(honor/honour) these spelling differences are reflected in the words, which are two variations of the same word. One is the American spelling, while the other is British.

Throw back (heat, light, sound) without absorbing it. “When the sun’s rays hit the Earth a lot of the heat is reflected back into space”.

Shine back, mirror return, “The snow reflects a great deal of light”.

2. Think deeply or carefully about. Consider, give consideration to, deliberate about, “He reflected on his responsibilities as a teacher.

If a surface reflects light, heat, sound or an image, it sends the light. Something that reflects comes back to you. If you look in a mirror, you will see your reflected image.


It’s shorthand for pound weight. The form “ib” is actually an abbreviation of the Latin word libra, which could mean a pound. Itself a shortened form of the full expression above.

Shorten. Make or become shorter. Synonys as abbreviate, reduce, shrink, decrease, diminish. “You can shorten your essay without losing its balance”.

To become shoter or to make something shorter. To make something shorter in length, or distance.

An abbreviation or short, is a shortened form of a word or phrase used mainly in writing to represent the complete form.

Shortenings are abbreviation in which the beginning or end of the word has been dropped.


It’s shorthand for pound weight. The form “ib” is actually an abbreviation of the Latin word libra, which could mean a pound. Itself a shortened form of the full expression above.

Shorthand is an abbreviated symbolic writing method that increases speed and brevity of writing as compared to longhand.

Shorthand was used more widely in the past, before the invention of recording and dictation machines.

How many types of shorthand are there? There are three types of shorthand used in the English Language.

Shorthand, also called stenography, a system for rapid writing that uses symbols or abbreviations for letters, words or phrases.

A system of fast writing that uses lines and symple signs to represent words and phrases.


The pound is the actual unit of measurement, while ib or Ibs which stands for libra, is the common abbreviation used in expressing pounds.

A shortened form of a word or phrase. “SKU is the abbreviation for Stock Keeping Unit”. Synonyms as short form, acronym, symbol, or shorthand, shortening.

The process of abbreviating something. “Nursing records must be written without abbreviation”.

“She felt a slight irritation at the abbreviation of her name”. A shortened form of a written word or phrase used in place of the whole word or phrase.


Definition of acclaimed is publicly praised celebrated. Acclaim is public praise for someone or something.

Glorify, honour, bless, hallow, admire. “We praise God for past blessings”. To express admiration or approval of the achievements or characteristics of a person or thing.

If you praise someone or something, you express approval for their achievements or qualities.

Synonyms as acclaim, approve of, honour, cheer, admire, compliment, congratulate, take your hat off to. “All the people whom they saw spoke in praise of his wisdom”.

He honour/praise him about the excellent works result. “Pete was conservative with his praise, so she felt honoured”.

The American President praised Turkey for its courage. “He praise the excellent work of the U. N weapons inspectors”.


Pound and ib are essentially the same thing.

Fundamental. Used to emphasize the basic. Intrinsic nature of a person or thing. Relating to the most important characteristics or ideas of something.

Referring to the very core of something. Refers to something’s nature. Used to identify or stress the basic or essential character or nature of a person.

Notice the tie between essentially and the word essence, referring to the very core of something. Used when stating the most basic facts.


Connected with literature for examples as formal, written, poetic, artistic, dramatic and/or dignified.

Dignity. Having or showing a composed or serious manner that is worthy of respect. Serious, formal, proper, composed.

Serious and graceful in manner. Someone who always acts politely and minds her manners in a difficult situation.

Calm, impressive and deserve respect. “He is a dignified man, an honourable man”.


Connected with literature for examples as formal, written, poetic, artistic, dramatic and/or dignified.

Relating to or used in poetry. Poetical, lyrical, or having an imaginative or sensitively and emotional style of expression.

“The orchestral playing was colourful and poetic”. Expressive, symbolic, artistic, graceful, and imaginative creative.

Being poetic is turning little things that no one would see right away and turning it into a wonderful meaning.


Of language – associated with literary works or other formal writing, having a marked style intended to create particular emotional effect.

Related, connected, linked, similar, alike, accompanying, and/or relevanted.

2. Of a company is connected with another company or companies.

Affiliated, allied, integrated, incorporated, federated, unified, connected, interconnected, related, linked, joined, in league, in partnership, in alliance.

“They share in the results and net assets of their associated company”.

Used in the names of companies that consist of a number of smaller companies. Joined together often in a working relationship, join as a partner or companion.


A pound is symbol Ib. It’s a unit of mass or weight used in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. It is defined as axactly 0.45359237 kilograms.

According to the customs or usual practices associated with a particular society, place, set of circumstances, usual, traditional, normal, conventional, familiar, accepted, routine, fixed, set, established, everyday, ordinary.

Used to describe things that people usually do in a particular society. Something customary is done according to practice.

Characterizing a certain community, profession or trade such as a customary practice.