HyperDic: edible

English > 2 senses of the word edible:
ADJECTIVEalledible, comestible, eatablesuitable for use as food
NOUNfoodedible, comestible, eatable, pabulum, victual, victualsany substance that can be used as food
edible > pronunciation
Soundseh'dahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > edible: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSuitable for use as food.
Synonymscomestible, eatable
Narrowerkillablefit to kill, especially for food
nonpoisonous, non-poisonous, nontoxicSafe to eat
pareve, parveContaining no meat or milk (or their derivatives) and thus eatable with both meat and dairy dishes according to the dietary laws of Judaism
See alsodigestiblecapable of being converted into assimilable condition in the alimentary canal
palatable, toothsomeacceptable to the taste or mind
tenderEasy to cut or chew
Oppositeinedible, uneatablenot suitable for food
Spanishcomestible
Catalancomestible
Nounsedibility, ediblenessthe property of being fit to eat
English > edible: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningAny substance that can be used as food.
Synonymscomestible, eatable, pabulum, victual, victuals
Narrowertuckeatables (especially sweets / sweets)
Broaderfood, nutrientAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Spanishcomestible, comestibles, vianda, vitualla, vituallas, víveres
Catalancomestible, comestibles, queviures, vianda, vitualles

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