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Definition of Digest

  • To distribute or arrange methodically; to work over and classify; to reduce to portions for ready use or application; as, to digest the laws, etc.
  • To separate (the food) in its passage through the alimentary canal into the nutritive and nonnutritive elements; to prepare, by the action of the digestive juices, for conversion into blood; to convert into chyme.
  • To think over and arrange methodically in the mind; to reduce to a plan or method; to receive in the mind and consider carefully; to get an understanding of; to comprehend.
  • To appropriate for strengthening and comfort.
  • Hence: To bear comfortably or patiently; to be reconciled to; to brook.
  • To soften by heat and moisture; to expose to a gentle heat in a boiler or matrass, as a preparation for chemical operations.
  • To dispose to suppurate, or generate healthy pus, as an ulcer or wound.
  • To quiet or abate, as anger or grief.
  • To undergo digestion; as, food digests well or ill.
  • To suppurate; to generate pus, as an ulcer.
  • That which is digested; especially, that which is worked over, classified, and arranged under proper heads or titles
  • A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged. The term is applied in a general sense to the Pandects of Justinian (see Pandect), but is also specially given by authors to compilations of laws on particular topics; a summary of laws; as, Comyn's Digest; the United States Digest.
  • something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
  • a periodical that summarizes the news
  • soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture
  • make more concise
  • soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture
  • systematize, as by classifying and summarizing
  • become assimilated into the body
  • arrange and integrate in the mind
  • put up with something or somebody unpleasant
  • convert food into absorbable substances

How to use digest in a sentence. Digest pronunciation.

Naturally the public could not swallow it, for even God cannot digest a Laodicean.
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Then give your orders to Pierre-just as if you were at home;" and, turning on his heel and joining the ladies, he left Camors to digest his little comedy as he might.
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All the morning and afternoon at my office putting things in order, and in the evening I do begin to digest my uncle the Captain's papers into one book, which I call my Brampton book, for the clearer understanding things how they are with us.
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I find I have much more ado to digest this resolution of dying, when I am well in health, than when languishing of a fever; and by how much I have less to do with the commodities of life, by reason that I begin to lose the use and pleasure of them, by so much I look upon death with less terror.
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They came in, strings of anaemic girls, with large fringes and pallid lips, who could not digest their bad, insufficient food; old ladies, fat and thin, aged prematurely by frequent confinements, with winter coughs; women with this, that, and the other, the matter with them.
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The sober man digests with comfort; he is not overpowered by the weight of aliments; his ideas are clear and easy; he fulfills all his functions properly; he conducts his business with intelligence; his old age is exempt from infirmity; he does not spend his money in remedies, and he enjoys, in mirth and gladness, the wealth which chance and his own prudence have procured him.
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The glutton, oppressed with aliments, digests with anxiety; his head, troubled by the fumes of indigestion, is incapable of conceiving clear and distinct ideas; he abandons himself with violence to the disorderly impulse of lust and anger, which impair his health; his body becomes bloated, heavy, and unfit for labor; he endures painful and expensive distempers; he seldom lives to be old; and his age is replete with infirmities and sorrow.
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And because, being endowed with the gift of faith in a pretty sufficient quantity, you might swallow in a quarter of an hour more articles than my logic would digest in a week.
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This led to the great digest of Justinian.
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A strong man can digest his own sins.
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The tongue doth make the first essay, and tastes it; the teeth do chew it, and the stomach doth receive, digest, and chylify it.
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Whence it happened that somewhat before day, about the hour of his digestion, the greedy churl was taken very ill with a kind of a surfeit, or crudity of stomach, occasioned, as the physicians said, by the weakness of the concocting faculty of his stomach, naturally disposed to digest whole windmills at a gust, yet unable to consume perfectly the pans and skillets; though it had indeed pretty well digested the kettles and pots, as they said they knew by the hypostases and eneoremes of four tubs of second-hand drink which he had evacuated at two different times that morning.
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Which to concoct and digest the more easily, vinegar is multiplied.
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There was at that time an Egyptian of a most voracious appetite, who would digest raw flesh, or any thing else that was given him.
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I mean the capacity to summarise, digest and appropriate the labors and experiences of the past; I mean the capacity to use the fruits of past labors and experiences as intellectual or spiritual capital for developments in the present; I mean the capacity to employ as instruments of increasing power the accumulated achievements of the all-precious lives of the past generations spent in trial and error, trial and success; I mean the capacity of human beings to conduct their lives in the ever increasing light of inherited wisdom; I mean the capacity in virtue of which man is at once the heritor of the by-gone ages and the trustee of posterity.
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A motion was made to strike out the provision of the bill making it the duty of the Secretary "to digest and report plans for the improvement and management of the revenue and for the support of public credit," on the ground that it would give the executive department of the Government too much influence and power in Congress.
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Now, when we are at peace, is the proper time to digest and establish a practicable system.
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When I explained the situation to them, however, and gave them time to digest it, both offered to take me out to luncheon.
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See the Digest of the Laws of Pennsylvania, at the words County-rates and Levies, p. 170.
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You would not probably expect any one fully to agree with you on so many abstruse subjects; and there are some points in your book which I cannot digest.
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Examples of Digest

Example #1
But the lukewarmness in this instance arose, not from lack of conviction, but rather from the conviction that things can really happen only in the fulness of time.
Example #2
Never was a book about a revolutionary movement, written by one in sympathy with it, so lukewarm.
Example #3
Twice the General made his guest the object of his formidable advance.
Example #4
The first time, having put him out of countenance, he contented himself with exclaiming: "Well, young man!" and turned on his heel.
Example #5
So home and supper and to bed.
Example #6
This noon came a letter from T. Pepys, the turner, in answer to one of mine the other day to him, wherein I did cheque him for not coming to me, as he had promised, with his and his father's resolucion about the difference between us.