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verb [transitive]     digest pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participledigesting
past tensedigested
past participledigested
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  1. 1
    when your stomach digests food, it changes it into the substances that your body needs

    Cheese can be difficult to digest.

  2. 2
    to understand information when there is a lot of it or it is difficult or unexpected

    There was a pause while she digested this piece of news.



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