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Synonyms for edible
ˈɛd ə bəled·i·ble

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  1. ediblenoun

    comestible, eatable, eatworthy, food


  2. ediblenoun

    That can be eaten without harm; non-toxic to humans; suitable for consumption.

    edible fruit

    food, eatable, eatworthy, comestible


  3. edibleadjective

    That can be eaten without disgust.

    Although stale, the bread was edible.

    food, comestible, eatable, eatworthy


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. edible

    esculent, wholesome, culinary, eatable

    noxious, poisonous, uneatable, deleterious

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comestible, edible, eatable, pabulum, victual, victualsadjective

    any substance that can be used as food

    comestible, commissariat, nutrition, provisions, sustenance, viands, provender, nourishment, pabulum, aliment, nutriment, victual, alimentation, eatable, victuals

    inedible, poisonous, uneatable

  2. edible, comestible, eatableadjective

    suitable for use as food

    comestible, eatable

    uneatable, poisonous, inedible

Editors Contribution

  1. unspoilable

    Submitted by anonymous on November 9, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ediblenoun

    eatable, esculent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. edibleadjective

    eatable, esculent, comestible


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "edible":

    grocery, food

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  1. Brann Dailor:

    They want me to make a drumstick sandwich. I don’t think that these are edible, but you know, whatever.

  2. Kim Jong Hee:

    In the past, people used to shake their heads when they thought of bugs, but now more people believe insects are edible.

  3. Fiorenzo Omenetto:

    A silk cup can be thrown away without harmful effects to the environment -- unlike a polystyrene cup, it's edible, so you can do smart packaging around food and can cook it with the food. It doesn't taste good, so I'm going to need some help with that.

  4. Nimra Azmi:

    The detainees are frustrated, rightfully so, that something as simple as being able to get meals that are edible for them and religiously compliant for them are not being attended to, i think that they particularly feel that they're just being ignored, that ICE is being dismissive, that nobody cares.

  5. Suzan Mazor:

    Young children react differently to marijuana -- different than adults or teens usually do, they're more likely to be sleepy, with difficulty walking and extreme confusion after an exposure to marijuana. Also, since kids are smaller, they get a bigger dose per pound of body weight from the same-size edible product, so they are more likely to have severe effects.

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