verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of reflect
Examples from the Web for reflect
They just reflect the range of breeds that were used to create the Heck cattle in the first instance.
But it is not only small airlines that reflect the laxity of the system.
This does not reflect lack of interest in a better environment.
Note: This piece was updated to reflect that Mrs. Landingham died while Aaron Sorkin was still writing The West Wing.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble|Kevin Fallon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I invite you to reflect on the actual power dynamic between Christians and LGBT people in our society.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The door of the dining-room is faced with looking-glass, so that it may reflect the contents of the conservatory.A Week's Tramp in Dickens-Land|William R. Hughes
I request gentlemen to reflect, whether this is not, in point of fact, an abandonment of the other points in dispute?
Surely there had been sufficient time to reflect upon it: yet now it was proposed still longer to defer action upon it.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
I asked him to reflect on the irreparable eclipse that he would be casting over the Duskydale ballroom.A Rogue's Life|Wilkie Collins
Martha's happiness, her relief, and the kind things she had said to him, all these were pleasant to reflect upon and to remember.Galusha the Magnificent|Joseph C. Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for reflect
Word Origin for reflect
Word Origin and History for reflect
late 14c., "turn or bend back;" early 15c., "to divert, to turn aside, deflect," from Old French reflecter (14c.), from Latin reflectere "bend back, turn back" (see reflection). Of mirrors or polished surfaces, to shine back light rays or images, early 15c.; meaning "to turn one's thoughts back on" is c.1600. Related: Reflected; reflecting.