Synonyms for reflect

Synonyms for (verb) reflect

Synonyms: chew over, reflect, ponder, think over, speculate, ruminate, mull, mull over, muse, excogitate, contemplate, meditate

Definition: reflect deeply on a subject

Usage: 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

Similar words: think, cogitate, cerebrate

Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere


Synonyms: reflect

Definition: give evidence of the quality of

Usage: The mess in his dorm room reflects on the student

Similar words: demonstrate, manifest, attest, certify, evidence

Definition: provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes

Usage: His high fever attested to his illness; The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication; This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness


Synonyms: reflect

Definition: give evidence of a certain behavior

Usage: His lack of interest in the project reflects badly on him

Similar words: demonstrate, manifest, attest, certify, evidence

Definition: provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes

Usage: His high fever attested to his illness; The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication; This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness


Synonyms: reflect

Definition: show an image of

Usage: her sunglasses reflected his image

Similar words: show

Definition: make visible or noticeable

Usage: She showed her talent for cooking; Show me your etchings, please


Synonyms: reflect

Definition: manifest or bring back

Usage: This action reflects his true beliefs

Similar words: show, point, indicate, designate

Definition: indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively

Usage: I showed the customer the glove section; He pointed to the empty parking space; he indicated his opponents


Synonyms: reflect, shine

Definition: be bright by reflecting or casting light

Usage: Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

Similar words: give off, give out, emit

Definition: give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.

Usage: The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits