What is edit?

  • (verb): Prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting.
    Example: "Edit a a book on lexical semantics"
    Synonyms: redact
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "edit":

  • (verb): Cut and assemble the components of.
    Example: "Edit film"
    Synonyms: cut, edit out
  • (verb): Supervise the publication of.
    Example: "The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"

Famous quotes containing the word edit:

    To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit it and read it are old women over their tea.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)