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English → English (WordNet) Definition: ruminate ruminate v 1: chew the cuds; “cows ruminate” 2: 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” [syn: chew over , think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, speculate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Ruminate Ruminate \Ru"mi*nate\, v. t. 1. To chew over again. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To meditate or ponder over; to muse on. [1913 Webster] Mad with desire, she ruminates her sin. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] What I know Is ruminated, plotted, and set down. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Ruminate \Ru"mi*nate\, Ruminated \Ru"mi*na`ted\, a. (Bot.) Having a hard albumen penetrated by irregular channels filled with softer matter, as the nutmeg and the seeds of the North American papaw. [1913 Webster] Ruminate \Ru"mi*nate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Ruminated; p. pr. & vb. n. Ruminating.] [L. ruminatus, p. p. of ruminari, ruminare, fr. rumen, -inis, throat, akin to ructare to belch, erugere to belch out, Gr. ?, AS. roccettan.] 1. To chew the cud; to chew again what has been slightly chewed and swallowed. “Cattle free to ruminate.” --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To think again and again; to muse; to meditate; to ponder; to reflect. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] Apart from the hope of the gospel, who is there that ruminates on the felicity of heaven? --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


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