digest

  • 1 Digest — can refer to any of the following: A condensed collection or compendium of writings: Pandects, or The Digest , a digest of Roman law A tax digest Digest size magazine format, used by some magazines (though not always consistently used by… …

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  • 2 digest — di·gest / dī ˌjest/ n [Latin digesta, from neuter plural of digestus, past participle of digerere to disperse, arrange]: a compilation of legal rules, statutes, or decisions systematically arranged Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 digest — [ dajʒɛst; diʒɛst ] n. m. • 1930; mot angl. amér. ♦ Anglic. Résumé, condensé d un livre; publication formée de tels condensés. Recomm. offic. condensé. ⊗ HOM. Digeste. ● digest nom masculin (américain digest) Résumé d un livre ou d un article ;… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 Digest — Di*gest , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Digested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Digesting}.] [L. digestus, p. p. of digerere to separate, arrange, dissolve, digest; di = dis + gerere to bear, carry, wear. See {Jest}.] 1. To distribute or arrange methodically; to work …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Digest — Di gest, n. [L. digestum, pl. digesta, neut., fr. digestus, p. p.: cf. F. digeste. See {Digest}, v. t.] That which is digested; especially, that which is worked over, classified, and arranged under proper heads or titles; esp. (Law), A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 digest — [n] abridgement of something written abstract, aperçu, brief, compendium, condensation, epitome, pandect, précis, résumé, short form, sketch, summary, survey, syllabus, sylloge, synopsis; concept 271 Ant. unabridgement digest [v1] assimilate food …

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  • 7 digest — digést s. n., adj. m., pl. digéşti; f. sg. digéstă, pl. digéste Trimis de siveco, 30.04.2008. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  digést s. n., pl …

    Dicționar Român

  • 8 digest — [dī′jest΄; ] for v. [ di jest′, dījest′] n. [ME < L digesta (in LL, a collection of writings), orig. pl. of digestus, pp. of digerere, to separate, explain < di , apart + gerere, to bear, carry] 1. a condensed but comprehensive account of a …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 digest — ► VERB 1) break down (food) in the stomach and intestines into substances that can be absorbed by the body. 2) Chemistry treat (a substance) with heat, enzymes, or a solvent to break it down. 3) reflect on and assimilate (information). ► NOUN 1)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Digest — Di*gest , v. i. 1. To undergo digestion; as, food digests well or ill. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) To suppurate; to generate pus, as an ulcer. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 digest — UK US /daɪˈdʒest/ verb [T] ► FINANCE if a company digests another company that it has bought, it makes the action successful, so that the new bigger company is able to make a profit, etc: »The high street lender has digested the acquisition of… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 digest — m DEFINICIJA v. dajdžest …

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  • 13 digest — n *compendium, syllabus, pandect, survey, sketch, précis, aperçu Analogous words: collection, assemblage, gathering (see under GATHER): *abridgment, conspectus, abstract, brief, synopsis, epitome …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 digest — is pronounced with stress on the first syllable as a noun (meaning ‘a summary’) and with stress on the second syllable as a verb (meaning ‘to absorb (food) in the body’) …

    Modern English usage

  • 15 digest — A collection or compilation, embodying the chief matter of numerous books, articles, court decisions, etc. in one, disposed under proper heads or titles, and usually by an alphabetical arrangement, for facility in reference. An index to reported… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 digest — A collection or compilation, embodying the chief matter of numerous books, articles, court decisions, etc. in one, disposed under proper heads or titles, and usually by an alphabetical arrangement, for facility in reference. An index to reported… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 digest — digests, digesting, digested (The verb is pronounced [[t]daɪʤe̱st[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]da͟ɪʤest[/t]].) 1) V ERG When food digests or when you digest it, it passes through your body to your stomach. Your stomach removes the substances… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 digest — 01. My nephew only drinks soy milk because he isn t able to [digest] cow s milk. 02. Baby cookies are very easy to [digest]. 03. According to my wife, eating yogurt is very good for the [digestion]. 04. My grandfather doesn t like to eat eggs… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 digest — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Digest is used after these nouns: ↑news {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb ADVERB ▪ easily ▪ Some foods are digested more easily than others. ▪ fully ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 digest — I UK [daɪˈdʒest] / US verb [transitive] Word forms digest : present tense I/you/we/they digest he/she/it digests present participle digesting past tense digested past participle digested * 1) when your stomach digests food, it changes it into the …

    English dictionary


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