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Definition 1: someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for redact in the sense of this definition

(redact is a kind of ...) a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)

(... is a kind of redact ) one who shortens or abridges or condenses a written work

Definition 2: prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting - [verb of change]

Samples where redact 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 redact in the sense of this definition

(redact 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 redact ) insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

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

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

"parts of the newspaper article were blacked out"

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

"several line in the report were blanked out"

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

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

"Please bracket this remark"

Definition 3: formulate in a particular style or language - [verb of communication]

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

  • I wouldn't put it that way
  • She cast her request in very polite language

Synonyms for redact in the sense of this definition

(redact is a kind of ...) put into words or an expression

"He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"

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