1. (of animals) chew cud
1. Cows and goats ruminate.
2. (figuratively) think something over; ponder
2. Give me some time to ruminate over what you have suggested. I'll get back to you within a week.
ruminare (to chew the cud, turn over in the mind) (Latin)
my RUMmy ATE my food, u gotta think over what you can do Roaming-at:means ur mind is roaming. ruminate = roam-in-it. "I just had a wonderful party, but I don't want my mind to roam-in-it for too long, for i have to study for GRE"