Associations to the word «Digest»


DIGEST, verb. (transitive) To distribute or arrange methodically; to work over and classify; to reduce to portions for ready use or application.
DIGEST, verb. (transitive) 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.
DIGEST, verb. (transitive) 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.
DIGEST, verb. To bear comfortably or patiently; to be reconciled to; to brook.
DIGEST, verb. (transitive) (chemistry) To expose to a gentle heat in a boiler or matrass, as a preparation for chemical operations.
DIGEST, verb. (intransitive) To undergo digestion.
DIGEST, verb. (medicine) (obsolete) (intransitive) To suppurate; to generate pus, as an ulcer.
DIGEST, verb. (medicine) (obsolete) (transitive) To cause to suppurate, or generate pus, as an ulcer or wound.
DIGEST, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To ripen; to mature.
DIGEST, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To quieten or abate, as anger or grief.
DIGEST, noun. That which is digested; especially, that which is worked over, classified, and arranged under proper heads or titles
DIGEST, noun. A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged; a summary of laws.
DIGEST, noun. Any collection of articles, as an Internet mailing list "digest" including a week's postings, or a magazine arranging a collection of writings.
DIGEST, noun. (cryptography) The result of applying a hash function to a message.

Dictionary definition

DIGEST, noun. A periodical that summarizes the news.
DIGEST, noun. Something that is compiled (as into a single book or file).
DIGEST, verb. Convert food into absorbable substances; "I cannot digest milk products".
DIGEST, verb. Arrange and integrate in the mind; "I cannot digest all this information".
DIGEST, verb. Put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I 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".
DIGEST, verb. Become assimilated into the body; "Protein digests in a few hours".
DIGEST, verb. Systematize, as by classifying and summarizing; "the government digested the entire law into a code".
DIGEST, verb. Soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture.
DIGEST, verb. Make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary".
DIGEST, verb. Soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture.

Wise words

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