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ingest

verb

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1 to take in as food
  • claims that the average person ingests considerably more calories than is necessary or desirable

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2 to take into the stomach through the mouth and throat
  • ingested the foul-tasting medicine with only the greatest difficulty

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The first known use of ingest was in 1620

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“Ingest.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ingest. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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