prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
"Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
supervise the publication of
"The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"
edit, cut, edit out(verb)
cut and assemble the components of
"edit film"; "cut recording tape"
edit, blue-pencil, delete(verb)
cut or eliminate
"she edited the juiciest scenes"
A change to the text of a document.
To change a text, or a document.
To be the editor of a publication.
He edits the Bee.
Origin: influenced by French éditer ‘edit, publish’.
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
Origin: [F. 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.]
edIT is an electronic music producer and DJ based in Los Angeles, California. He is a member of The Glitch Mob.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ed′it, v.t. to prepare the work of an author for publication: to superintend the publication of (a newspaper, &c.): to compile, garble, or cook up materials into literary shape.—ns. Edi′tion, the publication of a book: the number of copies of a book printed at a time; Ed′itor, one who edits a book: one who conducts a newspaper or journal:—fem. Ed′itress.—adj. Editō′rial, of or belonging to an editor.—n. an article in a newspaper written by the editor, a leading article.—adv. Editō′rially.—n. Ed′itorship. [L. edĕre, edĭtum—e, out, dăre, to give.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'edit' in Verbs Frequency: #811
The numerical value of edit in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of edit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They asked the family to edit the video, and that was like editing Vanessa's life. It was demeaning.
As I edit, produce, set up and write the scripts for my documentaries, I have to learn a lot of things.
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, an they who edit and read it are old women over their tea.
All good men are happy when they choose to be their own authors. Those who choose to have others edit their pathways, must live on the edge of another man's sword.
We were weirdly kicked out of our offices and now we're all crammed into this tiny corner of the building where we've been for the past six years while we edit the last few episodes.
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Translations for edit
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- عدّل, تحرير, حرّرArabic
- редакция, редактирамBulgarian
- editieren, redigieren, bearbeiten, BearbeitungGerman
- modifo, modifi, adapto, adapti, ŝanĝo, ŝanĝiEsperanto
- parandus, toimetamaEstonian
- ویرایش, ویرایش کردنPersian
- editoida, muokata, muutos, muokkaus, muuttaaFinnish
- modification, éditer, corriger, rediger, modifier, correctionFrench
- עריכה, ערךHebrew
- संपादन करनाHindi
- elaborare, pubblicare, modifica, redigereItalian
- 編集する, 編集Japanese
- რედაქციის გაკეტება, რედაქტირებაGeorgian
- 편집, 編輯Korean
- correctio, corrigōLatin
- suntingan, menyunting, mengeditMalay
- aanpassing, wijzigen, bewerken, bewerking, wijzigingDutch
- łahgo áshłééhNavajo, Navaho
- edytować, edycja, redagowaćPolish
- editar, ediçãoPortuguese
- redactare, modificare, schimba, edita, modifica, corectareRomanian
- редактировать, редактирование, изменять, правка, редакцияRussian
- zmeniť, editovaťSlovak
- bearbeta, författare, redigera, journalist, ändraSwedish
- การแก้ไข, แก้ไขThai
- biên tập, 編輯Vietnamese
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