reflect on - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyreflect on
he/she/itreflects on
present participlereflecting on
past tensereflected on
past participlereflected on
  1. reflect on someone/something to give people a particular opinion of someone or something

    The affair reflected very badly on the government.

    We hope her success will reflect well on the school.

See also main entry: reflect