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Noun redact has 1 sense
  1. redact, redactor, reviser, rewriter, rewrite man - someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    --1 is a kind of editor, editor in chief
    --1 has particulars: abridger, abbreviator
    Derived form: verb redact2
Verb redact has 2 senses
  1. frame, redact, cast, put, couch - formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
    --1 is one way to give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate
    Derived form: noun redaction2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. edit, redact - prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
    --2 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Derived forms: noun redact1, noun redaction1, noun redactor1
    Sample sentence:
    They won't redact the story
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