[ed-it] /ˈɛd ɪt/
verb (used with object)
to supervise or direct the preparation of (a newspaper, magazine, book, etc.); serve as of; direct the editorial policies of.
to collect, prepare, and arrange (materials) for publication.
to revise or correct, as a manuscript.
to expunge; eliminate (often followed by out):
The author has edited out all references to his own family.
to add (usually followed by in).
to prepare (motion-picture film, video or magnetic tape) by deleting, arranging, and splicing, by synchronizing the sound record with the film, etc.
Genetics. to alter the arrangement of (genes).
Computers. to modify or add to (data or text).
an instance of or the work of editing:
automated machinery that allows a rapid edit of incoming news.
to prepare (text) for publication by checking and improving its accuracy, clarity, etc
to be in charge of (a publication, esp a periodical): he edits the local newspaper
to prepare (a film, tape, etc) by rearrangement, selection, or rejection of previously filmed or taped material
(transitive) to modify (a computer file) by, for example, deleting, inserting, moving, or copying text
(often foll by out) to remove (incorrect or unwanted matter), as from a manuscript or film
(informal) an act of editing: give the book a final edit
1791, perhaps a back-formation from editor, or from French éditer, or from Latin editus, past participle of edere (see edition). Related: Edited; editing. As a noun, by 1960.
[ej-oo-keyt] /ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt/ verb (used with object), educated, educating. 1. to develop the faculties and powers of (a person) by teaching, instruction, or schooling. Synonyms: instruct, school, drill, indoctrinate. 2. to qualify by instruction or training for a particular calling, practice, etc.; train: to educate someone for law. 3. to provide schooling or training for; […]
[ej-oo-key-shuh n] /ˌɛdʒ ʊˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of imparting or acquiring particular knowledge or skills, as for a profession. 3. a degree, […]
[ih-fyoo-siv] /ɪˈfyu sɪv/ adjective 1. unduly demonstrative; lacking reserve: effusive greetings; an effusive person. 2. pouring out; overflowing. 3. Geology. (def 3). /ɪˈfjuːsɪv/ adjective 1. extravagantly demonstrative of emotion; gushing 2. (of rock) formed by the solidification of magma adj. 1660s, from Latin effus-, stem of effundere (see effusion) + -ive. Related: Effusively.
/ˌəʊvərˈɛɡ/ verb (transitive) 1. to exaggerate (a feature of something) to the point of unreasonableness (esp in the phrase overegg the pudding)