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digest

di·gest

digest

 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: dih jest [or] daI jest
inflections: digested, digesting, digests
definition 1: to break down or promote the breaking down of (food) into substances that can be absorbed by body tissues.
synonyms:
assimilate, metabolize
similar words:
disintegrate, dissolve
definition 2: to assimilate mentally; ponder.
I'd like to digest what I heard before replying.
synonyms:
absorb, assimilate
similar words:
comprehend, contemplate, imbibe, mull over, ponder
definition 3: to classify in some convenient arrangement; systematize.
synonyms:
classify, systematize
similar words:
codify, order, organize
definition 4: to abridge or summarize; condense.
synonyms:
abridge, abstract, condense, summarize
similar words:
abbreviate, compress
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: dih jest [or] daI jest
definition 1: to soften or promote the breakdown of a substance, as by chemical action or heat.
similar words:
assimilate, metabolize, soften
definition 2: to break down and assimilate food, or to be assimilated as food.
synonyms:
assimilate, metabolize
similar words:
disintegrate, dissolve
definition 3: to be exposed to softening or disintegrating agents.
similar words:
disintegrate, metabolize, soften
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: daI jest
definition: a collection of literary works, scientific abstracts, news items, or the like, esp. in an abridged form.
synonyms:
abridgment, conspectus
similar words:
analects, anthology, bulletin, collection, compilation, condensation, pandect
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