1. manifest or bring back

- This action reflects his true beliefs

Definition categories: perception, designate, indicate, point, show

2. reflect deeply on a subject

Similar word(s): contemplate, excogitate, meditate, mull, muse, ponder, ruminate, speculate

Definition categories: cognition, cerebrate, cogitate, think

3. to throw or bend back (from a surface)

- Sound is reflected well in this auditorium

Similar word(s): reverberate

Definition categories: perception

4. be bright by reflecting or casting light

- Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

Similar word(s): shine

Definition categories: weather, emit

5. show an image of

- her sunglasses reflected his image

Definition categories: perception, show

6. give evidence of a certain behavior

- His lack of interest in the project reflects badly on him

Definition categories: communication, attest, certify, demonstrate, evidence, manifest

7. give evidence of the quality of

- The mess in his dorm room reflects on the student

Definition categories: communication, attest, certify, demonstrate, evidence, manifest

Sentences with reflect as a verb:

- A mirror reflects the light that shines on it.

- The moonlight reflected from the surface of water.

- The shop window reflected his image as he walked past.

- His image reflected from the shop window as he walked past.

- Entries in English dictionaries aim to reflect common usage.

- The team's victory reflects the Captain's abilities.

- The teacher's ability reflects well on the school.

- People do that sort of thing every day, without ever stopping to reflect on the consequences.