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Noun: editing  e-du-ting
  1. (literature) putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
    - redaction
Verb: edit  e-dit
  1. 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";
    - redact
  2. Supervise the publication of
    "The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"
  3. Separate and assemble the components of
    "edit film"; "edit out film";
    - cut, edit out
  4. Cut or eliminate
    "she edited the juiciest scenes";
    - blue-pencil, delete

Derived forms: editings

Type of: alter, bring out, censor, change, issue, modify, piece of writing, publish, put out, release, writing, written material

Encyclopedia: Editing