Examples of ingest in a sentence
The drug is more easily ingested in pill form.
<claims that the average person ingests considerably more calories than is necessary or desirable>
Origin and Etymology of ingest
Latin ingestus, past participle of ingerere to carry in, from in- + gerere to bear
First Known Use: 1620
INGEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ingest for English Language Learners
: to take (something, such as food) into your body : to swallow (something)
Medical Definition of ingest
: to take in for or as if for digestion
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