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digest

Synonyms of digest in English:

verb

Pronunciation: stress on the second syllable
  • 1 babies take longer to digest formula milk
    break down, dissolve, assimilate, absorb, take in, take up
  • 2 they take ages to digest even simple facts
    assimilate, absorb, take in, understand, comprehend, grasp, master, learn, familiarize oneself with;
    informal get, get the hang of, pick up, get clued up about, get the point of
  • 3 the source material needs to be digested
    classify, catalogue, tabulate, codify, arrange, order, dispose, systematize, methodize;
    condense, compress, compact, telescope, summarize, precis, abstract
    rare epitomize
  • noun

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  • stress on the first syllable a digest of current world news is published monthly
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