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Definition of: digest

(di·jest, dī-) v.t.
1. To convert (food) into chyme in the stomach and intestines; prepare for assimilation.
2. To take in or assimilate mentally.
3. To arrange in systematic form, usually by condensing; summarize and classify.
4. To tolerate patiently; endure.
5. Chem. a To expose to heat or moisture so as to become softened or decomposed. b To treat, as wood, etc., with chemical agents under pressure so as to obtain a desired result.
6. Obs. To distribute; disperse.

7. To be assimilated, as food.
8. To assimilate food.
9. To be subjected to heat, moisture, chemical agents, or pressure.
noun (dījest)

1. A systematic arrangement, as of writings; classified and abridged summary, as of news; compilation.
2. Law A compilation of statutes systematically arranged under proper heads and titles; a brief synopsis of the adjudications of courts as recorded in the original reports. See synonyms under ABRIDGEMENT. [<L digestus, pp. of digerere <dis- away + gerere carry]

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