Definition of Editor

1. Noun. 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).




2. Noun. (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data.
Exact synonyms: Editor Program
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Application, Application Program, Applications Programme
Specialized synonyms: Linkage Editor, Text Editor

Definition of Editor

1. n. One who edits; esp., a person who prepares, superintends, revises, and corrects a book, magazine, or newspaper, etc., for publication.

Definition of Editor

1. Noun. A person who edits or makes changes to documents. ¹

2. Noun. A copy editor. ¹

3. Noun. A person who edited a specific document. ¹

4. Noun. A person at a newspaper or similar institution who edits stories and decides which ones to publish. ¹

5. Noun. A machine used for editing (cutting and splicing) movie film ¹

6. Noun. (context: computer software) A program for creating and making changes to files, especially text files. ¹

7. Noun. (context: television cinematography) Someone who manipulates video footage and assembles it into the correct order etc for broadcast; a picture editor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Editor

1. one that edits [n -S] - See also: edits

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editor (current term)
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Literary usage of Editor

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1. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"So I was scared into being a city editor. I would have declined, otherwise. ... I was a rusty looking city editor, I am free to confess—coat- less, ..."

2. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1906)
"-1 staff Christian Evangelist, St. Louis, and asst. editor Christian Quarterly Review. Went to England under auspices Foreign ' mary Soc., !jed in Liverpool ..."

3. Making a Newspaper by John La Porte Given (1907)
"The explicit orders that he gets the editor-in-chief of course carries out to the ... By the other workers the editor-in-chief is regarded as the owner's ..."

4. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs (1861)
"INTRODUCTION BY THE editor. THE author of the following autobiography is personally known to me, and her conversation and manners inspire me with confidence ..."

5. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton, William Beach Lawrence (1855)
"INTRODUCTORY REMARKS BY THE editor. THE position, which Mr. Wheaton occupied in the world ... These the editor hopes to be able to present, at a future day, ..."

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