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Dictionary definition for: Reflect

1. (v) manifest or bring back; "This action reflects his true beliefs"

2. (v) to throw or bend back or reflect (from a surface) "A mirror in the sun can reflect light into a person''s eyes" "Sound is reflected well in this auditorium"

3. (v) reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon" "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years" "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"

4. (v) be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"

5. (v) give evidence of a certain behavior; "His lack of interest in the project reflects badly on him"

6. (v) give evidence of the quality of; "The mess in his dorm room reflects on the student"

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