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ed·i·tor

 (ĕd′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. One who edits, especially as an occupation.
2. One who writes editorials.
3. A device for editing film, consisting basically of a splicer and viewer.
4. Computers A program used to edit text or data files.

[Late Latin ēditor, publisher, from Latin ēditus, past participle of ēdere, to publish; see edit.]

editor

(ˈɛdɪtə)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) a person who edits written material for publication
2. (Professions) a person in overall charge of the editing and often the policy of a newspaper or periodical
3. (Journalism & Publishing) a person in charge of one section of a newspaper or periodical: the sports editor.
4. (Film) films
a. a person who makes a selection and arrangement of individual shots in order to construct the flowing sequence of images for a film
b. a device for editing film, including a viewer and a splicer
5. (Broadcasting) television radio a person in overall control of a programme that consists of various items, such as a news or magazine style programme
6. (Computer Science) a computer program that facilitates the deletion or insertion of data within information already stored in a computer
[C17: from Late Latin: producer, exhibitor, from ēdere to give out, publish, from ē- out + dāre to give]
ˈeditorˌship n

ed•i•tor

(ˈɛd ɪ tər)

n.
1. a person responsible for the editorial part of a publishing firm or a publication.
2. the supervisor of a department of a newspaper, magazine, etc.: the sports editor.
3. a person who edits material for publication, films, etc.
4. a device for editing film or magnetic tape.
[1640–50; < Medieval Latin, Late Latin: publisher]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.editor - a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publicationeditor - a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
anthologist - an editor who makes selections for an anthology
art editor - an editor who is responsible for illustrations and layouts in printed matter
copy editor, copyreader, text editor - an editor who prepares text for publication
subeditor - an assistant editor
bowdleriser, bowdlerizer, expurgator - a person who edits a text by removing obscene or offensive words or passages; "Thomas Bowdler was a famous expurgator"
managing editor - the editor in charge of all editorial activities of a newspaper or magazine
newspaper editor - the editor of a newspaper
redact, redactor, reviser, rewrite man, rewriter - someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
2.editor - (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
application program, applications programme, application - a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task; "he has tried several different word processing applications"
linkage editor - an editor program that creates one module from several by resolving cross-references among the modules
text editor - (computer science) an application that can be used to create and view and edit text files

editor

noun compiler, writer, journalist, reviser the editor of a women's magazine
Translations
مُحَرِّرمُحَرِّرمُحَقِّق ، مُحَرِّر
redaktorstřihačeditor
redaktør
editoritoimittaja
urednik
szerkesztő
ritstjóriritstjóri; útgáfustjóri
編集者
편집자
redaktor
urednik
redaktör
บรรณาธิการ
editöryayıncıyazı işleri müdürü
biên tập viên

editor

[ˈedɪtəʳ] N [of newspaper, magazine] → director(a) m/f; (= publisher's editor) → redactor(a) m/f (Cine, TV) → montador(a) m/f, editor(a) m/f (Rad) → editor(a) m/f
editor's notenota f de la redacción
the sports editorel/la redactor(a) de la sección de deportes

editor

[ˈɛdɪtər] n
(= journalist) → rédacteur/trice m/f
literary editor → rédacteur/trice m/f littéraire
economics editor → rédacteur/trice m/f en économie politique
(= director of newspaper) → rédacteur/trice m/f en chef
[anthology, edition] → éditeur/trice m/f; [text] → éditeur/trice m/f
(also film editor) → monteur/euse m/f

editor

n (of text, newspaper, magazine, series, author)Herausgeber(in) m(f); (publisher’s) → (Verlags)lektor(in) m(f); (Film) → Cutter(in) m(f); (Comput) → Editor m; political editorpolitischer Redakteur m, → politische Redakteurin f; sports editorSportredakteur(in) m(f); editor in chiefHerausgeber(in) m(f); (of newspaper)Chefredakteur(in) m(f); the editors in our educational departmentdie Redaktion unserer Schulbuchabteilung; the editor of this passage obviously misunderstoodder, der diese Stelle redigierte, hat offensichtlich nicht richtig verstanden

editor

[ˈɛdɪtəʳ] n (of newspaper, magazine, managing director) → direttore/trice; (editorial director) → redattore/trice capo; (of section of newspaper, magazine) → redattore/trice; (publisher's editor, of series) → editore/trice; (of text) → redattore/trice; (of author's work) → curatore/trice; (film editor) → responsabile m/f del montaggio

edit

(ˈedit) verb
to prepare (a book, manuscript, newspaper, programme, film etc) for publication, or for broadcasting etc, especially by correcting, altering, shortening etc.
edition (iˈdiʃn) noun
a number of copies of a book etc printed at a time, or the form in which they are produced. the third edition of the book; a paperback edition; the evening edition of the newspaper.
ˈeditor noun
1. a person who edits books etc. a dictionary editor.
2. a person who is in charge of (part of) a newspaper, journal etc. The editor of The Times; She has been appointed fashion editor.
ˌediˈtorial (-ˈtoː-) adjective
of or belonging to editors. editorial work/staff.
noun
the leading article in a newspaper.

editor

مُحَرِّر redaktor redaktør Herausgeber επιμελητής έκδοσης director, editor toimittaja éditeur urednik redattore 編集者 편집자 redacteur redaktør edytor editor редактор redaktör บรรณาธิการ editör biên tập viên 编辑
References in classic literature ?
in different colors on each, and the weekly newspaper called, The Pickwick Portfolio, to which all contributed something, while Jo, who reveled in pens and ink, was the editor.
In the late afternoon Will Henderson, owner and editor of the Eagle, went over to Tom Willy's saloon.
He wrote a furious article, attacking the musical taste of the town, and asked me to do him a great service by taking it to the editor of the morning paper.
Though now but twenty-two years old (lacking some months, which are years in such a life), he had already been, first, a country schoolmaster; next, a salesman in a country store; and, either at the same time or afterwards, the political editor of a country newspaper.
This, in fact -- a desire to put myself in my true position as editor, or very little more, of the most prolix among the tales that make up my volume -- this, and no other, is my true reason for assuming a personal relation with the public.
The inevitability of the revolution depended upon this fact, that they had no choice but to unite or be exterminated; this fact, grim and inexorable, depended upon no human will, it was the law of the economic process, of which the editor showed the details with the most marvelous precision.
He took to it like a duck; there was an editor concealed in him, sure.
I am the boss," said the editor, following this curious bit of architecture wonderingly along up to its clock-face with his eye.
The Thatchers were there, the Harpers, the Rogerses, Aunt Polly, Sid, Mary, the minister, the editor, and a great many more, and all dressed in their best.
Dick Carter says the editor is always a boy, of course; but he allows girls to try and write for it, and then chooses the best.
You must enclose the advertisement and the money to pay for it under a cover directed to the editor of the Herald; you must put it, the first opportunity you have, into the post at Lowton; answers must be addressed to J.
After a silence of a few moments, during which they all looked towards him without disturbing his outward attention from the Jacobin editor, they resumed their conversation.