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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


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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