To cogitate or ponder
Reflect is something that doesn't absorb or that mirrors back whatever is coming into it or looking at it.
To be absorbed in one's thoughts; engage in thought.
To ponder; meditate.
To think deeply and continuously; reflect; muse
To have or formulate in the mind:
To throw up (something) from or as from the stomach; vomit
To think carefully and often slowly, as about a choice to be made.
To think carefully or seriously; reflect
To chew something
To think about (something) persistently or moodily:
To think seriously and deeply (about); ponder; meditate; consider
To cause to pour back, especially to cast up partially digested food.
To consider and choose carefully
To study something
Revolve is defined as to think about something, or cause to move in a circle.
To allow oneself to think about; have in mind; consider
Ignore is defined as to deliberately disregard, or to avoid noticing.
Find another word for ruminates. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ruminates, like: speculates, mulls, reflects, muses, contemplates, ponders, meditates, thinks, spews, masticates and deliberates.