To dream of being a detective symbolizes that you are searching out the meaning of a matter in your life, Deut. 19:18 Also, click to see other meanings of this dream.Detective One who is trying to detect the truthDetective 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 See Police.