Synonyms of reflect in English:

reflect


See definition of reflect

verb

1‘the snow reflects a great deal of light’

SYNONYMS

send back, throw back, cast back, give back, bounce back, shine back, return, mirror

ANTONYMS

absorb

2‘their facial expressions reflected their feelings’

SYNONYMS

indicate, show, display, demonstrate, be evidence of, register, reveal, betray, evince, disclose, exhibit, manifest

express, bespeak, communicate, bear out, attest, prove, evidence

result from

3‘he reflected on his responsibilities as a teacher’

SYNONYMS

think about, give thought to, consider, give consideration to, review, mull over, contemplate, study, cogitate about, cogitate on, meditate on, muse on, deliberate about, deliberate on, ruminate about, ruminate on, ruminate over, dwell on, brood on, brood over, agonize over, worry about, chew over, puzzle over, speculate about, weigh up, revolve, turn over in one's mind, be in a brown study

informal put on one's thinking cap

archaic pore on

rare cerebrate


Phrases

    reflect badly on

      ‘the incident reflected badly on the government’

      SYNONYMS

      discredit, do discredit to, be a discredit to, disgrace, shame, put in a bad light, damage, blemish the reputation of, damage the reputation of, tarnish the reputation of, give a bad name to, bring into disrepute, become a blot of the escutcheon of, become a stain of the escutcheon of, detract from