Meaning of reflect
Pronunciation: (ri-flekt'), [key]
- to cast back (light, heat, sound, etc.) from a surface: The mirror reflected the light onto the wall.
- to give back or show an image of; mirror.
- (of an act or its result) to serve to cast or bring (credit, discredit, etc.) on its performer.
- to reproduce; show: followers reflecting the views of the leader.
- to throw or cast back; cause to return or rebound: Her bitterness reflects gloom on all her family.
- to be turned or cast back, as light.
- to cast back light, heat, etc.
- to be reflected or mirrored.
- to give back or show an image.
- to think, ponder, or meditate: to reflect on one's virtues and faults.
- to serve or tend to bring reproach or discredit by association: His crimes reflected on the whole community.
- to serve to give a particular aspect or impression: The test reflects well on your abilities.
- reflect (Thesaurus)