EDIBLE: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for EDIBLE?

Need another word that means the same as “edible”? Find 23 synonyms and 30 related words for “edible” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Edible” are: comestible, eatable, safe to eat, fit to eat, fit to be eaten, fit for human consumption, wholesome, good to eat, consumable, digestible, palatable, pabulum, victual, victuals, nourishment, sustenance, nutriment, subsistence, fare, bread, daily bread

Edible as a Noun

Definitions of "Edible" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “edible” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • Items of food.
  • Any substance that can be used as food.

Synonyms of "Edible" as a noun (12 Words)

breadThe bread or wafer used in the Eucharist.
A bread roll.
comestibleAny substance that can be used as food.
A fridge groaning with comestibles.
daily breadA newspaper that is published every day.
eatableAny substance that can be used as food.
Parcels of eatables and gifts.
fareThe sum charged for riding in a public conveyance.
Those expecting conventional Hollywood fare will be disappointed.
nourishmentA source of materials to nourish the body.
Tubers from which plants obtain nourishment.
nutrimentA source of materials to nourish the body.
He took the Bible for spiritual nutriment.
pabulumAny substance that can be used as food.
subsistenceThe action or fact of maintaining or supporting oneself, especially at a minimal level.
Rights of occupation normally only continue during the subsistence of the marriage.
sustenanceThe maintaining of someone or something in life or existence.
They were in want of sustenance.
victualAny substance that can be used as food.
Turkey and other savoury victuals were served.
victualsA stock or supply of foods.

Usage Examples of "Edible" as a noun

  • The farm grows a variety of tropical plants yielding an amazing assortment of fruits and other edibles.

Edible as an Adjective

Definitions of "Edible" as an adjective

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “edible” as an adjective can have the following definitions:

  • Suitable for use as food.
  • Fit or suitable to be eaten.

Synonyms of "Edible" as an adjective (11 Words)

comestibleSuitable for use as food.
Sugar coffee and sundry other comestible requisites.
consumableMay be used up.
You will have to pay for consumable materials such as butane gas canisters.
digestible(of food) able to be digested.
Her books convey philosophical issues in a lucid and digestible form.
eatableSuitable for use as food.
Eatable fruits.
fit for human consumptionPhysically and mentally sound or healthy.
fit to be eatenOn the point of or strongly disposed.
fit to eatPhysically and mentally sound or healthy.
good to eatCapable of pleasing.
palatableAcceptable to the taste or mind.
A very palatable local red wine.
safe to eatHaving reached a base without being put out.
wholesomeSound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind.
Wholesome appearance.

Usage Examples of "Edible" as an adjective

  • The shrub has small edible berries.
  • Nasturtium seeds are edible.
  • The dinner was barely edible.

Associations of "Edible" (30 Words)

acidulous(of a person’s remarks or tone) bitter; cutting.
appetizingAppealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma.
The appetizing aroma of sizzling bacon.
blandLacking taste or flavor or tang.
A bland diet.
comestibleAn item of food.
A fridge groaning with comestibles.
commissariatA government department of the USSR before 1946.
delectable(of food or drink) delicious.
The delectable Ms Davis.
delicatessenReady-to-eat food products.
A delicious joke.
eatableAny substance that can be used as food.
Parcels of eatables and gifts.
epicureA person who takes particular pleasure in fine food and drink.
They see themselves as epicures delighting in food that is properly prepared.
flavorLend flavor to.
flavorfulFull of flavor.
flavourA substance used to alter or enhance the taste of food or drink a flavouring.
The yoghurt comes in eight fruit flavours.
gastronomeA gourmet.
Gastronomes will be fascinated by this guide to French cooking.
gastronomyThe art and practice of choosing and preparing and eating good food.
Traditional American gastronomy.
gustatoryOf or relating to gustation.
Gustatory delights.
insipidLacking flavour; weak or tasteless.
Mugs of insipid coffee.
lusciousVery sexually attractive.
A luscious and fragrant dessert wine.
mouthfulThe quantity that can be held in the mouth.
He took a mouthful of beer.
palatable(of an action or proposal) acceptable or satisfactory.
A device that made increased taxation more palatable.
provenderAnimal fodder.
There s no one to carry your provender in brown paper bags to the boot of your car.
savorTaste appreciatively.
Savor the soup.
savoryPleasing to the sense of taste.
A past that was scarcely savory.
savourThe taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth.
The subtle savour of wood smoke.
sweetA sweet dish forming a course of a meal a pudding or dessert.
Talking sweet to each other.
tasteA kind of sensing distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds.
He found the aggressive competitiveness of the profession was not to his taste.
tasty(of food) having a pleasant, distinct flavour.
Some tasty piano licks.
vapidLacking taste or flavor or tang.
Vapid tea.
victualTake in nourishment.
Victual with me next Saturday.
victualsAny substance that can be used as food.

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