Definitions for edit

Definitions for (verb) edit

Main entry: edit, redact

Definition: prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting

Usage: Edit a book on lexical semantics; she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages

Main entry: edit, delete, blue-pencil

Definition: cut or eliminate

Usage: she edited the juiciest scenes

Main entry: cut, edit, edit out

Definition: cut and assemble the components of

Usage: edit film; cut recording tape

Main entry: edit

Definition: supervise the publication of

Usage: The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years

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