1. [ verb ] formulate in a particular style or language
Synonyms: put frame couch cast

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

Related terms: formulate cast
2. [ noun ] (work) someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
Synonyms: reviser rewrite_man rewriter redactor
Related terms: editor abridger adapt edit
3. [ verb ] (writing) prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
Synonyms: edit

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

Related terms: change black_out hack blue-pencil blank_out copyread interpolate bracket editor editing
Similar spelling:   redactor