ingest-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: physically consume or take in a substance

The child may have ingested a poisonous mushroom.
This diet recommends ingesting less saturated fats.
You ingest this medicine through dissolvable tablets.

VerbNet: devour-39.4
FrameNet: Ingestion
PropBank: ingest.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: mentally absorb information

He spent his days ingesting the contents of the local library.
It was hard to ingest all that information in her lecture.
Bob ingested the main points of the article but skipped the details.

VerbNet: absorb-39.8
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2