Definition of

Ingest

  1. (verb, cognition) take up mentally
  2. (verb, consumption) serve oneself to, or consume regularly
    I don't take sugar in my coffee

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Synonyms of Ingest

absorb, assimilate, consume, have, take, take in

Origin of the word Ingest

  1. 1617, from L. ingestus, pp. of ingerere "to carry into, put into," from in- "into" + gerere "to carry." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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