|a.||1.||Bending or turned backward; reflective; having respect to something past.|
|3.||(Gram.) Having for its direct object a pronoun which refers to the agent or subject as its antecedent; - said of certain verbs; |
|Noun||1.||reflexive - a personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent|
Synonyms: reflexive pronoun
|Adj.||1.||reflexive - without volition or conscious control; "the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"; "a reflex knee jerk"; "sneezing is reflexive"|
|2.||reflexive - referring back to itself|
|(theory)||reflexive - A relation R is reflexive if, for all x, x R x.|
Equivalence relations, pre-orders, partial orders and total orders are all reflexive.