verb re·dact \ri-ˈdakt\

Definition of redact

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to put in writing :  frame

  3. 2 :  to select or adapt (as by obscuring or removing sensitive information) for publication or release; broadly :  edit

  4. 3 :  to obscure or remove (text) from a document prior to publication or release

Origin and Etymology of redact

Middle English, from Latin redactus, past participle of redigere

First Known Use: 15th century

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