Ingest meaning

ĭn-jĕst
To take into the body by the mouth for digestion or absorption.
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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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To take in and absorb as food.
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To take (food, drugs, etc.) into the body, as by swallowing, inhaling, or absorbing.
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To take into the body by the mouth for digestion or absorption.
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To take into the body, as for digestion.
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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