AskDefine | Define redact

Dictionary Definition

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


1 formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language" [syn: frame, cast, put, couch]
2 prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages" [syn: edit]

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  • /ɹɪˈdækt/, /rI"d

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