Definition of subedit in English:


verbsubedits, subediting, subedited

[with object]British
  • Check and correct (the text of a newspaper or magazine before printing), typically also writing headlines and captions.

    ‘he wrote articles on sport while subediting the Oxford Magazine’
    • ‘I'd be up for contributing some stuff, and could conceivably subedit and layout the pages on Quark, the desk-top publishing software.’
    • ‘There was some subediting on a couple of pages of a website that I haven't got to the bottom of yet but which the director general I am sure will tell the governors about.’
    correction, rectification