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ˈru məˌneɪt

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  1. ruminate(verb)

    chew the cuds

    "cows ruminate"

    Synonyms:
    chew over, think over, mull over, muse, meditate, speculate, reflect, excogitate, ponder, contemplate, mull

  2. chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate(verb)

    reflect deeply on a subject

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    hypothecate, shine, contemplate, theorise, speculate, theorize, reflect, chew over, excogitate, suppose, hypothesise, formulate, devise, mull over, study, contrive, ponder, invent, muse, hypothesize, meditate, forge, reverberate, mull, conjecture, job, think over

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ruminate

    Synonyms:
    muse, meditate, ponder, think, reflect, cogitate, brood

    Antonyms:
    unbend, relax, idle, gape, woolgather

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ruminate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    chew the cud

  2. ruminate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    muse, meditate, ponder, cogitate, think, reflect

  3. ruminate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    meditate, chew, muse on, reflect upon, ponder upon, brood over, chew the cud upon

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