[ ed-it ]
/ ˈɛd ɪt /
verb (used with object)
to supervise or direct the preparation of (a newspaper, magazine, book, etc.); serve as editor of; direct the editorial policies of.
to collect, prepare, and arrange (materials) for publication.
to revise or correct, as a manuscript.
to expunge; eliminate (often followed by out): The author has edited out all references to his own family.
to add (usually followed by in).
to prepare (motion-picture film, video or magnetic tape) by deleting, arranging, and splicing, by synchronizing the sound record with the film, etc.
Genetics. to alter the arrangement of (genes).
Computers. to modify or add to (data or text).
an instance of or the work of editing: automated machinery that allows a rapid edit of incoming news.
Words nearby edit
Origin of edit
OTHER WORDS FROM edit
mis·ed·it, verb (used with object)o·ver·ed·it, verbre·ed·it, verb (used with object)un·ed·it·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for reedited
Trainspotting had to be reedited and partially redubbed for its American release back in 1996.
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British Dictionary definitions for reedited
/ (ˈɛdɪt) /
to prepare (text) for publication by checking and improving its accuracy, clarity, etc
to be in charge of (a publication, esp a periodical)he edits the local newspaper
to prepare (a film, tape, etc) by rearrangement, selection, or rejection of previously filmed or taped material
(tr) to modify (a computer file) by, for example, deleting, inserting, moving, or copying text
(often foll by out) to remove (incorrect or unwanted matter), as from a manuscript or film
informal an act of editinggive the book a final edit
Word Origin for edit
C18: back formation from editor
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