pre·​di·​gest | \ ˌprē-dī-ˈjest How to pronounce predigest (audio) , -də- \
predigested; predigesting; predigests

Definition of predigest

transitive verb

1 : to subject to predigestion
2 : to simplify for easy use predigested classics for children

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Recent Examples on the Web On social networks, every news story comes to you predigested. Farhad Manjoo, New York Times, "For Two Months, I Got My News From Print Newspapers. Here’s What I Learned.," 7 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of predigest

1663, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Predigest.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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transitive verb
pre·​di·​gest | \ ˌprēd-ī-ˈjest, ˌprēd-ə- How to pronounce predigest (audio) \

Medical Definition of predigest

: to subject to predigestion

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showing steady, earnest care and effort

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