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Reflect

Re`flect´   Pronunciation: r?`fl?kt´
v. t.1.To bend back; to give a backwa d turn to; to throw back; especially, to cause to return after striking upon any surface; as, a mirror reflects rays of light; polished metals reflect heat.
[imp. & p. p. Reflected; p. pr. & vb. n. Reflecting.]
Let me mind the reader to reflect his eye on our quotations.
- Fuller.
Bodies close together reflect their own color.
- Dryden.
2.To give back an image or likeness of; to mirror.
v. i.1.To throw back light, heat, or the like; to return rays or beams.
2.To be sent back; to rebound as from a surface; to revert; to return.
Whose virtues will, I hope,
Reflect on Rome, as Titan's rays on earth.
- Shak.
3.To throw or turn back the thoughts upon anything; to contemplate. Specifically: To attend earnestly to what passes within the mind; to attend to the facts or phenomena of consciousness; to use attention or earnest thought; to meditate; especially, to think in relation to moral truth or rules.
4.To cast reproach; to cause censure or dishonor.
Errors of wives reflect on husbands still.
- Dryden.
Verb1.reflect - manifest or bring back; "This action reflects his true beliefs"
2.reflect - to throw or bend back or reflect (from a surface); "A mirror in the sun can reflect light into a person's eyes"; "Sound is reflected well in this auditorium"
Synonyms: reverberate
3.reflect - reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
4.reflect - be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"
Synonyms: shine
5.reflect - give evidence of a certain behavior; "His lack of interest in the project reflects badly on him"
6.reflect - give evidence of the quality of; "The mess in his dorm room reflects on the student"
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