An elephant both in the spirit world and in many cultures is considered a revered animal. Seeing an elephant in your dream is a very powerful symbol of hope, wisdom, and relationships. You may also be seeing an elephant as a sign of fertility. The culture you come from can determine the significance of the elephant in your dream, because so many different cultures believe fundamentally different things about elephants. Another common meaning to an elephant appearing in your dream is to jog your memory about something. Elephants have long been associated with good memory recall, and an elephant appearing in your dream could be pointing your attention to an important detail in your life that you need, but have forgotten. Pay attention to the symbols around the animal in your dream and this will assist in helping you interpret the meaning of their position.