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mirror

mir·ror

mirror

 
pronunciation:
mi rr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a smooth, reflecting surface, usu. glass, with a metallic or similar backing.
 
synonyms:
glass, reflector
similar words:
cheval glass, looking glass, pier glass
definition 2: something that gives a true representation or image of something else.
synonyms:
reflector, representative
similar words:
ape, echo, image, mimic, reflection, representation
definition 3: any surface that reflects images, such as that of a calm pool or pond.
synonyms:
reflector
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mirrored, mirroring, mirrors
definition 1: to reflect or show in or as if in a mirror.
synonyms:
image, reflect
similar words:
echo
definition 2: to give a true representation or picture of; copy.
Her behavior mirrored mine in every detail.
synonyms:
copy, duplicate, imitate, reproduce
similar words:
ape, echo, image, mimic, parrot, reflect, simulate
derivation: mirrorlike (adj.)
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Mirror comes from a Latin word that means "to look at or admire."
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