Definition of Ruminates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of ruminate) ¹



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Definition of Ruminates

1. ruminate [v] - See also: ruminate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruminates

rumen
rumenitis
rumenotomy
rumens
rumes
rumican
rumicin
rumina
ruminal
ruminant
ruminantia
ruminantly
ruminants
ruminate
ruminated
ruminates
ruminating
ruminatingly
rumination
rumination disorder
ruminations
ruminative
ruminatively
ruminator
ruminators
ruminococcin
ruminoreticulum
rumkin
rumkins
rumly

Literary usage of Ruminates

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1905)
"... in her commendation, or else he ruminates how she rejected his service, denied him a kiss, disgraced him, &a, and that as effectually torments him. ..."

2. An Introduction to Logic by William Henry Stanley Monck (1880)
"Thus, for example, if any one asserts that Every horned animal ruminates (or chews the cud), we make horned-animal one term, and instead of the word ..."

3. An Introduction to Logic by William Henry Stanley Monck (1880)
"Thus, for example, if any one asserts that Every horned animal ruminates (or chews the cud), we make horned-animal one term, and instead of the word ..."

4. Connecticut Common School Journal by Henry Barnard, Connecticut, Board of Commissioners of Common Schools (1862)
"After explaining the process to him as well as I can, and then informing him that such a process is called ruminating, and an animal that ruminates is ..."

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