Synonyms of digest in English:


See US English definition of digest

See UK English definition of digest

See Spanish definition of digerir


1‘babies take longer to digest formula milk’

break down, dissolve, assimilate, absorb, take in, take up

2‘they take ages to digest even simple facts’

assimilate, absorb, take in, understand, comprehend, grasp, master, learn, familiarize oneself with
consider, think about, contemplate, mull over, chew over, weigh up, reflect on, ponder, meditate on, study
informal get, get the hang of, pick up, get clued up about, get the point of

3‘the source material needs to be digested’

classify, catalogue, tabulate, codify, arrange, order, dispose, systematize, methodize
condense, compress, compact, telescope, summarize, precis, abstract
rare epitomize


1‘a digest of current world news is published monthly’

summary, synopsis, abstract, precis, résumé, outline, sketch, rundown, quick rundown, round-up, abridgement, summation, review, compendium
North American wrap-up
archaic argument
rare epitome, summa, conspectus