Translation of "reflect" - English-Spanish dictionary

reflect

verb uk /rɪˈflekt/ us /rɪˈflekt/

If a surface such as a mirror or water reflects something, you can see the image of that thing in the mirror, water, etc.

reflejar
He saw himself reflected in the shop window.

to show or be a sign of something

reflejar
The statistics reflect a change in people’s spending habits.

to think in a serious and careful way

reflexionar
In prison, he had plenty of time to reflect on his crimes.

(Translation of “reflect” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

reflect

verb /rəˈflekt/

to send back (light, heat etc)

reflejar
The white sand reflected the sun’s heat.

(of a mirror etc) to give an image of

reflejar
She was reflected in the mirror/water.

to think carefully

reflexionar (sobre)
Give him a minute to reflect (on what he should do).
reflecting adjective

able to reflect (light etc)

reflector
a reflecting surface.
reflection /rəˈflekʃən/ noun ( (also reflexionBritish, old-fashioned))

reflejo; reflexión
She looked at her reflection in the water
After reflection I felt I had made the wrong decision
The book is called ’Reflections of a Politician’.
reflective /-tiv/ adjective

thoughtful

pensativo, meditabundo
She was in a reflective mood.

reflecting

reflector
reflective number-plates.
reflectively adverb

con reflexión, pensativamente
reflector noun

something, especially of glass or metal, that reflects light, heat etc

reflector
Having reflectors makes cyclists much more visible to car drivers in the dark.

(Translation of “reflect” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)