- 1[transitive, intransitive] digest (something) when you digest food, or it digests, it is changed into substances that your body can use Humans cannot digest plants such as grass. You should allow a little time after a meal for the food to digest.
- 2[transitive] digest something to think about something so that you fully understand it He paused, waiting for her to digest the information.
NAmE//daɪˈdʒɛst//, NAmE//dɪˈdʒɛst//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they digest
,he / she / it digests
,past simple digested
,-ing form digesting