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  Definition of edit
  1. prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
  2. cut or eliminate; "she edited the juiciest scenes"
  3. cut and assemble the components of; "edit film"; "cut recording tape"
  4. supervise the publication of; "The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"
Similar Words: redact, blue-pencil, delete, cut, edit out

 

Hyponyms: interpolate, alter, falsify, hack, cut up, black out, blank out, copyread, subedit, copyedit, bracket, bracket out

 

Grouped Verbs: abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce

 

Derivational Morphology: redact, redactor, reviser, rewriter, rewrite man, editing, redaction, editor, editor in chief, deletion, excision, cut, film editing, cutting

 

Anagrams: diet, tide, tied

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 编辑   Danish: redigere  
Dutch: bewerken   Esperanto: ŝanĝi  
Finnish: muokata   French: modifier  
Georgian: რედაქციის გაკეტება   German: bearbeiten  
Hungarian: szerkeszt   Ido: redaktar  
Italian: redigere   Japanese: 編集する  
Korean: 편집하다   Latin: edo  
Norwegian: redigere   Portuguese: editar  
Romanian: editare   Russian: изменять  
Slovak: zmeniť   Spanish: editar  
Swedish: redigera  
 
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