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in·gest

 (ĭn-jĕst′)
tr.v. in·gest·ed, in·gest·ing, in·gests
1. To take into the body by the mouth for digestion or absorption. See Synonyms at eat.
2. To take in and absorb as food: "Marine ciliates ... can be observed ... ingesting other single-celled creatures and harvesting their chloroplasts" (Carol Kaesuk Yoon).

[Latin ingerere, ingest- : in-, in; see in-2 + gerere, to carry.]

in·gest′i·ble adj.
in·ges′tion n.
in·ges′tive adj.

ingest

(ɪnˈdʒɛst)
vb (tr)
1. to take (food or liquid) into the body
2. (Aeronautics) (of a jet engine) to suck in (an object, a bird, etc)
[C17: from Latin ingerere to put into, from in-2 + gerere to carry; see gest]
inˈgestible adj
inˈgestion n
inˈgestive adj

in•gest

(ɪnˈdʒɛst)

v.t.
to take into the body, as food or liquid (opposed to egest).
[1610–20; < Latin ingestus, past participle of ingerere to heap on, pour into the body =in- in-2 + gerere to carry]
in•gest′i•ble, adj.
in•ges′tion, n.
in•ges′tive, adj.

ingest


Past participle: ingested
Gerund: ingesting

Imperative
ingest
ingest
Present
I ingest
you ingest
he/she/it ingests
we ingest
you ingest
they ingest
Preterite
I ingested
you ingested
he/she/it ingested
we ingested
you ingested
they ingested
Present Continuous
I am ingesting
you are ingesting
he/she/it is ingesting
we are ingesting
you are ingesting
they are ingesting
Present Perfect
I have ingested
you have ingested
he/she/it has ingested
we have ingested
you have ingested
they have ingested
Past Continuous
I was ingesting
you were ingesting
he/she/it was ingesting
we were ingesting
you were ingesting
they were ingesting
Past Perfect
I had ingested
you had ingested
he/she/it had ingested
we had ingested
you had ingested
they had ingested
Future
I will ingest
you will ingest
he/she/it will ingest
we will ingest
you will ingest
they will ingest
Future Perfect
I will have ingested
you will have ingested
he/she/it will have ingested
we will have ingested
you will have ingested
they will have ingested
Future Continuous
I will be ingesting
you will be ingesting
he/she/it will be ingesting
we will be ingesting
you will be ingesting
they will be ingesting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ingesting
you have been ingesting
he/she/it has been ingesting
we have been ingesting
you have been ingesting
they have been ingesting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ingesting
you will have been ingesting
he/she/it will have been ingesting
we will have been ingesting
you will have been ingesting
they will have been ingesting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ingesting
you had been ingesting
he/she/it had been ingesting
we had been ingesting
you had been ingesting
they had been ingesting
Conditional
I would ingest
you would ingest
he/she/it would ingest
we would ingest
you would ingest
they would ingest
Past Conditional
I would have ingested
you would have ingested
he/she/it would have ingested
we would have ingested
you would have ingested
they would have ingested
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ingest - serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
hit - consume to excess; "hit the bottle"
cannibalise, cannibalize - eat human flesh
habituate, use - take or consume (regularly or habitually); "She uses drugs rarely"
eat - eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"
eat - take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"
drink, imbibe - take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"
booze, drink, fuddle - consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night"
partake, touch - consume; "She didn't touch her food all night"
eat, feed - take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?"
replete, sate, satiate, fill - fill to satisfaction; "I am sated"
sample, taste, try, try out - take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
suck in, sop up, take up, take in - take up as if with a sponge
smoke - inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes; "We never smoked marijuana"; "Do you smoke?"
do drugs, drug - use recreational drugs
swallow, get down - pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking; "Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!"
sup - take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon
2.ingest - take up mentallyingest - take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
larn, learn, acquire - gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
imbibe - receive into the mind and retain; "Imbibe ethical principles"

ingest

verb
1. To cause to pass from the mouth into the stomach:
2. To take (food) into the body as nourishment:
Slang: chow.
Idioms: break bread, have a bite.
Translations

ingest

[ɪnˈdʒest] VTingerir

ingest

[ɪnˈdʒɛst] vt [+ substance, food, drug] → ingérer

ingest

vt (Biol) → zu sich nehmen, aufnehmen

ingest

v. ingerir.

ingest

vt ingerir
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