1. [ verb ] arrange and integrate in the mind

"I cannot digest all this information"

Related terms: get_the_picture digestion
2. [ verb ] (food) convert food into absorbable substances

"I cannot digest milk products"

Related terms: process predigest stomach consume
3. [ verb ] soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture
Related terms: decompose digestion
4. [ verb ] make more concise
Synonyms: concentrate condense

"condense the contents of a book into a summary"

Related terms: abridge encapsulate telescope concentration compilation
5. [ noun ] (writing) a periodical that summarizes the news
Related terms: periodical condense
6. [ verb ] become assimilated into the body

"Protein digests in a few hours"

Related terms: change
7. [ verb ] systematize, as by classifying and summarizing

"the government digested the entire law into a code"

Related terms: systematize
8. [ verb ] soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture
Related terms: disintegrate
9. [ verb ] put up with something or somebody unpleasant
Synonyms: bear stand suffer tolerate endure put_up abide brook support stick_out stomach

"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"

Related terms: permit take pay accept stand_for bear_up take_lying_down take_a_joke sit_out suffer endurance tolerance toleration
10. [ noun ] (writing) something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
Synonyms: compilation
Related terms: collection compose condense
Similar spelling:   digester