An example of reflect is when you think back on your behavior.
An example of reflect is when a mirror shows you your own image.
An example of reflect is when sound bounces off the walls of a room.
An example of reflect is when your actions show a lot about your values.
Her voice reflected off the canyon walls.
A shiny surface that reflects well.
Deeds that reflect honor on him.
Skills that reflect years of training.
Light reflecting from the water.
A reflecting surface.
The moonlight reflected from the surface of water.
- 1985, Justin Richards, Option Lock, page 229.Not for the first time, he reflected that it was not so much the speeches that strained the nerves as the palaver that went with them.
People do that sort of thing every day, without ever stopping to reflect on the consequences.
Her work reflects intelligence.
The victory reflects credit on the coach.
Origin of reflect
- Middle English reflecten from Old French reflecter from Latin reflectere to bend back re- re- flectere to bend
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition