Meaning of DIGEST in English

The verb is pronounced /daɪdʒest/. The noun is pronounced /daɪdʒest/.

( digested)


When food digests or when you digest it, it passes through your body to your stomach. Your stomach removes the substances that your body needs and gets rid of the rest.

Do not undertake strenuous exercise for a few hours after a meal to allow food to digest...

She couldn’t digest food properly...

Nutrients from the digested food can be absorbed into the blood.

VERB : V , V n , V-ed


If you digest information, you think about it carefully so that you understand it.

They learn well but seem to need time to digest information...

VERB : V n


If you digest some unpleasant news, you think about it until you are able to accept it and know how to deal with it.

All this has upset me. I need time to digest it all.

VERB : V n


A digest is a collection of pieces of writing. They are published together in a shorter form than they were originally published.

...the Middle East Economic Digest.


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