Origin of redact
OTHER WORDS FROM redactre·dac·tion, nounre·dac·tor, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH redactredact , revise
How to use redact in a sentence
The city turned over some of the files under a protective order but redacted information it said was irrelevant to the case.New York City Paid an NBA Star Millions After an NYPD Officer Broke His Leg. The Officer Paid Little Price.|by Mike Hayes for ProPublica|January 12, 2021|ProPublica
As of mid-December, the administration was forced to release more than 100 pages of heavily redacted emails.
So much information is redacted from reports that it is difficult to understand what actually happened, said Karen Van Epps, who chairs the oversight committee that covers much of metropolitan Phoenix.They Made a Revolutionary System to Protect People With Developmental Disabilities. Now It’s Falling Apart.|by Amy Silverman for Arizona Daily Star|December 12, 2020|ProPublica
Below are redacted screenshots of some of what has been available.Verizon has been leaking customers’ personal information for days (at least)|Dan Goodin|December 3, 2020|Ars Technica
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office redacted the names of deputies who struggled with a suicidal man as he resisted being taken for a mental health evaluation.How Cops Who Use Force and Even Kill Can Hide Their Names From the Public|by Kenny Jacoby, USA Today and Ryan Gabrielson, ProPublica|October 29, 2020|ProPublica
Then came the final redactor, who interpolated the groundwork and the Methuselah sections, adding two others from his own pen.
A subsequent redactor united D with this, and still later another united this compilation with P.The Bible|John E. Remsburg
Then the later redactor, who seems to have known the Code, may have wished to obliterate a tell-tale word.
The obvious propriety of such a relationship was bound sooner or later to strike the imagination of some redactor.The Legend of Sir Lancelot du Lac|Jessie L. Weston
Mr. Brown contends that Barbours redactor borrowed from Lydgate.The Bruce|John Barbour