Synonyms for digest

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : verb dih-jest, dahy-; noun dahy-jest
Phonetic Transcription : verb dɪˈdʒɛst, daɪ-; noun ˈdaɪ dʒɛst

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Définition of digest

Origin :
  • "collection of writing," late 14c., from Latin digesta, from neuter plural of digestus, literally "digested thing," noun use of past participle of digerere "to separate, divide, arrange," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + gerere "to carry" (see gest).
  • noun abridgement of something written
  • verb assimilate food
  • verb make shorter; abridge
  • verb come to understand
  • verb tolerate, endure
Example sentences :
  • As to their clients, that is another thing; God knows they have much to digest!
  • Extract from : « The Letters of Robert Burns » by Robert Burns
  • Well, great masters, if you swallow me, you may not digest me.
  • Extract from : « Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863 » by Adam Gurowski
  • O, worshippers of heavy incapacity, take and digest it if you can.
  • Extract from : « Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863 » by Adam Gurowski
  • It cannot digest itself; it cannot of its own accord turn into bone and muscle and blood.
  • Extract from : « The Child and the Curriculum » by John Dewey
  • A pint a day was his daily ration, the only nourishment he could digest.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • I can say the same of the Roman laws, contained in the Digest.
  • Extract from : « The Phantom World » by Augustin Calmet
  • He remained for a long while watching, watching, and striving to digest the signs he beheld.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Woman » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • But you need also partly to dissolve the food to have it digest well.
  • Extract from : « Common Science » by Carleton W. Washburne
  • But hunger will whet his appetite for anything that his bowels can digest.
  • Extract from : « Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled » by Hudson Stuck
  • There was a good deal to sign and a good deal to digest, and a good deal that was of no importance whatsoever.
  • Extract from : « The Right Stuff » by Ian Hay

Antonyms for digest

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