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Synonyms for ruminate

Synonyms for (verb) ruminate

Synonyms: chew over, reflect, ponder, think over, speculate, ruminate, mull, mull over, muse, excogitate, contemplate, meditate Definition: reflect deeply on a subject Usage: I mulled over the events of the afternoon; philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years; The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

Similar words: think, cogitate, cerebrate Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere

Synonyms: ruminate Definition: chew the cuds Usage: cows ruminate

Similar words: eat Definition: take in solid food Usage: She was eating a banana; What did you eat for dinner last night?