Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The position, functions, or guidance of an editor.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The office of an editor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The office or charge of an editor; care and superintendence of a publication.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the position or job of being an editor

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the position of editor

Etymologies

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editor +‎ -ship

Examples

  • An initially negative report from a referee plus a change in editorship delayed publication until September of 1964.

    William F. Sharpe - Autobiography

  • It cannot be said that his editorship was a success.

    The History of "Punch"

  • Cornhill under my editorship was a place of belles-lettres.

    The Adventure of Living

  • _Cornhill_ under my editorship was a place of _belles-lettres.

    The Adventure of Living : a Subjective Autobiography

  • Which is to say, he has a record of fine editorship, which is continued on this year; aside from my two books he’s also edited Widdershins by Charles de Lint, Farthing by Jo Walton and The Armies of Memory by John Barnes, among others.

    2007 February 04 « Whatever

  • Which is to say, he has a record of fine editorship, which is continued on this year; aside from my two books he’s also edited Widdershins by Charles de Lint, Farthing by Jo Walton and The Armies of Memory by John Barnes, among others.

    The Hugo/Campbell Nomination Thread, 2007 Edition « Whatever

  • It's the first cover of my editorship and if it doesn't provoke any reaction whatsoever – if it was just a nice picture of James Franco looking a bit cool and saying something a bit interesting about his new film – I would have been a bit disappointed and felt like I hadn't done my job.

    Alex Bilmes: 'I'm a total starfucker'

  • The man who was editing the News of the World when it was closed by Rupert Murdoch, and whose editorship of the Sunday Mirror ended after his paper collapsed a trial, is back – this time at Mort Zuckerman's New York Daily News.

    Colin Myler: the great survivor

  • A smaller number include events dating back to the editorship of Rebekah Brooks, who was Coulson's immediate predecessor, and who subsequently became chief executive of News International before her resignation last summer in the wake of revelations about the hacking of a phone belonging to Milly Dowler.

    How News Group hid the phone-hacking scandal

  • At the outset, many friends warned me about the pitfalls of taking on the editorship of such a project.

    Between War and Peace

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