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Definition 1: any substance that can be used as food - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for edible in the sense of this definition

(edible is a kind of ...) any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue

(... is a kind of edible ) eatables (especially sweets)

Definition 2: suitable for use as food - [adjective denoting all]

Synonyms for edible in the sense of this definition

(edible is similar to ...) fit to kill, especially for food

(edible is similar to ...) safe to eat

(edible is similar to ...) containing no meat or milk (or their derivatives) and thus eatable with both meat and dairy dishes according to the dietary laws of Judaism

"pareve margarine" "parvebread"

(means also ...) capable of being converted into assimilable condition in the alimentary canal

(means also ...) acceptable to the taste or mind

"palatable food" "a palatable solution to the problem"

(means also ...) easy to cut or chew

"tender beef"

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