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English noun: editor

1. editor (person) a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)

Synonymseditor in chief

Broader (hypernym)skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker

Narrower (hyponym)anthologist, art editor, bowdleriser, bowdlerizer, copy editor, copyreader, expurgator, managing editor, newspaper editor, redact, redactor, reviser, rewrite man, rewriter, subeditor, text editor

Instance hyponymBowdler, Cattell, Howe, Irving Howe, James McKeen Cattell, Thomas Bowdler

2. editor (communication) (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data

Synonymseditor program

Broader (hypernym)application, application program, applications programme

Narrower (hyponym)linkage editor, text editor

Domain categorycomputer science, computing

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