verb (used with object)
Origin of redact
Examples from the Web for redaction
Some believe that even with redaction, sharp observers might be able to figure it out.Secret State Department Letter Warned: Don’t Release CIA Torture Report|Josh Rogin|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the Pli redaction the new-born children are in fact carried away by a goblin, a Yakkhin.
The legendary matter, too, has but few traces of Jewish provenance, and is clearly not due to Jewish redaction.The myth of the Jewish menace in world affairs|Lucien Wolf
Whether Francesco Colonna prepared the redaction from which this paragraph is quoted, admits of doubt.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds
Both the Sanskrit and the Pli redaction have here the masculine pron.
Harts edition, of course, takes a place in his general scheme of redaction.The Bruce|John Barbour
British Dictionary definitions for redaction
Word Origin for redact
Word Origin and History for redaction (1 of 2)
"editing for publication," 1785, from French rédaction "a compiling; a working over, editing; editorial staff" (late 17c.), from Late Latin redact-, past participle stem of redigere (see redact). Meaning "a redacted version" is from 1810. Earlier it meant "a driving back" (1620s).