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English noun: digest

1. digest (communication) a periodical that summarizes the news


Broader (hypernym)periodical

2. digest (communication) something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)


Synonymscompilation


Broader (hypernym)collection, compendium


English verb: digest

1. digest (consumption) convert food into absorbable substances


SamplesI cannot digest milk products.


ExamplesThe chefs digest the vegetables


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)process, treat


Narrower (hyponym)predigest, stomach


Entailconsume, have, ingest, take, take in


Verb groupdigest

2. digest (cognition) arrange and integrate in the mind


SamplesI cannot digest all this information.


ExamplesSam and Sue digest the movie


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)apprehend, compass, comprehend, dig, get the picture, grasp, grok, savvy

3. digest (cognition) put up with something or somebody unpleasant


SamplesI cannot bear his constant criticism.
The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks.
He learned to tolerate the heat.
She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage.


Synonymsabide, bear, brook, endure, put up, stand, stick out, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)allow, countenance, let, permit


Narrower (hyponym)accept, bear up, hold still for, live with, pay, sit out, stand for, swallow, take a joke, take lying down


Verb groupsuffer

4. digest (change) become assimilated into the body


SamplesProtein digests in a few hours.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Verb groupdigest

5. digest (change) systematize, as by classifying and summarizing


SamplesThe government digested the entire law into a code.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)systematise, systematize, systemise, systemize

6. digest (change) soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)disintegrate


Verb groupdigest

7. digest (change) make more concise


SamplesCondense the contents of a book into a summary.


Synonymsconcentrate, condense


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)abbreviate, abridge, contract, cut, foreshorten, reduce, shorten


Narrower (hyponym)capsule, capsulise, capsulize, encapsulate, telescope

8. digest (change) soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)break down, break up, decompose


Verb groupdigest









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