verb (used with object)
Origin of redact
Examples from the Web for redacted
The security sections of the applications have been redacted online.
Note: Names of individual officers allegedly targeted by Dorner have been redacted.Rogue L.A. Cop’s Facebook Manifesto: ‘You Will Now Live the Life of Prey’|The Daily Beast|February 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A redacted version of the permit may be issued in the coming days, the spokesman added.Media for Christ, Company Allegedly Behind 'Innocence of Muslims'|Marlow Stern|September 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Names and certain sections of the court documents had been redacted.
According to the files, “this allows legitimate monies to flow into these accounts along with the proceeds from [redacted].”8 Explosive Finds in Wu-Tang Clan Member Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s FBI Files|Marlow Stern|January 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Their present report they redacted to the effect, "All correct as it stood," without once mentioning Heucking.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XXI. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for redacted
Word Origin for redact
Word Origin and History for redacted
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.