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If you edit a text, you examine it and make corrections to it so that it is suitable for publication.
Do not confuse edit with publish. When a company publishes a book or magazine, it prints copies of it, which are then sent to shops to be sold.
To print a book or newspaper means to produce many copies of it using machinery.
To publish a book or newspaper means to produce and distribute it for sale to the public.
Past participle: published
|Verb||1.||publish - put into print; "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed"|
produce, create, make - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
republish - publish again; "The scientist republished his results after he made some corrections"
gazette - publish in a gazette
|2.||publish - prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; "publish a magazine or newspaper"|
edit - supervise the publication of; "The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"
|3.||publish - have (one's written work) issued for publication; "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career"|
create verbally - create with or from words