Ingest Definition

ĭn-jĕst
ingested, ingesting, ingests
verb
ingested, ingesting, ingests
To take (food, drugs, etc.) into the body, as by swallowing, inhaling, or absorbing.
Webster's New World
To take in and absorb as food.
American Heritage
The definition of ingest is to consume or absorb food or information.
When you eat a cookie, this is an example of when you ingest the cookie.
When you read a book and learn the information, this is an example of when you ingest the information.
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Origin of Ingest

  • Latin ingerere ingest- in- in in–2 gerere to carry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin ingerere (“to carry in”)

    From Wiktionary

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