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Definition of "reflect" []

  • To throw or bend back (light, for example) from a surface. See Synonyms at echo. (verb-transitive)
  • To give back or show an image of (an object); mirror. (verb-transitive)
  • To make apparent; express or manifest: Her work reflects intelligence. (verb-transitive)
  • To bring as a consequence: The victory reflects credit on the coach. (verb-transitive)
  • Archaic To bend back. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reflect" in a sentence
  • ""ACT is thrilled to be a part of the vibrant Chattanooga healthcare community, and it seemed appropriate that our name reflect that we are no longer Atlanta-based," said Paul J."
  • "So it is actually important that the label reflect the best therapies available but -- in summary, we're committed, as soon as possible, to get newly diagnosed and maintenance label claims in the global label around the world and the United States."
  • "The ESV chooses behold, but the NIV translators use the word reflect."