HyperDic: ingest

English > 2 senses of the word ingest:
VERBconsumptioningest, consume, take in, take, haveserve oneself to, or consume regularly
cognitioningest, absorb, assimilate, take intake up mentally
ingest > pronunciation
Soundsihnjheh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > ingest: 2 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningServe oneself to, or consume regularly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey ingest more bread
Synonymsconsume, take in, take, have
Entailed byboardlodge and take meals (at)
digestconvert food into absorbable substances
quench, slake, allay, assuagesatisfy (thirst)
Narrowercannibalize, cannibaliseEat human flesh
drink, imbibetake in liquids / liquids
eattake in solid food
eatEat a meal
feed, eattake in food
hit the bottle, drink, booze, fuddleconsume alcohol
partake, touchconsume
sample, try, try out, tasteTake a sample of
satiate, sate, replete, fillFill to satisfaction
supTake solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon
take in, sop up, suck in, take uptake up as if with a sponge
use, habituateTake or consume (regularly or habitually)
Oppositeabstain, refrain, desistchoose not to consume
Spanishcomer, consumir, ingerir, tomar
Catalanconsumir, ingerir, prendre
Nounsingestionthe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
English > ingest: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningtake up mentally.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsabsorb, assimilate, take in
NarrowerimbibeReceive into the mind and retain
Broaderlearn, larn, acquiregain knowledge or skills
Spanishabsorber, asimilar, digerir, empapar
Catalanassimilar

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