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Meaning of INGEST

Pronunciation:  in'jest

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  take up, as of knowledge or beliefs
  2. [v]  serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
 

INGEST is a 6 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: absorb, assimilate, consume, have, take, take in, take in
 
 Antonyms: abstain, desist, refrain
 
 See Also: booze, cannibalise, cannibalize, do drugs, drink, drug, eat, feed, fill, fuddle, get down, habituate, hit, imbibe, imbibe, larn, learn, partake, replete, sample, sate, satiate, smoke, sop up, suck in, sup, swallow, take up, taste, touch, try, try out, use

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*gest"\, v. t. [L. ingenium, p. p. of ingerere to put
in; pref. in- in + gerere to bear.]
To take into, or as into, the stomach or alimentary canal.
--Sir T. Browne.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ablate, absorb, assimilate, bleed white, burn up, consume, deplete, devour, digest, dispatch, dispose of, down, drain, drain of resources, drink, drink in, eat, eat up, engorge, engulf, erode, exhaust, expend, feed on, finish, finish off, get away with, get down, gobble, gobble up, gulp, gulp down, imbibe, impoverish, ingurgitate, meal, partake of, percolate in, put away, seep in, soak in, soak up, spend, squander, suck dry, surround, swallow, swallow up, swill, swill down, take, take down, take in, tuck in, use up, waste away, wear away, wolf down
 

 

 

 

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