Diest vs Digest - What's the difference?

diest | digest |


As verbs the difference between diest and digest

is that diest is while digest is to distribute or arrange methodically; to work over and classify; to reduce to portions for ready use or application.

As a noun digest is

that which is digested; especially, that which is worked over, classified, and arranged under proper heads or titles.

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diest

English

Verb

(head)
  • Anagrams

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    digest

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To distribute or arrange methodically; to work over and classify; to reduce to portions for ready use or application.
  • to digest laws
  • * Blair
  • joining them together and digesting them into order
  • * Shakespeare
  • We have cause to be glad that matters are so well digested .
  • To separate (the food) in its passage through the alimentary canal into the nutritive and nonnutritive elements; to prepare, by the action of the digestive juices, for conversion into blood; to convert into chyme.
  • To think over and arrange methodically in the mind; to reduce to a plan or method; to receive in the mind and consider carefully; to get an understanding of; to comprehend.
  • * Sir H. Sidney
  • Feelingly digest the words you speak in prayer.
  • * Shakespeare
  • How shall this bosom multiplied digest / The senate's courtesy?
  • * Book of Common Prayer
  • Grant that we may in such wise hear them [the Scriptures], read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them.
  • To bear comfortably or patiently; to be reconciled to; to brook.
  • * Coleridge
  • I never can digest the loss of most of Origen's works.
  • (chemistry) To soften by heat and moisture; to expose to a gentle heat in a boiler or matrass, as a preparation for chemical operations.
  • To undergo digestion.
  • Food digests well or badly.
  • (medicine, obsolete, intransitive) To suppurate; to generate pus, as an ulcer.
  • (medicine, obsolete, transitive) To cause to suppurate, or generate pus, as an ulcer or wound.
  • (obsolete) To ripen; to mature.
  • * Jeremy Taylor
  • well-digested fruits
  • (obsolete) To quieten or abate, as anger or grief.
  • Synonyms
    * (distribute or arrange methodically) arrange, sort, sort out * (separate food in the alimentary canal) * (think over and arrange methodically in the mind) sort out * (sense) * (undergo digestion)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which is digested; especially, that which is worked over, classified, and arranged under proper heads or titles
  • A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged; a summary of laws.
  • Comyn's Digest
    the United States Digest
  • Any collection of articles, as an Internet mailing list "digest " including a week's postings, or a magazine arranging a collection of writings.
  • Reader's Digest is published monthly.
    The weekly email digest contains all the messages exchanged during the past week.
  • (cryptography) The result of applying a hash function to a message.
  • Usage notes
    * (compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged) The term is applied in a general sense to the of Justinian, but is also specially given by authors to compilations of laws on particular topics.