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Meaning of INGEST

Pronunciation:  in'jest

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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
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