editor, editor in chief(noun)
a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
editor program, editor(noun)
(computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data
A person who edits or makes changes to documents.
A copy editor.
A person who edited a specific document.
A person at a newspaper or similar institution who edits stories and decides which ones to publish.
A machine used for editing (cutting and splicing) movie film
A program for creating and making changes to files, especially text files.
Someone who manipulates video footage and assembles it into the correct order etc for broadcast; a picture editor.
Origin: From editionem ( editio) ‘a bringing forth, producing’, from perfect passive participle editus, from stem of verb edere, ‘bring forth, produce’, from ex-, ‘out’ + -dere, combining form of dare, ‘to give’; + noun of agent suffix -or.
one who edits; esp., a person who prepares, superintends, revises, and corrects a book, magazine, or newspaper, etc., for publication
Origin: [L., that which produces, from edere to publish: cf. F. diteur.]
An editor in the professional or traditional sense is generally an individual who makes corrective changes, or edits, in the content or format of a creative work. Such works may deal with the literary arts, musical composition, film, radio programs, or other forms intended for publication or public presentation. The job of a professional editor can range from revising a particular work, such as the text of a book or magazine article, to supervising the publication and distribution of such a work, such as a newspaper or other printed and published materials. Editors are most often identified as those who work to prepare book manuscripts and newspapers for publication.
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. A person employed on a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed. 2. A delicate instrument for observing the development and flowering of the deadly mediocre and encouraging its growth. 3. A seraphic embryon; a smooth bore; a bit of sandpaper applied to all forms of originality by the publisher-proprietor; an emictory.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'editor' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2582
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'editor' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4682
Rank popularity for the word 'editor' in Nouns Frequency: #972
The numerical value of editor in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of editor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.
Editor a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.
It was an interesting experience being metropolitan editor of the Times , in precisely the same way as being simmered in a saucepan for a few years is terribly interesting.
A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor.
I request everyone to express views moderately. We have learned that Xulhaz was an editor of an LGBT magazine and used to work to protect the rights of gay people. It is not in line with our society.
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Translations for editor
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- střihač, redaktor, editorCzech
- Redakteur, Redakteurin, Editor, TexteditorGerman
- συντάκτης, επιμελητήςGreek
- redaktoro, redaktistoEsperanto
- director, montador, directora, montadora, redactora, redactor, editorSpanish
- تدوینگر, ویرایشگر, ویراستارPersian
- toimittaja, muokkaaja, päätoimittaja, editori, editorFinnish
- monteur, éditeur, monteuse, rédacteurFrench
- deasaiche, neach-deasachaidhScottish Gaelic
- ritill, textaritillIcelandic
- redattore, giuntatrice, editorItalian
- 편집인, 편자Korean
- editor, penyunting, pengeditMalay
- krantenredacteur, editor, redacteur, tekstverwerkerDutch
- editor, redaktørNorwegian
- edytor, edytor tekstu, montażystka, redaktor, montażystaPolish
- editor, jornalista, editoraPortuguese
- editor, monteuză, editor de textRomanian
- texteditor, redaktör, redigerareSwedish
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