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

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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, "Cindy Crawford, Candice Swanepoel, and Gigi Hadid Lend Their Supermodel Star Power to Photographer Russell James," 7 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of coedit

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Coedit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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