English - Etymology
English - Pronunciation
English - Verb
- (transitive) To bend back (light, etc.) from a surface.
- (intransitive) To be bent back (light, etc.) from a surface.
- (transitive) To mirror, or show the image of something.
- (intransitive) To be mirrored.
- (transitive) To agree with; to closely follow.
(transitive) To give evidence of someone's or something's character etc.
- The team's victory reflects the Captain's abilities.
- The teacher's ability reflects well on the school.
1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page vii
- With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get […]
- (intransitive) To think seriously; to ponder or consider.