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

transitive verb

: to subject to predigestion
: to simplify for easy use
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Examples of predigest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On social networks, every news story comes to you predigested. Farhad Manjoo, New York Times, 7 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1663, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of predigest was in 1663

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“Predigest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

Medical Definition


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