a periodical that summarizes the news
something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
convert food into absorbable substances
"I cannot digest milk products"
arrange and integrate in the mind
"I cannot digest all this information"
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up(verb)
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
digest, condense, concentrate(verb)
make more concise
"condense the contents of a book into a summary"
soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture
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
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
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
to appropriate for strengthening and comfort
hence: To bear comfortably or patiently; to be reconciled to; to brook
to soften by heat and moisture; to expose to a gentle heat in a boiler or matrass, as a preparation for chemical operations
to dispose to suppurate, or generate healthy pus, as an ulcer or wound
to ripen; to mature
to quiet or abate, as anger or grief
to undergo digestion; as, food digests well or ill
to suppurate; to generate pus, as an ulcer
that which is digested; especially, that which is worked over, classified, and arranged under proper heads or titles
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
Origin: [L. digestus, p. p. of digerere to separate, arrange, dissolve, digest; di- = dis- + gerere to bear, carry, wear. See Jest.]
The Digest, also known as the Pandects, is a name given to a compendium or digest of Roman law compiled by order of the emperor Justinian I in the 6th century. The Digest was one part of the Corpus Juris Civilis, the body of civil law issued under Justinian I. The other two parts were Institutes of Justinian, and the Codex Justinianus. A fourth part, the Novels, was added later. The original Codex Justinianus was promulgated in April of 529 by the C. "Summa," which made it the only source of imperial law, repealing all earlier codifications. However, it permitted reference to ancient jurists whose writings had been regarded as authoritative. Under Theodosus II's Law of Citations, the writings of Papinian, Paulus, Ulpian, Modestinus, and Gaius were made the primary juristic authorities who could be cited in court. Others cited by them also could be referred to, but their views had to be "informed by a comparison of manuscripts." Unfortunately, these authorities often conflicted. Therefore, Justinian ordered these conflicts to be settled and fifty of these were published as the "quinquaqinta decisiones". Soon after, he further decreed that the works of these ancient writers, which totaled over 1,500 books, be condensed into fifty books. These were to be entitled, in Latin, "Digesta" or, in Greek, "Pandectae". In response to this order of December 15, 530, Tribonian created a commission of sixteen members to do the work--one government official, four professors, and eleven advocates.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
di-jest′, v.t. to dissolve food in the stomach: to soften by heat and moisture: to distribute and arrange: to prepare or classify in the mind: to think over.—v.i. to be dissolved in the stomach: to be softened by heat and moisture.—adv. Digest′edly.—n. Digest′er, one who digests: a close vessel in which by heat and pressure strong extracts are made from animal and vegetable substances.—n. Digestibil′ity.—adj. Digest′ible, that may be digested.—n. Diges′tion, the dissolving of the food in the stomach: orderly arrangement: exposing to slow heat, &c.—adj. Digest′ive, pertaining to digestion: promoting digestion.—adv. Digest′ively. [L. digerĕre, digestum, to carry asunder or dissolve—di (= dis), asunder, and gerĕre, to bear.]
dī′jest, n. a body of laws collected and arranged, esp. the Justinian code of civil laws. [L. digesta, neut. pl. of digestus, pa.p. of digerĕre, to carry apart, to arrange.]
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Examples of digest in a Sentence
I have a lot to digest.
There is a lot to digest right now.
A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.
Fiber basically helps you feel full longer and digest a lot slower.
The market is trying to digest exactly what's going on with the Fed.
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- هضم, استوعبArabic
- смилам се, смилам, разбирам, усвоявам, сборник, резюмеBulgarian
- aufschließen, verdaulich sein, verdauen, DigestGerman
- digerir, resumenSpanish
- yhteenveto, annostella, sulattaa, järjestellä, sulaa, luokitella, tiivistelmäFinnish
- digérer, revue, digeste, revue de presseFrench
- cnàmhScottish Gaelic
- עיכל, הִתְעַכֵּלHebrew
- 消化, ダイジェストJapanese
- ordenen, verteren, overzicht, compendium, overdenkenDutch
- compêndio, digerirPortuguese
- mistui, digeraRomanian
- сборник, дайджест, переварить, усваивать, усвоить, переваривать, обзорRussian
- перетравлювати, травитиUkrainian
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