Digest Synonyms & Definitions
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• DigestDefinition & Meaning in English
- (v. t.) To quiet or abate, as anger or grief.
- (v. t.) To appropriate for strengthening and comfort.
- (v. i.) To undergo digestion; as, food digests well or ill.
- (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.
- (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.
- (v. t.) Hence: To bear comfortably or patiently; to be reconciled to; to brook.
- (v. t.) To ripen; to mature.
- (v. i.) To suppurate; to generate pus, as an ulcer.
- (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.
- (v. t.) That which is digested; especially, that which is worked over, classified, and arranged under proper heads or titles
- (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.
- (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.
- (v. t.) To dispose to suppurate, or generate healthy pus, as an ulcer or wound.
• DigestingDefinition & Meaning in English
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Digest