What does edible mean?

Definitions for edible
ˈɛd ə bəled·i·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    any substance that can be used as food

  2. edible, comestible, eatableadjective

    suitable for use as food


  1. ediblenoun

    Anything edible.

    Etymology: From edibilis, from edere.

  2. ediblenoun

    a foodstuff infused with THC usually cannabutter baked good

    Etymology: From edibilis, from edere.

  3. edibleadjective

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

    edible fruit

    Etymology: From edibilis, from edere.

  4. edibleadjective

    That can be eaten without disgust.

    Although stale, the bread was edible.

    Etymology: From edibilis, from edere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Edibleadjective

    fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent; as, edible fishes

    Etymology: [L. edibilis, fr. edere to eat. See Eat.]

  2. Ediblenoun

    anything edible

    Etymology: [L. edibilis, fr. edere to eat. See Eat.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Edible

    ed′i-bl, adj. fit to be eaten.—n. something for food.—ns. Edibil′ity, Ed′ibleness, fitness for being eaten. [L. edibilisedĕre, to eat.]

Editors Contribution

  1. edible

    Suitable to eat.

    The aquatic food was edible and everyone was very grateful.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 31, 2020  

Anagrams for edible »

  1. belied, debile

  2. Belied

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of edible in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of edible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of edible in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Craig Thomas, Carter Bays:

    ralph macchio: it's gonna be incr.. wait for it... and I hope you're hungry, cause the second half of that word is edible! incredible!

  4. David Garcelon:

    It is an important statement about our concern for the environment, it is educational for our culinary team, and it provides fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and edible flowers throughout our hotel.

  5. Marc Summers:

    The insurance company made us guarantee if any of this got in the kids ’ mouths it was edible, and it tasted good, and it smelled great.

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