HyperDic: ingestion

English > 1 sense of the word ingestion:
NOUNactingestion, consumption, intake, uptakethe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
ingestion > pronunciation
Soundsihnjheh'schahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > ingestion: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).
Synonymsconsumption, intake, uptake
Narrowerdrinking, imbibing, imbibitionThe act of consuming liquids / liquids
eating, feedingThe act of consuming food
sucking, suck, suctionThe act of sucking / sucking
swallow, drink, deglutitionThe act of swallowing
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishconsumo, ingesta, ingestión
Catalanconsum, ingesta, ingestió
Verbsingestserve oneself to, or consume regularly

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