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English noun: redact

1. redact (person) someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication


Synonymsredactor, reviser, rewrite man, rewriter


Broader (hypernym)editor, editor in chief


Narrower (hyponym)abbreviator, abridger


English verb: redact

1. redact (communication) formulate in a particular style or language


SamplesI wouldn't put it that way.
She cast her request in very polite language.


Synonymscast, couch, frame, put


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)articulate, formulate, give voice, phrase, word

2. redact (change) prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting


SamplesEdit a book on lexical semantics.
She edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages.


ExamplesThey won't redact the story


Synonymsedit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)alter, black out, blank out, bracket, bracket out, copyedit, copyread, cut up, falsify, hack, interpolate, subedit









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