digest digest  /daɪ ˈdʒɛst/


  1. (n) a periodical that summarizes the news
  2. (n) something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
  3. (v) convert food into absorbable substances
  4. (v) arrange and integrate in the mind
  5. (v) put up with something or somebody unpleasant
  6. (v) become assimilated into the body
  7. (v) systematize, as by classifying and summarizing
  8. (v) soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture
  9. (v) make more concise
  10. (v) soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture


  1. The Digest has always been careful not to burden its readers with somber or brain-taxing articles.
  2. But 3to 4 hours usually suffice to digest the ordinary meal.
  3. In the vast majority of cases, the pain means only that the victim cannot digest food properly because he is emotionally upset, and he may have the pain without food.


  1. Yen Sold as Markets Digest Volatility, UK Jobless Claims on Tap

    Yen Sold as Markets Digest Volatility, UK Jobless Claims on Tap
    on June 12, 2013     Source: DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance

  2. The Technical Indicator: Charting a resilient bull market

    The major U.S. stock benchmarks continue to digest the steep May breakout.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Market Watch

  3. Agricultural digest 6/9/2013

    Agricultural Digest 6/9/2013
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Abilene Reporter-News


  1. "Well, disappointed to a certain degree," Federer answered. "I don't think I played a bad match, so it's easier to go out this way. I thought he came up with some great tennis. It's a touch easier to digest this way."
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Roger Federer Source: ESPN

  2. "We learned about this late last night. We had no role of any kind or sort in it," union head Donald Fehr said. "After we digest it, to the extent we have questions and things we want to raise, I'm sure we'll be doing that."
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Donald Fehr Source: al.com

  3. "We're collectively trying to figure out what is best to do," Cashman said. "We don't want to rush into it. We want to digest it."
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Brian Cashman Source: ESPN

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