Definitions for ruminate

Definitions for (verb) ruminate

Main entry: 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

Main entry: ruminate

Definition: chew the cuds

Usage: cows ruminate

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