Synonyms for edit

Synonyms for (verb) edit

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: edit, delete, blue-pencil

Definition: cut or eliminate

Usage: she edited the juiciest scenes

Similar words: censor

Definition: subject to political, religious, or moral censorship

Usage: This magazine is censored by the government


Synonyms: cut, edit, edit out

Definition: cut and assemble the components of

Usage: edit film; cut recording tape

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: edit

Definition: supervise the publication of

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

Similar words: release, publish, put out, bring out, issue

Definition: prepare and issue for public distribution or sale

Usage: publish a magazine or newspaper