verb (used with object)
- red-tailed hawk,
- red-winged blackbird,
Origin of redact
Examples from the Web for redact
The Times ended up publishing some documents that did not redact the names of active intelligence officers.
Nesselrode and he redact a proclamation, and entrust the printing of it to Michaud.Talleyrand|Joseph McCabe
Word Origin for redact
early 15c., "bring into organized form," from Latin redactus, past participle of redigere "to drive back, force back; bring back; collect, call in; bring down, reduce," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + agere "to drive" (see act (n.)). Specific meaning "arrange, edit" is from 1851.