4. [syn: version, variant, variation, edition]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Edition \E*di"tion\, n. [L. editio, fr. edere to publish; cf. F.
['e]dition. See Edit.]
1. A literary work edited and published, as by a certain
editor or in a certain manner; as, a good edition of
Chaucer; Chalmers' edition of Shakespeare.
2. The whole number of copies of a work printed and published
at one time; as, the first edition was soon sold.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is
2: all of the identical copies of something offered to the
public at the same time; "the first edition appeared in
1920"; "it was too late for the morning edition"; "they
issued a limited edition of Bach recordings"
3: an issue of a newspaper; "he read it in yesterday's edition
of the Times"
4: something a little different from others of the same type;
"an experimental version of the night fighter"; "a variant of
the same word"; "an emery wheel is the modern variation of a
grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father"
[syn: version, variant, variation, edition]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
59 Moby Thesaurus words for "edition":
arrangement, back number, collection, composite reading,
conflation, copy, critical edition, diplomatic text, draft,
edited text, hymnal, hymnbook, impression, instrumental score,
issue, lection, library, library edition, libretto, lute tablature,
music, music paper, music roll, musical notation, musical score,
normalized text, notation, number, opera, opera score,
orchestral score, part, piano score, printing, reading, reissue,
rendering, rendition, reprinting, scholarly edition,
school edition, score, series, set, sheet music, short score,
songbook, songster, tablature, text, trade book, trade edition,
transcript, transcription, variant, version, vocal score, volume,