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Definition of Reflexive


  1. Bending or turned backward; reflective; having respect to something past.
  2. Implying censure.
  3. Having for its direct object a pronoun which refers to the agent or subject as its antecedent; -- said of certain verbs; as, the witness perjured himself; I bethought myself. Applied also to pronouns of this class; reciprocal; reflective.

Reflexive Translations

reflexive in German is reflexiv
reflexive in Spanish is reflexivo