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1. ingest

verb. ['ˌɪnˈdʒɛst'] serve oneself to, or consume regularly.

Synonyms

  • take up
  • do drugs
  • use
  • sup
  • swallow
  • get down
  • touch
  • habituate
  • feed
  • have
  • cannibalize
  • taste
  • replete
  • cannibalise
  • take in
  • eat
  • satiate
  • fuddle
  • drug
  • smoke
  • try out
  • fill
  • hit
  • suck in
  • sample
  • drink
  • consume
  • try
  • partake
  • sate
  • booze
  • imbibe
  • take

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • nonfunctional
  • functional
  • uselessness

Etymology

  • ingerere (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word ingest


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cat produce hairballs because when they groom themselves, they ingest a lot of loose hair.

2. Verb, base form
To suffer a lethal dose, the average person would have to ingest about 4 grams at one time.

Quotes containing the word ingest


1. We are unraveling our navels so that we may ingest the sun. We are not afraid of the darkness. We trust that the moon shall guide us. We are determining the future at this very moment. We know that the heart is the philosopher's stone. Our music is our alchemy.
- Saul Williams

2. ingest

verb. ['ˌɪnˈdʒɛst'] take up mentally.

Synonyms

  • absorb
  • assimilate
  • larn
  • take in
  • imbibe
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • leave office
  • stay
  • conserve

Etymology

  • ingerere (Latin)
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