be changed, in the stomach and bowels, so that it can be used in the body; break down
take into the mind; make part of one's knowledge; reduce a mass of facts, etc. to order; assimilate
a short account of a piece of writing which gives the most important facts
"I cannot digest milk products"
"I cannot digest all this information"
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"he learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
"Protein digests in a few hours"
"the government digested the entire law into a code"
"condense the contents of a book into a summary"
We have to make a digest now of all that stuff and keep it up-to-date.
出自： H. G. Wells
Several leaves caught successively three insects each, but most of them were not able to digest the third fly.
出自： C. Darwin