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Definition of Reflect


  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.
  2. To give back an image or likeness of; to mirror.
  3. To throw back light, heat, or the like; to return rays or beams.
  4. To be sent back; to rebound as from a surface; to revert; to return.
  5. 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.
  6. To cast reproach; to cause censure or dishonor.

Reflect Quotations

Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it. - Ernest Holmes
Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.
Ernest Holmes

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Mark Twain

I'm a mirror. If you're cool with me, I'm cool with you, and the exchange starts. What you see is what you reflect. If you don't like what you see, then you've done something. If I'm standoffish, that's because you are.

As we reflect back upon the tragic loss of Challenger and her brave crew of heroes who were aboard that fateful day, I am reminded that they truly represented the best of us, as they climbed aloft on a plume of propellant gasses, reaching for the stars, to inspire us who were Earthbound.
Buzz Aldrin

I know I haven't always done things the right way. I'm just trying to reflect on how to make myself better, how to become a better man, a better father, a better person, a better artist.
Nayvadius Cash
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Reflect Translations

reflect in Danish is kaste tilbage
reflect in Dutch is reflecteren, terugkaatsen, spiegelen
reflect in Italian is riflettere, riflettere
reflect in Latin is pondero, consulo
reflect in Portuguese is refleta
reflect in Spanish is superior, reflejar, razonar
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