|1.||[ verb ] (writing) prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting|
"Edit a book on lexical semantics" "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
|Related terms:||change black_out hack blue-pencil blank_out copyread interpolate bracket editor redact editing|
|2.||[ verb ] (news) supervise the publication of|
"The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"
|3.||[ verb ] (writing) edit, delete, or revise; of books, etc.|
|Related terms:||censor deletion|
|4.||[ verb ] cut and assemble the components of|
"edit film" "cut recording tape"
|Related terms:||change abridge|