Hindi translation of 'reflect'
reflect /rɪˈflekt रिˈफ़्लेक्ट्/
Word forms: reflects, reflecting, reflected
1. transitive verb
If something reflects an attitude or situation, it shows that the attitude or situation exists.
His confidence was reflected in his great performance.
a view/concern/change/decision reflects something
reflect a fact/value/belief/interest
clearly reflect something
2. transitive or intransitive verb
When light or heat is reflected off a surface, it is sent back from the surface rather than passing through it.
The light reflects off the window.
The roof is white to reflect heat in the summer.
reflect off something
reflect off a surface/window
reflect off water
3. transitive verb
When something is reflected in a mirror or in water, you can see its image there.
reflect an image
4. intransitive verb
When you reflect on something, you think deeply about it.
I reflected on the child's future.
5. intransitive verb
If an action or situation reflects in a particular way on someone or something, it gives people a good or bad impression of them.
The secret messages do not reflect well on her.
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Example Sentences Including 'reflect'
Laws needed to be flexible, to reflect the changing needs of changing times.Here Be Dragons
The wood-framed mirror above the chest of drawers was only large enough to reflect half her face.CHAMELEON (2002)
But after a moment to reflect , he dismissed the suspicion as unwarranted.Here Be Dragons
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'reflect' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَعْكِس
- Brazilian Portuguese: refletir
- Chinese: 反射
- Croatian: odraziti
- Czech: odrážet svědčit o čem
- Danish: reflektere
- Dutch: weerspiegelen
- European Spanish: reflejar
- Finnish: heijastaa
- French: refléter
- German: reflektieren
- Greek: αντανακλώ
- Italian: riflettere
- Japanese: 反射する
- Korean: 반사하다
- Norwegian: reflektere
- Polish: odbić odbijać
- Portuguese: refletir
- Romanian: a se reflecta
- Russian: отражать
- Spanish: reflejar
- Swedish: tänka över
- Thai: สะท้อนกลับ
- Turkish: yansıtmak
- Ukrainian: відбивати відбити
- Vietnamese: phản chiếu
Translation of reflect from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary