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(verb, noun)


There are 8 meanings of the word Edit.

Edit - as a verb

Prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting

Example: "Edit a book on lexical semantics"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
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Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Supervise the publication of

Example: "The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"

Cut and assemble the components of

Example: "Edit film"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
cut5edit out

Cut or eliminate

Example: "She edited the juiciest scenes"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Edit - as a noun

A change to the text of a document.

A change in the text of a file, a website or the code of software.

An interruption or change to an improvised scene.

An alteration to the dna sequence of a chromosome; an act of gene splicing.

Example Sentences

"I made an edit to the document."
"Please review the final edit before we publish."
"I need your edits by the end of the day."
"The edit changed the meaning of the sentence."
"She requested some minor edits to the article."
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Word Game Points

Is EDIT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, edit is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

EDIT has a SCRABBLE points total of 5.

Is EDIT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, edit is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
EDIT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 5.

Is EDIT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, edit is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
EDIT has a WORDFEUD points total of 5.

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