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See also: réflexive
From Medieval Latin reflexīvus, from Latin reflexus.
reflexive (not comparable)
- (grammar) Referring back to the subject, or having an object equal to the subject.
- (mathematics) Of a relation R on a set S, such that xRx for all members x of S (that is, the relation holds between any element of the set and itself).
- "Equals" is a reflexive relation.
- Of or resulting from a reflex.
- The electric shock elicited an automatic and reflexive response from him.
- (figurative) Producing immediate response, spontaneous.
- a reflexive dislike
- Synonym of reflective
- (set theory): symmetric
- (set theory): transitive
resulting from a reflex
reflexive (plural reflexives)
- (grammar) A reflexive pronoun.
- (grammar) A reflexive verb.
reflexive pronoun — see reflexive pronoun
reflexive verb — see reflexive verb
- (verb): active, passive, neuter, transitive, intransitive
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- inflection of reflexiv:
reflexīvē (not comparable)
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