reflect discredit upon

reflect discredit upon
index discommend, disgrace, dishonor (deprive of honor)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • reflect dishonor upon — index discredit, disgrace Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • discredit — Synonyms and related words: agnosticism, asperse, aspersion, atheism, bad character, bad name, bad odor, bad report, bad reputation, bad repute, belie, belittle, besmirch, blacken, blemish, blot, blow sky high, blow up, brand, bring down, bring… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • discredit — I noun animadversion, aspersion, attaint, baseness, castigation, censure, condemnation, contumely, criticism, debasement, dedecus, degradation, denunciation, derogation, disapprobation, disapproval, disbelief, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace,… …   Law dictionary

  • reflect — v. 1) ( to think about ) to reflect closely; seriously 2) (D; intr.) to reflect on, upon ( to think about ) (to reflect on one s past mistakes) 3) (d; intr.) to reflect on ( to discredit ) (her unfounded accusations reflected on her credibility)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • discredit — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun VERB + DISCREDIT ▪ bring, reflect ▪ By telling lies he brought discredit upon the Army. ▪ Your failure reflects no discredit upon you you did your best. ▪ bring sth into …   Collocations dictionary

  • reflect — [ri flekt′] vt. [ME reflecten < MFr reflecter < L reflectere < re , back + flectere, to bend] 1. to bend or throw back (light, heat, or sound) 2. to give back an image of; mirror or reproduce 3. to cast or bring back as a consequence:… …   English World dictionary

  • discredit — [v1] blame, detract from blow up*, bring into disrepute, bring to naught, censure, defame, degrade, destroy, disconsider, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace, dishonor, disparage, disprove, explode, expose, frown upon*, knock bottom out of*, mudsling* …   New thesaurus

  • reflect — verb 1 send back light/heat/sound ADVERB ▪ dimly, dully ▪ The sun reflected dully off the stone walls. ▪ In Milton s poem, Satan, even after his fall, dimly reflects his former glory. ▪ directly …   Collocations dictionary

  • reflect — v. 1 tr. a (of a surface or body) throw back (heat, light, sound, etc.). b cause to rebound (reflected light). 2 tr. (of a mirror) show an image of; reproduce to the eye or mind. 3 tr. correspond in appearance or effect to; have as a cause or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reflect — /rəˈflɛkt / (say ruh flekt) verb (t) 1. to cast back (light, heat, sound, etc.) after incidence. 2. to give back or show an image of; mirror. 3. to throw or cast back; cause to return or rebound. 4. to reproduce; show: followers reflecting the… …  

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