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Definition of digest:

  1. 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.
  2. Hence: To bear comfortably or patiently; to be reconciled to; to brook.
  3. That which is digested; especially, that which is worked over, classified, and arranged under proper heads or titles
  4. To appropriate for strengthening and comfort.
  5. To dispose to suppurate, or generate healthy pus, as an ulcer or wound.
  6. 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.
  7. To quiet or abate, as anger or grief.
  8. To ripen; to mature.
  9. 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.
  10. To soften by heat and moisture; to expose to a gentle heat in a boiler or matrass, as a preparation for chemical operations.
  11. To suppurate; to generate pus, as an ulcer.
  12. 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.
  13. To undergo digestion; as, food digests well or ill.

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