reflect upon

  • 1 reflect upon — index brand (stigmatize), consider, deliberate, denounce (condemn), ponder, study, weigh …

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  • 2 reflect upon — Synonyms and related words: accuse, anathematize, anathemize, animadvert on, arraign, blame, call to account, cast blame upon, cast reflection upon, censure, complain against, condemn, cry down, cry out against, cry out on, cry shame upon, damn,… …

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  • 3 reflect upon — verb to reflect on …

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  • 4 Reflect — Re*flect v. i. 1. To throw back light, heat, or the like; to return rays or beams. [1913 Webster] 2. To be sent back; to rebound as from a surface; to revert; to return. [1913 Webster] Whose virtues will, I hope, Reflect on Rome, as Titan s rays… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 reflect — [ri flekt′] vt. [ME reflecten < MFr reflecter < L reflectere < re , back + flectere, to bend] 1. to bend or throw back (light, heat, or sound) 2. to give back an image of; mirror or reproduce 3. to cast or bring back as a consequence:… …

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  • 6 Reflect — Re*flect (r?*fl?kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reflected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reflecting}.] [L. reflectere, reflexum; pref. re re + flectere to bend or turn. See {Flexible}, and cf. {Reflex}, v.] 1. To bend back; to give a backwa?d turn to; to throw… …

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  • 7 reflect — ► VERB 1) throw back (heat, light, or sound) without absorbing it. 2) (of a mirror or shiny surface) show an image of. 3) represent in a faithful or appropriate way. 4) (reflect well/badly on) bring about a good or bad impression of. 5) (reflect… …

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  • 8 reflect discredit upon — index discommend, disgrace, dishonor (deprive of honor) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 reflect dishonor upon — index discredit, disgrace Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 reflect honor upon — index bestow Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 reflect poorly upon — index denigrate, disparage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 reflect shame upon — index disgrace Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 reflect — I (mirror) verb bounce back, cast back, copy, ditto, emulate, give back, give forth, imitate, ostendere, rebound, repeat, reproduce, send back, show an image, simulate, throw back II (ponder) verb analyze, brood over, cerebrate, cogitare,… …

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  • 14 reflect — re|flect W1S2 [rıˈflekt] v ↑reflection ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(image)¦ 2¦(be a sign of something)¦ 3¦(light/heat/sound)¦ 4¦(think about something)¦ Phrasal verbs  reflect on/upon somebody/something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: reflectere …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 reflect — v. 1) ( to think about ) to reflect closely; seriously 2) (D; intr.) to reflect on, upon ( to think about ) (to reflect on one s past mistakes) 3) (d; intr.) to reflect on ( to discredit ) (her unfounded accusations reflected on her credibility)… …

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  • 16 reflect — verb 1 send back light/heat/sound ADVERB ▪ dimly, dully ▪ The sun reflected dully off the stone walls. ▪ In Milton s poem, Satan, even after his fall, dimly reflects his former glory. ▪ directly …

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  • 17 reflect — /rI flekt/ verb 1 (T) if a surface reflects light, heat, sound, or an image, it throws back the light etc that hits it: White clothes are cooler because they reflect the heat. | The moon reflects the sun s rays. | be reflected in: She could see… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 reflect — [[t]rɪfle̱kt[/t]] ♦♦ reflects, reflecting, reflected 1) VERB If something reflects an attitude or situation, it shows that the attitude or situation exists or it shows what it is like. [V n] The Los Angeles riots reflected the bitterness between… …

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  • 19 reflect — verb 1》 (of a surface or body) throw back (heat, light, or sound) without absorbing it.     ↘(of a mirror or shiny surface) show an image of. 2》 embody or represent in a faithful or appropriate way: the letters reflect all aspects of his life.… …

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  • 20 reflect — Synonyms and related words: act like, adumbrate, affect, allude to, arch, assume, attract, be abstracted, bend, bend back, blurt, blurt out, body forth, borrow, bounce back, bow, bring, bring back, bring to light, bring to mind, brood, brood over …

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