Synonyms of ruminate in English:

ruminate


See definition of ruminate

verb

1‘we sat ruminating on the nature of existence’

SYNONYMS
think about, contemplate, consider, give thought to, give consideration to, mull over, meditate on, muse on, ponder on, ponder over, deliberate about, deliberate on, cogitate about, cogitate on, dwell on, brood on, brood over, agonize over, worry about, chew over, puzzle over
turn over in one's mind
archaic pore on

2‘cows emit more methane when they are ruminating’

SYNONYMS
chew the cud