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To process food in the body - thesaurus

Synonyms

digest

verb

when your stomach digests food, it changes it into the substances that your body needs

assimilate

verb

to take in and use food or other nutrients

go down

if food or drink goes down, you swallow it

burn

verb

to use fat or energy in your body

down

adjective

when food or drink goes down, it goes from your mouth to your stomach

absorb

verb

to take in a gas, liquid, or other substance

stay down

if food that you have eaten stays down, it stays in your stomach and you are not sick

metabolise

a British spelling of metabolize

metabolize

verb

if your body metabolizes food, oxygen, etc., it changes it into a form that can be used as energy

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ingest

verb

to take food or drink into the body

respire

verb

medical to breathe

respire

verb

biology a body respires when it produces energy from food

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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