The meaning of Detective in dream | Dream interpretation


Positive characteristics of the detective include the ability to seek out knowledge and information that supports solving crimes and protecting the public. The shadow side of these archetypes can manifest as voyeurism, falsifying information, or selling out to the highest bidder.

If the detective archetype appears in your dreams, it could be encouraging you to become more inquisitive. On the other hand, it could be questioning your motives for seeking out information.

The Element Encyclopedia | Theresa Cheung

Searching for answers and insight.

The Dream Books Symbols | Betty Bethards

This fellow in your dream signifies what he does.

You can expect to learn the solution to a perplexing problem which has been plaguing you.

The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams | Stearn Robinson - Tom Corbett

You will be placed in an embarrassing situation that may turn out to be serious if you dream of being a detective.

If you dream of being arrested by a detective, you are in danger from your enemies.

The Complete Dream Book | Gillian Holloway

In real life, detectives seek hidden truths. While you sleep, you act in the same way: trying to solve a problem and to approach it sincerely. Perhaps, you perceive that something is wrong or that someone has not been completely honest with you.

If you are falsely accused by a detective, the dream portends that fortune and honor will soon be on your side.

The Big Dictionary of Dreams | Martha Clarke

To dream of a detective keeping in your wake when you are innocent of charges preferred, denotes that fortune and honor are drawing nearer to you each day; but if you feel yourself guilty, you are likely to find your reputation at stake, and friends will turn from you.

For a young woman, this is not a fortunate dream.

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation | Gustavus Hindman Miller

If you dream of a detective, then this dream reflects your vigilance, objectivity and that you are looking for clues to resolve a mysterious happening in your life.

Strangest Dream Explanations | Dream Explanations - Anonymous

See Police.

Psycho Dream Interpretation | Ella Freeman Sharpe

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.

New American Dream Dictionary | Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

You will hear a confession that will rectify an important mistake in your opinion of someone.

Mystic Dream Book | Internet Archive - Anonymous

If you dream you are a detective, you are trying to solve a problem that is worrying you.

If you are followed by a detective in your dream, you will have fortune and honor. But if you feel you’ve done something bad, then your reputation will be in jeopardy and your friends will turn away from you.

My Dream Interpretation | myjellybean

The thrills and dangers of everyday life. This dream symbol often points to your search for your personal, as yet unknown, abilities and possibilities, but also to danger.

Little Giant Encyclopedia | Klaus Vollmar

To dream about a detective suggests that excitement is present within your waking life.

To dream that you are a detective suggests that you are seeking out innate talents that you have yet to discover. You may also be attempting to take care of a situation and find verity about an issue that is bothering you.

To dream that you are being followed by a detective suggests a sense of culpability. Your reputation will be placed under a microscope and doubted.

Dream Symbols and Analysis | DreamForth

One who is trying to detect the truth

Dream Dictionary Unlimited | Margaret Hamilton

As a person in your dream, a detective is a character aspect of your own personality. This is the part of you that is responsible for figuring things out as your life unfolds.

If a detective appears in your dream, the implication is that whatever you are attempting to figure out still has mysteries associated with it that may yet be solved. Surrender to the process.

Complete Dictionary of Dreams | Dr. Mıchael Lennox

To dream of being a detective symbolizes that you are searching out the meaning of a matter in your life, Deut. 19:18

Christian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe

Detective | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Detective


If a detective appears in your dream, this may be a sign that you may be attempting to solve an issue or are worrying about something that needs to be cleared up.

If a detective is following you within a dream, it may be a sign that other people want to know more about you. A dream about a police officer or army officer may suggest the importance of following correct procedure or correct behavior. Perhaps an aspect of your behavior in waking life is upsetting others?

Policemen can also represent the father figure, whilst a policewoman can bring to mind a dominant female in your life. A fireman relates to how you deal with your emotions or outbursts of energy.... The Element Encyclopedia


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