co·​ed·​it | \ ˌkō-ˈe-dət How to pronounce coedit (audio) \
variants: or co-edit
coedited or co-edited; coediting or co-editing

Definition of coedit

transitive verb

: to share the duties of editing (something) with one or more others : to edit (something) jointly coedit a journal … a prominent theater critic who published 34 books on the theater and co-edited (with H.L. Mencken) two influential magazines— Linda Glaser

Other Words from coedit

coeditor \ ˌkō-​ˈe-​də-​tər How to pronounce coedit (audio) \ or co-editor noun, plural coeditors or co-editors
He was for a time coeditor of the magazine Horizon with Cyril Connolly … — John Gross

Examples of coedit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In this latest exhibition of photographs, also published in a collectible book by teNeues, James honors the female form with a selection of black-and-white portraits, all of which are chosen and coedited by the subjects themselves. Zachary Weiss, Vogue, 7 Sep. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'coedit.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of coedit

1876, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About coedit

Dictionary Entries Near coedit




See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for coedit

Cite this Entry

“Coedit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Which Word Does Not Belong?

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!