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pre·di·gest

 (prē′dī-jĕst′, -dĭ-)
tr.v. pre·di·gest·ed, pre·di·gest·ing, pre·di·gests
1. To subject (food) to partial digestion, usually through an enzymatic or chemical process, before ingestion.
2. To render in a simpler style or form.

pre′di·ges′tion n.

predigest

(ˌpriːdaɪˈdʒɛst; -dɪ-)
vb
(Zoology) (tr) to treat (food) artificially to aid subsequent digestion in the body
ˌprediˈgestion n

pre•di•gest

(ˌpri dɪˈdʒɛst, -daɪ-)

v.t.
1. to treat (food) by an artificial process analogous to digestion so that, when taken into the body, it is more easily digestible.
2. to make simpler or plainer, as for easier understanding.
[1655–65]
pre`di•ges′tion, n.

predigest


Past participle: predigested
Gerund: predigesting

Imperative
predigest
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Present
I predigest
you predigest
he/she/it predigests
we predigest
you predigest
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Preterite
I predigested
you predigested
he/she/it predigested
we predigested
you predigested
they predigested
Present Continuous
I am predigesting
you are predigesting
he/she/it is predigesting
we are predigesting
you are predigesting
they are predigesting
Present Perfect
I have predigested
you have predigested
he/she/it has predigested
we have predigested
you have predigested
they have predigested
Past Continuous
I was predigesting
you were predigesting
he/she/it was predigesting
we were predigesting
you were predigesting
they were predigesting
Past Perfect
I had predigested
you had predigested
he/she/it had predigested
we had predigested
you had predigested
they had predigested
Future
I will predigest
you will predigest
he/she/it will predigest
we will predigest
you will predigest
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Future Perfect
I will have predigested
you will have predigested
he/she/it will have predigested
we will have predigested
you will have predigested
they will have predigested
Future Continuous
I will be predigesting
you will be predigesting
he/she/it will be predigesting
we will be predigesting
you will be predigesting
they will be predigesting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been predigesting
you have been predigesting
he/she/it has been predigesting
we have been predigesting
you have been predigesting
they have been predigesting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been predigesting
you will have been predigesting
he/she/it will have been predigesting
we will have been predigesting
you will have been predigesting
they will have been predigesting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been predigesting
you had been predigesting
he/she/it had been predigesting
we had been predigesting
you had been predigesting
they had been predigesting
Conditional
I would predigest
you would predigest
he/she/it would predigest
we would predigest
you would predigest
they would predigest
Past Conditional
I would have predigested
you would have predigested
he/she/it would have predigested
we would have predigested
you would have predigested
they would have predigested
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.predigest - digest (food) beforehand
ruminant - any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
digest - convert food into absorbable substances; "I cannot digest milk products"
Translations

predigest

vtvorverdauen; (artificially, chemically) → aufschließen; (fig)vorkauen
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