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Synonyms for edit
ˈɛd ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. edit, redact(verb)

    prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting

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

    Synonyms:
    cast, edit out, blue-pencil, cut, redact, put, frame, couch, delete

  2. edit(verb)

    supervise the publication of

    "The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"

    Synonyms:
    blue-pencil, delete, cut, redact, edit out

  3. edit, cut, edit out(verb)

    cut and assemble the components of

    "edit film"; "cut recording tape"

    Synonyms:
    foreshorten, veer, bring down, snub, turn off, delete, burn, rationalize, hack, trim down, write out, prune, thin, cut, slue, trim back, trim, ignore, swerve, shorten, edit out, redact, cut down, skip, abridge, reduce, make out, contract, rationalise, blue-pencil, cut off, dilute, curve, switch off, sheer, slew, geld, thin out, tailor, turn out, disregard, issue, cut back, abbreviate, trend

  4. edit, blue-pencil, delete(verb)

    cut or eliminate

    "she edited the juiciest scenes"

    Synonyms:
    edit out, cancel, blue-pencil, cut, redact, erase, delete

Wiktionary

  1. edit(verb)

    Synonyms:
    fix up, alter, retouch

  2. edit(verb)

    To change a text, or a document.

    Synonyms:
    fix up, retouch, alter

  3. edit(verb)

    To be the editor of a publication.

    He edits the Bee.

    Synonyms:
    fix up, alter, retouch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. edit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    conduct (a literary work), manage, prepare for publication, superintend the publication of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    editing, edite, modify, edition, edited, edits, edita, edición, amend, modifying, editorial, alter

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. EDIT

    Synonyms:
    Cardiology Early Defibrillator Implantation Trial No information Diabetology Early Diabetes Intervention Trial

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How to use edit in a sentence?

  1. Laurie Mattaliano:

    I got a call from the principal that afternoon and she said there had been a negative parent reaction and they had decided to edit out all political references, it seems so silly.

  2. Emma Watson:

    It’s funny — I was just talking to my friend before this about how in the Instagram era it’s so easy to edit your life so that it looks perfect, but I bleach my top lip and tweeze my eyebrows and you ’d never get to see that, even though it’s a part of my routine. There’s still so much shame around the things you do to get ready while you’ve got a towel wrapped around your head. It’s important to me not to edit that out.

  3. Julie Arabi:

    All good men are happy when they choose to be their own authors. Those who choose to have others edit their pathways, must live on the edge of another man's sword.

  4. Lilly Chief Executive Dave Ricks:

    Almost everything I am aware of is single gene edit defects, which ultimately leads you to pretty ultra-rare conditions, which are not our area of interest.

  5. Kirk Franklin:

    Not only did they edit my speech, they edited the African American experience.


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