"ruminate" Definition

  1. v. i. To chew the cud; to chew again what has been slightly chewed and swallowed.
  2. v. i. To think again and again; to muse; to meditate; to ponder; to reflect.
  3. v. t. To chew over again.
  4. v. t. To meditate or ponder over; to muse on.
  5. a. Alt. of Ruminated

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Position in dictionary: 85719 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. i., v. i., v. t., v. t., a.,
Words that start with "ruminate": 2
Words that end with "ruminate": 3
Words that contain "ruminate": 5
Next words in dictionary: ruminated, ruminating, rumination, ruminative, ruminator, rumkin, rummage, rummaged, rummager, rummaging
Previous words in dictionary: ruminantly, ruminantia, ruminant, ruminal, rumicin, rumen, rumbowline, rumbo, rumblingly, rumbling

English Dictionary Definition of ruminate

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