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Meaning of EDIT

Pronunciation:  'edit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make editorial changes (in a text)
  2. [v]  edit; "cut film"; "cut recording tape"
 

EDIT is a 4 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: cut, edit out, redact
 
 See Also: alter, black out, blank out, blue-pencil, bracket, bracket out, change, copyedit, copyread, cut up, delete, falsify, hack, interpolate, subedit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ed"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Edited}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Editing}.] [F. ['e]diter, or L. editus, p. p. of edere to
give out, put forth, publish; e out + dare to give. See
{Date} a point of time.]
To superintend the publication of; to revise and prepare for
publication; to select, correct, arrange, etc., the matter
of, for publication; as, to edit a newspaper.

      Philosophical treatises which have never been edited.
                                               --Enfield.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abbreviate, abridge, adapt, alter, amend, annotate, arrange, assemble, blip, blot out, blue-pencil, bowdlerize, cancel, censor, change, clean up, comment upon, commentate, compile, compress, condense, copy, copy out, correct, crop, cross out, cut, cut out, delete, draft, draw up, edit out, emend, emendate, enface, engross, erase, expunge, expurgate, gloss, inscribe, kill, make a recension, make an edition, make out, modify, omit, order, organize, pen, pencil, polish, prepare, push the pen, put in writing, recense, record, rectify, redact, redraft, reduce, remark upon, reorder, reorganize, rephrase, rescind, revamp, revise, rework, rewrite, rub out, scribe, scrive, scroll, select, shorten, spill ink, spoil paper, strike, strike off, strike out, style, superscribe, touch up, trace, transcribe, type, void, work over, write, write down, write out
 

 

 

 

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