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NOUN (1)

1. someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication;
[syn: redact, redactor, reviser, rewriter, rewrite man]

VERB (2)

1. formulate in a particular style or language;
- Example: "I wouldn't put it that way"
- Example: "She cast her request in very polite language"
[syn: frame, redact, cast, put, couch]

2. prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting;
- Example: "Edit a book on lexical semantics"
- Example: "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
[syn: edit, redact]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Redact \Re*dact"\ (r?*d?kt"), v. t. [L. redactus, p. p. of redigere; pref. red-, re-, again, back + agere to put in motion, to drive.] To reduce to form, as literary matter; to digest and put in shape (matter for publication); to edit. [1913 Webster]