American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To prepare (written material) for publication or presentation, as by correcting, revising, or adapting.
- v. To prepare an edition of for publication: edit a collection of short stories.
- v. To modify or adapt so as to make suitable or acceptable: edited her remarks for presentation to a younger audience.
- v. To supervise the publication of (a newspaper or magazine, for example).
- v. To assemble the components of (a film or soundtrack, for example), as by cutting and splicing.
- v. To eliminate; delete: edited the best scene out.
- n. An act or instance of editing: made several last-minute edits for reasons of space.
- edit in To insert during the course of editing: An additional scene was edited in before the show was aired.
- edit out To delete during the course of editing: A controversial scene was edited out of the film.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To put forth; issue; publish.
- To make a recension or revision of, as a manuscript or printed book; prepare for publication or other use in a clarified, altered, corrected, or annotated form; collate, verify, elucidate, amend, etc., for general or special use.
- To supervise the preparation of for publication; control, select, or adapt the contents of, as a newspaper, magazine, encyclopedia, or other collective work.
- n. A change to the text of a document.
- v. To change a text, or a document.
- v. transitive To be the editor of a publication.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To superintend the publication of; to revise and prepare for publication; to select, correct, arrange, etc., the matter of, for publication.
- v. cut or eliminate
- v. cut and assemble the components of
- v. prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
- v. supervise the publication of
- Back-formation from editor, influenced by French éditer ‘edit, publish’. (Wiktionary)
- Partly back-formation from editor and partly from French éditer, to publish (from Latin ēditus, past participle of ēdere : ē-, ex-, ex- + dare, to give). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Nice boots, though. * posts this edit, will type more in another edit*”
“I don't know why GraceAnne's email looks like a YA verse novel; it looks normal in "edit" mode so I don't know how to fix it.”
“Now read on … Volume 2 is in edit, apologies for our tardiness.”
“A copy edit is like hiring a cleaning service to come in and make the place spotless before you start inviting prospective buyers in to see the place.”
“A line edit is like hiring a painter to put a fresh coat on, inside and out.”
“A developmental edit is like hiring a structural engineer to fix the place up right.”
“The Spring 2010 issue of Fine Lifestyles Regina, the local magazine I edit, is now online.”
“While in edit mode, you can pause keywords, adjust your Max CPC, change the destination URL, and switch the match type.”
“After the hard edit is done, I go back and do a faster edit for flow and continuity.”
“The real issue I have with the concept of ad vs. edit is that it puts pbublcists in a position of having to “justify” their roles and — for those of us who are outside publishing houses — our fees to authors.”
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