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Definition 1: something that is compiled (as into a single book or file) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for digest in the sense of this definition

(digest is a kind of ...) a publication containing a variety of works

Definition 2: a periodical that summarizes the news - [noun denoting communication]

(digest is a kind of ...) a publication that appears at fixed intervals

Definition 3: make more concise - [verb of change]

Samples where digest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • condense the contents of a book into a summary

Synonyms for digest in the sense of this definition

(digest is a kind of ...) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

"The manuscript must be shortened"

(... is a kind of digest ) put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume

"capsulize the news"

(... is a kind of digest ) make smaller or shorter

"the novel was telescoped into a short play"

Definition 4: systematize, as by classifying and summarizing - [verb of change]

Samples where digest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the government digested the entire law into a code

(digest is a kind of ...) arrange according to a system or reduce to a system

"systematize our scientific knowledge"

Definition 5: become assimilated into the body - [verb of change]

Samples where digest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Protein digests in a few hours

(digest is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(digest has a similar meaning as ...) convert food into absorbable substances

"I cannot digest milk products"

Definition 6: soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture - [verb of change]

(digest is a kind of ...) separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts

(digest has a similar meaning as ...) soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture

Definition 7: soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture - [verb of change]

(digest is a kind of ...) break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity

"The material disintegrated" "the group disintegrated after the leader died"

(digest has a similar meaning as ...) soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture

Definition 8: arrange and integrate in the mind - [verb of cognition]

Samples where digest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I cannot digest all this information

(digest is a kind of ...) get the meaning of something

"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

Definition 9: put up with something or somebody unpleasant - [verb of cognition]

Samples where digest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for digest in the sense of this definition

(digest is a kind of ...) consent to, give permission

"She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband" "I won't let the police search her basement" "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

(... is a kind of digest ) tolerate or accommodate oneself to

"I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions" "I swallowed the insult" "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies"

(... is a kind of digest ) tolerate or bear

"I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"

(... is a kind of digest ) endure cheerfully

"She bore up under the enormous strain"

(... is a kind of digest ) suffer without protest; suffer or endure passively

"I won't take this insult lying down"

(... is a kind of digest ) listen to a joke at one's own expense

"Can't you take a joke?"

(... is a kind of digest ) endure to the end

(... is a kind of digest ) bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action

"You'll pay for this!" "She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly" "You'll pay for this opinion later"

(digest has a similar meaning as ...) experience (emotional) pain

"Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"

Definition 10: convert food into absorbable substances - [verb of consumption]

Samples where digest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I cannot digest milk products

(digest is a kind of ...) subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition

"process cheese" "process hair" "treat the water so it can be drunk" "treat the lawn with chemicals" "treat an oil spill"

(... is a kind of digest ) bear to eat

"He cannot stomach raw fish"

(... is a kind of digest ) digest (food) beforehand

(digest implies ...) serve oneself to, or consume regularly

"Have another bowl of chicken soup!" "I don't take sugar in my coffee"

(digest has a similar meaning as ...) become assimilated into the body

"Protein digests in a few hours"

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