1. [syn: editing, redaction]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Edit \Ed"it\ ([e^]d"[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Edited; p. pr.
& vb. n. Editing.] [F. ['e]diter, or L. editus, p. p. of
edere to give out, put forth, publish; e out + dare to give.
See Date a point of time.]
To superintend the publication of; to revise and prepare for
publication; to select, correct, arrange, etc., the matter
of, for publication; as, to edit a newspaper.
Philosophical treatises which have never been edited.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: putting something (as a literary work or a legislative
bill) into acceptable form [syn: editing, redaction]