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1. edit

verb. ['ˈɛdət'] prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting.

Synonyms

  • cut up
  • blank out
  • bracket out
  • hack
  • falsify
  • interpolate
  • alter
  • bracket
  • modify
  • copyedit
  • change
  • redact
  • copyread
  • subedit

Antonyms

  • lighten
  • uncut
  • remember
  • correct

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Words that Rhyme with Edit

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How do you pronounce edit?

Pronounce edit as ˈɛdət.

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Example sentences of the word edit


1. Verb, base form
Double-click on any cell in the spreadsheet to edit its contents.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You may either view and edit an existing macro that you recorded or click Create.

Quotes containing the word edit


1. Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.
- Franz Kafka

2. Most of what I say is complete truth. My edit button is broken.
- Myra McEntire, Hourglass

3. To write is human, to edit is divine.
- Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

2. edit

verb. ['ˈɛdət'] cut or eliminate.

Synonyms

  • censor
  • delete

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable

3. edit

verb. ['ˈɛdət'] cut and assemble the components of.

Synonyms

  • shorten
  • edit out
  • alter
  • contract
  • modify
  • change
  • reduce
  • foreshorten
  • abbreviate
  • abridge

Antonyms

  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • increase

4. edit

verb. ['ˈɛdət'] supervise the publication of.

Synonyms

  • put out
  • bring out
  • issue
  • publish

Antonyms

  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize
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