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Definition 1: prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting - [verb of change]

Samples where edit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for edit in the sense of this definition

(edit is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of edit ) insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

(... is a kind of edit ) significantly cut up a manuscript

(... is a kind of edit ) suppress by censorship as for political reasons

"parts of the newspaper article were blacked out"

(... is a kind of edit ) cut out, as for political reasons

"several line in the report were blanked out"

(... is a kind of edit ) edit and correct (written or printed material)

(... is a kind of edit ) place into brackets

"Please bracket this remark"

Definition 2: cut and assemble the components of - [verb of change]

Samples where edit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • edit film
  • cut recording tape

Synonyms for edit in the sense of this definition

(edit is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(edit has a similar meaning as ...) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

"The manuscript must be shortened"

Definition 3: cut or eliminate - [verb of change]

Samples where edit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she edited the juiciest scenes

Synonyms for edit in the sense of this definition

(edit is a kind of ...) subject to political, religious, or moral censorship

"This magazine is censored by the government"

Definition 4: supervise the publication of - [verb of communication]

Samples where edit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(edit is a kind of ...) prepare and issue for public distribution or sale

"publish a magazine or newspaper"

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