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Meaning of REDACT

Pronunciation:  ree'dakt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
  2. [v]  make editorial changes (in a text)
  3. [v]  formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
 

REDACT is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: cast, couch, edit, frame, put, redactor, reviser, rewrite man, rewriter
 
 See Also: abbreviator, abridger, alter, articulate, black out, blank out, blue-pencil, bracket, bracket out, change, copyedit, copyread, cut up, delete, editor, falsify, formulate, hack, interpolate, phrase, subedit, word

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*dact"\ (r?*d?kt"), v. t. [L. redactus, p. p. of
redigere; pref. red-, re-, again, back + agere to put in
motion, to drive.]
To reduce to form, as literary matter; to digest and put in
shape (matter for publication); to edit.

 

 

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