What does editor mean?

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ˈɛd ɪ təred·i·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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)

  2. editor program, editor(noun)

    (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data

Wiktionary

  1. editor(Noun)

    A person who edits or makes changes to documents.

    Etymology: 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.

  2. editor(Noun)

    A copy editor.

    Etymology: 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.

  3. editor(Noun)

    A person who edited a specific document.

    Etymology: 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.

  4. editor(Noun)

    A person at a newspaper or similar institution who edits stories and decides which ones to publish.

    Etymology: 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.

  5. editor(Noun)

    A machine used for editing (cutting and splicing) movie film

    Etymology: 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.

  6. editor(Noun)

    A program for creating and making changes to files, especially text files.

    Etymology: 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.

  7. editor(Noun)

    Someone who manipulates video footage and assembles it into the correct order etc for broadcast; a picture editor.

    Etymology: 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Editor(noun)

    one who edits; esp., a person who prepares, superintends, revises, and corrects a book, magazine, or newspaper, etc., for publication

    Etymology: [L., that which produces, from edere to publish: cf. F. diteur.]

Freebase

  1. Editor

    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. editor

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. editor

    A person with the accurate and specific ability, experience, knowledge, qualifications, skills and training to edit a variety of data, facts, information, proof, research, statistics and documents.

    Newspaper editors have a role to play within a newspaper, therefore it is wise they have the accurate and specific ability, professional experience, qualifications, training and skills to perform their role.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 18, 2017  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'editor' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2582

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'editor' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4682

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'editor' in Nouns Frequency: #972

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of editor in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of editor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of editor in a Sentence

  1. Huw Williams:

    Due to its limited operating range - about two km - if the Indian military is using the system it would most likely be for close reconnaissance or security work, our Middle East editor believes that Islamic State are using similar systems.

  2. Brad Russell:

    Routers used to be seen as a purely functional device with a bunch of unsightly antennas that you'd hide inside a room, now they're designed to be Apple-esque things that are beautiful to look at. Some of these newfangled WiFi routers are here today ; others are coming soon. We ’ll be putting many of their claims to the test as the devices appear on the market. And we’ve already tested theEeroandGoogle Asus OnHubrouters — which had split results compared to other routers in our labs. Here’s what the newcomers are promising. Probably the biggest complaint among WiFi users is that there are places in the house where wireless signals don't quite reach. There are a number of solutions to this, including the use of WiFi extenders, but these can be a pain to use and they’re not always effective. For one thing, many of them use the same radios for both receiving and sending data, which cuts their throughput, or speed. Most of these repeaters also create a secondary network you must manually log onto during setup. Routers like the Eero and Luma( promised for June) take a different approach. Instead of one box sitting in the middle of your house beaming radio signals in all directions, these companies let you deploy multiple routers that communicate via mesh networking — so the WiFi router in your living room connects to the one in your study, which talks to the one upstairs in the master bedroom, and so on, blanketing your house in WiFi signals. In addition to testing Eero routers in our lab, both as a standalone device and as a three-pack, we installed a set of them in an editor's home, and found that the system largely lived up to its claims for wide coverage and easy setup. Every new generation of router technology is faster than the previous one. Routers that use the current WiFi radio protocol( known as 802.11 ac) can handle more data than those based on the previous protocol( 802.11 n) — and all of the recommended routers in our Ratings adhere to 802.11. ac. The next-generation devices, called.

  3. Robertson Davies:

    He types his labored column -- weary drudge! Senile fudge and solemn: spare, editor, to condemn these dry leaves of his autumn.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Become a motivator of writing, not the butcher of it; similarly, become an editor, not the copy editor.

  5. Alvin Toffler:

    Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.

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