Definition of Digest:

  1. Periodical that collates the works of several authors and presents them in a heavily condensed form for quick yet varied reading.

  2. A compilation or summary of material or information.

  3. Break down (food) in the alimentary canal into substances that can be absorbed and used by the body.

  4. Short yet comprehensive distillation of a written work, prepared often by someone other than the original author. A digest is broader in scope than a synopsis and briefly covers practically all major points of the full work.

  5. A substance or mixture obtained by digestion.

Synonyms of Digest

Break down, Dissolve, Assimilate, Absorb, Take in, Take up, Code Napoleon, Napoleonic code, Abbreviate, Abbreviation, Abbreviature, Abide, Ablate, Abrege, Abridge, Abridgement, Abridgment, Absorb, Abstract, Accept, Adsorb, Alphabetize, Analyze, Appreciate, Apprehend, Appropriate, Arrange, Assimilate, Assort, Be abstracted, Be with one, Bear, Bleed white, Blot, Blot up, Body of law, Break down, Brief, Brood, Brood over, Brook, Burn up, Capitulary, Capsule, Catalog, Catch, Catch on, Categorize, Census, Chemisorb, Chemosorb, Chew over, Chew the cud, Class, Classify, Code, Code of laws, Codification, Codify, Compend, Comprehend, Compress, Con over, Conceive, Condensation, Condense, Condensed version, Consider, Conspectus, Consume, Contemplate, Corpus juris, Cut, Debate, Deliberate, Deliberate over, Deliberate upon, Deplete, Dig, Digest of law, Disregard, Divide, Down, Draft, Drain, Drain of resources, Drink, Drink in, Drink up, Eat, Eat up, Endure, Engross, Epitome, Epitomize, Equity, Erode, Exhaust, Expend, Fathom, File, Filter in, Finish, Finish off, Follow, Get, Get hold of, Get the drift, Get the idea, Get the picture, Go, Gobble, Gobble up, Grade, Grasp, Group, Have, Have it taped, Head, Ignore, Imbibe, Impoverish, Index, Infiltrate, Ingest, Introspect, Inventory, Ken, Know, Learn, List, Master, Meditate, Meditate upon, Metabolize, Mull over, Muse, Muse on, Muse over, Nutshell, Order, Osmose, Outline, Overview, Pandect, Penal code, Percolate in, Perpend, Pigeonhole, Place, Play around with, Play with, Pocket, Pocket the affront, Ponder, Ponder over, Precis, Predigest, Range, Rank, Rate, Read, Realize, Reduce, Reflect, Reflect over, Resume, Review, Revolve, Rubric, Ruminate, Ruminate over, Run over, Savvy, Seep in, Seize, Seize the meaning, Sense, Shorten, Shortened version, Skeleton, Sketch, Slurp up, Soak in, Soak up, Sorb, Sort, Speculate, Spend, Sponge, Squander, Stand, Stomach, Study, Subdivide, Suck dry, Sum, Sum up, Summarize, Summary, Summate, Survey, Survive, Swallow, Swallow an insult, Swallow up, Swill up, Syllabus, Synopsis, Synopsize, Table, Table of organization, Tabulate, Take, Take in, Take up, Think over, Thumbnail sketch, Tolerate, Topical outline, Toy with, Turn aside provocation, Turn over, Type, Understand, Use up, Waste away, Wear away, Weigh, List, Chart, Diagram, Figure, Graph, Plan

How to use Digest in a sentence?

  1. In terms of the western view of digestion, food is digested in the stomach and passed on to the small intestines where the nutrients in the food are absorbed and distributed to all tissues and cells of the body through the blood circulation.
  2. A digest of cloned DNA.
  3. A digest of their findings.

Meaning of Digest & Digest Definition