Verb: digest 'dI,jest
Noun: digest 'dI,jest
- Convert food into absorbable substances
"I cannot digest milk products"
- Arrange and integrate in the mind
"I cannot digest all this information"
- Put up with something or somebody unpleasant
"The new secretary had to digest a lot of unprofessional remarks";
- endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up
- Become assimilated into the body
"Protein digests in a few hours"
- Systematize, as by classifying and summarizing
"the government digested the entire law into a code"
- Soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture
- Make more concise
"digest the contents of a book into a summary";
- condense, concentrate, distil [Brit], distill [N. Amer]
- Soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture
- A periodical that summarizes the news
- Something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
Derived forms: digests, digesting, digested
Type of: abbreviate, abridge, allow, apprehend, break down, break up, change, collection, compass, compendium, comprehend, contract, countenance, cut, decompose, dig, disintegrate, foreshorten, get the picture, grasp, grok [N. Amer], let, periodical, permit, process, reduce, savvy, shorten, systematise [Brit], systematize, systemise [Brit], systemize, treat