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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