Translation of digest in Spanish:


transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/daɪˈdʒest; də-; daɪˈdʒest; dɪ-/
  • 1.1 [food] digerir*
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    • In terms of the western view of digestion, food is digested in the stomach and passed on to the small intestines where the nutrients in the food are absorbed and distributed to all tissues and cells of the body through the blood circulation.
    • Their stomachs can't digest other foods properly until this age.
    • They produce saliva, which drains into the mouth and helps to break up and digest food.
    1.2 (assimilate mentally) [facts/information] asimilar, digerir* [colloquial/familiar]
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    • This of course creates the vicious circle where we are so used to understanding our past through stories that we can digest information only when it is has been turned into a story.
    • Professionals need to be able to digest information in a certain way, so while the internet gave us the growth in information what we hear them to say is help me understand what is important.
    • And with every response young minds click and whirr, evaluating and digesting the information.
    1.3 (summarize) [formal] compendiar
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    • Along with his National Security Advisor he should be consolidating intelligence from all sources and digesting it in order to make the correct decisions.
    • But for the most part, I digested the techniques and systematized them in my own way in Argentina.
    • We all know burned-out activists who have turned angry over the years as they see their finest efforts come to naught or, at best, only slowly digested by the system.



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