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digest
     1. vt. To distribute or arrange methodically, to work over and classify, to reduce to portions for ready use or application.
     2. vt. 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 conver
     3. vt. 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. vt. To soften by heat and moisture, to expose to a gentle heat in a boiler or matrass, as a preparation for chemical operations.
     5. vi. To undergo digestion, as, food digests well or ill.
     6. n. That which is digested, especially, that which is worked over, classified, and arranged under proper heads or titles
     7. n. A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged, a summary of laws.
     8. n. Any collection of articles, as an Internet mailing list "digest" including a week's postings, or a magazine arranging a collection of writings.

Example Sentences

I cannot digest food like a normal person. 

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