Synonyms of edit in English:


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1‘she has expertly edited the text to avoid anything that would jar in an English context’

correct, check, copy-edit
improve, revise, emend, polish, modify, adapt, rewrite, reword, rework, rescript, redraft, rephrase
assemble, prepare for publication
shorten, condense, cut, abridge
approve, censor, redact
informal clean up, iron out

2‘this volume of essays and interviews was edited by a consultant psychotherapist’

select, choose, assemble, organize, put together, arrange, rearrange

3‘he edited The Times for many years’

be the editor of, control the content of, control, direct, run, manage, be in charge of, be responsible for, be at the helm of, be chief of, head, lead, supervise, superintend, oversee, preside over, be the boss of
informal head up