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EDIT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does edit mean? 

EDIT (verb)
  The verb EDIT has 4 senses:

1. prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
2. supervise the publication of
3. cut and assemble the components of
4. cut or eliminate

  Familiarity information: EDIT used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


EDIT (verb)


Sense 1edit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

edit; redact

Context examples:

Edit a book on lexical semantics / she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages

Hypernyms (to "edit" is one way to...):

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "edit"):

alter; falsify; interpolate (insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby)

cut up; hack (significantly cut up a manuscript)

black out (suppress by censorship as for political reasons)

blank out (cut out, as for political reasons)

copyedit; copyread; subedit (edit and correct (written or printed material))

bracket; bracket out (place into brackets)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They won't edit the story


Sense 2edit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Supervise the publication of

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years

Hypernyms (to "edit" is one way to...):

bring out; issue; publish; put out; release (prepare and issue for public distribution or sale)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 3edit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cut and assemble the components of

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

edit out; edit; cut

Context examples:

edit film / cut recording tape

Hypernyms (to "edit" is one way to...):

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They will edit the duet


Sense 4edit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cut or eliminate

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

blue-pencil; delete; edit

Context example:

she edited the juiciest scenes

Hypernyms (to "edit" is one way to...):

censor (subject to political, religious, or moral censorship)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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