guilt over words or deeds regarding relationships or possibly business matters. 3. Issues of loyalty arise.Detective To dream of being a detective symbolizes that you are searching out the meaning of a matter in your life, Deut. 19:18Detective See Police.