Associations to the word «Edit»


EDIT, noun. A change to the text of a document.
EDIT, noun. (computing) A change in the text of a file, a website or the code of software.
EDIT, verb. To change a text, or a document.
EDIT, verb. (transitive) To be the editor of a publication.
EDIT, verb. (computing) To change the contents of a file, website, programme etc.
EDIT, verb. (biology) To alter the DNA sequence of a chromosome; to perform gene splicing.
EDIT, verb. To alter a film by cutting and splicing frames.
EDIT CONFLICT, noun. (computing) An error that occurs where a computer program allows multiple users to make changes to text, and two or more users simultaneously attempt to make such a change, but only one change is successfully made.
EDIT CONFLICTS, noun. Plural of edit conflict
EDIT DISTANCE, noun. (computing theory) Synonym of string distance..
EDIT DISTANCES, noun. Plural of edit distance
EDIT OUT, verb. To remove before publication or broadcasting (as an editorial decision).
EDIT WAR, noun. (Wiktionary and WMF jargon) A dispute over the content of a page on a wiki or other editable work.
EDIT WAR, verb. (Wiktionary and WMF jargon) To engage in such a dispute.
EDIT WARS, noun. Plural of edit war

Dictionary definition

EDIT, verb. Prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages".
EDIT, verb. Supervise the publication of; "The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years".
EDIT, verb. Cut and assemble the components of; "edit film"; "cut recording tape".
EDIT, verb. Cut or eliminate; "she edited the juiciest scenes".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke