"digests" in the noun sense
a periodical that summarizes the news
2. compilation, digest
something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
"digests" in the verb sense
convert food into absorbable substances
"I cannot digest milk products"
arrange and integrate in the mind
"I cannot digest all this information"
3. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
"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"
become assimilated into the body
"Protein digests in a few hours"
systematize, as by classifying and summarizing
"the government digested the entire law into a code"
soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture
7. digest, condense, concentrate
make more concise
"condense the contents of a book into a summary"
soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture
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