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digest
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 13
1. To undergo digestion; as, food digests well or ill.
2. To suppurate; to generate pus, as an ulcer.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. To appropriate for strengthening and comfort.
5. Hence: To bear comfortably or patiently; to be reconciled to; to brook.
6. To soften by heat and moisture; to expose to a gentle heat in a boiler or matrass, as a preparation for chemical operations.
7. To dispose to suppurate, or generate healthy pus, as an ulcer or wound.
8. To ripen; to mature.
Part of Speech: noun
1. 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, Comyn's Digest; the United States Digest.
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