What does digestive mean?

Definitions for digestive
dɪˈdʒɛs tɪv, daɪ-di·ges·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. digestive(adj)

    any substance that promotes digestion

  2. digestive(adj)

    relating to or having the power to cause or promote digestion

    "digestive juices"; "a digestive enzyme"; "digestive ferment"


  1. digestive(Noun)

    a substance that aids digestion

  2. digestive(Adjective)

    of, relating to, or functioning in digestion

  3. digestive(Adjective)

    having the power to cause or promote digestion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Digestive(adj)

    pertaining to digestion; having the power to cause or promote digestion; as, the digestive ferments

  2. Digestive(noun)

    that which aids digestion, as a food or medicine

  3. Digestive(noun)

    a substance which, when applied to a wound or ulcer, promotes suppuration

  4. Digestive(noun)

    a tonic

  5. Origin: [F. digestif, L. digestivus.]

How to pronounce digestive?

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How to say digestive in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of digestive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of digestive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of digestive in a Sentence

  1. Frank Lipman:

    A lot of digestive discomforts come from stress.

  2. Kelly LeVeque:

    It's most commonly known for helping ease digestive issues like nausea.

  3. Paula Davis-Laack:

    Some people say they're more likely to have stomach problems and digestive issues when they're feeling stressed.

  4. Taz Bhatia:

    Fatty foods take longer to move through the digestive system, which can make nausea worse and trigger acid reflux.

  5. Gerard Mullin:

    As a digestive disease specialist I frequently recommend the spice ginger in the form of tea for nausea and abdominal discomfort.

Images & Illustrations of digestive

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