verb (used without object), ru·mi·nat·ed, ru·mi·nat·ing.
verb (used with object), ru·mi·nat·ed, ru·mi·nat·ing.
Origin of ruminate
Examples from the Web for ruminate
Perceptive fiction has always been a venue for society to ruminate on the moral issues of the day.‘Persecuted’ Is the Christian Right’s Paranoid Wet Dream|Candida Moss|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They post OOTDs (outfits of the day) and ruminate on body positivity.
Constantia had now leisure to ruminate upon her own condition.Ormond, Volume I (of 3)|Charles Brockden Brown
It becomes uneasy, ceases to ruminate, and the respirations are a little hurried.The American Reformed Cattle Doctor|George Dadd
Harassed by fatigue and pain, I had yet power to ruminate on that series of unparalleled events that had lately happened.Edgar Huntley|Charles Brockden Brown
He appeared to ruminate for a few seconds, and my sharp ears caught the words, 'Dear me, dear me!'Sheilah McLeod|Guy Boothby
Uncle David was silent, having all this matter to ruminate upon.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu