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ingest

in·gest

ingest

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn jest
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ingested, ingesting, ingests
definition: to take in to the body through the mouth.
You should not ingest more than six tablets of this medication per day.The amount of alcohol he had ingested was well over the legal limit for driving.
synonyms:
drink
similar words:
eat, swallow, take
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derivations: ingestible (adj.), ingestive (adj.), ingestion (n.)