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edit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of edit

  1. 1 to prepare for publication by correcting, rewriting, or updating <the publisher edited a new version of its best-selling school dictionary> Synonyms redraft, revamp, revise, rework Related Words perfect, polish, touch up; copyedit, read, sub [British], subedit; reedit; amend, annotate, correct, emend, rectify; fact-check; anthologize, collect, compile; get out, issue, print, publish; abridge, blue-pencil, redact, red-pencil; engross, recopy

  2. 2 to change (something) so as to make it suitable for a new use or situation <the restaurant chef has edited several of his gourmet dishes for preparation by the home cook> Synonyms acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, adjust, condition, conform, doctor, adapt, fashion, fit, put, shape, suit, tailorRelated Words readapt, readjust; customize, gear, match, model, pattern; attune, correct, harmonize, square, tune; establish, root, settle; acquaint, familiarize, orient, orientate; equip, prepare, prime, rehearse; harden, inure, season, toughen; alter, convert, make over, modify, recast, reclaim, recycle, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refashion, refigure, refit, refocus, reinvent, rejigger, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, transform; accustom, condition, habilitate, habituate, naturalize; ready, season; bend; fiddle (with), fine-tune, phase, register, regulate, rigNear Antonyms misadjust




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