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1. digest

verb. ['daɪˈdʒɛst, ˈdaɪdʒɛst'] arrange and integrate in the mind.

Synonyms

  • compass
  • savvy
  • apprehend
  • grok
  • comprehend
  • grasp
  • get the picture

Antonyms

  • level
  • act
  • refrain
  • exclude

Etymology

  • digesta (Latin)
  • digesten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • digestus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Digest

  • advest
  • amvest
  • conquest
  • contest
  • darnedest
  • darnedest
  • eurest
  • gilcrest
  • hillcrest
  • houseguest
  • mount-everest
  • turnquest

Sentences with digest


1. Verb, base form
They won't be able to digest it, though, so it will nearly always kill them.

2. Adjective, superlative
Carbohydrate-heavy meals digest quickly, making you crave more sugar for energy.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
When you digest lactose in the small intestine, you break it into glucose and galactose.

Quotes about digest


1. Don't live by my words, don't die by them, chew them slowly digest them, and smile if they give nourishment to your soul.
- Stanley Victor Paskavich

2. In the age of technology there is constant access to vast amounts of information. The basket overflows; people get overwhelmed; the eye of the storm is not so much what goes on in the world, it is the confusion of how to think, feel, digest, and react to what goes on.
- Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

3. ...we're told by TV and Reader's Digest that a crisis will trigger massive personal change--and that those big changes will make the pain worthwhile. But from what he could see, big change almost never happens. People simply feel lost. They have no idea what to say or do or feel or think. they become messes and tend to remain messes.
- Douglas Coupland, The Gum Thief

2. digest

verb. ['daɪˈdʒɛst, ˈdaɪdʒɛst'] convert food into absorbable substances.

Synonyms

  • ingest
  • take
  • have
  • process
  • take in
  • stomach
  • consume
  • predigest

Antonyms

  • lie
  • sit
  • sit down
  • lie down

Etymology

  • digesta (Latin)
  • digesten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • digestus (Latin)

3. digest

verb. ['daɪˈdʒɛst, ˈdaɪdʒɛst'] put up with something or somebody unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • take lying down
  • pay
  • stick out
  • support
  • swallow
  • stand for
  • hold still for
  • bear up
  • permit
  • take a joke
  • put up
  • sit out
  • live with
  • bear
  • stand
  • countenance
  • suffer
  • let
  • tolerate
  • brook
  • accept
  • allow
  • endure
  • stomach

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • give
  • lack
  • bull

Etymology

  • digesta (Latin)
  • digesten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • digestus (Latin)

4. digest

noun. ['daɪˈdʒɛst, ˈdaɪdʒɛst'] something that is compiled (as into a single book or file).

Synonyms

  • collection
  • compilation

Antonyms

  • charge
  • underpay
  • overpay

Etymology

  • digesta (Latin)
  • digesten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • digestus (Latin)

5. digest

verb. ['daɪˈdʒɛst, ˈdaɪdʒɛst'] systematize, as by classifying and summarizing.

Synonyms

  • systemise
  • systemize
  • systematize

Antonyms

  • criminalize
  • refuse
  • outlaw
  • criminalise

Etymology

  • digesta (Latin)
  • digesten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • digestus (Latin)

6. digest

verb. ['daɪˈdʒɛst, ˈdaɪdʒɛst'] make more concise.

Synonyms

  • capsule
  • shorten
  • condense
  • capsulise
  • contract
  • concentrate
  • capsulize
  • reduce
  • telescope
  • foreshorten
  • encapsulate
  • abbreviate
  • abridge

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • disapprove
  • disagree
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • digesta (Latin)
  • digesten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • digestus (Latin)

7. digest

verb. ['daɪˈdʒɛst, ˈdaɪdʒɛst'] soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture.

Synonyms

  • decompose
  • break up

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate

Etymology

  • digesta (Latin)
  • digesten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • digestus (Latin)

8. digest

verb. ['daɪˈdʒɛst, ˈdaɪdʒɛst'] soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture.

Antonyms

  • disbelieve

Etymology

  • digesta (Latin)
  • digesten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • digestus (Latin)

9. digest

verb. ['daɪˈdʒɛst, ˈdaɪdʒɛst'] become assimilated into the body.

Antonyms

  • reject

Etymology

  • digesta (Latin)
  • digesten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • digestus (Latin)

10. digest

noun. ['daɪˈdʒɛst, ˈdaɪdʒɛst'] a periodical that summarizes the news.

Antonyms

  • default

Etymology

  • digesta (Latin)
  • digesten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • digestus (Latin)
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