verb \ri-ˈdakt\

Definition of REDACT

transitive verb
:  to put in writing :  frame
:  to select or adapt (as by obscuring or removing sensitive information) for publication or release; broadly :  edit
:  to obscure or remove (text) from a document prior to publication or release

Origin of REDACT

Middle English, from Latin redactus, past participle of redigere
First Known Use: 15th century


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