• Digest Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To quiet or abate, as anger or grief.
  2. (v. t.) To appropriate for strengthening and comfort.
  3. (v. i.) To undergo digestion; as, food digests well or ill.
  4. (v. t.) 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.
  5. (v. t.) 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, Comyns Digest; the United States Digest.
  6. (v. t.) Hence: To bear comfortably or patiently; to be reconciled to; to brook.
  7. (v. t.) To ripen; to mature.
  8. (v. i.) To suppurate; to generate pus, as an ulcer.
  9. (v. t.) To soften by heat and moisture; to expose to a gentle heat in a boiler or matrass, as a preparation for chemical operations.
  10. (v. t.) That which is digested; especially, that which is worked over, classified, and arranged under proper heads or titles
  11. (v. t.) 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.
  12. (v. t.) 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.
  13. (v. t.) To dispose to suppurate, or generate healthy pus, as an ulcer or wound.


• Digestive Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A substance which, when applied to a wound or ulcer, promotes suppuration.
  2. (n.) A tonic.
  3. (a.) Pertaining to digestion; having the power to cause or promote digestion; as, the digestive ferments.
  4. (n.) That which aids digestion, as a food or medicine.

• Digesture Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Digestion.